Archive for February 19th, 2018

Activists’ beach access case remains stalled

Activists’ beach access case remains stalled

| 19/02/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Efforts by a local group of activists trying to push government into registering a number of beach access points around Cayman before they are lost forever remain stalled, as the court has still not responded to their appeal against a legal aid refusal last month. A new batch of documents was [...]

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Police, fire service open another arson inquiry

Police, fire service open another arson inquiry

| 19/02/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Yet another car blaze which the authorities believe was an act of arson happened over the weekend in Bodden Town. Following a spate of recent vehicle fires, the police and fire service are seeking witnesses to the incident, which happened in the early hours of Saturday morning, as they begin [...]

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Two more Honda Civics stolen from George Town

Two more Honda Civics stolen from George Town

| 19/02/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves made off with a pair of their favourite model of vehicle over the weekend when another two Honda Civics were stolen from residential areas around George Town. The first car was reported stolen in the early hours of Saturday morning. The owner of a 1998 green Honda Civic, registra [...]

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MLA: Fire chief should be a Caymanian-only post

MLA: Fire chief should be a Caymanian-only post

| 19/02/2018 | 97 Comments
(CNS): In 2013 the government passed legislation that would enable lawmakers to make certain jobs and senior posts in the public sector the reserve of Caymanians only and Kenneth Bryan, the independent member for George Town Central, is calling on government to use that change to the immigration law [...]

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Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

Challenges ahead for lifers’ tariffs

| 19/02/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has now completed the allocation of tariffs for all the relevant prisoners serving mandatory life sentences for murder, defining the minimum time they must serve before they are eligible for release on licence. However, the appeal court is likely to be he [...]

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Will Smith’s advice on taxes: Pay them!

Will Smith’s advice on taxes: Pay them!

| 19/02/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): “Pay your taxes,” Hollywood legend Will Smith advised Cayman Islands hedge fund professionals at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit this month. Reflecting on the very early days of his career after his first hit records when he fell foul of the US tax authorities, leaving the ‘Fre [...]

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