Archive for May 7th, 2018

Hundreds of charities still not registered

Hundreds of charities still not registered

| 07/05/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): With just a few months to go before the legal deadline for charities and non-profit organisations to register in accordance with the law, officials have revealed that hundreds of entities that fall under the legislation have not yet registered. As of 16 April, just 63 charities, churches, ser [...]

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Scientists: Tourism impacting climate change

Scientists: Tourism impacting climate change

| 07/05/2018 | 52 Comments
(CNS): Scientific researchers have found the the world-wide tourism sector is having a much greater impact on climate change than previously thought and, given the growth in global travel, things are set to get worse. Published Monday in the journal Nature, the results of the research found that it [...]

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MLA welcomes bank action two years after PMM

MLA welcomes bank action two years after PMM

| 07/05/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Two years after his private member’s motion was passed in the Legislative Assembly calling for an electronic clearing partnership among the local retail banks, the bankers association revealed recently that Cayman’s six retail banks have finally managed to launch an Automated Cl [...]

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New rehab project introduced for jailed women

New rehab project introduced for jailed women

| 07/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) has established a Female Empowerment Services Project to help incarcerated women take a different path when they are released from jail. Around a dozen women are currently serving time in Fairbanks for a variety of crimes, from murder to drug [...]

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Immigration rounds up suspects following tip-offs

Immigration rounds up suspects following tip-offs

| 07/05/2018 | 51 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration (DOI) Enforcement Division arrested six people during the last two weeks of April following a number of operations, including spot-checks based on tip-offs. Official said that their work led them to check the immigration status of 49 people as they [...]

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Police charge more burglary suspects

Police charge more burglary suspects

| 07/05/2018
(CNS): Efforts by the RCIPS to deal with the pressing issue of burglaries appear to be bearing fruit after another two suspects were charged Monday in connection with two different burglaries in Prospect and along Seven Mile Beach. A 35-year-old man from George Town who was arrested last week has be [...]

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Port boss faces list of mismanagement accusations

Port boss faces list of mismanagement accusations

| 07/05/2018 | 127 Comments
(CNS): A damning report released by the auditor general has revealed a significant list of allegations against the director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI), ranging from mismanagement to potential fraud and corruption. Clement Reid is accused of breaching recruitment practices, sp [...]

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Customs officer acquitted in gun case

Customs officer acquitted in gun case

| 07/05/2018 | 52 Comments
(CNS): It took a jury around half an hour to find Claude Terry (36) not guilty of having an illegal gun, Friday, following a week-long trial. A customs officer based on Cayman Brac, Terry was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm after a Smith & Wesson revolver and bullets were found [...]

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