Archive for May 6th, 2019

Alden contrasts gov’t unity with opposition split

Alden contrasts gov’t unity with opposition split

| 06/05/2019 | 80 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin capitalised on the division among the members of the opposition and the resignation of their leader, Ezzard Miller, as he pressed home his message in a release Monday that electing independent candidates without a shared view does not work. He contrasted his coalition government, which has held together around common policies […]

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CCTV released of wanted would-be burglars

CCTV released of wanted would-be burglars

| 06/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Police have posted a collection of still images and CCTV footage from an address on Sea View Road, East End, showing a group of three young men trying to break into the home. The burglary was reported to the police on 6 April, when officers were given the footage. But now the RCIPS has […]

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Police still looking for suspect burglar

Police still looking for suspect burglar

| 06/05/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A week after issuing a call to the public for help tracking down Daniel Wallace Rankine,  the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has still not found him. The local man, who is wanted in connection with at least two burglaries in Bodden Town last month, is said to frequent the district. The public is […]

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Minister denies conflict over dock

Minister denies conflict over dock

| 06/05/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): An application for a judicial review of a Cabinet decision to grant a coastal works licence for a dock at Vista Del Mar has accused the environment minister of having a conflict when he voted with his colleagues to approve the project. The pier had raised concerns from both the planning department and Dwayne […]

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Black Honda stolen from plaza parking lot

Black Honda stolen from plaza parking lot

| 06/05/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Local car thieves returned to their vehicle of choice at the weekend, when a 1998 black Honda Accord, registration #170 275, was taken from a parking lot at the rear of Cayman Falls on the West Bay Road on Saturday. The car was last seen at 4:30pm but was gone by 11pm that night. […]

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Registrar publishes help for NPOs struggling with law

Registrar publishes help for NPOs struggling with law

| 06/05/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The registrar for non-profit organisations has posted more documents on its website to help NPOs and charities based in the Cayman Islands navigate their way through the process to comply with new legislation. Information on registration applications, companies falling under section 80 of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) and general queries can be found […]

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Prison expands education for inmates

Prison expands education for inmates

| 06/05/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Prison Service is increasing the education opportunities it offers to inmates this year with new programmes that expand vocational training and preparation for re-entry into society. Prison Director Steven Barrett said the prison will introduce a number of new workshops, including plumbing, electrical training, auto mechanic repairs and appliance repairs. The […]

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Four men face trial after denying drug conspiracy

Four men face trial after denying drug conspiracy

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): Four men from Cayman and Jamaica have denied charges of conspiring to import over 200lbs of ganja after they were intercepted by police in East End last June. Deno Kalifa Ennis, Barton Elsworth Rivers, Jonathan Ashley Moore and Nickarthur Romane Sanderson will now face trial in November in connection with the drug bust. Around […]

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Woman charged with GBH after weekend stabbing

Woman charged with GBH after weekend stabbing

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): A 49-year-old woman from West Bay was due to appear in court Monday after stabbing another woman in the hand following an altercation near Kelly’s on Birch Tree Hill Road around 2am on Saturday morning. According to the RCIPS, two men and two women were involved in a brawl; when one of women left […]

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West Bay man charged in George Town shooting

West Bay man charged in George Town shooting

| 06/05/2019

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from West Bay was due in court Monday to face a list of charges in connection with a shooting on South Church street last month in which a man was seriously wounded. The suspect has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, the possession of an unlicensed firearm, discharging a firearm […]

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One million species on brink of extinction

One million species on brink of extinction

| 06/05/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): More than one million species of plants and animals, from orchids to turtles, are on the brink of extinction, according to a new report based on the work of an international team of scientists, which warns of an acceleration in species extinction rates that are already unprecedented in human history. Without transformative change to […]

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