Archive for July 12th, 2019

Second carer denies manslaughter

Second carer denies manslaughter

| 12/07/2019

(CNS): The second of two men charged with manslaughter and child cruelty after a teenage boy in their care drowned during what should have been a supervised fishing trip pleaded not guilty to both charges on Friday. Larry Levers (46) denied the allegations and will join Michael Stewart (65), who pleaded not guilty at a previous […]

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Small number not verifying petition

Small number not verifying petition

| 12/07/2019 | 61 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has confirmed that only a small number of people who signed the petition for a referendum on the government’s proposed cruise berthing facility have declined to sign the verification form. So far, more than 1,500 people have verified their names and less than two dozen have refused, officials said, noting that […]

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Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

Teen acquitted of burglary-arson

| 12/07/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A teenage boy was found not guilty on Friday of burglary and arson at a West Bay residence more than three years ago. Justice Roger Chapple, who heard the trial in Grand Court without a jury, said he could not be sure the youngster had actually stolen anything or set a bed on fire […]

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Miller: Premier’s term extension never on agenda

Miller: Premier’s term extension never on agenda

| 12/07/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Former opposition leader Ezzard Miller has said the issue of extending the number of terms a premier could serve was never on the agenda during the recent talks between the Cayman Islands and the UK about the Constitution. Miller, who had been part of the government delegation while he was still leading the opposition, […]

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Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

| 12/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s athletes took four silver and four bronze medals in various events Thursday, bringing their total hardware to 22, including eight golds. After finishing the fastest out of the heats, Jeavhon Jackson took silver in the 100m in 10.94, just .12 seconds off the gold medal pace of Guernsey. Sherlock Brooks also […]

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