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3 Jamaicans in custody after Cayman Police intercept boat with drugs

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Cayman Islands Premier delivers relief aid for Anguilla

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New documents show genetically modified mosquitoes released in the Cayman Islands are ineffective and risky

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Fire at Freemason building in New Kingston

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Mission Hills woman sentenced to prison for lying to feds about Cayman Island businesses

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Canberra Times sport podcast: ACT Brumbies & Canberra Raiders must win to stay alive

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Canadian cannabis company starts exporting to Cayman Islands

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Lions Clubs mark 100th anniversary Saturday
Lions Clubs International, the world's largest service organisation, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The 26 Lions Clubs in Jamaica and the Cayman islands will mark this major milestone at a Gala Centennial dinner/dance at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Saturday, October 14, starting at 7:00 pm. Highlights of the evening include a silent art auction, proceeds from which will go toward the victims of hurricanes Irma and Maria; cabaret with Maria Myrie; awards and presentations to individuals and groups which have contributed to the success of the Lions programme in the region; and a keynote address by Jamaica's Solicitor General Nicole Foster-Pusey   Read More ...
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Former Cayman Islands and regional football chief to be sentenced in US in January
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — The former Cayman Islands and regional football chief, Jeffery Webb, is now due to be sentenced for his part in the global FIFA scandal in January, according to listings from a New York court. Webb fell far from grace when he was arrested in Switzerland in a US probe into football corruption while he was VP of the organisation in May 2015   Read More ...
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Caymanian man brought back to life after heart stops twice
CAYMAN ISLANDS — A 33-year-old Caymanian man is breathing again with a sigh of relief after the Health City Cayman Islands medical team brought him back from the brink of death. Bjorn Ebanks' heart stopped twice, and he underwent CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for almost 90 minutes before being placed on advanced life support and undergoing emergency surgery to remove life-threatening blood clots in his lungs   Read More ...
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CAYMANIAN MAN BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE AFTER HEART STOPS TWICE
Complicated 10-hour surgery saves Bjorn Ebanks' life. CAYMAN ISLANDS (October 6, 2017) - A 33-year-old Caymanian man is breathing again - with a sigh of relief - after the Health City Cayman Islands medical team brought him back from the brink of death. Bjorn Ebanks' heart stopped twice, and he underwent CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for almost 90 minutes before being placed on advanced life support and undergoing emergency surgery to remove life-threatening blood clots in his lungs   Read More ...
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Wrap: UTECH students kidnapped, robbed… 757 lbs ganja seized… Gun, lead sheets found in Mt Salem ZS
In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today: 1. J'can murder suspect who fled to Cayman fights deportation, cites 'right to life' A Jamaican man accused of killing a man last December before fleeing to the Cayman Islands, is seeking to prevent deportation from that nation, because he contends his “right to life” may be in danger   Read More ...
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Three Jamaicans held for drugs in Caymans
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, (CMC) — Three Jamaicans are now in police custody in the Cayman Islands following the seizure of a large quantity of drugs last week. The police reported that officers from the Joint Marine Unit were patrolling the eastern side of Grand Cayman late Thursday when they came upon a canoe from Jamaica. It's reported that during a brief pursuit, the occupants of the vessel started to throw packages overboard   Read More ...
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3 Jamaicans in custody after Cayman Police intercept boat with drugs
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Three Jamaicans are now in police custody in the Cayman Islands following the seizure of a large quantity of drugs last week. The police report that officers from the Joint Marine Unit were patrolling the eastern side of Grand Cayman late Thursday when they came upon a canoe from Jamaica. It’s reported that during a brief pursuit, the occupants of the vessel started to throw packages overboard   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands Premier delivers relief aid for Anguilla
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands, on Friday 15 September 2017 delivered 15,000 lbs of relief aid to assist Anguilla in its post hurricane recovery. Anguilla, an Associate Member of CARICOM was pummeled by one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record, hurricane Irma, on Tuesday 5 September. It damaged the main hospital, schools and 90 percent of the homes   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands police officers help recapture prisoners in BVI
ROAD TOWN, BVI (CNS) — An operation run by British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands police officers, alongside British Royal Marines and 47 UK police officers, resulted in the capture of over 100 escaped inmates from the Balsam Ghut prison on Tortola, BVI Governor Gus Jaspert stated. It was not clear if this means that all the prisoners have now been recaptured and the authorities have still not said exactly how many escaped after the prison was damaged during Hurricane Irma   Read More ...
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New documents show genetically modified mosquitoes released in the Cayman Islands are ineffective and risky
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — GeneWatch UK recently released an updated report on the release of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands. The report cites new information regarding ineffectiveness and risks, including the annual report of the project, recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information request. The annual report was not available to the National Conservation Council (NCC) at its June 4 meeting, when it approved an island-wide roll-out of GM mosquito releases   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands high court judge arrested for DUI
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Ingrid Mangatal (52), a judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of driving under the influence and careless driving after her car collided with a wall. According to the police report, just before 10:15 pm on 4 September, police and emergency services responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident   Read More ...
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Judge arrested on DUI suspicion in Cayman
Former judge in the Jamaican Supreme Court, Ingrid Mangatal, has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in the Cayman Islands. Mangatal, who is now a judge of the Cayman Islands Grand Court, was arrested on Monday night following a crash on West Bay Road. The Cayman Compass says the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported that the one-vehicle wreck happened around 10:15 in the night, when the vehicle collided with a wall in the vicinity of Lime Tree Bay Road   Read More ...
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Fire at Freemason building in New Kingston
An assessment would have to be done today on a fire that broke out at the Masonic Building on Barbados Avenue in New Kingston, last night. The Friendly Lodge No. 239, a Freemasons Lodge in the District of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, holds its meetings in the building. The inferno, which began in the basement area, propelled thick chunks of smoke up through the first, second and third floors   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands maintains number one ranking in Banker survey for ninth year
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — The Cayman Islands has been named the world’s number one specialised financial centre in The Banker magazine’s 2017 survey. This is the ninth consecutive year the Cayman Islands has maintained the top spot in the highly-regarded, global survey. Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, said the Cayman Islands had long been regarded as the world’s premier international financial centre through unparalleled market leadership across all industry sectors, and long-standing relationships with top quality, law abiding international clients   Read More ...
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JFF shocked at passing of national U-15 squad member
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Football Federation has expressed shock at the untimely passing of Rushawn Duncan, a member of the 2017 national Under-15 boys football training squad. The JFF in a release today said just that this year Rushawn represented the country as part of the Under-15 squad which played practice games in the Cayman Islands in preparation for the CONCACAF Under-15 Boys Championship   Read More ...
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New OECD Global Forum Report rates the Cayman Islands as “Largely Compliant” on Tax Information Exchange, same rating as Canada, Germany and Australia
Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about a new peer review report by the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes which rated the Cayman Islands as “largely compliant” with the international standard. “By rating the Cayman Islands as ‘largely compliant,’ the new OECD report again confirms that we meet or exceed globally-accepted standards for transparency and cross border cooperation on exchange of tax information   Read More ...
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Jamaican Irish potatoes for Cayman Islands
The way has been made clear for the export of Jamaican-grown Irish potatoes into the Cayman Islands. This was announced by J.C. Hutchinson, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, while addressing farmers at an Irish Potato and Onion Production Seminar held last Thursday at Hounslow in St Elizabeth to kickstart the 2017-2018 planting season. Hutchinson said that the Plant Quarantine and Plant Inspection Division of the ministry had secured an agreement with the Cayman, Islands for export of the tuber, among a range of other agricultural items, under the pre-clearance facility between the two countries   Read More ...
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New OECD report rates Cayman Islands as 'largely compliant' on tax information exchange | Caribbean News Now
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- A new peer review report by the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has rated the Cayman Islands as “largely compliant” with the international standard – the same rating as Canada, Germany and Australia. Jude Scott “By rating the Cayman Islands as ‘largely compliant,’ the new OECD report again confirms that we meet or exceed globally-accepted standards for transparency and cross border cooperation on exchange of tax information   Read More ...
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Jamaica to export Irish potatoes to Cayman Islands
THE way has been made clear for Jamaica to export grown Irish potatoes to the Cayman Islands. This was announced by JC Hutchinson, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, while addressing farmers at an Irish potato and onion production seminar, held Thursday, at Hounslow in St Elizabeth, to kick-start the 2017-2018 planting season. Hutchinson said that the Plant Quarantine and Plant Inspection Division of the Ministry had secured an agreement with the Cayman Islands for export of the tuber, among a range of other agricultural items, under the pre-clearance facility between the two countries   Read More ...
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Health City Cayman Islands Ofrece Nuevo Procedimiento de Crioablación para Fibrilación Auricular
En las Islas Caimán ya existe el hospital líder en el Caribe, quienes son los primeros en ofrecer procedimiento para salvar las vidas de pacientes de corazón a través del Caribe y el mundo. Health City Cayman Islands, el primer hospital en el Caribe angloparlante en utilizar la navegación robótica para reemplazos articulares y el primero en instalar dos corazones artificiales o dispositivos de asistencia ventricular izquierda (LVADs), ahora ofrece la crioablación, un procedimiento altamente efectivo para pacientes con fibrilación auricular, un trastorno del ritmo común del corazón en el que las personas tienen palpitaciones irregulares, lo que puede conducir a la falta de aire y accidentes cerebrovasculares   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands speaker escapes charge in Florida casino groping accusation | Caribbean News Now
Speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly, McKeeva Bush GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly will not face any charges following accusations that he groped a waitress in a Florida casino last month. McKeeva Bush had been arrested after the woman alleged that the veteran politician had touched her inappropriately while she was serving at the casino in Coconut Creek, Broward County   Read More ...
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Charge against Cayman Islands Speaker dropped
FLORIDA – The charge of misdemeanour against the Speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislature, McKeeva Bush, following an incident involving a waitress at a Florida casino on July 17, has been dropped. The spokesman for the Florida State Attorney’s Office, Ron Ishoy, in a statement, noted that “the Broward State Attorney’s office in Fort Lauderdale filed paperwork Friday afternoon – an announcement of no information – noting that it will not file a charge of misdemeanour battery against William Bush   Read More ...
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Charge against Cayman Islands Speaker dropped
FLORIDA, United States (CMC) – The charge of misdemeanour against the Speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislature, McKeeva Bush, following an incident involving a waitress at a Florida casino on July 17, has been dropped. The spokesman for the Florida State Attorney's Office, Ron Ishoy, in a statement, noted that “the Broward State Attorney's office in Fort Lauderdale filed paperwork Friday afternoon – an announcement of no information – noting that it will not file a charge of misdemeanour battery against William Bush   Read More ...
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Opposition calls on Cayman Islands government to deal with arrested speaker | Caribbean News Now
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Opposition members of the Legislative Assembly in the Cayman Islands have called on the coalition government to deal with what they say is the embarrassment caused by the arrest of the assembly’s speaker, McKeeva Bush. McKeeva Bush. Broward County Sheriff’s Office booking photo The statement from the five independent members on the opposition benches fell short of calling for Bush’s resignation but instead suggested that the government needs to restore dignity to the speaker’s office, following the publicity surrounding his arrest based on allegations that he groped an employee at a casino in South Florida   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands speaker arrested outside Florida casino | Caribbean News Now
McKeeva Bush By Caribbean News Now contributor FORT LAUDERDALE, USA -- The speaker of the Legislative Assembly and former premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, was arrested in Broward County, South Florida, on Monday outside the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Bush was reportedly released on a $1,000 bond after he was taken into custody over an altercation with a member of staff   Read More ...
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US businesswoman jailed for lying about business in Cayman Islands
KANSAS CITY, United States (CMC) — A US businesswoman has been sent to jail for 18 months and ordered to pay US$1.7 million to the United States Internal Revenue Services (IRS) as she lied under oath about her business in the Cayman Islands. Cheryl Womack, 66, who has a home and permanent residency status in the Cayman Islands, was sentenced on Monday after she pleaded guilty in April 2016 to testifying falsely under oath with the corrupt intent to impede an IRS investigation   Read More ...
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Mission Hills woman sentenced to prison for lying to feds about Cayman Island businesses
A prominent Mission Hills businesswoman was sentenced Monday to one year and six months in prison for lying to government lawyers during a civil tax investigation. V. Cheryl Womack on Monday paid $1.7 million in taxes that her attorneys and federal prosecutors agreed she owed to the government. Womack, 66, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Kansas City where she pleaded guilty last year to a charge of attempting to interfere with the administration of U   Read More ...
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Canberra Times sport podcast: ACT Brumbies & Canberra Raiders must win to stay alive
Join the Cayman Islands (Caden Helmers and Eamonn Tiernan) as they discuss what the Brumbies and Raiders must do to keep their seasons alive this weekend. The Brumbies will look to snap a 10-game losing streak against Kiwi opposition when they host the Wellington Hurricanes in a knockout final at Canberra Stadium on Friday night. The Hurricanes are the reigning Super Rugby champions and boast the best attack in the competition which was on full display when they belted the Brumbies 56-21 in Wellington earlier this season   Read More ...
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Commonwealth observers submit final report on Cayman Islands elections | Caribbean News Now
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Recommendations to review election laws and further comply with international obligations have been made by the election observation mission (EOM) of six Commonwealth observers, led by Steve Rodan MLC, president of Tynwald (Isle of Man) in its final report on the May 2017 general election in the Cayman Islands. The EOM, which was arranged by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Isles and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), found that the elections met the international standards for democratic, genuine and transparent elections but offered recommendations, notably regarding voter and candidate’s eligibility criteria, constituency boundaries and the participation of women   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands Football Association at heart of two anti-corruption arrests
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigators in the Cayman Islands have arrested two men as part of an investigation related to the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA). Following the arrest of a 47-year-old, who is still an executive with the football association, a second man, aged 46, was also arrested Friday. This second person is a former CIFA executive   Read More ...
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UK's Peru ambassador to succeed outgoing Cayman Islands governor | Caribbean News Now
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has appointed Anwar Bokth Choudhury as the next governor of the Cayman Islands. Choudhury (58), who is currently based in Lima as Britain’s ambassador to Peru, will take up his appointment in March 2018, according to a release from the FCO. Anwar Choudhury, the next Governor of the Cayman Islands The next governor was born in Bangladesh and is Muslim   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands first solar farm commissioned
CUC president and CEO Richard Hew symbolically switches on the new solar farm GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Calling the event historic, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) president and CEO Richard Hew, along with project and government representatives, officially commissioned the Cayman Islands' first solar farm on Tuesday, which is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 800 homes   Read More ...
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Crime threatening Cayman Islands tourism, warns minister | Caribbean News Now
Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The recent crime spike in the Cayman Islands is threatening the tourism sector, the deputy premier said Friday, as he urged the community to help the police bring criminals to justice. Moses Kirkconnell, who has responsibility for this important economic pillar, said tourism has depended on “the beauty and safety of our Islands”, compared to other jurisdictions in the region as a major selling point   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands new national unity government sworn in
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – A coalition legislature is now in place in the Cayman Islands following days of uncertainty after the May 24 general election.On Wednesday, the coalition of 13 elected members was sworn in by Governor Helen Kilpatrick. Leading the government for a second term as Premier is Alden McLaughlin – leader of the People's Progressive Movement (PPM)   Read More ...
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New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – It’s a done deal! Tomorrow, a new 13-member government of the Cayman Islands will be installed with leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) Alden McLaughlin at the helm once again. After several days of intense negotiations that featured three previous deals, Premier-elect McLaughlin convinced his former political rival McKeeva Bush and his teammates from the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP) Bernie Bush and Eugene Banks, as well as three independents Austin Harris, Tara Rivers and Dwayne Seymour to join forces   Read More ...
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More drama in the Cayman Islands
drama in the Cayman Islands McLaughlin now to be sworn in as premier, Bush as speaker GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — There is a new twist to the formation of a Government in this British overseas territory, following the May 24 General Elections that resulted in none of the parties securing an outright victory.A new Government headed by the leader of the People's Progressive Movement (PPM), Alden McLaughlin, will be sworn into office at 10   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands governor confirms 'national unity' coalition | Caribbean News Now
(L-R) Moses Kirkconnell (PPM), Alden McLaughlin (PPM), McKeeva Bush (CDP), Roy Tatum (PPM official), Austin Harris (IND), Dr Joseph Marzouca (CDP official), Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, Governor Helen Kilpatrick and Eugene Ebanks (CDP) GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick has confirmed that Alden McLaughlin, the leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM), has enough support to form a government with him at the helm and the former opposition leader, McKeeva Bush, as speaker, after the two political leaders went to meet with her Monday   Read More ...
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New Cayman Islands coalition government appears set
Alden McLaughlin GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Following an inconclusive result to last week’s general elections in the Cayman Islands, Alden McLaughlin looks set to remain as the British territory’s leader in a coalition between his People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) and some of the independent MPs, following a weekend of deals, counter-deals, backroom talks and double-crossing. While the front bench line-up is not yet firm, McLaughlin said on Sunday he “expected to have a government in place” and would be “going to the governor tomorrow”   Read More ...
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Cayman Islands coalition government deal reportedly falls apart | Caribbean News Now
McKeeva Bush front and centre, with Ezzard Miller and Arden McLean in the back GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Following a very mixed result in the first ever election in the Cayman Islands under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in which no party, group or alliance has enough seats to form a government, a second attempt at putting together a potential coalition administration that was cobbled together just before midnight on Friday and which would have put former premier McKeeva Bush back at the helm of government was reportedly on shaky ground by Saturday morning   Read More ...
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Former Cayman Islands football official admits money laundering | Caribbean News Now
Costas Takkas BROOKLYN, USA -- On Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, the former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Costas Takkas, pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy in connection with his laundering of millions of dollars in bribes paid to now-former CONCACAF president and FIFA vice president, Jeffrey Webb. Takkas was the attaché to Webb at the time of Takkas’s arrest in Zurich, Switzerland pursuant to an indictment unsealed in May 2015 alleging various corrupt schemes in organized football   Read More ...
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