Archive for January 18th, 2019

Cayman to get good view of super-moon lunar eclipse

Cayman to get good view of super-moon lunar eclipse

| 18/01/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Star-gazers in Cayman are set to have a great view of a lunar eclipse of the full moon, which is also a super-moon, when it’s at its closest point to the earth in its orbit, as weather conditions are forecast to be clear. The eclipse will begin around 10:30pm Sunday night and take about […]

Continue Reading

Activists urge people to join in ‘Vision Day’

Activists urge people to join in ‘Vision Day’

| 18/01/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Activists who are organising the ‘Cayman 2020 – Visualising Our Future’ town hall community event tomorrow, Saturday 19 January, from noon until 4:00pm at the South Sound Community Centre are urging people to come out and meet with the organisers, speakers and community groups to help shape ideas for the future of Cayman. The […]

Continue Reading

Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

| 18/01/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Following a postmortem examination of a 22-month-old child, which confirmed that she drowned in a tragic incident in East End earlier this month, the police said there were no suspicious circumstances at this time but noted that the investigation into this matter has not yet concluded. On the evening of Friday, 4 January, police went […]

Continue Reading

CIG still waiting on blacklist decision after EU trip

CIG still waiting on blacklist decision after EU trip

| 18/01/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): After around 13 meetings with various European Union leaders and technocrats, as well as officials from direct member states, the Cayman Islands delegation led by the premier is still waiting to hear whether this jurisdiction has “passed muster” to prevent any more blacklisting. Premier Alden McLaughlin, accompanied by Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers, Attorney […]

Continue Reading

New professional body still hoping for lawyers law

New professional body still hoping for lawyers law

| 18/01/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, the new professional body created from the merger of the Cayman Bar Association and the Law Society that now represents all practising attorneys in Cayman, is still hoping that the long-awaited and much disputed Legal Practitioners Bill can be steered through the Legislative Assembly. Attorney Erik Bodden made the […]

Continue Reading

Port board deputy chairing procurement committee

Port board deputy chairing procurement committee

| 18/01/2019 | 79 Comments

(CNS): The current deputy of the port authority board, Arek Joseph, has been appointed as the chair of the new Public Procurement Committee, set to replace the Central Tenders Committee under the new regime that will oversee government’s major projects and acquisitions. CNS has seen correspondence which confirms that Premier Alden McLaughlin appointed Joseph to […]

Continue Reading

Jury selected in challenging immigration fraud case

Jury selected in challenging immigration fraud case

| 18/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A group of seven men and women, along with three alternate jurors, have now been selected to serve in an anti-corruption case involving a number of immigration officers and clients, who are accused of conspiring to circumvent the English tests administered to people wanting to enter Cayman for work. The prosecution is expected to […]

Continue Reading

Victim did not receive police update

Victim did not receive police update

| 18/01/2019 | 0 Comments

Some time ago I was seriously assaulted by someone known to me. The matter was reported to the police and I gave a statement giving details of the assault. Some short time later I became aware that the same person had been arrested for another crime. Since then I have not heard of any charges […]

Continue Reading

SIGN UP FOR THE CNS NEWS LETTER, SENT EVERY WEEKDAY STRAIGHT TO  YOUR INBOX