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Son denies trying to kill his mother

Son denies trying to kill his mother

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Jeffrey William Powery (33) pleaded guilty on Friday to wounding with intent in connection with charges against him for an attack on his mother at her West Bay home. Powery has denied trying to kill her but has admitted a violent assault that left Jolene Powery (58) in a coma more than three months […]

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Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

Men deny child sex offences in 3 separate cases

| 25/03/2019

(CNS): Three men who appeared in Grand Court on Friday accused of molesting young children in three separate and unrelated cases all denied the allegations and will now be tried later in the year. For legal reasons the men cannot be named at this stage, but each one is charged with offences that in some […]

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Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 24/03/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed, or has information about, the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55) in a fatal hit-and-run on Cayman Brac early Friday morning to contact them. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit on Grand Cayman are on the Brac to help local officers with the ongoing investigation […]

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Suckoo quits official opposition group

Suckoo quits official opposition group

| 22/03/2019 | 120 Comments

(CNS): Alva Suckoo, the member for Newlands, has parted company with the current opposition group and resigned as deputy leader of the official opposition. Suckoo, who has not given a reason for his decision, told CNS, “I remain part of the opposition to the government and will continue to represent my constituents and the people […]

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MLA wants law securing top CS jobs for Caymanians

MLA wants law securing top CS jobs for Caymanians

| 22/03/2019 | 124 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central, Kenneth Bryan, has filed another private member’s motion for debate in the Legislative Assembly, when the legislators meet next month, seeking to secure and reserve senior positions in the civil service and public authorities for Caymanians. Bryan is trying again to get the government to make a […]

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Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

| 22/03/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal hit-and-run in the early hours of Friday morning in which an as yet unidentified man, believed to be in his 50’s, was killed on Cayman Brac. The emergency services were called to Watering Place Road, near to the La Esperanza bar, around 4:00 this morning after […]

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EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

| 21/03/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The UK will not be leaving the European Union next Friday, as Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to get a short extension from European leaders after a long meeting in Brussels on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Brussels summit late in the evening, the PM said that the European Council […]

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New police chopper touches down at ORIA

New police chopper touches down at ORIA

| 21/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS helicopter, an Airbus 145, arrived at Owen Roberts International Airport Thursday afternoon. It was fast-tracked after the existing police chopper was taken out of service and sent for maintenance, having been damaged in a crash landing due to a technical fault last month. The new machine will not only fill the […]

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Public urged to come out and welcome royals

Public urged to come out and welcome royals

| 21/03/2019 | 64 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have released the schedule for the planned visit by Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, to the Cayman Islands next week as part of the couple’s two-week Caribbean tour. The heir to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornwall will be in Cayman for a little over one day, but they […]

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CPA not covered by PA law, claim officials

CPA not covered by PA law, claim officials

| 21/03/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Planning Director Haroon Pandohie and the chief officer in the ministry responsible for the Central Planning Authority have both said that the entity does not fall under the Public Authorities Law. Despite concerns from the public and some politicians that it is the Cayman Islands’ most conflicted board, the CPA does not fall under […]

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Suspicious activity not properly investigated

Suspicious activity not properly investigated

| 21/03/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The evaluation of the Cayman Islands by CFATF has identified a long list of potential risks, threat and vulnerabilities faced by the jurisdiction as a result of the size and sophistication of its offshore financial sector. One significant concern, from the long list identified in the report, is the failure of the disclosures from […]

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