(CMR) A Jamaican man who arrived in the Cayman Islands illegally in 2020 and was found in possession of two firearms and ammunition was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Wednesday, 22 June. Andrew Beckford was charged with two counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition following a major drug […]
(CMR) A man was stabbed in his eye, while another man was stabbed in the abdomen during an altercation outside “The Bird” in the Seven Miles Shops early Friday morning. Police reports are that just after 12:40 AM, 24 June, officers responded to a report of a stabbing incident outside the bar in Seven Mile […]
(CMR) Fuel sector regulator, OfReg, has fined the operator Rubis a total of $225,000 for operational failures that led to a fuel tank leak at the Jackson Point Terminal in November 2019. The discovery of the leak at the time led to immediate action by Rubis and OfReg to minimize the risk to the public. […]
(CMR) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has promoted five female employees since the start of this year, including the recent promotion of Angelina Partridge, Helen Spiegel, and Tina Harris. Mrs. Partridge was promoted to Acting Deputy Managing Director – General Counsel as of 16 May 2022, having served as Deputy General Counsel since March […]
(CMR) The virus that causes polio, which was eliminated from the UK in 2003, has been detected in a concerning number of sewage samples in London, the BBC has reported. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said it was probably imported to London by someone who was recently vaccinated overseas with a live form of […]
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(CMR) Kelvin Scott (53), a man who used a knife to cut a woman in the face during an altercation in Cayman Brac on Monday, 20 June, was arrested on suspicion of wounding, threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon, causing fear or provocation of violence, and breach of a probation order. Police reported […]
Shortly after 12:40AM today, 24 June, officers responded to a report of a stabbing incident outside a bar in Seven Mile Shops on West Bay Road. Two men were stabbed by a third, who then fled the scene. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.
On Wednesday, 22 June, officers arrested the man, age 53 of Cayman Brac, on suspicion of wounding, threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon, causing fear or provocation of violence, and breach of a probation order. He appears in court today, 23 June in relation to these offences.
On Monday 20th June, around midday, police received a report of the theft of kite boarding equipment to a value exceeding $20,000 CI, from a secured metal trailer located in an open lot at Barkers Beach, West Bay.
A 25-year-old man of George Town was re-arrested on 17th June in relation to an incident that originally took place on 27 May where the man was arrested on suspicion of possession and consumption of ganja, causing fear or provocation of violence and other related offences.
(CNS): There are an estimated 916 active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands as of Thursday morning, but the spread continues to decline, according to the latest weekly Public Health Spotlight report. Between 12 and 18 June, 369 cases of the virus were reported, with the daily average dropping from 67 in the previous […]
(CNS): Following news Wednesday night of a disturbance at the Customs and Border Control Detention Centre at Fairbanks, the CBC said on Thursday afternoon that the situation was now calm. The unrest appears to have erupted after more migrants came down with chickenpox, as the virus appears to be spreading among those detained by border […]
(CNS): A woman on Cayman Brac has been treated at Faith Hospital and a 53-year-old man has been arrested after an altercation at a home on Monday night. The RCIPS said that shortly after 8:00pm on 20 June, officers responded to a report that a man and woman who are known to each other had […]
(CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has awarded a CI$78,000 contract to consultants to conduct a ‘Value Of Solar Study’ to help the country move towards its renewable energy goals. OfReg is responsible for regulating the emerging solar sector and this is a small step in the long process towards that aim. In […]
(CNS): A coroner’s inquest has found that the death of Wesley Clarke at the Cayman Islands hospital in 2017, five years after he was violently attacked, was unlawful. Clarke was stabbed in the neck at a party in June 2012 and shortly afterwards slipped into a coma, from which he never awoke. The jury found […]
(CNS): Chris Ollen McLaughlin (30) died as a result of misadventure, a jury found in Coroners Court Wednesday, having heard evidence that he was more than two times over the legal alcohol limit and travelling at 97mph when he crashed his car on Sea View Road in March 2016. According to local crash reconstruction expert […]
Fast and furious competition as high school robotics enthusiasts from all over the island gathered at Cayman International School for the FIRST Tech Challenge – a Minds Inspired showdown. It’s about way more than robotics (although that part is pretty cool), this tech tournament teaches students to think like engineers. They design, build, and code […]
For the 13th year, the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants recognized the hard work and dedication of our next generation of accountants at a gala awards ceremony. Enjoy the live broadcast and be sure to follow CIIPA on its social media channels.
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