Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

Tourist mugged by cyclist in George Town

| 27/08/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A woman visiting the Cayman Islands was attacked Friday night on the street near to Sunset House by a man on a bicycle. Police received the report yesterday evening at about 9.20pm from the victim, who said she was robbed as she walked along South Church Street in George Town. The 26-year-old tourist said she […]

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Police find suspect after manhunt

Police find suspect after manhunt

| 25/08/2016

(CNS) Updated Sunday: Police say they have found Jamaican national Christopher Green (32). Last week the RCIPS asked the public for help in tracking him down but now say that he was arrested Saturday by police without incident and remains in custody. Police said Thursday that Green was believed to be in the Cayman Islands […]

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Immigration officer will be suspended

Immigration officer will be suspended

| 27/08/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): With the news this week that an unidentified senior immigration officer was arrested after a police raid that turned up a gun, drugs and an illegal immigrant, the home affairs ministry has confirmed that the woman will be placed on required leave. No one has been charged yet but five people were arrested, including […]

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Voters urged to cooperate with election officials

Voters urged to cooperate with election officials

| 27/08/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The drive to update the existing register of voters for the May 2017 General Elections began on Saturday, when over 160 elections officials began the massive campaign of going door-to-door to every home in Cayman. The enumerators will be knocking on doors until the end of September in order to ensure the voter list […]

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Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

Cops get on their bikes to get back into community

| 27/08/2016 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Police bicycle patrols around Grand Cayman have been redeployed as part of the RCIPS’ goal to enhance the its neighbourhood policing strategy and increase community engagement. Police officers from the neighbourhood policing department got back on their bikes on 17 August and since then, they have been out daily at different times in different […]

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Eleven more Cuban migrants land in Cayman

Eleven more Cuban migrants land in Cayman

| 27/08/2016 | 5 Comments

(CNS): As the number of Cubans trying to make it to the United States shows no sign of relenting, another eleven migrants have landed in Cayman over the last ten days and are currently being held by immigration. Officials said that two Cubans arrived on 17 August in Grand Cayman, though they did not give […]

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Local economy on the up, claims minister

Local economy on the up, claims minister

| 26/08/2016 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Finance Minister Marco Archer said that the local economy is on the up after figures released by the Economics and Statistics Office indicated that economic activity in the Cayman Islands, as measured by the gross domestic product, was estimated to have grown by 2.4% in the first quarter of 2016. “The domestic economy continued […]

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Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

Street dealer jailed for 6.5 years

| 26/08/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Alex Adrian Ebanks (25) was jailed for six and a half years Thursday after he admitted a catalogue of drug related charges and street level dealing of cocaine. Ebanks was arrested last summer after a raid at his home in George Town, where police found over 100 grams of coke, several ounces of ganja […]

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Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

Another suspect gunman rounded up by cops

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): In a flurry of firearm-related arrests and charges over the last two weeks, the police have rounded up another suspect gunman, who was charged today in connection with a modified flare gun. The 22-year-old man from East End has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and was expected to appear in court […]

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East End man arrested over violent assault

East End man arrested over violent assault

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from East End has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a serious and violent assault on a man, who underwent brain surgery and is currently in a coma as a result of severe head injuries sustained in the attack at the weekend. The 50-year-old victim was found […]

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Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

Immigration officer arrested in gun & drug bust

| 25/08/2016

(CNS): The police have arrested a female immigration officer and four others following a raid in Savannah Thursday morning, in which police recovered a gun, ammunition and drugs. The early morning bust was in connection with shots fired at a property in Omega Drive, Prospect, on Tuesday. Police said today’s 6am operation was conducted following “diligent […]

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