Archive for December 19th, 2018

Local man gets 5+ years for bar room stabbing

Local man gets 5+ years for bar room stabbing

| 19/12/2018 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Carlo Malik Webster Jr was sent to prison Tuesday for five years and three months after a judge delivered his sentencing decision over a bar room stabbing that happened more than 18 months ago. The 22-year-old West Bay man pleaded guilty to the serious wounding, which happened at the Jungle Bar in March 2017, […]

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Camana Bay kicks market out of key street

Camana Bay kicks market out of key street

| 19/12/2018 | 175 Comments

(CNS): The farmers’ market at Camana Bay is being moved next year, as the Dart Group responds to complaints from tenants in shops on the Paseo, the small town’s central street, CNS has learned. While concerns were raised in the local community this week, especially on social media, that the Wednesday market was closing for […]

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One charged in Cayman Brac drug bust

One charged in Cayman Brac drug bust

| 19/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have seized several ounces of what they believe to be cocaine as well as an undisclosed quantity of ganja and have now charged one man following an early morning raid yesterday on Cayman Brac. A team of officers from the Joint Task Force, Joint Marine Unit, Air Operations Unit, Tactical Firearms Unit […]

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Gun pulled in argument at West Bay Road bar

Gun pulled in argument at West Bay Road bar

| 19/12/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a gun at a bar on the West Bay Road on Saturday night. Just after midnight police received a report that gunshots had been fired in the area earlier in the evening, and that sometime later a man had brandished a firearm during an argument […]

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LGBT activist presses UK on rule of law

LGBT activist presses UK on rule of law

| 19/12/2018 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Dr Leonardo Raznovich, a former professor at the Cayman Islands Law School who has emerged as a leading advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community here, has added further submissions to the UK parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee review of the British government’s relationship with its territories. Following the recent findings in the Bermuda courts, […]

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Magistrates confirmed to bench after four years acting

Magistrates confirmed to bench after four years acting

| 19/12/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Magistrates Angelyn Hernandez and Philippa McFarlane have finally been formally confirmed to the local judicial bench after acting in the job for over four years. The two women will continue to oversee cases in Summary Court after an open recruitment process overseen by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission. Following a short-listing process, the panel […]

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Premier agrees new offshore regime will boost population

Premier agrees new offshore regime will boost population

| 19/12/2018 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The offshore legislation that government steered through the Legislative Assembly on Monday to avoid being placed on the latest European Union blacklist will likely fuel population growth in the Cayman Islands, Premier Alden McLaughlin has told the Legislative Assembly, echoing recent statements by opposition MLA Chris Saunders. As he defended the eleventh hour bills, McLaughlin […]

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