Archive for May 12th, 2021

Suspect turns himself in after drug bust

Suspect turns himself in after drug bust

| 12/05/2021

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town turned himself in to police at the weekend after a drug bust at his house in School Road on Friday. He has been arrested for intending to supply cocaine as well as other drug offences in relation to the search. Officers said that during the search of the […]

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Post office still using collection notices

Post office still using collection notices

| 12/05/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service is still putting printed ‘Notice of Item for Collection’ slips in customers’ boxes when they have a package addressed to a specific P.O. box number, but they are also texting and emailing customers if a package has this contact information on it. Following queries raised by customers and erroneous […]

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Clock ticks on shelf life for 5,000 vaccines

Clock ticks on shelf life for 5,000 vaccines

| 12/05/2021 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Public health officials are urging members of the public who have not yet had a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to come forward as there as still 5,000 left that will go to waste if they are not taken up by 9 June. Over the last day another 265 people were vaccinated, bringing […]

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Students say sorry for inappropriate video

Students say sorry for inappropriate video

| 12/05/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): A group of teenage boys from John Gray High School made a public apology on YouTube this week about an earlier video they made showing boys and girls from the school being interviewed on campus and discussing their alleged sexual exploits and preferences. The first video, which was posted on Instagram, caused a stir […]

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Victim assaulted in George Town home invasion

Victim assaulted in George Town home invasion

| 12/05/2021 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A man was taken to hospital on Tuesday night after he was assaulted by an armed home invader. The police said that two masked men, dressed in black clothing and brandishing handguns, entered a home on Anthony Drive in George Town at around 9:50pm and demanded money. After assaulting the resident of the house […]

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Hospital invests over $2M in new green initiatives

Hospital invests over $2M in new green initiatives

| 12/05/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) plans to spend between CI$1.8 and $2 million on green investments in order to reduce its annual operating costs and its carbon footprint. Officials said they expect to lower utility bills by around $360,000 and be more sustainable by investing in modern energy saving technologies. The hospitals ageing windows […]

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Crime dips 12% due to COVID-19 lockdown

Crime dips 12% due to COVID-19 lockdown

| 12/05/2021 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Crime in 2020 appears to have declined by 12.8%, according to the RCIPS’ annual statistics. But the true crime picture has been distorted, given that the Cayman Islands endured a period of complete and then partial lockdown during the second and third quarter of the year. Police at that time were able to stop […]

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Unlawful mangrove clearance under DPP investigation

Unlawful mangrove clearance under DPP investigation

| 12/05/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment has stated that it is investigating the unlawful clearance of mangroves in Red Bay with the help of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and is recommending that an application being made by the landscaping company that did the clearing for after-the-fact permission be held in abeyance until […]

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