April 13, 2021

The Editor Speaks: How right the Court of Appeal is

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Often we can find fault with the decisions of the Court of Appeal Judges when they reduce and even throw out cases that we have agreed with the original verdicts. We have seen for ourselves the various witnesses that have appeared at the court and there is a big difference in actually hearing and seeing […]

The Editor Speaks: I am incredulous when people won’t own up when they are 100% found out.

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I cannot fathom it. The case of corporate lawyer, Simon Courtney, incarcerated last year for running over two tourists walking along the West Bay Road on the sidewalk comes to mind. Courtney was driving a souped-up sports car after a champagne brunch. Despite all the evidence he told a story only a child of six […]

The Editor Speaks: When expats disgrace our shores

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There were two stories during last week that put a blot on the expatriate population on our Island. There are rotten apples in most barrels and the Cayman Islands is no exception. One concerned American Craig Gaskill (45) who was employed in a supervisory capacity (senior manager) at Kirk’s Supermarket. He was charged with two […]

The Editor speaks: Fathers and a reckless lawyer

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I don’t know whether corporate lawyer, Simon Courtney, is a father. If he is, I hope he realises how unimpressed his children will be of him and his irresponsible driving, his actions after mowing down an elderly couple walking a sidewalk, and his explanation to the court that was worthy of a frightened schoolboy afraid […]