Archive for March 25th, 2019

Crown opens case against alleged pimp

Crown opens case against alleged pimp

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): In what is believed to be the first prosecution of its kind in Cayman, Wayne Carlos Myles (39) appeared in Grand Court on Monday facing charges relating to pimping and taking money from sex-workers. Myles is accused of running a “stable” of at least 32 women and offering them to some 15 customers, charging […]

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No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

| 25/03/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has cancelled a proposed third vote on her European Union withdrawal deal, which was expected to go before the House of Commons Tuesday, after she conceded it still does not have enough support from members. But despite its continued unpopularity among politicians on all sides of the political and […]

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Bodden Town man charged with stabbing couple

Bodden Town man charged with stabbing couple

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): A 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was due to appear in court Monday, having been charged with two counts of wounding with intent in relation to a stabbing earlier this month in George Town. Around 4:00am on Saturday, 16 March, a man and woman were involved in an altercation with a group of men […]

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Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

| 25/03/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall took a walking tour around Havana’s old city on Monday, as they made history as the first British royals to ever visit Cuba. Charles and Camilla still have a packed agenda in Cuba, where they will say until Monday afternoon, when they will leave for […]

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DoE Director welcomes governor’s support

DoE Director welcomes governor’s support

| 25/03/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment’s director welcomed the support offered to her team’s work by Governor Martyn Roper when he visited the department Friday, accompanied by political leaders and senior civil servants. Gina Ebanks-Petrie said the DoE was glad to have the opportunity to tell the governor a “bit more about the work we do […]

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Son denies trying to kill his mother

Son denies trying to kill his mother

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Jeffrey William Powery (33) pleaded guilty on Friday to wounding with intent in connection with charges against him for an attack on his mother at her West Bay home. Powery has denied trying to kill her but has admitted a violent assault that left Jolene Powery (58) in a coma more than three months […]

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Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Three men who appeared in Grand Court on Friday accused of molesting young children in three separate and unrelated cases all denied the allegations and will now be tried later in the year. For legal reasons the men cannot be named at this stage, but each one is charged with offences that in some […]

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Anti-bullying legislation gathers dust

Anti-bullying legislation gathers dust

| 25/03/2019

(CNS Local Life): More than half of young people in the Cayman Islands have been bullied, often causing severe mental health problems, and yet there has been little effort by parliament to act on the draft legislation to counter it, which has been around for years. At a recent presentation on bullying, for which only […]

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