Archive for April 11th, 2019

Ex-tennis pro admits stealing over $280k from club

Ex-tennis pro admits stealing over $280k from club

| 11/04/2019 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Robert Todd Seward (47) pleaded guilty on Thursday to ten counts of theft and forgery and related offences in connection to cash he stole while managing the Cayman Islands Tennis Club over a three-year period. Seward is said to have stolen more than CI$280,000 in cash and forged cheques between June 2015 and January […]

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HRC chair stands ground despite Mac’s rebuke

HRC chair stands ground despite Mac’s rebuke

| 11/04/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): James Austin-Smith has stood by a press release issued by the Human Rights Commission criticising government’s decision to appeal Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s ruling legalising same-sex marriage. The HRC chairman did not apologise to the Legislative Assembly, despite demands from Speaker McKeeva Bush. In a letter to the speaker, he said that he did […]

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Police seek owners of stolen loot

Police seek owners of stolen loot

| 11/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is asking members of the public to contact them regarding a treasure trove of goods, believed to be stolen, in the hopes of reuniting the items with their rightful owners. Police said the jewellery and electronics were recovered mostly during searches conducted under warrant. Police also urged people […]

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Clifton Hunter still ‘weak’, say school inspectors

Clifton Hunter still ‘weak’, say school inspectors

| 11/04/2019 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The overall performance of Clifton Hunter High School was rated weak again by education inspectors, showing that the government’s flagship school has shown no improvement since its review last year. In the Office of Education Standards’ latest report on the school in Frank Sound they said the standard of teaching was ‘weak’ and most […]

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Minister amuses LA with homophobic ‘joke’

Minister amuses LA with homophobic ‘joke’

| 11/04/2019 | 189 Comments

(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly all seemed highly amused by the health minister’s description of this month as “Gaypril”, as he answered questions Wednesday from Chris Saunders (BTW) on issues impacting the health ministry. As Dwayne Seymour struggled to supply answers about problems with staff and management, from the suspended security team and the […]

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