Archive for January 14th, 2019

Premier’s delegation begins Brussels meetings

Premier’s delegation begins Brussels meetings

| 14/01/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin and the Cayman delegation he is leading to Europe began discussions on Monday with staffers from various EU commissions in Brussels about the blacklisting threats. The delegation began by meeting David Boublil, a member of the Cabinet of Pierre Moscovici, the Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs; Gints […]

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BT resident drowns in waters at Breakers

BT resident drowns in waters at Breakers

| 14/01/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A 57-year-old Filipino man who was resident in Bodden Town died Sunday after swimming in the sea off Bodden Town yesterday (Sunday, 13 January). The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the 911 Communication Centre dispatched police and other emergency services in response to call about the incident. The man had been part of a group who […]

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Tourism minister backs out of GT meeting over port

Tourism minister backs out of GT meeting over port

| 14/01/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the MLA for George Town Central, whose constituency will be home to the controversial cruise berthing facility if government presses ahead with the project, has cancelled a public meeting he had arranged for this week after Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said he would not attend. Bryan has been trying to get the […]

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UK PM makes last-minute plea for votes on Brexit deal

UK PM makes last-minute plea for votes on Brexit deal

| 14/01/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The British House of Commons is still on track to vote on the deal that Prime Minister Theresa May has presented as the country’s only path to Brexit. Speaking in the Commons on Monday, May made a last-ditch effort to rally the votes she needs but is very unlikely to get in order to […]

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Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

Supect’s ability to plead at issue in child burial case

| 14/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Travis Jarrel Webb’s ability to answer charges of attempted murder and cruelty to a child was questioned in Grand Court Friday as a result of possible mental health problems. Webb (26), who is currently on remand at HMP Northward, was arrested and charged after a shocking incident in November, and now stands accused of […]

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CIG given almost 3,000 free ads for port promotion

CIG given almost 3,000 free ads for port promotion

| 14/01/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Radio Cayman has confirmed that the government received almost 3,000 free advertisements on the publicly-owned station between early October and the end of December. Responding to a freedom of information request from Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller, the information manager said the station broadcast the public service announcements on behalf of the tourism ministry for […]

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DG silent on ethics law but welcomes report

DG silent on ethics law but welcomes report

| 14/01/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has developed a comprehensive national framework to prevent fraud and corruption, according to Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, who welcomed the Office of the Auditor General’s report on the subject made public last week. But in a press release issued on Friday, he said nothing at all about the OAG’s main […]

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