Archive for February 25th, 2019

Men stabbed in Saturday night brawl

Men stabbed in Saturday night brawl

| 25/02/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fight on Saturday night which resulted in both men being stabbed, one of whom sustained serious injuries. Police said that at around 10:30pm on 23 February police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call about a serious assault in which a man had been attacked […]

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Fire fighters offered training for promotions

Fire fighters offered training for promotions

| 25/02/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Coaching programmes offered to all frontline personnel in the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) interested in promotion to captain and lieutenant attracted 24 officers, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in a release last week that detailed the work the service is now doing to train officers who want to climb the career ladder. […]

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Dogs on the attack in weekend of trouble

Dogs on the attack in weekend of trouble

| 25/02/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to four reports of dog attacks over the weekend; in all cases the animals were not feral but were pets that were not being properly controlled by their owners, police said. In one case a dog that was inside a car managed to bite a passerby through […]

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MRCU using CUC meters to map inspections

MRCU using CUC meters to map inspections

| 25/02/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A team of disease prevention officers (DPOs) from the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has begun residential inspections to collect data on where the dangerous Aedes aegypti mosquito is breeding. Officials said that the DPOs are inspecting the grounds of homes for containers, whether human-made, such as buckets, tyres and cisterns, or natural, like […]

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Burglar admits taking $2,100 from animal charity

Burglar admits taking $2,100 from animal charity

| 25/02/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (27) pleaded guilty to burglary when he appeared in Grand Court on Monday, when he was scheduled to stand trial for four break-ins at the Cayman Islands Humane Society. The George Town resident had previously denied the allegations that on four occasions between 20 July and 18 September last year he […]

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Victim critical after argument turns violent

Victim critical after argument turns violent

| 25/02/2019

(CNS): One man is in hospital in critical condition with a serious head injury and a second man is in custody after an argument between the two men turned violent in the early hours of Sunday morning, police have said. A 24-year-old man from George Town has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in […]

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Minister fuels further cruise confusion

Minister fuels further cruise confusion

| 25/02/2019 | 86 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell spent more than two hours on Monday morning talking about the tourism industry, but failed to address the questions surrounding the controversial cruise and cargo project. Despite claims that his ministry had been “as open as we can possibly be”, Kirkconnell did not explain the increasingly confusing financing model. He […]

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Immigration ignores FOI requests

Immigration ignores FOI requests

| 25/02/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Immigration (DoI) has admitted that a shortage of resources and its transition into two new agencies, the Customs and Border Control Agency and Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman, left it unable to manage freedom of information requests. The Office of the Ombudsman, which deals with appeals relating to troublesome requests, found […]

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Bracker admits killing nurse in crash

Bracker admits killing nurse in crash

| 25/02/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Paul Mannix Scott (38) admitted causing the death by dangerous driving of healthcare worker Sharon Gayle-Clarke (51) in a two-car smash on Cayman Brac last October, when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. The collision happened around 11:00pm on Bight Road, near Tibbetts Turn, when the Honda Accord that Scott was driving crashed into […]

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Cell-phone service disrupted at KAABOO

Cell-phone service disrupted at KAABOO

| 25/02/2019

Any idea what the issue was with Flow at KAABOO over the weekend? I couldn’t call, text or email with my service. Everyone I know with Flow had the same issue. We ended up leaving early as we were unable to contact our sitter and my wife was concerned. I presume there were no shenanigans […]

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