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Archive for April 18th, 2017

DoE opens $2 green iguana cull registration

DoE opens $2 green iguana cull registration

| 18/04/2017 | 49 Comments
(CNS): People interested in taking part in this year’s green iguana cull to reduce the numbers of the ubiquitous pest are asked to register tomorrow with the Department of Environment. Wednesday 19 April will be the first open day of registration for eligible locals and businesses to register [...]

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Scammers impersonate cops in phone credit con

Scammers impersonate cops in phone credit con

| 18/04/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The police are warning the public of a telephone scam in which at least one Sister Island resident was conned out of their cash. Officers said the scam involves top-up phone credit to Jamaican telephone numbers. In a case reported to police last week, a member of the public on Little Cayman [...]

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Driver charged in 2016 road death

Driver charged in 2016 road death

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): A man was charged yesterday with causing death by dangerous driving and DUI in relation to a fatal road collision 14 months ago on Shamrock Road, Savannah, near to Countryside Shopping Village. The 54-year-old man was arrested at the scene where Denvil Mitchell (40) from West Bay died in the [...]

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Suspected restaurant burglar charged

Suspected restaurant burglar charged

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): A George Town man was expected in court Tuesday after police charged him in connection with four burglaries at small restaurants in the capital over the last month. He was arrested on Thursday (13 April) after a burglary on 11 April at a restaurant on Eastern Avenue, when the suspect grabbed [...]

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Three suspects charged in Brac beating

Three suspects charged in Brac beating

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): Two teenagers and a man in his early 20’s have been charged six months after an elderly man on Cayman Brac was beaten in a bar. The 77-year-old victim was attacked and beaten at the Coral Isle bar during an altercation with a group of young men and suffered a broken wrist and broken fi [...]

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UK PM calls snap election for June

UK PM calls snap election for June

| 18/04/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans for a general election in the UK on 8 June. The Conservative Party leader took up the country’s top job after David Cameron resigned following the ‘Brexit’ referendum and could have stayed as PM until 2020, despite not being the par [...]

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‘Candidate X’ disqualified from election

‘Candidate X’ disqualified from election

| 18/04/2017 | 110 Comments
(CNS): The chief justice has ruled that a spent conviction for dishonesty has disqualified a candidate from office. As a result of a court order, however, the media has been banned from identifying the candidate to protect his character. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie found that there are conditions [...]

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