Archive for April 17th, 2019

Police recover gun during house search

Police recover gun during house search

| 17/04/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The police seized a .38 revolver following a search at a house in Prospect on Sunday, 14 April. In a short release the RCIPS said that officers had executed a search warrant at an address on Prospect Drive, George Town, during which a firearm was recovered. No arrests have been made and police are […]

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More legislation planned to keep Cayman compliant

More legislation planned to keep Cayman compliant

| 17/04/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): After steering through two pieces of legislation in the most recent session of the Legislative Assembly to help keep Cayman’s offshore sector compliant and competitive, the financial services ministry is working on more new laws, which are expected to be debated in June. The Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was published on […]

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Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

Cops mix and mingle on Seven Mile Beach

| 17/04/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A contingent of RCIPS community officers from West Bay spent part of the day on Tuesday mixing and mingling with business operators, vendors and beach goers on Seven Mile Beach. The group, led by West Bay Area Commander, Inspector Lloyd Marriott, aimed to reassure and engage with the community, as well as keep an […]

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Gov’t embraces idea of national pledge

Gov’t embraces idea of national pledge

| 17/04/2019 | 114 Comments

(CNS): The government has accepted a private member’s motion by Chris Saunders, the independent member for Bodden Town West, to create a ‘national pledge’ that will be recited at relevant events, in schools and when new citizens achieve Caymanian status. Saunders asked for the wording of the pledge to be established through a national competition. […]

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GT man charged with killing cyclist

GT man charged with killing cyclist

| 17/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Wilfred Myles Jr (28) was remanded in custody after appearing in Summary Court Wednesday, charged with causing the death of Ignacio Kirzner (21) in a hit-and-run on Monday morning. Kirzner was riding to work along North Church Street on a bicycle at around 5:30am when he was hit by a car. Myles, who […]

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Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

Heavy investment planned for law enforcement

| 17/04/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): With over $9 million added to law enforcement budgets for 2019 and a long list of future plans for the various agencies, such as the police and border control, government has committed to investing heavily in fighting crime over the next few years. Money has already been appropriated for this year to buy land […]

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How to complain about discriminatory job ad?

How to complain about discriminatory job ad?

| 17/04/2019

A job ad was published in the print news asking specifically for a man (see photo below). The Cayman Labour Law states that discrimination based on sex is illegal yet this company makes being male the first requirement to fill the position. Clearly this is wrong and illegal. But what agency polices this kind of […]

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