Archive for April, 2022

Police appeal for wanted violent armed man

Police appeal for wanted violent armed man

| 30/04/2022 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is making a second appeal for information on the whereabouts of Justin Kyle Jackson (23), who is now wanted in relation to last night’s police pursuit. The police previously appealed to the public concerning Jackson after he breached the terms of his conditional release from prison. Last night, after police officers at […]

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Suspect gunman arrested, another at large

Suspect gunman arrested, another at large

| 30/04/2022 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Police have arrested a man for possession of an unlicensed firearm following a stop and search Friday evening on Yacht Drive, West Bay. At around 6pm police pulled over two men in a white Toyota Yaris, but as they did both the men fled on foot. Police pursued them and managed to catch a […]

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UK pondering takeover of BVI government

UK pondering takeover of BVI government

| 29/04/2022 | 78 Comments

(CNS): The UK government is poised to take over the British Virgin Islands Government, suspending its constitution and dissolving the elected branch, for at least two years after the Commission of Inquiry report into governance in the territory was released Friday. The publication of the damning report, which found that governance in BVI “was appallingly […]

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Repeat sex-offender admits indecent act on beach

Repeat sex-offender admits indecent act on beach

| 29/04/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Ronnie Rodney Ebanks (53) pleaded guilty in Summary Court last week to an indecent act in relation to an incident in January when he was caught on video exposing himself on the beach in front of children. He is a known offender and was under a sexual harm prevention order from 2017, which was […]

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Burglary suspects rounded up after spate of break-ins

Burglary suspects rounded up after spate of break-ins

| 29/04/2022

(CNS): Three men were arrested this week in relation to a string of burglaries: a 19-year-old man from West Bay suspected of committing multiple break-ins across the district, a 33-year-old man from George Town suspected of committing numerous burglaries in the capital, and a 45-year-old George Town man caught trying to get into cars and […]

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Masks rules staying for two more months

Masks rules staying for two more months

| 29/04/2022 | 208 Comments

(CNS): Government has confirmed that the mask mandate for everyone aged five and over in public buildings, schools, restaurants, bars, transport, including inbound flights to Cayman, and other indoor settings where social distancing cannot be maintained will be in effect for two more months. Limits on outdoor gatherings have been scrapped and the indoor limit […]

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Payments to CPA members increased by Cabinet

Payments to CPA members increased by Cabinet

| 29/04/2022 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority members will now be getting more money for attending their fortnightly meetings, according to a summary of the Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, 12 April. There was no indication as to what the members were receiving before this increase but the ministers agreed to up the stipend so that the […]

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Cayman prepares plan for potential influx of migrants

Cayman prepares plan for potential influx of migrants

| 29/04/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Last year government spent $850,000 managing Cuban migrants, but a continued surge of people fleeing the communist island nation could cost much more and put a severe strain on local resources, as happened most notably almost 30 years ago when more than 2,000 Cubans passed through the Cayman Islands. However, the Cayman Islands Government […]

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Students get three more weeks to study for CXC exams

Students get three more weeks to study for CXC exams

| 28/04/2022 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has announced that the written portion of the 2022 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations will begin on 23 May, three weeks after the previously scheduled start date of 2 May. The decision followed a special emergency meeting with regional governments to discuss the timing of the exams. The […]

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Over a thousand people isolating with COVID-19

Over a thousand people isolating with COVID-19

| 28/04/2022 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The steady increase in COVID-19 cases across the Cayman Islands continued Thursday, as officials confirmed that there are now around 1,013 active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. The rolling seven-day average has increased to 74 cases, and another 173 new cases were officially reported to Public Health over the last two days, including […]

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Car thieves focus on ‘easy target’ Hondas

Car thieves focus on ‘easy target’ Hondas

| 28/04/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): There has been a recent increase in the number of older Honda CRV, Civic and Accords stolen on Grand Cayman, and while these cars are already easy targets, police said owners are making it even easier for the thieves by leaving them running or even unlocked. But two Honda CRVs stolen recently were taken […]

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