Archive for August 1st, 2018

Cayman Brac to host next LA meeting

Cayman Brac to host next LA meeting

| 01/08/2018 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly and staff will be travelling to Cayman Brac for the next meeting of the parliament in early September. A short three-day meeting it is expected to begin on 5 September at the Aston Rutty Centre on the Bluff. Cabinet will also meet on the Sister Island the day before the LA […]

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ACC cops to be armed with tasers and cuffs

ACC cops to be armed with tasers and cuffs

| 01/08/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Despite largely dealing with white-collar crimes such as bribery, fraud, deception, money laundering and conflicts of interest, the Anti-Corruption Commission is seeking a change in the law to enable its officers to be armed with Tasers and pepper spray. The amendment will also allow these specialist officers to use equipment such as body armour […]

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Organ donation now legal after law enacted

Organ donation now legal after law enacted

| 01/08/2018 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The commencement order for the long-awaited Human Tissue Transplant Law has been signed, implementing legislation that began life almost a decade ago. The law itself was passed five years ago but it has been a long road to enacting the law and enabling organ transplant operations as well as the donation of human organs […]

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Police seek EE man following knife attack

Police seek EE man following knife attack

| 01/08/2018 | 9 Comments

(CNS): One man is in hospital with a serious stab wound and another remains on the run following an altercation at a house on Sea View Road in East End yesterday at around 5:15pm. Police said the victim was standing outside a residence when a man, whom he knew, approached on a bicycle, stabbed him […]

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CUC sales boosted by 2% customer increase

CUC sales boosted by 2% customer increase

| 01/08/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider has enjoyed another profitable quarter, despite paying for improvements to the system, largely due to a 2% increase in customers. For the three months ending 30 June, the Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) saw a $900,000 increase in earnings compared to the same period last year. The firm recorded $14.5 million in […]

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Armed robber makes off with gas station till

Armed robber makes off with gas station till

| 01/08/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery around 2:30 this morning at a gas station on North Church Street, George Town, where the robber ran off with the cash register. The masked man broke through the Esso store’s glass door brandishing what appeared to be a firearm. He […]

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