Archive for November 28th, 2018

False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

False alibi and DNA seal robber’s conviction

| 28/11/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Odain Ebanks (24) is facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence of at least ten years, having been convicted on Wednesday of armed robbery, as a result of DNA evidence and a false alibi, which sealed his fate. Justice Marlene Carter found Ebanks guilty of several counts, including robbery, possession of a firearm with intent […]

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CIG recruits new procurement boss from UK

CIG recruits new procurement boss from UK

| 28/11/2018 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The finance ministry has recruited a new director for the Central Procurement Office (CPO), which is tasked with saving public money on necessary expenditure and ensuring value for money for the public purse by using appropriate procurement methods. Taraq Bashir is from the UK but came to Cayman from Montserrat, where he was head of government […]

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Police building closer ties with community, says CoP

Police building closer ties with community, says CoP

| 28/11/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has pointed to the importance of linking and communicating directly with the public in order to fight crime and create safer communities in the Cayman Islands. Developing a community policing strategy has been an important focus for the RCIPS this year, and as part of this effort they are harnessing […]

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Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police carrying out a drug bust at a home in Brushy Avenue, George Town, just before 11am on Tuesday also found 38 illegal gaming roosters as they searched the property. Officers seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja, utensils and a sum of cash. The birds were found when the police searched the outside of the […]

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Conference speaker calls for investment in people

Conference speaker calls for investment in people

| 28/11/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Patricia Affonso-Dass, the President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), who is delivering an address tomorrow at the 9th Tourism Human Resources Conference being hosted here in Grand Cayman, will be urging regional countries to invest in the local people that make their tourism products. “It is the creativity and warmth of […]

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