Archive for July 22nd, 2019

Four arrested in WB drug bust

Four arrested in WB drug bust

| 22/07/2019

(CNS): Two women and two men were arrested on Friday afternoon on suspicion of dealing cocaine, following a police bust on Town Hall Road in West Bay. The RCIPS said the raid was in response to community concerns about drugs being sold at the address. When police arrived, the people at the location were searched […]

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Cayman may lose its only discount broker

Cayman may lose its only discount broker

| 22/07/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has appointed controllers to take over the affairs of OneTRADEx, a local online discount broker, ahead of its possible shut down. According to the CIMA notice, accountants from KRyS Global have taken over the company, owned by Colin Wilson and Rich Ellison, which offers the only online discount share […]

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Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

| 22/07/2019 | 175 Comments

(CNS): The islands’ largest investor has bought a piece of the Cayman Islands Brewery (CIB), officials have confirmed. Cayman Distributors Group, which is one of Dart’s network of companies, has invested an undisclosed amount into the local brewery that makes the popular local beer Caybrew, among other brands. The acquisition by Dart’s booze operation adds […]

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Immigration officer acquitted of corruption

Immigration officer acquitted of corruption

| 22/07/2019

(CNS): The second of what was expected to be three trials relating to allegations of corruption within the immigration department failed to get underway last week when the crown offered no evidence following several days of legal arguments. One 58-year-old female immigration officer and one 47-year-old civilian man from the Dominican Republic were both acquitted […]

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Teenage mugger caught and charged

Teenage mugger caught and charged

| 22/07/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: A 19-year-old man has been charged with robbery following his arrest in the immediate wake of a mugging on the West Bay Road, near the Margaritaville Resort, at around 5:30 Saturday morning . The victim had been robbed of his cell phone but police responded immediately, including an off-duty officer who spotted a […]

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Speaker says speakers can speak

Speaker says speakers can speak

| 22/07/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): While speakers in the Westminster parliamentary system are expected to not speak on political issues, the man who currently occupies that office in the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, during an address at a special youth event hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Trinidad this week, said that speakers can speak up on behalf […]

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