Archive for May 1st, 2019

Burglaries fell to historic low in 2018

Burglaries fell to historic low in 2018

| 01/05/2019 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The number of reported burglaries in the Cayman Islands fell dramatically last year compared to 2017, according to comprehensive statistics released by the police Wednesday. The annual crime figures show that burglary was down across the board by 36.5% in 2018, from 510 the previous year to an 18-year low of 324. While crime […]

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Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

| 01/05/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Traffic statistics for 2018 released by the police Wednesday reflect a 14% drop in the actual number of reported crashes on Cayman Islands roads compared to 2017, but a stark increase in enforcement resulted in thousands of tickets being issued to rogue drivers. While the total number of collisions fell, the number of road […]

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Miller urges medical debt write-off for over 60s

Miller urges medical debt write-off for over 60s

| 01/05/2019 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Ezzard Miller, the representative for North Side, is calling on the Government of National Unity to write off medical debts for Caymanians over 60 on low incomes. Speaking on behalf of his own constituents, he asked government to extend the generosity it has shown to indebted drivers over vehicle licences to elderly members of […]

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Second man found dead at home

Second man found dead at home

| 01/05/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old North Side man has been found dead at his home, police said in a release Wednesday morning. The man was reportedly found unresponsive at an address on Frank Sound Road and was pronounced dead by emergency services medical personnel who attended the scene. Police have not yet stated whether or not they […]

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OT minister wants to avoid BO confrontation

OT minister wants to avoid BO confrontation

| 01/05/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has said that he does not see a need for the UK to get into any kind of confrontation with its overseas territories impacted by legislation passed in Britain that imposes public beneficial ownership registers on those with financial service sectors. During a visit to Bermuda last week the FCO […]

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500 names to go on cruise vote petition

500 names to go on cruise vote petition

| 01/05/2019 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers campaigning for a people’s referendum on the cruise port project have just 500 names to verify on their petition in order to trigger the national vote, as provided for in the Cayman Islands Constitution. The local activists, who have been attending supermarkets, gas stations, going door to door and visiting people’s work places […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library