Archive for October 23rd, 2018

US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

| 23/10/2018 | 39 Comments

(CNS): An as yet unidentified visitor to the Cayman Islands fro the United States died on Tuesday while snorkelling along the George Town waterfront. Police said that at around 10:45am the emergency services responded to the report of a 68-year-old man in difficulty while in the water. When they arrived the man was unresponsive and […]

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Woman attacked in home by known assailant

Woman attacked in home by known assailant

| 23/10/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay woman was hospitalised this weekend with non-life-threatening injuries after she was assaulted in her own home Sunday afternoon. The woman was said to have been stabbed by a man who was known to the victim some time before 1:45pm Sunday. Police and emergency services were called to the home in West […]

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Arsonist strikes at Prospect Bar

Arsonist strikes at Prospect Bar

| 23/10/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for an arsonist who started a fire behind Da Station in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Police and emergency services received a report about the blaze around 1:00am this morning at the bar on Shamrock Road, in the Prospect area of George Town. It was reported that someone […]

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PAC to scrutinise civil service report

PAC to scrutinise civil service report

| 23/10/2018 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Public Accounts Committee will be meeting on Wednesday and Thursday this week to examine a report by the Office of the Auditor General that took a close look at how the civil service is being managed. “Workforce planning and management in the Cayman Islands Government” reviewed how well the civil service plans and […]

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Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

Car sellers warned to ensure ownership transfer

| 23/10/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are warning owners who sell their vehicles that they are responsible for ensuring the transfer of ownership to the buyer, otherwise they could still be liable for any criminal or traffic offences associated with their former property. Acting Chief Inspector Everton Spence […]

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Inspectors give high schools poor grades

Inspectors give high schools poor grades

| 23/10/2018 | 170 Comments

(CNS): Both of the government run high schools on Grand Cayman were given failing grades by the Office of Education Standards following recent inspections. In the reports, which have just been published, Clifton Hunter was judged to be weak in all areas, while John Gray, which fared slightly better, was marked satisfactory but was judged […]

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