Archive for March 8th, 2018

Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

Police identify murder victim as investigation continues

| 08/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The police have now identified the victim of a fatal shooting Tuesday night. Dougmore Leroy Wright (44) from George Town was found dead in the street on Prospect Drive around 10pm after he was shot in what was believed to be a drive-by shooting. Police have not yet confirmed any of the detai [...]

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Dump truck tragedy ruled as misadventure

Dump truck tragedy ruled as misadventure

| 08/03/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): An inquest found that Ester Emelina Scott (66) died as a result of misadventure when she was crushed under the wheels of a 26-foot dump truck in her own yard in East End in April 2016. The jury in the Coroner’s Court returned the verdict Thursday after hearing evidence all day Wednesda [...]

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Manderson: Police focused on gun crime

Manderson: Police focused on gun crime

| 08/03/2018 | 77 Comments
(CNS): As fears mount in the community over the recent increase in violent gun crime, Acting Governor Franz Manderson has asserted his confidence in the RCIPS and the police commissioner, who he said are focused on addressing the safety and security of the community. He pointed to the recent success [...]

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Judge facing DUI charge remains on bench

Judge facing DUI charge remains on bench

| 08/03/2018
(CNS): The chief justice’s office has confirmed that Justice Ingrid Mangatal, who is facing DUI and careless driving charges, is still sitting on the judicial bench. However, the judge will be on leave at the end of next week, when she is scheduled to appear in Summary Court to answer the char [...]

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Cayman warned of potential drought

Cayman warned of potential drought

| 08/03/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Regional experts say there may be a drought in the Cayman Islands this year. Antigua, St Maarten and western Cuba, as well as Cayman, are the Caribbean islands being urged by the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network to closely monitor water resources in case of a short-ter [...]

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Webb secures another sentence delay

Webb secures another sentence delay

| 08/03/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Almost three years since Jeff Webb (54), a former president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, was rounded up in the US justice department investigation into international football corruption and over two years since his conviction for racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering [...]

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CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

| 08/03/2018 | 231 Comments
(CNS): The controversial application from a Dart-owned firm to extend the West Bay Road tunnel was approved Wednesday by the Central Planning Authority. The 400 foot structure already under construction will now be extended to include the recently acquired Royal Palms site. Planning permission was [...]

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Public input wanted on rules for human organ transplants

Public input wanted on rules for human organ transplants

| 08/03/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Almost five years after the legislation was steered through the Legislative Assembly, the health ministry is now working on the regulations for the Human Tissue Transplant Law to enable the legislation to be put into effect. The ministry is calling for public input and comment on the rules th [...]

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