Archive for June 28th, 2018

Cayman waiting on timeline for constitutional talks

Cayman waiting on timeline for constitutional talks

| 28/06/2018 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin told his colleagues in the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on Thursday that he has already requested a time frame from the British government for when constitutional talks can begin and said he had been assured that the dates would be settled soon. The decision to approach the UK about removing the […]

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Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

Illegal immigrant wanted after violent encounter

| 28/06/2018 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Immigration (DOI) is hunting for a Jamaican national who is suspected to be in Cayman illegally and who threatened immigration officers wanting to question him with a machete when they encountered him this week in West Bay. Officials are asking the public to help locate Fabian “Jason” Hubert Williams (43), who is […]

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Ex cop and former bodyguard to run EMC

Ex cop and former bodyguard to run EMC

| 28/06/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A former police officer, bodyguard and labour department inspector who has also worked in the business world has been appointed as the new assistant director of Electronic Monitoring for the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). Sean Vasquez will be looking after the Electronic Monitoring Centre (EMC) and act as the CCTV administrator for […]

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Immigration bill focused on local rights

Immigration bill focused on local rights

| 28/06/2018 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said the latest amendment to the ever-changing immigration law reflected the government’s commitment to enhance and “streamline the immigration processes directly related to Caymanians and their dependents”, when he presented the bill. He said some of the changes addressed anomalies in the law that had been “of grave concern” for some […]

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Foots acquitted, statues are not obscene

Foots acquitted, statues are not obscene

| 28/06/2018 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Brac artist Ronald Gregory Kynes, known as “Foots”, said he wanted to cry when he was acquitted of the charge of being in possession of an obscene publication Wednesday, after Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn found that the pieces of art in question were neither obscene nor tending to corrupt morals, as claimed by the […]

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Dart’s event site poses threat to turtles

Dart’s event site poses threat to turtles

| 28/06/2018 | 116 Comments

(CNS): The director of the Department of Environment raised concerns that events at the festival site being constructed by Dart could pose a threat to the nesting turtles on nearby beaches when she revealed that none of recommendations supplied by the National Conservation Council had been considered when the Central Planning Authority recently granted planning permission. Speaking at […]

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