Archive for February, 2018

Couple robbed in armed home invasion

Couple robbed in armed home invasion

| 28/02/2018 | 74 Comments
(CNS): A man and woman were accosted last night by two armed masked men near the doorstep of their house in Patrick’s Island, George Town, police have said. The couple arrived home shortly before 10:45pm on Tuesday, 27 February. As they got out of their car, the robbers, who were brandishing [...]

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EE man arrested in connection with fatal crash

EE man arrested in connection with fatal crash

| 28/02/2018
(CNS): A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a crash in East End earlier this month in which Altameka Bodden-Price (28) was killed. Police said the man, who was driving the car in a remote location in the district, was arrested yesterday, 27 February, on suspicion of causing death b [...]

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Nurse killed in Cayman Brac crash

Nurse killed in Cayman Brac crash

| 28/02/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A 51-year-old woman was killed on Cayman Brac after two cars crashed on Bight Road late last night. CNS understand that the woman who died at the scene was a nurse, originally from Jamaica. According to the police report, she was driving a Toyota RAV4 when it collided head-on with a Honda Int [...]

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MACI missing cruise business over marriage

MACI missing cruise business over marriage

| 28/02/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s shipping registry is not attracting cruise lines because current local legislation prevents ships registered here from conducting on-board weddings elsewhere, the chief executive officer of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands has said. During the previous administratio [...]

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Lobster season comes to an end

Lobster season comes to an end

| 28/02/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Today is the last day this season that people can take lobster from Cayman Islands waters legally. The season closes tomorrow, when it will no longer be lawful to take, purchase, receive or possess lobster originating from Cayman waters. “The closed season is designed to give the local lo [...]

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Fire crews battle East End bush blaze

Fire crews battle East End bush blaze

| 28/02/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Officials have confirmed that firefighters worked through the night and have now extinguished the brush fire which was blazing near the East End quarry throughout the night. The blaze was doused by around 3.35am Wednesday but the fire crews remained at the scene until 5am to make sur [...]

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Doesn’t want paper phone directory

Doesn’t want paper phone directory

| 27/02/2018
I am sick of people leaving promotional junk on my doorstep. I religiously recycle everything it is possible to recycle in the Cayman Islands and strongly object to having these magazines, leaflets and whatever — which I call unasked for garbage — left for me whether I want them or not. The late [...]

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US mosquito expert lands top job at MRCU

US mosquito expert lands top job at MRCU

| 27/02/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The new head of the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) is an American mosquito expert, government officials confirmed Tuesday. Dr James “Jim” McNelly will start work in Cayman on Monday, 5 March, when he leaves his current job at the Mosquito Control Division of Volusia County in [...]

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Cops begin dedicated community beats

Cops begin dedicated community beats

| 27/02/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS has formally launched its new community, or neighbourhood, beats that the senior management is hoping will herald a new era of partnership and trust between the people and the police. Grand Cayman has been divided into a dozen beat areas, with 26 dedicated officers assigned to cover [...]

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Thieves make off with Honda full of tools

Thieves make off with Honda full of tools

| 27/02/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for a 1999 green Honda Civic, registration #154 629, which was stolen from an address in George Town sometime before 8:30pm Monday, 26 February. According to the latest car theft report, the vehicle was full of various construction tools when it was taken from Hickor [...]

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Police pepper spray drunk women during arrest

Police pepper spray drunk women during arrest

| 27/02/2018
(CNS): Police said that they used pepper spray to subdue two women on Saturday night who caused a drunken disturbance outside a West Bay bar. Officers were called to Kelly’s Bar on Birch Tree Hill Road around midnight, where they found a 22-year-old-woman from the district shouting expletives and [...]

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