Archive for May 4th, 2022

BVI premier waiting release on bond from US jail

BVI premier waiting release on bond from US jail

| 04/05/2022 | 37 Comments

(CNS): A Miami judge has ruled that British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie (51) can be released on U$500,000 bail following his arrest on drug-smuggling and money laundering charges in a DEA sting in South Florida last week. According to news reports in the US following Fahie’s scheduled court appearance on Wednesday, Judge Alicia Otazo-Reyes […]

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Illegal gambling fuelling more serious crime

Illegal gambling fuelling more serious crime

| 04/05/2022

(CNS): Police arrested three women for illegal gambling last Thursday during high visibility patrols in George Town. The patrols followed the murder of Harry Elliott (62) at an illegal gambling shop in the capital last week. The women, aged 19, 37 and 51, who are all from George Town, were seen by officers selling lottery […]

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Westin to dump ‘Beach Closed’ signs

Westin to dump ‘Beach Closed’ signs

| 04/05/2022 | 75 Comments

(CNS): The manager of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa has said that the facility will no longer be deploying its “Beach Closed” signs after pictures of them circulated on social media on Wednesday, stirring up significant public controversy.

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Driver denies culpability for killing pedestrian

Driver denies culpability for killing pedestrian

| 04/05/2022

(CNS): Terry Hodgson (46) has pleaded not guilty to charges of causing the death, while uninsured, of Peter Andrew Wright (32) after he ran him down in the early morning hours of 26 November 2020. Hodgson denied the charges when he appeared in court Friday and was bailed until his trial by jury in September.

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OAG stands by report on Dubai and o’seas office failings

OAG stands by report on Dubai and o’seas office failings

| 04/05/2022 | 111 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has found no breach of the Public Management and Finance Act (PMFA) following an investigation into a report by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG). But Sue Winspear told CNS she stands by the special audit she was asked to conduct on how the former administration and civil servants […]

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Bernie, back on the job, welcomes athletes home

Bernie, back on the job, welcomes athletes home

| 04/05/2022 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Sports Minister Bernie Bush, who was back in his ministerial post this week, was in attendance to congratulate the National Junior Track and Field and Swimming squads at a special reception on Monday evening to celebrate their outstanding 2022 CARIFTA Games performances in Jamaica and Barbados. The athletes returned from the Games with a […]

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