November 21, 2019

Cayman Islands Chamber’s Executive Committee meet with Police Commissioner

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President Paul Byles and members of the Chamber Council’s Executive Committee met with Commissioner of Police, Mr. Derek Byrne, at the end of February. CEO, Wil Pineau and Secretary, Roz Griffiths joined President Byles to discuss the Chamber’s Advocacy Agenda & Action Plan (AA&AP). Released to the general public at the 2018 Legislative Luncheon in […]

Cayman ‘copter comes back

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Cayman Islands police helicopter arrives back Friday (15) From RCIPS The police helicopter arrived back on island last friday afternoon around 3PM at the hangar at Island Air. The helicopter with the crew have been in Turks and Caicos Islands that received serious damage from Hurricane Irma. Attached is a photo of the crew before […]

Cayman Islands new Police Commissioner visits Little Cayman; holds community meeting

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Last week, Thursday, 8 December, Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, made his first visit to Little Cayman, and met with police officers, the district administration, and the greater community. This visit followed an earlier trip to Cayman Brac in November as part of his general orientation to all three islands and the policing concerns specific […]

Cayman Islands Governor appoints new Police Commissioner

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From Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Following a rigorous recruitment process, conducted by a panel comprising the Governor (Chair), the Deputy Governor, the Commissioner of Police of Bermuda, Mr Donald Seymour (recommended by the Premier) and the Hon. Dr. Linford Pierson OBE JP (recommended by the Leader of the Opposition), Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, […]

The Editor Speaks: Why was the Bryan case even brought before the courts?

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Kenneth Bryan, who was the premier’s political assistant before he was charged of assaulting police by RUDENESS, was saddened of being found guilty. I am saddened and VERY disappointed in the police and their heavy hand in going ahead with the prosecution in the first place. This whole affair will make law abiding persons think […]

Development manual to be changed to allow 12 storey buildings in TCI

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From Turks And Caicos Weekly THE FINDINGS of a consultative report, following public consultation on building height and density increase in Providenciales, have led Cabinet to advise that the necessary changes be made to the development manual. This is according to a post Cabinet report following a meeting of the body on Wednesday in Grand […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman’s ‘Operation Tempura’ to be analyzed at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference One of the most controversial criminal investigations in the history of the Cayman Islands – known as ‘Operation Tempura’ – will be scrutinized at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference. What began as an investigation into suspected corruption between a police officer and a local newspaper […]

The Editor Speaks: Why the silence on who conducted the report on Police Commissioner?

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So why do we have to have secrecy surrounding the identity of the person who conducted the internal investigation into Cayman’s Police Commissioner, David Baines’ use of force during the arrest of one of the three robbers fleeing from Diamonds International on New Year’s Day in downtown George Town? The governor’s office has confirmed the […]