Archive for January 28th, 2019

BOT minister says climate change situation ‘grave’

BOT minister says climate change situation ‘grave’

| 28/01/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The UK minister with responsibility for the British Overseas territories, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, has said that climate change is not an abstract theoretical risk but a real problem that is “much graver than previously thought” and happening now, driving people from their homes, threatening sustainable development and trade while exacerbating conflict and instability. […]

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Theft case delayed over claims of double counting

Theft case delayed over claims of double counting

| 28/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The case against Nadia Miranda Powery, who has admitted stealing more than US$400,000 from her former employer, was stalled Friday after the court heard that prosecutors are still pursuing a particular charge against her that she says is already accounted for in one of the eight charges she pleaded guilty to last week. Defence attorney […]

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Premier: Governor first to endorse financial sector

Premier: Governor first to endorse financial sector

| 28/01/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said he is pleased by the formal appointment by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of Martyn Roper as governor of the Cayman Islands for the next four years and described the UK’s latest representative as “helpful”. He said that since his arrival, Roper had worked closely with the Government of National […]

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Search intensifies for missing homeless man

Search intensifies for missing homeless man

| 28/01/2019 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The police were out in force Friday evening with various units, including the helicopter and the K9 unit, as they intensified the search for Eral Keith Whitely (72), who was reported missing on 21 January and last seen several weeks ago in the area around the George Town dump. Whitely was evicted from his home […]

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