Archive for April 30th, 2019

Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

Beach bag thief turns out to be over-stayer

| 30/04/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): A 30-year-old Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to stealing a visitor’s bag from the beach is to be deported after also admitting to overstaying in the Cayman Islands. The thief was tracked down last week after police officers on foot patrol along Seven Mile Beach were alerted to the theft, which happened while the […]

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Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

Ex-tennis pro jailed for 80 months

| 30/04/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Robert Todd Seward (48), the former general manager and tennis pro at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, was handed six years and eight months in prison by a Grand Court judge, who described his conviction for theft as a “grave breach of trust”. Seward had admitted several counts of theft totalling around $280,000, and […]

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Man found dead in Bodden Town home

Man found dead in Bodden Town home

| 30/04/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has opened an investigation into the death of a 51-year-old Jamaican man found dead in his home Tuesday morning. The man, who has not yet been identified, was found after police responded to a report by his co-workers that he might be in distress. According to a release […]

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Seven sharks killed or injured in local waters

Seven sharks killed or injured in local waters

| 30/04/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Over the last few months four sharks have been found dead in Cayman Islands waters and another three badly injured. Researchers at the Department of Environment believe an increase in the appearance of the marine predators in local waters is leading to more encounters between them and fishermen. The DoE research team, Shark Conservation […]

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PPM claims cruise numbers are falling

PPM claims cruise numbers are falling

| 30/04/2019 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Just days after the Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism was bragging about the continued record-breaking arrival figures, a tweet circulated Monday by the Progressives party began sounding the alarm that cruise numbers are falling and the country needs the cruise berthing project to save the sector. The premier also tweeted that when it is […]

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