Archive for August, 2018

Jetski collision lands one rider in hospital

Jetski collision lands one rider in hospital

| 31/08/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): As concerns mount in the community over reckless and speeding jetski riders in local waters, two collided in the George Town area around noon Friday. The police confirmed the collision involving two jetskis and said one of the riders was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for [...]

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Armed flasher charged and jailed

Armed flasher charged and jailed

| 31/08/2018
(CNS): A 54-year-old man from George Town has been charged with committing an act outraging public decency and carrying an offensive weapon after he reportedly exposed himself at a West Bay beach on Thursday. Police were called to the popular Cemetery Beach at about 2:30pm following the report that [...]

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Cruise petitioners drumming up support this weekend

Cruise petitioners drumming up support this weekend

| 31/08/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Following the launch this week of the campaign to begin a people-initiated referendum for the Cayman Islands cruise berthing project, organisers will be out and about this weekend collecting signatures. Registered voters will be able to sign the formal petition at various locations in and aro [...]

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New airport won’t drain public purse

New airport won’t drain public purse

| 31/08/2018 | 59 Comments
(CNS): The Owen Roberts International Airport expansion is not breaking the Cayman Islands Government’s bank, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell stressed Tuesday at the Topping Out Ceremony, when the final roof beam was put in place over the new facility. Although government has not said what it [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

| 31/08/2018
(CNS Foodie): While Icoa’s location in Seven Mile Shops does not offer a spectacular view, it is a lovely little restaurant where I love to breakfast. But my most recent visit was in the evening as my partner and I wanted to try what was on offer for dinner. [...]

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Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

| 30/08/2018 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The Unity government is failing to comply with, or fully implement, its own legislation written to ensure good governance in the Cayman Islands, even as it is in the process of executing a number of costly and far-reaching public projects and contracts, the opposition leader has said. Ezzard [...]

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Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

Boozy burglary lands WB man 4 years jail time

| 30/08/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): An opportunist burglary in the early morning hours at a beachfront home last August has cost Tonie Elford Bush (49) four years in jail, even though he only took a bottle of beer and drank from a bottle of wine. Justice Marva McDonald-Bishop found that the West Bay man, who has a rap sheet [&h [...]

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Rapist receives 20-year jail term

Rapist receives 20-year jail term

| 30/08/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Okeno Nicholas Solomon (25) from Bodden Town has received a prison sentence of 20 years and six months for rape during a home invasion in September 2017 and committing sexual assault during a separate burglary in 2015. Solomon committed the rape while on bail awaiting sentencing for the sexu [...]

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Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

| 30/08/2018
Can children enter private or public schools here without vaccinations? Is there a way to be excused? [...]

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MRCU aims to eradicate Aedes aegypti

MRCU aims to eradicate Aedes aegypti

| 30/08/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has created a board made up largely of international and global technical experts with the ambitious goal of eradicating the Aedes aegypti mosquito from Grand Cayman. The creation of this specialist advisory board was revealed in a press release [...]

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Gun conviction quashed by appeal court

Gun conviction quashed by appeal court

| 29/08/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson (25) walked away from court and jail on Wednesday, having served more than twelve months for possession of an unlicensed firearm, after the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal overturned the conviction. [...]

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