Archive for July 8th, 2019

Jamaica PM wants to grow trade with Cayman

Jamaica PM wants to grow trade with Cayman

| 08/07/2019 | 75 Comments

(CNS: Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness said during his recent visit here for the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Constitution that he hopes to see more trade between his country and Cayman. Speaking at one of several events he attended, he said he had engaged in bilateral talks with Premier Alden McLaughlin to see […]

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Cayman run out Plate champions at rugby sevens

Cayman run out Plate champions at rugby sevens

| 08/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman team may have fallen short in its quest for a top spot and a shot at qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, but the squad nevertheless gave the home crowd something to cheer about as they beat Guyana in the Plate final at the 2019 Rugby Americas North Sevens […]

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Motorcyclist leaves scene after smash with cop car

Motorcyclist leaves scene after smash with cop car

| 08/07/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a collision between one of their unmarked vehicles and a motorbike last Friday evening in Prospect. In a short release the RCIPS said that around 5pm the unmarked police Chevy Aveo and the bike crashed at the intersection of Mangrove Avenue and Orange Drive, leaving the RCIPS vehicle with damage to […]

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Sex abuse case collapses as witness ‘can’t cope’

Sex abuse case collapses as witness ‘can’t cope’

| 08/07/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man was found not guilty of rape after the case against him collapsed Monday, after the alleged victim could no longer cope with testifying. The woman, who said she stood by the accusations that her step-brother had raped and sexually abused her on several occasions from when she was six years […]

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Driver smashes into airport building

Driver smashes into airport building

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): The driver of a grey Porsche SUV landed in hospital Sunday night after he smashed the car into a building on the airport site. Police said the SUV exited the road and collided with the building on Owen Roberts Drive at around 10:00pm Friday, one of many road smashes on Grand Cayman this weekend. […]

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Status scam suspect blames victim

Status scam suspect blames victim

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): When she took to the witness box last week, Judith Douglas (53) pointed the finger at Nat Robb, the man who says she conned him out of almost $2 million in a Caymanian status scam. The George Town woman claimed she was merely a go-between for Robb and a mystery person, described as ‘Mr […]

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Coast guard and RCIPS join cross-border bust

Coast guard and RCIPS join cross-border bust

| 08/07/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) recently participated in an international operation that netted 14 suspected smugglers, over 5,000lbs of ganja worth almost $4 million on the street, two maritime vessels, one gun, 91 rounds of ammunition and US$9,000. Operation Rip Tide, which also involved the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit, the United States Coast […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.