Archive for April 16th, 2018

Jewel thief nabbed by staff, public and off-duty cop

Jewel thief nabbed by staff, public and off-duty cop

| 16/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from George Town was charged with theft after he snatched a piece of jewellery last week from a downtown store in the capital and made off on foot. The jewel thief triggered a chase, which began when one of the workers in the jewellery store went after the culprit at around […]

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New bills pave way for no fault divorce

New bills pave way for no fault divorce

| 16/04/2018 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands public is being invited to weigh in on three draft bills that government is proposing to modernise the legislation surrounding marriage and family life. The new laws include major changes to the process of divorce with the introduction of irretrievable breakdown as a no fault reason, the removal of the right […]

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Questions about the cruise dock project

Questions about the cruise dock project

| 16/04/2018 | 30 Comments

‘A. Caymanian’ writes: Dear Government of National Unity Members, Please enlighten the public and provide clarity on the following questions:

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Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

| 16/04/2018 | 72 Comments

(CNS): Officers investigating the death of Susan Simoy Sumalapao (56), who was killed on Thursday morning as she attempted to cross the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, are appealing to anyone who may have seen the collision to come forward. The investigators said they were interested in talking with some particular witnesses that were in a dark-coloured Chevrolet Avalanche […]

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Two BT men deny possessing illegal guns

Two BT men deny possessing illegal guns

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Two local men, both from Bodden Town, denied possession of handguns when they appeared in court Friday and will now face trial in July. Rico Roy Walton (27), who is currently on remand, and Gerald Jaleel Bush (20), who is on bail, both pleaded not guilty to possessing a 9mm handgun (a Colt 45) and […]

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Police hunt for ‘dangerous’ illegal Jamaican

Police hunt for ‘dangerous’ illegal Jamaican

| 16/04/2018 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Police are seeking the help of the public to track down Marlon Crowe (36) from Jamaica, who is described as dangerous and believed to be in the Cayman Islands illegally. Crowe was deported last October after serving more than half of a 34-month prison term for drug smuggling. Crowe was one of three men […]

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Woman admits stabbing victim in WB assault

Woman admits stabbing victim in WB assault

| 16/04/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Amil Regina Cotes-Incinosa (40) admitted wounding a local woman during an altercation in West Bay on Birch Tree Hill Road in February. Cotes-Incinosa, who is currently on remand, pleaded guilty to wounding and carrying an offensive weapon when she appeared in Grand Court Friday. The crown had also charged her with the more serious offence […]

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Work begins on latest Labour Force Survey

Work begins on latest Labour Force Survey

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The general public is being urged to cooperate with trained interviewers from the Economics and Statistics Office who began work Sunday on the Spring Labour Force Survey (LFS). Around 1,500 randomly selected households are scheduled for participation in the electronic questionnaire that collects data on people in work and those looking for jobs across the Cayman […]

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Cruise project progresses in secrecy

Cruise project progresses in secrecy

| 16/04/2018 | 116 Comments

(CNS): The government is maintaining a veil of secrecy around the progress of the cruise berthing project, despite being very close to declaring a preferred bidder. Despite the massive public interest in what will be the biggest ever infrastructure project in Cayman Islands’ history, the tendering process has been far from transparent. CNS has learned […]

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Police charge two following latest gun bust

Police charge two following latest gun bust

| 16/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman from Bodden Town have been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition following a raid last week in Newlands. Police had seized a loaded Glock 17 automatic pistol during the bust and arrested the couple as well as a 50-year-old woman. Police said […]

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Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

Ex-UCCI teacher admits possession of child porn

| 16/04/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Dr Pierre Michel Pavlov Rameau (49), a former lecturer at the University College of the Cayman Islands, pleaded guilty to a dozen counts of possession of child pornography when he appeared in court Friday. Rameau, who is currently on remand, admitted having indecent images of children engaged in sexual activity on his computer. Although […]

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