Archive for April 27th, 2018

Corruption case presents logistical problems

Corruption case presents logistical problems

| 27/04/2018
(CNS): Twelve defendants who have been charged in an immigration fraud conspiracy may not be able to be tried together, a judge warned Friday when the group of immigration officers and civilians appeared in Grand Court for the first time. The six now-suspended immigration staff and the six people wi [...]

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Coconut Cowboy denies allegations of GBH

Coconut Cowboy denies allegations of GBH

| 27/04/2018
(CNS):  Local country music star Dexter Bodden has denied accusations of wounding causing grievous bodily harm in connection with an incident at his home in George Town in December 2016. The well-known Caymanian entertainer pleaded not guilty to the charges regarding an alleged assault on Dave Rock [...]

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Teenagers on hook for Valentine’s Day burglary

Teenagers on hook for Valentine’s Day burglary

| 27/04/2018
(CNS): The police have charged one 16-year-old boy and arrested a second boy of the same age in connection with a commercial burglary that was said to have taken place at an undisclosed business in Grand Harbour, George Town, on the morning of Valentine’s Day, 14 February. The first of the tee [...]

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MPs push UK government on transparency in BOTs

MPs push UK government on transparency in BOTs

| 27/04/2018 | 52 Comments
(CNS): A cross-party group of the UK Parliament members led by a Conservative MP believe they are on track to defeat the government in a debate next month about transparency in the offshore global industry. Backbench Tory MP Andrew Mitchell believes the cross-party alliance will defeat Theresa May&# [...]

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Judge warns rock thrower to stop smoking ganja

Judge warns rock thrower to stop smoking ganja

| 27/04/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A local man who was given a 10-month suspended jail sentence following an incident in which he injured his neighbour after throwing rocks into her house, was warned to stop smoking ganja by a judge. During a sentencing hearing, Thursday, prosecutors described how Wayne David Wright (21) was i [...]

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Foots defending himself in obscenity trial

Foots defending himself in obscenity trial

| 27/04/2018
(CNS): The first day of the two-day trial of artist Ronald Gregory Kynes, also known as “Foots”, appeared to be a frustrating experience for all concerned, especially for Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn, who had to repeatedly stop the proceedings to remind the defendant, who is representing [...]

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