Archive for December 5th, 2017

Cubans injured after boat runs aground on Brac

Cubans injured after boat runs aground on Brac

| 05/12/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Three Cuban migrants received minor injuries Monday when their boat ran aground on the rocks in Cayman Brac. The Department of Immigration (DOI) confirmed that three Cuban men were stranded on the Sister Island after their makeshift vessel was completely destroyed. The group remained in immig [...]

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Over 800 PR applications reviewed since May

Over 800 PR applications reviewed since May

| 05/12/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): The Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board and administrative staff at the Department of Immigration have now considered 814 applications since work resumed in May after legal issues stalled the process and led to a backlog of over a 1,000 people waiting on decisions. So far, 385 appl [...]

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Car thieves steal another Honda Civic

Car thieves steal another Honda Civic

| 05/12/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Car thieves’ attraction for Hondas shows no sign of abating, with the theft of another Honda Civic yesterday. Police said the 1995 silver car, registration 147 910, was taken sometime between 10:00pm on Sunday and 8:30am yesterday from an undisclosed location in West Bay. The theft fo [...]

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Immigration collects $67k in admin fines over 5 months

Immigration collects $67k in admin fines over 5 months

| 05/12/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The enforcement division of the immigration department collected CI$67,457.50 in administrative fines between 1 July and 24 November after investigating 289 infractions, including people overstaying and bosses employing people outside the terms of a work permit. The enforcement division is r [...]

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Bullets found in bathroom at Brac school

Bullets found in bathroom at Brac school

| 05/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of a small quantity of ammunition found in a bathroom at the Layman Scott High School on Cayman Brac. The RCIPS said officers on the Brac went to the school to recover the bullets after they called just before 5:00pm Monday. Police did [...]

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Prison turns to UK for interim boss

Prison turns to UK for interim boss

| 05/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The deputy director of operations at HMP Northward, Daniel Greaves, will be acting as director for just two weeks, ministry officials said Tuesday, as they have reached out to the UK to find an interim replacement for Neil Lavis, who leaves the post in less than two weeks. In a release about [...]

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Cayman among jurisdictions on EU ‘grey-list’

Cayman among jurisdictions on EU ‘grey-list’

| 05/12/2017 | 51 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has dodged the European Union Council’s black-list of 17 uncooperative nations after the much-anticipated tax list was published Tuesday. However, this jurisdiction and more than 40 other countries are on a ‘grey-list’ of countries that have agreed to take [...]

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