Archive for March 5th, 2018

Governor bids reluctant farewell

Governor bids reluctant farewell

| 05/03/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Helen Kilpatrick left the Cayman Islands Monday after four and a half years in the office of governor. Not only was she the first woman to serve in the job and the first not to come from a diplomatic background, she was also the longest-serving UK official and probably the most reluctant to l [...]

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Judge charged with DUI and careless driving

Judge charged with DUI and careless driving

| 05/03/2018
(CNS): Justice Ingrid Mangatal (53) has been charged with careless driving and DUI in connection with a crash on the West Bay Road last September, police have confirmed. The Grand Court judge is due to appear in Summary Court on 15 March after charges were laid against her Friday. Justice Mangatal [...]

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Two charged over home invasion last summer

Two charged over home invasion last summer

| 05/03/2018
(CNS): One man and a teenager from George Town have been charged with a catalog of offences, including a home invasion in Patrick’s Island in June 2017. The suspects are facing charges of gun possession, aggravated burglary, robbery theft, attempted burglary and damage to property. The charges [...]

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Three injured in Hell Road single-car smash

Three injured in Hell Road single-car smash

| 05/03/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Three people were taken to hospital on Sunday evening and treated for non-life-threatening injuries following a single-vehicle collision on Hell Road near Miss Daisy Lane. Police said a silver BMW overturned and was extensively damaged during the crash, which happened at around 8:10 yesterd [...]

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Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

Police recover gun and ganja after canoe chase

| 05/03/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested three men and recovered a .38 caliber revolver handgun, 49 rounds of ammunition and several packages of ganja weighing around 250lbs after a canoe chase in the early hours of Friday morning involving the police helicopter and the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit. Just after midnigh [...]

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Dart makes new bid for tunnel extension

Dart makes new bid for tunnel extension

| 05/03/2018 | 111 Comments
(CNS): The Central Planning Authority will consider a revised application this week from one of Dart’s network of companies to expand the tunnel currently under construction on West Bay Road. Cayman Shores was refused planning permission for the extension the last time it appeared before the C [...]

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Victim duped in online rental ad scam

Victim duped in online rental ad scam

| 05/03/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): At least one person has been conned by scammers using fake online advertisements on EcayTrade.com for apartments to rent on Grand Cayman. The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit (FCU) is investigating multiple reports concerning the fraudulent ads, where one victim lost CI$2,000, and police urged peo [...]

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Acting community affairs boss named chief

Acting community affairs boss named chief

| 05/03/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Teresa Echenique has been appointed as the chief officer for the community affairs ministry. She has been acting in the job for almost six months after the former post holder, Dorine Whittaker, took early retirement September 2017. A civil service veteran of some 25 years, Echenique was the [...]

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