Archive for May 22nd, 2019

Fire crews battle brush blaze in Lower Valley

Fire crews battle brush blaze in Lower Valley

| 22/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Motorists are urged to avoid the Pedro Castle Road, Lower Valley, area as fire crews are battling a brush fire which started sometime around 2pm today. Residents are advised to stay in their homes with windows closed to avoid the large amount of smoke caused by the fire. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) […]

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Judge finds pimp guilty in six of 11 charges

Judge finds pimp guilty in six of 11 charges

| 22/05/2019 | 109 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man has been convicted of several counts of living off the earnings of prostitutes or attempting to do so, in one of the first cases of its kind in the Cayman Islands. Wayne Carlos Myles (39), who was charged with various offences relating to what is commonly known as pimping, was […]

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Regional top cops meet to coordinate crime fight

Regional top cops meet to coordinate crime fight

| 22/05/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands is hosting the 34th annual Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police Conference this week with a focus on cyber crime. The event, which is being held at the Marriott and was opened by Governor Martyn Roper on Tuesday, is aimed at fostering more collaboration between regional police services to tackle modern […]

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ACC arrests public official in mystery probe

ACC arrests public official in mystery probe

| 22/05/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Anti-Corruption Commission investigators alongside officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a 31-year-old man from Prospect on Wednesday in what they stated was an ongoing investigation. The man, who is a public officer, has been detained for questioning. He was arrested on suspicion of bribery of a public officer, fraud on the […]

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Ganja industry to pitch investment ideas in Cayman

Ganja industry to pitch investment ideas in Cayman

| 22/05/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be welcoming investors, bankers, lawyers, policymakers and healthcare professionals working in the fledgling cannabis sector to a summit on Thursday. Part of a series of conferences around the region, experts will be offering an overview of the legal ganja industry, examining both challenges and opportunities at the first CanEx Cannabis […]

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Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

| 22/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) will be holding another tournament aimed at reducing the numbers of this invasive species, amidst organisers’ concerns that the population may be increasing. The tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday, 8-9 June, at the George Town Yacht Club. While CULL aims to make the events […]

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The sexualisation of our boys

The sexualisation of our boys

| 22/05/2019 | 57 Comments

Protection Starts Here writes: If you aren’t concerned about the photos of grown women wining on infants and children, you aren’t paying attention. Sexualisation has been a main topic of discussion for well over a decade, and certainly since it was better defined by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Task Force Report on the Sexualisation […]

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Culture policy back on agenda

Culture policy back on agenda

| 22/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): In a bid to advance government’s proposed Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan (CHPP) 2017-2026, a policy committee reconvened recently to develop a costed operational plan, according to a GIS release. It is almost three years since government conducted a survey based on its proposed strategic plan for a cultural policy, which was […]

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