Archive for October 30th, 2018

Two acquitted in mixed verdict over EE robbery

Two acquitted in mixed verdict over EE robbery

| 30/10/2018 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Fred Allon McLaughlin and Al Elford McLaughlin walked away from court on Tuesday, free men after a jury of five women and two men took less than four hours to reach a mixed verdict in a robbery conspiracy case involving cocaine that washed up on to the beach in East End last Christmas Eve. While […]

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Man seriously wounded outside liquor store

Man seriously wounded outside liquor store

| 30/10/2018 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man sustained multiple stab wounds on Monday evening during a fight outside a West Bay liquor store. Police are now looking for witnesses who may have seen the altercation, which happened at around 5:40pm outside Pop-a-Top liquor store on Powell Smith Road. The incident was reported to officers on patrol in the […]

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Teen faces lengthy sentence over barroom brawl

Teen faces lengthy sentence over barroom brawl

| 30/10/2018 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Lyle Alexander Samson Peart (18), from George Town, is facing a lengthy custodial sentence after pleading guilty on Friday to GBH, despite having a previous clean record. When he appeared in Grand Court, Peart admitted wounding Tyrell Smith with intent outside Margaritaville in George Town this summer. He was remanded in custody until sentencing […]

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Premier hints Roper should tackle marriage equality

Premier hints Roper should tackle marriage equality

| 30/10/2018 | 42 Comments

(CNS): In an address to the Legislative Assembly yesterday, the premier appeared to signal that he wants the new governor, Martyn Roper, to deal with the contentious issue of same-sex unions and demonstrated his own reluctance to tackle it. Welcoming the UK’s representative to Cayman and speaking off the cuff, Alden McLaughlin gave a potted […]

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Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

Governor Roper hopes to stay for full term

| 30/10/2018 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Martyn Roper has said that he will be serving as Britain’s representative here for between six to nine months but hopes he will be staying much longer. Addressing the Legislative Assembly after he was sworn into office on Monday, he acknowledged that his arrival was unusual and noted the difficulties, frustrations […]

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