(CNS): News headlines rarely make people smile but that’s about to change at CNS with the launch of a our new website CNS Local Life, which will be dedicated to community and sports news and all the good stuff that is going on in these islands. As society’s watchdog, it is the media’s job to keep politicians and […]
(CNS): Commuters to the eastern districts were held up in a long tail-back Wednesday evening after a major road crash at around 5:30pm, which involved two cars and a truck, with one vehicle catching fire. Emergency crews responded to the collision on Shamrock Road at the junction of Buddy’s Way in Bodden Town, which caused […]
(CNS): A 22-year-old local man from George Town was arrest by police on Friday (27 March) and charged with burglary in connection with a church break-in. An RCIPS spokesperson said the young man was suspected of a burglary at the First Assembly of God Church, on Old Crewe Road in George Town. The break-in was […]
(CNS): A local woman who was convicted of stealing from the National Drugs Council earlier this year failed to appear for her sentencing hearing Thursday. Kimberlee McLean-Bryan (29) had admitted one count of false accounting and two of theft during her time at the government drug agency in January and had been bailed to return […]
(CNS): In a new effort to “Caymanize” the local police service, the RCIPS is launching a month-long campaign to hire fifteen new police officers and they are also hoping to attract more women into the force. At a police press briefing on Wednesday morning Commissioner of Police David Baines said this round of recruitment will […]
(CNS): A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to abduction, robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a car-jacking last September on Shedden Road, close to Mango Tree in George Town. Kenoi Smith is accused of forcing his victim into his car when armed with a gun in his waistband and making […]
(CNS): With more than 5,000 people diagnosed with diabetes in Cayman in 2014, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) marked World Kidney Day earlier this month with free tests at the hospital to raise awareness and help diagnose possible problems. Cayman remains an island with high levels of kidney disease because of the prevalence […]
(CNS Business): Cayman’s leader, Premier Alden McLaughlin, was joined by the CEO of Dart Enterprises at the House of Lords this week in promoting Cayman when he delivered a key-note address at the Caribbean Council reception. As McLaughlin sold the crowd on the benefits of investing in Cayman and the future projects government has planned, […]
(CNS): The Cayman Islands football team clung onto a goal-less draw in the World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday evening during a relentless game of attack from the Belize squad playing in front of a home crowd in Belmopan. The Cayman national team was in trouble from the first minute, when Belize was awarded a penalty […]
(CNS) The director of public prosecutions is seeking to recover the missing cash which was stolen from the Buckingham Square branch of Cayman National Bank in June 2012 from the convicted robbers. The largest ever heist in Cayman and understood to be the biggest bank stick-up in the region, more than half a million dollars […]
(CNS): A Tsunami simulation exercise across the Caribbean today will test the regional countries readiness for such an event. Cayman is taking part to evaluate its own local tsunami response plans, increase preparedness, as well as improve coordination throughout the region.
(CNS): As the local university goes through the process of attempting to gain accreditation for the institution, a spokesperson for the college has said that the approval from the UK’s accrediting body, Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC), will only cover the UCCI as an institution but not the qualifications it awards.