Archive for June 5th, 2018

Premier urges Cayman to remember lessons of season

Premier urges Cayman to remember lessons of season

| 05/06/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): With the hurricane season underway and forecasters calling for an average season, not unlike last year, Premier Alden McLaughlin urged Cayman Islands residents to keep in mind the many lessons learned over the years, as major storms wreaked havoc in our sister British Overseas Territories l [...]

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Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

Watson free but faces CIFA corruption probe

| 05/06/2018
(CNS): Canover Watson, the former Health Services Authority Board chair who was convicted for corruption relating to a payment system at the hospital, has been released from jail after serving just over two years of his seven-year term. But despite his early release, Watson’s freedom may be in [...]

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Traffic, sewerage objections dismissed for WBR development

Traffic, sewerage objections dismissed for WBR development

| 05/06/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Parkway residents rallied unsuccessfully in opposition to plans for a new property development by local entrepreneur Stefan Baraud at the front of their neighbourhood on the West Bay Road, which was approved by the Central Planning Authority last week. The proposed development of 17 two-store [...]

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Woman gang raped by masked men

Woman gang raped by masked men

| 05/06/2018 | 116 Comments
(CNS): The criminal investigation department of the RCIPS has begun an inquiry into a report of a woman being gang raped in Savannah by a group of four masked men over one week ago, though the case was not reported to police until Friday. In a very short release which gave few details about what ap [...]

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Repeat teenage runaway reported missing

Repeat teenage runaway reported missing

| 05/06/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED Wednesday: A 15-year-old girl who is a resident at the Frances Bodden Girls home and reported missing, Tuesday has been found safe and well, police have said as they thanked the public for their help.  Motesha Mothen, who is originally from West Bay and a student at John Gray High Sch [...]

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UK plans to remove nationality discrimination

UK plans to remove nationality discrimination

| 05/06/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): A committee of British MPs and peers has said that some applicants for British Overseas Territory Citizenship are still facing discrimination and it has recommended a number of changes to the British Nationality Act 1981 to remedy the issues. The changes could have repercussions in the Cayma [...]

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Miller seeks speedy constitutional change

Miller seeks speedy constitutional change

| 05/06/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is hoping to see a speedy advancement of plans to change section 125, the last and shortest clause in the Constitution that allows the UK government to impose domestic law on the Cayman Islands. Given the Conservative Party’s precarious hold on power, given its sli [...]

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Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

| 05/06/2018
(CNS Local Life): One of just two surviving vestrymen who were in office when the Cayman Islands was granted its own coat of arms in 1958 kicked-off the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the culturally significant historical symbol Monday. Captain Owen Farrington unveiled the new replacement warrant, [...]

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