Archive for March 14th, 2022

Cayman Brac’s COVID-19 cases still rising

Cayman Brac’s COVID-19 cases still rising

| 14/03/2022 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The number of cases of COVID-19 across the three Cayman Islands is falling overall but still rising on Cayman Brac. Sixteen of the 41 new cases reported to Public Health over the weekend were on the Brac, which has a population of just over 2,000. To date, there have been 631 COVID cases in […]

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Three men charged after police bust in Savannah

Three men charged after police bust in Savannah

| 14/03/2022

(CNS): The RCIPS Firearm Response Unit responded to a 911 call about “explosive sounds” on Destiny Drive in Savannah at around 7am Saturday morning. The officers searched the area and quickly found a number of vehicles and men, police said Monday.

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Hotels accused of turning down local trade

Hotels accused of turning down local trade

| 14/03/2022 | 227 Comments

(CNS) Grand Cayman residents have been venting their frustrations on social media over the last few weeks because some leading hotels, especially in Dart’s stable of tourism properties, have begun refusing service at beach bars, restaurants and other amenities to people who are not guests.

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Sharks taking refuge from humans in deep water

Sharks taking refuge from humans in deep water

| 14/03/2022 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Three Caribbean reef sharks were caught on camera at a depth of around 300 feet off the coast of West Bay, Grand Cayman, last week. Experts from the Department of Environment said the footage of the three healthy sharks, two female and one male, demonstrates that while they remain one of the dominant predators […]

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Man wounded in The Strand plaza shooting

Man wounded in The Strand plaza shooting

| 14/03/2022 | 75 Comments

(CNS): A 31-year-old man from George Town was seriously wounded early Saturday morning during a shooting at The Strand entertainment complex off the West Bay Road. According to reports made to the police, several shots were fired at around 3:30am.

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UK court denies same-sex marriage appeal

UK court denies same-sex marriage appeal

| 14/03/2022 | 204 Comments

(CNS): The UK Privy Council has denied the appeal by Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden-Bush of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal’s decision to overturn Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s 2019 ruling legalising same-sex marriage. The London-based judicial board rejected their argument and upheld the position of the Cayman Islands Government (CIG) that the CI Constitution […]

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