Archive for March 14th, 2018

No evidence cops involved in lock-up break-in

No evidence cops involved in lock-up break-in

| 14/03/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Acting Deputy Governor Gloria McField-Nixon has said that there is no evidence to support previous allegations made by former police commissioner David Baines that corrupt officers were involved in the break-in at the police lock-up in the George Town Police Station yard in 2015. Almost 60 ki [...]

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Premier calls for more say over police

Premier calls for more say over police

| 14/03/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has again called for more power sharing for the political arm of government when it comes to the policy and strategy of the RCIPS and tackling crime in the Cayman Islands. Speaking publicly for the first time about the recent spike in crime, McLaughlin told his legisl [...]

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Human bones found in BT remain a mystery

Human bones found in BT remain a mystery

| 14/03/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Human remains that were found on a piece of land in Bodden Town last year during excavations on the property had been buried there for at least 75 years, but experts have been unable to determine who the person was. Forensic archaeologists and anthropologists in the US have now completed th [...]

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Three foreign nationals charged in corruption case

Three foreign nationals charged in corruption case

| 14/03/2018
(CNS): Two women from the Dominican Republic and one woman from Honduras are the latest people to be charged in the Anti-Corruption Commission’s inquiry into a bribery scandal surrounding the immigration department. The three foreign nationals, who are resident in Cayman, bring the total of p [...]

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BT man arrested after early morning punch-up

BT man arrested after early morning punch-up

| 14/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): One man landed in hospital with a broken jaw while a second was arrested after an altercation early Tuesday morning in Bodden Town between two men from the district. At around 2:15am on 13 March police officers on mobile patrol in the area were dispatched to the scene of the punch-up at an ad [...]

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Teen would-be robber claimed to have gun

Teen would-be robber claimed to have gun

| 14/03/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a young would-be robber who claimed he had a gun when he tried to rob two other teenagers on Seven Mile Beach Tuesday night. Police said that officers responded to the report close to Lizard Run Drive in the heart of Grand Cayman’s tourist district at around 9 [...]

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Minister admits China Harbour cleared to bid on port

Minister admits China Harbour cleared to bid on port

| 14/03/2018 | 139 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has admitted that China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) is one of nine potential bidders on the Grand Cayman cruise berthing project.  Speaking to a large crowd in West Bay at a public meeting about the proposed national tourism plan, the minister said t [...]

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ACC charges four more in bribery case

ACC charges four more in bribery case

| 14/03/2018
(CNS): Four more people have been charged with various corruption related offences as the Anti-Corruption Commission presses ahead with its case relating to a scandal surrounding tests administered by the immigration department. Three Cayman Islands public officers — Marcus Alexander (43), Kathy- [...]

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