Archive for May, 2018

Ex-Logic worker faces jail over $57k theft

Ex-Logic worker faces jail over $57k theft

| 31/05/2018 | 49 Comments
(CNS): A former employee with local communications company Logic is facing a term of imprisonment after she was convicted of stealing more than $57,000 from her employers when she worked as an accounts clerk. Cavenna Ellis (35), who is married with three young children, appeared in Summary Court We [...]

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Pastors join police for gun amnesty

Pastors join police for gun amnesty

| 31/05/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will launch a one-month firearms amnesty Friday, offering clemency on the possession of unlicensed and illegal weapons and ammunition that are handed in to the authorities as part of the continuing focus on getting guns off the streets of Cayman. This t [...]

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Chief justice dismisses claims in massive Saudi fraud trial

Chief justice dismisses claims in massive Saudi fraud trial

| 31/05/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The biggest ever trial to be held in the Cayman Islands has finally concluded, after almost two years of deliberations, as fraud allegations in Saudi Arabia — centering initially on over US$9 billion of debt — were dismissed by Chief Justice Anthony Smellie in the case known as SAAD, whic [...]

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Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

| 31/05/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has said that the driver of the white car involved in a fatal collision Monday has now been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. The 42-year-old man from George Town is currently on bail as the investigation continues. Carlton Wil [...]

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Has speed limit been changed?

Has speed limit been changed?

| 31/05/2018
What is the speed limit on Eastern Avenue? It used to be 30 mph, but now the limit on West Bay Road has been reduced from 40 mph to 25 mph I am not sure if it has changed, too, and there are no road signs. [...]

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Pedestrian hit on Shamrock Road dies in hospital

Pedestrian hit on Shamrock Road dies in hospital

| 31/05/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed that Carlton William Farrell (68) of Bodden Town, who was critically injured when he was hit by a car on Shamrock Road Monday, has died as a result of those injuries. Farrell, who was knocked down by a white car in the Lower Valley area as he crossed the road, died [&hel [...]

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Ministry plans more steps to cut out smoking

Ministry plans more steps to cut out smoking

| 31/05/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The health minister has announced plans to implement the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control by addressing tobacco advertising, promotion, packaging and sponsorship. In his message marking World No Tobacco Day, which falls each year on 31 May, Dwayne Seymour said his ministry was “f [...]

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Elder MLAs to shape constitution proposal

Elder MLAs to shape constitution proposal

| 30/05/2018 | 77 Comments
(CNS): A ‘Council of Elders’ comprising members of the Legislative Assembly that have served at least two full terms will be established shortly to hammer out a proposal to amend the Cayman Islands Constitution, Premier Alden McLaughlin has said. The government, supported by the oppositi [...]

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Lord Ahmad: We didn’t want this

Lord Ahmad: We didn’t want this

| 30/05/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The British government did not want to be in the position it finds itself regarding the recent vote in parliament which has resulted in the imposition of public beneficial ownership registers on the Cayman Islands and other overseas territories, according to Minister of State for the Commonwe [...]

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Immigration workers convicted in cocaine case

Immigration workers convicted in cocaine case

| 30/05/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two local men who worked as civilian support staff for the immigration department have been found guilty of possessing more than a pound and a half of cocaine with the intent to supply. Stephen Wayne Hurlston (28) from George Town and Oscar Lee Watler (31) from West Bay were arrested in Octob [...]

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CAL employee admits ganja smuggling in US

CAL employee admits ganja smuggling in US

| 30/05/2018 | 79 Comments
(CNS): Corey James Miller (29) has pleaded guilty to drug smuggling in a Florida federal court after the Cayman Airways worker was arrested last month at Miami Airport in what is suspected to be a long-running smuggling conspiracy. US court records indicate that Miller, who is from George Town, was [...]

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