Archive for August 18th, 2017

Woman attacked while running in Barkers

Woman attacked while running in Barkers

| 18/08/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was out running at around 6:30 along one of the mangrove tracks in the dikes in Barkers National Park, on Friday morning, was attacked by a man from behind wearing a T-shirt over his face, police have said. The woman sustained minor injuries and the attacker fled into the dikes. [...]

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Consultants to review Cayman fire service

Consultants to review Cayman fire service

| 18/08/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): The government has engaged another set of local consultants, this time to review the Cayman Islands Fire Service in order to “help develop an appropriate standard of operations for fire services, and to reshape the overall organisational structure”, officials said in a release Thursday. P [...]

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Shedding light on the solar eclipse

Shedding light on the solar eclipse

| 18/08/2017
Would you be able to find out the best time and place in Cayman to view the August solar eclipse and how much of the sun will be obscured here? [...]

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Syed gets 8 years for UCCI theft

Syed gets 8 years for UCCI theft

| 18/08/2017 | 80 Comments
(CNS): Hassan Iftikar Syed (51), the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who was convicted of stealing and defrauding the institution of over CI$700,000 of public money, was handed an eight-year prison term, Friday. Justice Phillip St John-Stevens, the visiting ju [...]

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Strengthening expected as Harvey rolls into Caribbean

Strengthening expected as Harvey rolls into Caribbean

| 18/08/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Tropical Storm Harvey was rolling westward towards the Caribbean on Friday afternoon at about 21mph with winds of around 40mph which forecasters said were expected to strengthen. On the predicted path the storm should pass well south of the Cayman area but the local weather service is continu [...]

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