Archive for January 13th, 2022

Men charged with home and business burglaries

Men charged with home and business burglaries

| 13/01/2022

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with two counts of burglary in relation to two break-ins during the first week of the year, one at a restaurant on Shedden Road on New Years Day and the other at a bar on Dorcy Drive on 7 January. The man was remanded in […]

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Video COVID-19 LFTs OKed for visitors

Video COVID-19 LFTs OKed for visitors

| 13/01/2022 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Tourism has approved a video-based technology to enable visitors struggling to access COVID-19 tests prior to travel to take a lateral flow test via a confirmed video observation through AZOVA Inc, a certified video proctoring service, after downloading the app. The latest entry protocols require inbound travellers to have a negative […]

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West Bay men accused of importing ganja

West Bay men accused of importing ganja

| 13/01/2022

(CNS): Two men, aged 33 and 35, have been arrested on suspicion of possessing and importing ganja after they were intercepted by the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) early Wednesday morning in local waters.

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Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash with SUV

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash with SUV

| 13/01/2022 | 32 Comments

(CNS): A motorcycle rider is the latest person to sustain serious injuries on Grand Cayman’s roads, as traffic collisions show no sign of abating in 2022. The rider was involved in a crash with a Silver Honda SUV around noon yesterday on North Sound Road, just north of the Shedden Road intersection by the Caymanian […]

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Andrew stripped of military and royal trappings

Andrew stripped of military and royal trappings

| 13/01/2022 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Queen Elizabeth II’s second eldest son, Prince Andrew (61), has been stripped of all his military titles and royal trappings as he is left to defend a civil sexual assault case against him as a “private citizen”, Buckingham Palace has announced. “With the Queen’s approval and agreement, the Duke of York’s military affiliations and […]

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Bond to help CIG meet social welfare costs

Bond to help CIG meet social welfare costs

| 13/01/2022 | 205 Comments

(CNS): Finance Minister Chris Saunders has said the decision to consider issuing a US$400 million bullet bond in the US capital markets will enable government to restructure the public debt over a longer period and offer the flexibility it will need to meet the country’s growing welfare costs.

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Men charged after trying to run down woman

Men charged after trying to run down woman

| 13/01/2022

(CNS): Two men have been charged with attempted GBH after deliberately driving a car at a woman outside a George Town bar a year ago on New Year’s Eve. The case against Cody and Wayne Wright was transmitted to the Grand Court following a summary hearing Tuesday, when Wayne Wright failed to appear. Both men […]

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Hospital admissions climb as virus spreads

Hospital admissions climb as virus spreads

| 13/01/2022 | 89 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials said that there are now nine patients in hospital as a result of COVID-19 after three more people were admitted over the last day, reflecting the anticipated knock-on effect from the continued uncontrolled spread of the virus through the community. Another 357 positive tests emerged during the latest results, and officials […]

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