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‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

| 24/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Fire crews worked for more than eight hours through Sunday night to douse a blaze at the Jackson Point Fuel terminal which saw residents in South Sound evacuated until the early hours of Monday. The Cayman Islands Fire Service gave the all clear for residents to return home shortly before 3:0 [...]

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GT hotel projects begin planning process

GT hotel projects begin planning process

| 23/07/2017
(CNS Business): Two new hotel development projects on the coastline along North Church Street in George Town have begun the planning process after one project was listed to be heard at this week’s Central Planning Authority meeting and developers for a second recently announced that they had submi [...]

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Teenage bike rider in serious smash

Teenage bike rider in serious smash

| 23/07/2017
(CNS): An underage motorbike rider was badly inured when the green and white Kawasaki motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Breakers on Friday evening at around 8pm. The 15-year-old boy was heading towards East End when he and the Suzuki Swift, which was heading towards Bodden Town, coll [...]

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Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

| 20/07/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): In addition to the fatal collision at the airport this week, there was another accident involving a pedestrian as well as two serious crashes over the weekend, police said. After another three people wound up in hospital with serious injuries just days after the police joined forces with the [...]

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Driver loses control and lands in ocean

Driver loses control and lands in ocean

| 20/07/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A car ended up in the ocean Thursday morning after its driver lost control along North Church Street, George Town, police said. Other witnesses suggested the driver was confused over the gas and brake pedals, but either way the vehicle wound up in the sea just behind Mr Arthur’s grocery [...]

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Travel agents weather the internet storm

Travel agents weather the internet storm

| 18/07/2017
(CNS Business): With all the online options for booking flights and hotels, it would be understandable to think that the days of the good, old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar travel agent have gone the way of the dodo. But while the rise of travel websites has siphoned off business and thinned the marke [...]

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Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The death of Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie has hit many people hard in Cayman as the doctor was a regular visitor to the local hospital, where she was much loved by patients and colleagues alike. Dr Jones-Leslie had been a locum at the HSA’s Women’s Health Clinic for several years and w [...]

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Premier urges elders to join new council

Premier urges elders to join new council

| 18/07/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The newly established Council for Older Persons is looking to recruit six additional members this month to represent the districts. The council, which includes up to seven government-appointed members, will meet once a month to discuss issues impacting the elderly in the community. Premier A [...]

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Tropical Storm Don rolls towards Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Don rolls towards Windward Islands

| 18/07/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Tropical Storm Don, which emerged last night several hundred miles southeast of Barbados, was rolling towards the Windward Islands Tuesday. At 8am the storm was around 210 miles southeast of Barbados and some 320 miles east of Grenada, with winds in excess of 50mph. The NHC said Don was movi [...]

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Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

| 18/07/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS) Updated: The police have confirmed that Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, died at the George Town hospital earlier this morning as a result of the injuries she sustained when she was hit by a taxi outside the airport yesterday. Police said that the 69-year-old man, from Bodden T [...]

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Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

| 17/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police have found 12-year-old Hayleigh Sciamonte with help from the public. The young girl who had been missing since Friday, 14 July was last seen near her home in West Bay on Grass Piece Lane until Today when she was  located in the district. Police said Hayleigh was spotted by a member o [...]

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