Archive for November 12th, 2019

Police open murder inquiry

Police open murder inquiry

| 12/11/2019 | 80 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED NOON: A man found with a gunshot wound at about 5:30pm Tuesday evening in West Bay is dead and police have now confirmed that they have launched a murder inquiry. Shaquille Demarion Bush (24) was found in Daisy Lane in the Logwoods area of the district by officers after a call was made […]

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Gov’t to take on housing challenge

Gov’t to take on housing challenge

| 12/11/2019 | 91 Comments

(CNS): The premier has announced a number of measures that he claimed his government will be introducing over the next two years to tackle the mounting problem in the Cayman Islands of unaffordable housing. With rents soaring and developers concentrating on building luxury condos, working Caymanians can no longer afford to buy a home and […]

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Bracker in court over burglary connection

Bracker in court over burglary connection

| 12/11/2019

(CNS): A 45-year-old-man from Cayman Brac has been charged with handing stolen goods and was expected in court today, Tuesday, according to an RCIPS release. The man was originally arrested by police on suspicion of a burglary following a break-in on 25 October at a home on Bayview Lane, where a large amount of property […]

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Ramsay-Hale returns to Cayman bench

Ramsay-Hale returns to Cayman bench

| 12/11/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Margaret Ramsay-Hale, who served for many years as a magistrate in Summary Court and as an acting Grand Court judge here in the Cayman Islands before she left to sit on the bench in the Turks and Caicos Islands, is returning to in the New Year. Governor Martyn Roper, on advice from the Judicial […]

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MoT gets to keep cruise letters secret

MoT gets to keep cruise letters secret

| 12/11/2019 | 48 Comments

(CNS): With just over five weeks to go before Cayman goes to the polls to decide whether or not the people want the controversial cruise berthing project to go ahead, the ombudsman has sided with government on keeping key correspondence with the cruise lines secret. Sandy Hermiston has come down in favour of the commercial […]

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Scientists: Hurricanes now much worse

Scientists: Hurricanes now much worse

| 12/11/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A group of scientists have found that hurricanes are getting much more intense and destructive, largely as a result of climate change, after they worked out how to separate the changes in economics of an area from the actual physical damage. In the past, measuring damage from storms has been controversial because increased damage […]

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Peek at financial crime used to raise awareness

Peek at financial crime used to raise awareness

| 12/11/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Cases of financial crime with Cayman connections, especially when related to the offshore sector, have historically remained largely under wraps here. But in a new report, “Money Laundering Typologies and Trends”, the authorities use examples of suspicious behaviour and real criminality that have touched Cayman as a way of helping people in relevant industries […]

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