FORMER TT sprinter Ato Modibo Stephens has been sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment in the Cayman Islands, after being found guilty of misuse of an ICT network, at the end of a trial regarding allegations that he acted inappropriately with a 14-year-old female athlete. Stephens was found not guilty of two counts of indecent assault and one count of gross indecency.
Ato Modibo Stephens has been extradited from the United States to the Cayman Islands to face allegations of sexual abuse while he worked as a coach here. The 37-year-old Olympic athlete, who is married to Cayman’s track star Cydonie Mothersill, is charged with indecent assault, gross indecency and misuse of an ICTA network involving a minor.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confirmation hearing yesterday over his handling of thousands of mortgage foreclosures and his failure to initially disclose to the committee nearly $100 million in assets and interests in a Cayman Islands corporation.
Newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Cayman Island Derek Byrne issued the suspension notices on Friday, his first public administrative disciplinary action.
Consistency in delivering excellence and a commitment to providing “Cayman kind” experiences has once again earned the Cayman Islands a record breaking year of visitation.
The Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands has honoured twenty-one-year old Lloyd Barker as its Man of the Year.
Mr. Barker, the youngest of thirteen nominees, is currently a Law student at Carleton University, Canada. The young Caymanian was recognised for his community service, contribution to the arts, cultural activities, athletics and mentorship of other young people and his work with disabled students.
Hundreds of mourners turned out to King’s Seventh-day Adventist church off Walker’s Road in the Cayman Islands on the weekend to pay tribute to murdered 6-year-old Bethany Butler.
Elected members of the Cayman Islands Cabinet would be granted heretofore unseen powers over the appointment, removal and training of justices of the peace, if changes to local legislation are approved in the Legislative Assembly.
A 23 year old man died this week in Cayman Islands, in what police say was a a one-vehicle crash on Shamrock Road in the Savannah area.
More than 70 people in the Cayman showed up at a public awareness meeting at a hospital on Monday night to hear of any plans the local health and other government authorities have in place to deal with a case of the deadly Ebola virus, should it reach these shores.