Archive for March 10th, 2019

Five men jailed for importing 500lbs of ganja

Five men jailed for importing 500lbs of ganja

| 10/03/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Four Jamaicans and one Caymanian who were convicted of importing 515lbs of ganja last September were all handed jail terms of between 2½ years and just under four years when Magistrate Valdis Foldats delivered his sentencing ruling on Friday. As he handed down the more than 15-year total to the men, he said the […]

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Seaweed bloom could decline next month

Seaweed bloom could decline next month

| 10/03/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Following a record-breaking year of prolonged and abundant Sargassum bloom in the Atlantic and Caribbean seas in 2018, the start of 2019 has seen similar levels floating in the ocean and washing up on regional beaches. But experts from the University of South Florida say that by April, the amount of seaweed transported from […]

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Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

Victim slashed with machete in WB burglary

| 10/03/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a 911 call about a violent burglary at a home in the Batabano area of West Bay Saturday night, just three days after an unsuccessful home invasion by two men in the Birch Tree Hill area of the district. About 10:00pm on 9 March, a lone […]

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Dancer sues airport after slipping on wet floor

Dancer sues airport after slipping on wet floor

| 10/03/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): A dancer and burlesque artist who came to the Cayman Islands some three years ago to appear at a private corporate event at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman is suing the Cayman Islands Airports Authority as a result of long-term damage she claims to have endured after slipping in a pool of water inside […]

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Men flee empty handed after home invasion

Men flee empty handed after home invasion

| 10/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone that may have information about a foiled aggravated burglary on Wednesday night at a home in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay. Two men, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other carrying a long metal object, entered the […]

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Hotel developers borrow cash in Bahamas

Hotel developers borrow cash in Bahamas

| 10/03/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The developers behind a proposed five-star, 350-room hotel on the seven-acre Pageant Beach site at the southern end of the West Bay Road have borrowed $22.5 million from a financing company based in the Bahamas, according to a press release from the lenders. The bridge financing is coming from a fund managed by Sterling […]

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