Archive for June 12th, 2018

CIG officials make ‘great progress’ on constitution

CIG officials make ‘great progress’ on constitution

| 12/06/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands London representative Eric Bush, who has been coordinating meetings in the UK for the premier’s delegation this week, said that “great progress” is being made in efforts to improve the constitutional relationship between Britain and the Cayman Islands. Premier [...]

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Customs and immigration join forces to train new recruits

Customs and immigration join forces to train new recruits

| 12/06/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): With government planning to merge the enforcement arms of customs and immigration into a new border protection agency next year, officials at the two currently separate departments have made a decision to start training their staff together. A dozen new recruits who joined customs last week, [...]

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Teenage runaway missing for three days

Teenage runaway missing for three days

| 12/06/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Police are once again appealing to the public for help in tracking down a teenage runaway who has now been missing for three days. Roseanna Redden (16), a resident of the Francis Bodden home in Bodden Town, was last seen on Saturday, 9 June, at a residence on Logwood Way in George Town. The [ [...]

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World without reefs will be costly, study finds

World without reefs will be costly, study finds

| 12/06/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): A new scientific study has revealed a bleak and expensive world without coral reefs to protect our shores. The latest research raising the alarm about the decimation of reefs across the globe was published Tuesday in the journal, Nature Communications, and focuses on the cost to governments a [...]

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Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

| 12/06/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is investigating a collision in the North Sound yesterday evening when a 35ft power boat struck a unmanned sailboat that was anchored without mooring lights in the area of Duck Pond. The boating accident happened just after 7:30pm Monday, when the Carbo Express ves [...]

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Two-step SMS verification not secure, OfReg warns

Two-step SMS verification not secure, OfReg warns

| 12/06/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Getting a security code sent to a cell phone via a text message is one of the least secure means of verifying and protecting people’s online accounts, the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has warned. The regulator is urging banks and large corporations to consider the d [...]

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PAC motion threatens CO with contempt

PAC motion threatens CO with contempt

| 12/06/2018 | 97 Comments
(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller has filed a motion in the Legislative Assembly on behalf of the entire committee asking parliament to hold the chief officer in the health ministry in contempt after requests to the deputy governor to discipline her were ignored. Jennifer Ahearn c [...]

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CIMA appoints three new chiefs

CIMA appoints three new chiefs

| 12/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has promoted three members of its team into senior posts covering statistics and inspections. Kenton Tibbetts, Jackie Powell Marsden and Yoshneck Mutomba, who have all worked at the authority for several years, have been appointed to head up various speci [...]

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Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

Suspected killer may not be fit to plead

| 12/06/2018
(CNS): William Ian Rivers (39), who was charged with the murder of Mark Travis “Hubba” Seymour (39) following a shooting at Super C’s on Watercourse Road in January last year, may not be fit to enter a plea to the charges against him. Rivers reportedly shot Seymour after arriving at the West [...]

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