Archive for July 2nd, 2021

Popular doctor from Faith Hospital passes

Popular doctor from Faith Hospital passes

| 02/07/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Patients and staff at Faith Hospital on Cayman Brac are still reeling from the sudden loss of Dr Dasanapur Girish, who died suddenly from natural causes while in Jamaica on 19 June. He was an ER physician who had been working at the Brac hospital for about two and half years. Health officials said […]

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Just 261 first doses of vaccine given this week

Just 261 first doses of vaccine given this week

| 02/07/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): Just 261 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered since Monday, bringing the rate to 68%, and around 64% have completed the two-dose course. This means that Cayman is still short of the minimum target of between 70% and 80% of the population getting both doses before the borders can begin to open. […]

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Men found guilty of drug trafficking

Men found guilty of drug trafficking

| 02/07/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Four Jamaican nationals intercepted by the police and coastguard off the coast of East End in March this year have been convicted of trafficking some 400lbs of ganja following a four-week trial. The jury returned the guilty verdict Thursday afternoon after seeing compelling evidence of the men’s guilt in exceptional quality video footage from […]

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Sister Islands all clear but more rain expected

Sister Islands all clear but more rain expected

| 02/07/2021 | 43 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED Monday: The all clear was issued for Cayman Brac and Little Cayman on Monday as Tropical Storm Elsa passed about 90 miles north of the Brac early this morning. Assessment teams have confirmed that no damage was caused in the Sister Islands. Although the storm watch has been lifted, the forecast for all […]

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One dead after 4 men gunned down on GT street

One dead after 4 men gunned down on GT street

| 02/07/2021 | 256 Comments

(CNS): Police have opened a murder inquiry after a spate of gun violence on the streets of George Town turned deadly late last night, when one of three men gunned down on Martin Drive in the central area of the capital was killed. Three men were wounded, one of whom was treated at the murder […]

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UCCI director accused of theft, fired, leaves island

UCCI director accused of theft, fired, leaves island

| 02/07/2021 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the University College of the Cayman Islands have confirmed that a member of the staff has been fired after the discovery of possible misappropriation of funds. CNS has learned that the individual, Wayne Jackson, who was the director of hospitality studies at the college, has already left the island, despite an ongoing […]

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‘Screechy’ dies, cops open sudden death probe

‘Screechy’ dies, cops open sudden death probe

| 02/07/2021 | 81 Comments

(CNS): A once notorious local gangster, Carlos Renton Russell (59), known as “Screechy”, was found dead in his North Side home earlier this week, CNS has learned. Despite his reputation, the convicted killer was believed to be leading a law-abiding life in recent years, even working as a security guard. Police confirmed that they have […]

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