Archive for January 4th, 2022

491 new COVID cases recorded over NY weekend

491 new COVID cases recorded over NY weekend

| 04/01/2022 | 114 Comments

(CNS): As of midnight Tuesday morning, an additional 429 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in Cayman, having picked up the virus in the community, with many of the new cases suspected to be the Omicron variant. There were also 62 positive cases of the virus among travellers, some of whom have had to extend […]

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Panton promises to make real changes in 2022

Panton promises to make real changes in 2022

| 04/01/2022 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has committed to making real change in the lives of local people during 2022 after delivering a budget that has made a considerable amount of money available to plug the gaps in society, from free meals for kids in school to investing in farmers to improve food security.

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Tide gauges fitted to measure sea levels and activity

Tide gauges fitted to measure sea levels and activity

| 04/01/2022 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Four tide gauge stations have been installed across all three Cayman Islands to collect data on tidal activity and sea levels. The gauges have been installed at Gun Bay Public Dock in East End, the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal in George Town, the Creek Dock in Cayman Brac and at Bloody Bay Dock in […]

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Cops seek witnesses to violent NYE yard invasion

Cops seek witnesses to violent NYE yard invasion

| 04/01/2022

(CNS): A 24-year-old man has been arrested and three people were treated in hospital following a violent incident in Flute Lane, West Bay, on New Year’s Eve. Shortly before midnight on 31 December police were called to the address off West Church Street, where a fight had occurred at a party in the area after […]

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Brac bush removal not approved, officials confirm

Brac bush removal not approved, officials confirm

| 04/01/2022 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the planning department and the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Development Control Board have confirmed that the bush clearance on South Side Road was not approved and that the landowner has been notified that he needed permission to rip up the bush and foliage that has been cleared. It appears that land […]

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Law reformers open discussion on legal abortion

Law reformers open discussion on legal abortion

| 04/01/2022 | 114 Comments

(CNS): The Law Reform Commission has opened a public consultation on reforming the prohibition in the Cayman Islands on almost all abortions and ending the criminalisation of women who want to terminate their pregnancies when their lives are not necessarily at risk. A new discussion paper released by the LRC in December proposes the first […]

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Man seriously wounded after stabbing at GT bar

Man seriously wounded after stabbing at GT bar

| 04/01/2022

(CNS): One man is in hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries and a second man is in police custody after a stabbing at the Everglo Bar on Seymour Drive (aka Dump Road), George Town, just after before midnight on 2 January. The victim was stabbed multiple times during a fight and was taken by a […]

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Women stalked and assaulted by cyclist

Women stalked and assaulted by cyclist

| 04/01/2022 | 23 Comments

(CNS): A 26-year-old man from George Town has been arrested after reports that two women were stalked and one was assaulted in the South Church Street area on Monday morning. Just after 6am this morning, a woman reported the first incident. The second woman said she was stalked and assaulted about half an hour later […]

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