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Rape suspect arrested

Rape suspect arrested

| 05/02/2016

(CNS): Police arrested a 35-year-old man on Thursday on suspicion of raping a woman in in George Town last month. According to the RCIPS, on 23 January the female victim was taken to a remote area off Sparky Drive after accepting ride in a vehicle and raped. She was left stranded at the location and eventually stopped […]

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Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

Police lied, says premier’s former assistant

| 05/02/2016

(CNS): The former political assistant to the premier, Kenneth Bryan, has said that, in order to justify his arrest, several police officers deliberately lied about what happened that night, following an incident he said was a misunderstanding. During the final day of Summary Court trial, in which Bryan is charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting police, the local talk show […]

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Watson guilty on five counts

Watson guilty on five counts

| 04/02/2016 | 127 Comments

(CNS): The former chair of the Health Services Authority, Canover Watson (45), has been found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to defraud, one count of conflict of interest, one count of fraud on government and one count of breach of trust in relation to the nine week corruption trial over the lucrative CarePay hospital payment […]

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Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

Cops urge public to watch out for stolen TVs

| 05/02/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Following a burglary at the electronics store, Brandsource, in the industrial area of George Town on Monday night or Tuesday morning, the police are urging the public to be vigilant when buying televisions from people rather than retail traders. During the break-in at the shop on Dorcy Drive, which was discovered by staff just […]

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Chamber and CIG make up over unemployment

Chamber and CIG make up over unemployment

| 05/02/2016

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce and the government have agreed to work together to address the unemployment challenges facing the country. After several weeks of finger pointing between government and the Chamber over the issue of employing local workers, the newly elected Executive Committee said they had agreed to “identify ways to stimulate economic growth which […]

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The need for pro-active police action

The need for pro-active police action

| 05/02/2016 | 11 Comments

George R. Ebanks writes: Recently there have been repeated incidents of female joggers being sexually assaulted along our roads as they took time out for their personal leisure and exercise. This must not be left un-noticed and without proactive police action. I have written numerous times of the pervasive and creeping nature of crime and the position […]

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Bush’s lawyer sorry over failure to declare earnings

Bush’s lawyer sorry over failure to declare earnings

| 05/02/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The conservative backbench MP and barrister, Geoffrey Cox QC, has apologised to the UK parliament and referred himself to its Standards Committee after failing to report money he earned for hundreds of hours of legal work. The extra earnings over and above his salary as the representative for Torridge and West Devon was for work […]

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Premier urges people to change their diet

Premier urges people to change their diet

| 04/02/2016 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The country’s leader is urging Caymanians to give up heavy cake and start exercising. As the Cayman Islands joined the global community in marking World Cancer Day Thursday, Premier Alden McLaughlin said that while alcohol and tobacco use are the usual culprits blamed for cancer, obesity, a lack of physical activity and poor diet […]

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Caymanian lawyer to become court boss

Caymanian lawyer to become court boss

| 04/02/2016 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Long time government lawyer, Suzanne Bothwell, has been appointed as court administrator designate and will replace teh current court administrator, Kevin McCormac, in June. Bothwell was appointed following an open recruitment process, in which she sat before a panel comprising Chief Justice Anthony Smellie, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Ingrid Pierce, Global Managing Partner at Walkers.

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