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Bryan attends another regional tourism conference

Bryan attends another regional tourism conference

| 21/05/2024 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Tourism minister, Kenneth Bryan is on the road again this time in Jamaica at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Marketplace in Montego Bay. A delegation of tourism officials and private sector partners has gone to the event where intra-Caribbean travel and air connection will be on the agenda just as Cayman Airways […]

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Police investigate allegations of abuse by teacher

Police investigate allegations of abuse by teacher

| 21/05/2024

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that an investigation is underway into allegations of abuse by a primary school teacher. The deputy principal of the Joanna Clarke Primary, Janet Harris, is understood to have been suspended and is working remotely after accusations were made about the senior teacher physically abusing a five-year-old boy who attends the […]

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NRA paints speed limits on road surfaces

NRA paints speed limits on road surfaces

| 21/05/2024 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun marking speed limit changes on the surface of the roads. Officials said in a release that the “red and white roundels can be found on Cayman’s roads island-wide” and were rolled out in partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure, the RCIPS and the Department of Vehicles & […]

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Intent key to murder charge against grocer

Intent key to murder charge against grocer

| 17/05/2024

(CNS): Bryan Roy Welcome (42) intended to kill or cause his business associate, Omar Ryan (34), serious harm when the car he was driving ran over him in a parking lot off David Foster Road last July, according to the crown case against him. The incident followed an altercation between the two men over a […]

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Cyclist mugs another cyclist on George Town street

Cyclist mugs another cyclist on George Town street

| 17/05/2024 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a mugging in which one cyclist robbed another on South Church Street in George Town in the early hours of Thursday morning. A man was riding a bicycle along South Church Street in the vicinity of Thompson Drive about 12:30am yesterday when he was rammed by another male cyclist, which knocked him […]

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3 ministers and MP hand-deliver $80k of aid to Roatan

3 ministers and MP hand-deliver $80k of aid to Roatan

| 17/05/2024 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Three Cabinet ministers, an MP, a number of public servants and private sector delegates were all sent to deliver around CI$80,000 worth of medical supplies this week on a Cayman Airways flight to Honduras. A devastating fire burned down the only public hospital in Roatan on 19 April and four days later, the Bay […]

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Suspicion is not evidence, say lawyers in bank burglary

Suspicion is not evidence, say lawyers in bank burglary

| 17/05/2024

(CNS): After a two-month-long trial, all four lawyers representing the defendants accused of being part of a burglary at a George Town bank almost eight years ago urged the jury not to convict on suspicion because that is not evidence. As the attorneys delivered closing arguments on Monday and Tuesday, they all said the crown […]

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Man charged and remanded over serious assault

Man charged and remanded over serious assault

| 16/05/2024

(CNS): Patrick McKenzie (49) from West Bay has been charged with a list of offences in relation to a violent assault. He is accused of entering a woman’s home Monday morning and stabbing her multiple times. McKenzie appeared in court Thursday facing charges of aggravated burglary, wounding with intent, common assault and criminal trespass. He […]

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Four Cubans detained by CBC in Cayman Brac

Four Cubans detained by CBC in Cayman Brac

| 16/05/2024 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Four men who reached Cayman Brac aboard a small wooden boat at around 5:30am on Tuesday were detained by customs officers after they opted not to continue their journey. Officials said the migrants are being processed in accordance with established CBC protocols. This is the second vessel carrying Cuban migrants to enter local waters […]

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PPM accuses gov’t of ‘abandoning’ cruise tourism ship

PPM accuses gov’t of ‘abandoning’ cruise tourism ship

| 16/05/2024 | 131 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart has accused the government of a “catastrophic failure” in managing the cruise tourism sector. He said the UPM had adopted an “abandon ships” strategy, doing nothing as bigger cruise ships now plying the Caribbean are diverted to other ports. The PPM leader did not say whether or not his party […]

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Handel cuts new deal with Dart to take on Royal Palms

Handel cuts new deal with Dart to take on Royal Palms

| 16/05/2024 | 80 Comments

(CNS): Handel Whittaker has cut a new deal with Dart to take over the derelict Royal Palms site that the corporation bought over six years ago but then allowed it to fall into a state of disrepair. Whittaker operated Calico Jack’s until it closed when Dart ended his lease there in 2020 at the start […]

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