Archive for April 3rd, 2018

Customs gets ‘D’ for ‘disappointing’

Customs gets ‘D’ for ‘disappointing’

| 03/04/2018
(Auntie): As a general rule, I try to stay positive and look on the brighter side of things, especially when I encounter so many people, both in the public and private sector, who genuinely seem determined to help, some of whom I have praised with an Ask Auntie Award. However, there are occasions wh [...]

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Missing cruise ship worker turns up in West Bay

Missing cruise ship worker turns up in West Bay

| 03/04/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A Cuban woman who was working on a cruise ship and reported missing in Cayman last month has been found in West Bay. Yusmaidys Ortiz Perez (34) failed to re-board the MSC Opera, which arrived in Grand Cayman on Friday, 23 March and departed the same day. However, police say that she was found [...]

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Cayman facing more pressure over ownership

Cayman facing more pressure over ownership

| 03/04/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands is likely to face increasing pressure over the coming months to make its beneficial ownership registry public. As the  British government seeks to sanction Russian oligarchs connected to the Kremlin in the wake of the poisoning in England of former spy Sergei Skripal and h [...]

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Draft regulations published for Data Protection Law

Draft regulations published for Data Protection Law

| 03/04/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Government has published draft regulations in preparation for the implementation of the long-awaited Data Protection Law, which comes into effect in January next year. The public now has one month to submit any comments they have about the regulations, which provide for exemptions to the law [...]

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Experts needed to help support troubled kids

Experts needed to help support troubled kids

| 03/04/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Judicial Administration is looking for people in the community who have wide knowledge and experience in child care or law to join an important court panel. The Children’s Law provides for the court to appoint individuals to this panel that safeguards the interests of youngsters inv [...]

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Foiled cash van robber gets ten years in jail

Foiled cash van robber gets ten years in jail

| 03/04/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The man who tried but failed to rob a cash van in George Town in February 2017 has been given a total of ten years in prison following a guilty plea in the middle of his trial. Jerome Cunningham (25) tried to hold up a van on Eastern Avenue after a cash collection from […] [...]

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Governor hopes to oversee civil union law

Governor hopes to oversee civil union law

| 03/04/2018 | 83 Comments
(CNS): The new governor has made it clear that the UK will not be pushing the Cayman Islands government to change the definition of marriage but he is hoping to see the government adopt legislation that will pave the way for same-sex civil partnerships and provide equal legal rights for gay couples. [...]

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WB man dies after Rum Point fishing trip

WB man dies after Rum Point fishing trip

| 03/04/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED Wednesday: The 76-year-old man from West Bay who died following a fishing trip in Rum Point Road, North Side, Monday has been named as Dorriel McLean. The police said McLean had been in the water fishing when at about 12:45pm he encountered difficulties and was assisted by his family [...]

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