Archive for January 10th, 2017

New voter list confirmed at 19,449

New voter list confirmed at 19,449

| 10/01/2017 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Almost one thousand more voters have been added to the country’s electoral roll as the voter drive ahead of the May General Election continues and the clock ticks on the registration deadline. As Cayman gears up for the first ever national poll under a system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies, […]

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Just six recruits from 114 begin cop training

Just six recruits from 114 begin cop training

| 10/01/2017 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Five men and one woman from a diverse range of backgrounds began the classroom element of their RCIPS training Monday. The 2017 recruit class is smaller than police management said they had hoped after they received 114 applications during last September’s recruitment campaign. Once the minimum qualifications were met, criminal record checks made, exams taken, […]

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Marine cops warn boaters after men rescued at sea

Marine cops warn boaters after men rescued at sea

| 10/01/2017 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police have once again raised concerns about marine safety after a near miss this weekend, when two men were rescued at sea on a boat with no life jackets. The two men aboard a small boat were saved by a private boat owner in the early hours of Sunday morning off the coast of […]

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Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

| 10/01/2017 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The disgraced former local football hero, Jeffrey Webb, is about to lose his one-time home in Savannah after Fidelity Bank began legal proceedings to seize and sell the house to recover the near $300,000 that Webb reportedly owes on the property. In the first Government Gazette of the year, a demand notice published by […]

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Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

| 10/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Some six months after a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a silver Chevrolet Coronado on Shamrock Road, police have charged the Honda driver with a number of drug offences. The RCIPS said the 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged on 21 December with possession of cocaine with intent to supply, […]

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Premier recovering from kidney stone surgery

Premier recovering from kidney stone surgery

| 10/01/2017 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin was admitted to the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town Monday with severe stomach pains that turned out to be kidney stones, officials have stated. The country’s leader has already undergone successful surgery and plans to be back at his desk before the week is out. In a short statement from […]

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