Archive for September 17th, 2019

McAlpine makes first move on port project

McAlpine makes first move on port project

| 17/09/2019 | 76 Comments

(CNS): McAlpine, the general contractor leading the Verdant Isle Group, the winning bidder on the government’s controversial cruise project, has made an application for a coastal works licence. In its first move on the project, even though the contract with government is not yet signed, McAlpine is seeking a permit to begin bore hole testing […]

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‘Horny’ judge rebuked by appeal court of Bermuda

‘Horny’ judge rebuked by appeal court of Bermuda

| 17/09/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Justice Carlisle Greaves, who served in the Cayman Islands Grand Court as an acting judge until he retired this summer, has been rebuked by the Court of Appeal in Bermuda for comments he made while presiding over a murder trial in Bermuda about feeling horny. The judge, who demonstrated during his time here that […]

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Ganja smugglers take plea deal over gun

Ganja smugglers take plea deal over gun

| 17/09/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Three Jamaican men pleaded guilty on Tuesday to possessing an unlicensed gun and smuggling class A drugs, after the court agreed there were exceptional circumstances in the case and they would not have to serve the mandatory minimum sentence for the unlicensed firearm. Fitzroy Ottey (42), Owen Reid (38) and Assad Walker (59) had […]

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Gov’t not cutting loan to replace bond

Gov’t not cutting loan to replace bond

| 17/09/2019 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Government is seeking bids from local banks for a loan of CI$153 million to plug a hole that will be created in its cash flow after it pays off a CI$261 million bullet bond due in November. During the scrutiny of the 2018/2019 budget the finance ministry received approval from the Legislative Assembly to […]

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