Cayman News Service

Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014 15:12 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The president of the chamber of commerce has said that while the organization backs the concept it won’t back the implementation of a national minimum wage until government forms a workable policy based on credible research and reasoning.

Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014 15:10 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Under section 41 of the police law, officers from the RCIPS have considerable powers to stop and search members of the public if they randomly decide a person may be carrying drugs, weapons or stolen goods, among other issues.

Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014 19:39 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Divers removed 579 lionfish with a total weight of more than 250 pounds from Cayman Islands reefs this weekend during the third lionfish tournament this year organized by CULL (Cayman United Lionfish League).

Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014 19:38 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Officials from the fire station confirmed Monday evening that five fire fighters were still at the George Town dump attending to the smouldering debris after a fully-fledged landfill fire on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014 19:37 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- A local woman currently facing charges of “uttering a false document” regarding allegations made against her by the education ministry has filed a complaint with the RCIPS against that ministry for the same offence in connection with the controversy over a doctored report.

Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014 19:35 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Despite the common misconception that prisoners housed at HMP Northward enjoy an easy life, including marital benefits, the prison director has confirmed that jail house weddings convey no particular advantage to prisoners and do not lead to conjugal visits.

Tuesday, Aug 19th, 2014 19:33 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Following the recent revelations by the auditor general over the misuse of government credit cards, hospitality and travel expenses by senior government officials and ministers, samples of credit card statements that illustrate the extent of the abuse have been passed to CNS by a reader.

Friday, Aug 15th, 2014 14:16 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The body of an unidentified man which has been found at a condo complex on Shamrock Road in the Spotts area of Savannah, has still not been publicly identififed but the police said that it is a 50 year old male who is a resident on the island who had not been seen for just over a week.

Friday, Aug 15th, 2014 14:14 UTC

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Four women from the district of West Bay who mounted a legal challenge to the closure of the West Bay Road are continuing their fight next week with an appeal against the Grand Court’s decision that their action was out of time, in February this year.

Friday, Aug 15th, 2014 14:11 UTC

2014-0815-ky-CNS-Sir-George-NewmanSir George Newman.GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- Following the retirement of Sir Anthony Campbell from the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal, there is a new face on the bench for this summer session of the local high court.

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