Archive for May 15th, 2018

Complaints reveal chaos in bus sector

Complaints reveal chaos in bus sector

| 15/05/2018 | 105 Comments
(CNS): Documents released by the tourism ministry detailing hundreds of reported complaints made about bus and taxi drivers throughout 2017 paint a picture of chaos within the Cayman Islands Public Transport Unit. From drivers falling asleep at the wheel and crashing while carrying visitors to fight [...]

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Man arrested after suspicious behaviour with kids

Man arrested after suspicious behaviour with kids

| 15/05/2018
(CNS): A 37-year-old man from West Bay is currently in custody after he was arrested Monday night on suspicion of attempted abduction. Police received a report on Sunday morning that a man was interacting inappropriately with two children at an address on West Bay Road, near Piper Way and the hea [...]

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Police detain 92-year-old woman after raid

Police detain 92-year-old woman after raid

| 15/05/2018
(CNS): Police have confirmed that the woman arrested last week during a gun bust in George Town was 92 years old. A spokesperson for the RCIPS said she was taken to the detention centre for just a brief period and questioned in accordance with procedure after any illegal firearm is discovered at a r [...]

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Traffic clampdown ‘new normal’, says senior cop

Traffic clampdown ‘new normal’, says senior cop

| 15/05/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS is continuing its traffic enforcement operations and last week caught dozens of drivers breaking the law. Eleven drunk drivers were arrested, eight of them this past weekend alone, and 66 drivers were ticketed for speeding. Having reformed and now fully staffed the traffic unit, the [...]

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Cayman’s offshore rivals target crypto market

Cayman’s offshore rivals target crypto market

| 15/05/2018 | 52 Comments
(CNS): As the global cryptocurrency sector heats up, job creating international investment is seeking out suitable jurisdictions and Cayman Islands’ offshore rivals are looking to steal a march on this growth by introducing crypto-friendly laws and legislation, with Bermuda in pole position. B [...]

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Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

| 15/05/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The 64-year-old woman who died Thursday following a snorkelling trip off the coast of George Town has been identified by the police as Doris Ann Sarauer, who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Minnesota in the United States. Emergency services responded to a report made about 11: [...]

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GM mozzie trial in WB may have failed

GM mozzie trial in WB may have failed

| 15/05/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): Documents and correspondence released to GeneWatch, a UK-based NGO, under a freedom of information request appear to show that there is no evidence that the controversial release of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in West Bay by Oxitec in co-ordination with the Cayman Islands M [...]

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