Archive for November 26th, 2020

Free bus hits the road in George Town

Free bus hits the road in George Town

| 26/11/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Government is launching a free hop-on-hop-off shuttle bus service, which will hit the roads of George Town on Monday. The new service, described as an effort to reduce traffic in the capital and cut carbon emissions, will run daily on a continuous loop from Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. The aim is to […]

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Suspect ganja smuggler feared lost at sea

Suspect ganja smuggler feared lost at sea

| 26/11/2020

(CNS): After a two-day search and rescue mission failed to find a man who jumped overboard during a drug bust at sea on Tuesday night, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard and police have changed the mission into a search and recovery operation. Efforts continued today, Thursday 26 November, but given the elapsed time, rough sea […]

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Daily COVID-19 test results all negative

Daily COVID-19 test results all negative

| 26/11/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): For the first day in more than a week, all of the 270 tests for COVID-19 carried out over the last 24 hours were negative, Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported Thursday. Cayman has seen 15 positive cases over the previous eight days of test results, as the surge in cases overseas […]

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TCI prisoners moved to HMP Northward

TCI prisoners moved to HMP Northward

| 26/11/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS) Government officials revealed Thursday that two high security convicted criminals from the Turks and Caicos Islands have been transferred to HMP Northward for a temporary but unspecified period as a result of challenges with TCI’s prison estate. No details have been revealed about the men’s crimes but they were housed in the damaged high […]

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Crown seeks ban and jail for Hill

Crown seeks ban and jail for Hill

| 26/11/2020 | 153 Comments

(CNS): Crown prosecutor Darlene Oko pressed a judge to ban Sandra Hill, the owner of Cayman Marl Road, from the internet and to lock her up for bullying local businessman, Matthew Leslie, on a social media podcast. In a sentence hearing Thursday, following Hill’s conviction in August for misusing an ICT network, Oko argued that […]

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Pedestrian hit in Bodden  Town, seriously injured

Pedestrian hit in Bodden Town, seriously injured

| 26/11/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police have issued a short press release confirming that a pedestrian was knocked down and seriously injured in Lower Valley this morning. The person was hit by an as yet unidentified vehicle on Shamrock Road close to Woodland Drive. They were taken by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital, where they are said to […]

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