Archive for June 24th, 2019

Case re-opens in alleged $2M  status scam

Case re-opens in alleged $2M status scam

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): The crown has re-opened its case against a George Town woman who is accused of scamming well over $1.9 million from a US citizen who was seeking permanent residency and Caymanian status. Judith Douglas was on trial earlier this year but the case was derailed over legal issues.

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Summer clean-up offers work for jobless locals

Summer clean-up offers work for jobless locals

| 24/06/2019 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Government is set to begin a two-week-long island-wide spruce-up project next month offering work to unemployed locals cleaning up parks and cemeteries, beaches and beach access points, collecting garbage and clearing roadside verges. This is the government’s second National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project offering work and an opportunity for people entering the job […]

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CIG faces busy week hosting JMC and trade show

CIG faces busy week hosting JMC and trade show

| 24/06/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be hosting leaders from across the overseas territories this week for the Heads of Government pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting, which allows them to set the common talking points for the main event in London with the UK government later this year. This week’s meetings will be chaired by Premier Alden […]

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Second man charged in GT shooting

Second man charged in GT shooting

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting in South Church Street in the early hours of 26 April, in which a man received two gunshot wounds. Police have revealed few details about the case but the two accused men, both aged 21, have been charged with burglary-related offences. […]

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Argument turns into violent assault

Argument turns into violent assault

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): One man has been treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and a second man has been charged with a list of offences after an argument turned violent on Thursday afternoon in George Town. Police said they were called to the hospital after a report that a man had been assaulted with a machete during […]

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Community battles Beach Bay resort

Community battles Beach Bay resort

| 24/06/2019 | 108 Comments

(CNS): Beach Bay residents in the area of St James Point are concerned that a proposed development in their quiet residential community is going to be rubber stamped, despite their objections and a lack of transparency around the project. Some of the residents have begun a petition opposing the development and the proposed road changes […]

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Vocational school nears opening date

Vocational school nears opening date

| 24/06/2019

(CNS Local Life): A vocational training school, dedicated to offering career paths to young people rather than simply jobs, is now expected to open sometime this summer, starting with courses in automotive maintenance, construction and diving, and eventually including a prison programme. Inspire Cayman Training, the brainchild of Michael Myles, a former government at-risk youth […]

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Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

Step-brother faces historic rape allegations

| 24/06/2019

(CNS): A 28-year-old man from Windsor Park, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been accused by his step-sister of raping her multiple times from when she was six years old until she was a teenager. The young woman first told an adult at her school in 2014 but for a variety of reasons […]

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