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Three locals busted at sea over drugs

Three locals busted at sea over drugs

| 29/05/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Three men intercepted at sea 45 miles southeast of Grand Cayman have been arrested on suspicion of drugs and customs offences, police said Friday. The men were busted on Thursday 28 May following a routine patrol by the police chopper. The Air Operations Unit helicopter crew spotted a suspicious Panga-type vessel and, in conjunction […]

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Rivers wants mandatory training to protect kids

Rivers wants mandatory training to protect kids

| 29/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Following the revelations in a recent PAHO report about the sexual health of young people in the Cayman Islands that many are facing significant abuse, the education minister is calling for mandatory training for people in all professions connected to children. Tara Rivers said the incidence of sexual activity and abuse of Cayman’s children […]

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Webb fighting US extradition

Webb fighting US extradition

| 29/05/2015 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The Swiss authorities have confirmed that Jeffrey Webb and his fellow accused are fighting the extradition to the United States and have been granted a hearing. The Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) said it has granted Zürich Cantonal Police hearings on the US arrest request, according to a press release, in which officials said […]

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Prison strained by staff suspensions

Prison strained by staff suspensions

| 29/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS Video): Cayman Islands Prison Director Neil Lavis says challenges at the prisons are putting a strain on the service after two officers were dismissed from HMP Fairbanks while three are on suspension from HMP Northward over an internal scandal, at a time when the facility is already short staffed and straining at the seams. In a candid and exclusive […]

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Teenager arrested over grocery shop break-in

Teenager arrested over grocery shop break-in

| 28/05/2015

(CNS): A 15-year-old boy from Bodden Town was arrested Thursday by police in connection with a burglary this week at a local convenience store. An RCIPS spokesperson said the teenager is currently in police custody as officers in Bodden Town investigate the break in at ‘Look Out Mini Mart’ on Anton Bodden Road in the […]

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CONCACAF sacks Webb in face of scandal

CONCACAF sacks Webb in face of scandal

| 28/05/2015 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The region’s football body has dismissed Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb from the CONCACAF top job and put Senior Vice President Alfredo Hawit in his place in the wake of yesterday’s shocking news of the arrest of Webb and several other football officials and marketing executives in relation to corruption charges. Eduardo Li, an executive member of CONCACAF […]

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Webb’s $1m Atlanta home revealed

Webb’s $1m Atlanta home revealed

| 28/05/2015 | 45 Comments

(CNS): As the international media continues its round-the-clock coverage of the shocking FIFA scandal that has seen Cayman’s own football boss at the very heart of the corruption allegations, the British media has arrived in the Cayman Islands and the press has published a picture of one of Jeffery Webb’s palatial properties. According to the […]

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Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

| 27/05/2015 | 74 Comments

(CNS): The damning 164-page indictment against Cayman’s football boss, Jeffrey Webb, and many other current and former FIFA officials, as well as those involved in the marketing of international football tournaments, has been released. Webb is accused alongside other named and unnamed officials as taking millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks and being involved […]

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