Archive for March, 2018

Stepfather jailed for indecent assault on child

Stepfather jailed for indecent assault on child

| 29/03/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): A Filipino national who admitted touching his 11-year-old stepdaughter’s breast is likely to be deported in a matter of days after he was given a six month prison term Thursday for three counts of indecent assault. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested after he wa [...]

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Police urge community to stay safe over holidays

Police urge community to stay safe over holidays

| 29/03/2018 | 56 Comments
(CNS): As Cayman prepares to enjoy a favourite holiday weekend and people head to the beach, police are urging them to protect themselves and their property if they are planning to go camping or to spend time on the water. As well as securing homes that could be unoccupied for the entire weekend, ca [...]

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Woman beats off intruder with baseball bat

Woman beats off intruder with baseball bat

| 29/03/2018 | 83 Comments
(CNS): A Bodden Town woman who returned home at lunchtime Monday found a masked man in her bedroom but she managed to give him a couple of good whacks with a metal baseball bat and called 911, which caused him to run out of the house. The 44-year-old woman, who is just 5 foot, 2½ […] [...]

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Troubled teenager on the run again

Troubled teenager on the run again

| 28/03/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Just two days after 15-year-old Motesha Mothen was found after running away last week, she has absconded again. The teenager, who is from West Bay but is currently staying at the Francis Bodden Girls Home in Bodden Town, attended the John Gray High School, where she is a student, in her unifo [...]

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Governor counts himself ‘lucky’ over new job

Governor counts himself ‘lucky’ over new job

| 28/03/2018 | 74 Comments
(CNS): Governor Anwar Choudhury asked guests at Government House rhetorically, “How lucky am I, as an ambassador, to be given this wonderful placement?” Speaking at a reception at his new home Tuesday evening on his second day on island and clearly delighted with his new job, he also no [...]

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Legal scholarship takes Caymanian lawyer to partner

Legal scholarship takes Caymanian lawyer to partner

| 28/03/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Samuel Banks, who began his legal career as a Cayman Islands Appleby scholarship recipient before joining the articled clerk programme, has been made a partner. Called to the bar in 2010 Banks is now a Blockchain technology and insurance expert in the firm’s corporate practice group an [...]

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Cruise ship crew member missing in Cayman

Cruise ship crew member missing in Cayman

| 28/03/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): A 34-year-old Cuban woman working on a cruise ship that docked in Grand Cayman Tuesday was reported missing after she failed to re-board the ship before its departure from George Town later that day. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service were told about the missing woman yesterday (Tuesday [...]

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Cash security robbed at fast-food restaurant

Cash security robbed at fast-food restaurant

| 28/03/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): Security staff collecting cash from Wendy’s in Savannah were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night. The RCIPS said that just before 11:40pm yesterday police officers were called to the scene following a report that the guards in a security van had been approached by two armed men with their [...]

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Police net drunk dump truck driver at bar

Police net drunk dump truck driver at bar

| 28/03/2018
(CNS): A 58-year-old North Side man ended up behind bars last Friday night after he was found to be almost two times over the alcohol limit behind the wheel of a dump truck. The police caught up with the driver and his truck outside a George Town bar after other drivers called in a report about [&h [...]

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Cayman jumps up ranks in financial centre index

Cayman jumps up ranks in financial centre index

| 28/03/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has jumped up eleven places in this year’s first edition of The Global Financial Centres Index. The biannual report rates and then ranks over 100 cities and jurisdictions that offer financial services, and Cayman is now the highest ranked centre in the Caribbean, w [...]

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Dump turns away debris over equipment failure

Dump turns away debris over equipment failure

| 27/03/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Trouble at the George Town landfill shows no sign of abating as the Department of Environmental Health has now announced that it has been forced to temporarily halt the intake of construction debris and vegetative waste due to equipment failure. Despite claims from officials earlier this week [...]

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