Archive for June 13th, 2018

Officials remain mum over Choudhury’s suspension

Officials remain mum over Choudhury’s suspension

| 13/06/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Following the surprising news Wednesday that the governor has been suspended from his post and called back to London for an internal investigation, it has become apparent that Anwar Choudhury faces more than one complaint ,which appears to have originated before his time here. However, offici [...]

Continue Reading

Man gets six years for hitting boss with hammer

Man gets six years for hitting boss with hammer

| 13/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): A former warehouse man at Foster’s Supermarket has been sent to jail for six years after he was convicted of wounding with intent for hitting his supervisor on the head with a hammer. Dain Damean McPherson (33), who is from Jamaica, was working at the Countryside branch of the supermar [...]

Continue Reading

Police arrest GT man over cock-fighting

Police arrest GT man over cock-fighting

| 13/06/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): RCIPS community officers and staff from the Department of Agriculture have made another bust for suspected cockfighting. This time a 32-year-old man from George Town was arrested on suspicion of cruelty to an animal and unlawful gaming after the bust at a location on North Sound Road in the [...]

Continue Reading

Rogue driving persists as cops issue 283 speeding tickets

Rogue driving persists as cops issue 283 speeding tickets

| 13/06/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Inspector Ian Yearwood has highlighted the dangers posed by speeding drivers after the RCIPS traffic unit issued 283 speeding tickets in May and another 96 tickets for using a mobile phone while driving without a hands-free set. They also issued 171 tickets for excessive tint, 38 citations [...]

Continue Reading

Police seek help to find second missing teenager

Police seek help to find second missing teenager

| 13/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Police are asking for the public’s help in locating missing teenager Taj Yen, who has run away from what is understood to be the Bonaventure Boys Home. Yen, who is 16 years old, was last seen at the West Bay home yesterday, 12 June, at about 10:00am. At the time he was wearing a [&helli [...]

Continue Reading

Teenager charged in North Side killing

Teenager charged in North Side killing

| 13/06/2018
(CNS): A 19-year-old man from North Side was expected to appear in court Wednesday, having been charged with the murder of Timothy Rivers (66). Police said the young man, who is believed to be the victim’s son, was arrested in the wake of the tragic and brutal killing, in which Rivers was sta [...]

Continue Reading

Garbage collection troubles continue

Garbage collection troubles continue

| 13/06/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Department of Environmental Health officials have apologised yet again for garbage collection problems. This time the areas affected are in George Town and include Windsor Park, Banana Walk, Grand Harbour and Prospect Drive. Pick-up is scheduled to resume in these areas tomorrow (Thursday). [...]

Continue Reading

Police chopper rescues injured tanker crew member

Police chopper rescues injured tanker crew member

| 13/06/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): A crew member who was injured while working on a supertanker off the coast of the Cayman Islands Monday was airlifted by the police helicopter and brought to the hospital in George Town. Police said the 911 emergency centre received the report at about 3pm on 11 June from a member of the pub [...]

Continue Reading

Governor under investigation, suspended from office

Governor under investigation, suspended from office

| 13/06/2018 | 94 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury has been temporarily suspended from his posting and has been recalled to London, where he is currently under investigation as a result of complaints that have been made against him. The announcement was made by Premier Alden McLaughlin in statement from [...]

Continue Reading

See today’s question on
CNS Local Life