Archive for October 29th, 2018

Headless iguanas dumped in Barkers canal

Headless iguanas dumped in Barkers canal

| 29/10/2018 | 139 Comments

(CNS): Dozens of mostly headless green iguanas were found dumped in a canal in Barkers this weekend, prompting concerns just as the nationwide cull of the invasive species begins. CNS was sent pictures of the dead iguanas by a reader and contacted the Department of Environment which said they had already been alerted to the […]

Continue Reading

Manderson happy to see arrival of ‘new boss’

Manderson happy to see arrival of ‘new boss’

| 29/10/2018 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was happy, he said, to see the arrival on Monday of his “new boss”, Martyn Roper, after standing in as governor for five months, the longest any Caymanian has ever served in the role.

Continue Reading

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

| 29/10/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 54-year-old-man who was killed at the weekend in an industrial accident at a quarry off Lake View Drive in Bodden Town, when a tyre reportedly exploded, was Crisanto Dizon from the Philippines, who was a resident in the Cayman Islands. The RCIPS said his family has now been informed, […]

Continue Reading

Police charge suspect two years after NS burglary

Police charge suspect two years after NS burglary

| 29/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man has been charged with burglary in relation to two different break-ins, one of which happened almost two years ago. The 31-year-old man is accused of breaking into an address on Rum Point Drive, North Side, in November 2016 and another house on Hinds Way, George Town, almost a year later, in […]

Continue Reading

CIG spends people’s cash to stop people’s vote

CIG spends people’s cash to stop people’s vote

| 29/10/2018 | 161 Comments

(CNS): Government has not yet revealed how much public cash it has been spending on promoting its vision for cruise berthing facilities in George Town and trying to dissuade people from signing the petition for a people-initiated referendum on the topic. Campaigners who believe the people should have a say in this process are concerned […]

Continue Reading

Governor to be sworn in at Legislative Assembly

Governor to be sworn in at Legislative Assembly

| 29/10/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The new governor of the Cayman Islands, Martyn Roper, along with his wife Elisabeth, will be arriving at Owen Roberts International Airport this morning (Monday) at around 11am and is expected to be sworn in at the Legislative Assembly at 3pm today. The newly appointed UK representative, who was revealed just ten days ago, will be […]

Continue Reading

Crown’s case a ‘shambles’ in EE drug robbery, says lawyer

Crown’s case a ‘shambles’ in EE drug robbery, says lawyer

| 29/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): One lawyer called the crown’s case a “shambles” Friday as he presented his closing argument to the jury for one of three men accused of being involved in a robbery and drug dealing conspiracy following an incident at an East End beach last Christmas Eve. Marvin Gregory Grant, Fred Allon McLaughlin and Al Elford McLaughlin […]

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands