Archive for May 2nd, 2022

Two suspect burglars charged over four break-ins

Two suspect burglars charged over four break-ins

| 02/05/2022

(CNS): Two men who were arrested late last week in relation to four different burglaries across West Bay and George Town as well as a third man who was caught attempting to break into a home on Walker’s Road appeared in court Monday facing various charges. A 19-year-old West Bay man and a 33-year-old man […]

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CI$250k contract awarded for sub-sea cable study

CI$250k contract awarded for sub-sea cable study

| 02/05/2022 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Grant Thornton Specialist Services (Cayman) Limited has won the CI$250,000 contract to conduct a formal feasibility study into the modernisation of the Cayman Islands’ submarine cable infrastructure. The study will form the outline business case that will inform the government about whether or not to invest in a third communication cable. The proposal is […]

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Hospital COVID admissions double over the weekend

Hospital COVID admissions double over the weekend

| 02/05/2022 | 60 Comments

(CNS): There were about 1,130 active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands Monday morning with nine people now admitted to hospital, an increase of five patients since Friday. The seven-day rolling average case number for Monday also increased to 87. Over the last five days, 417 people have reported positive for SARS-CoV-2, including 36 on […]

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Brac deals with third Cuban boat this weekend

Brac deals with third Cuban boat this weekend

| 02/05/2022 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A vessel carrying 20 Cuban migrants arrived on Cayman Brac about 10:45am on Sunday, which followed two boats that arrived on Saturday, each carrying nine people. According to a release from the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC), twelve people disembarked and said they would not continue the journey. Eight of the migrants […]

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More predictions for busy storm season, radar still out

More predictions for busy storm season, radar still out

| 02/05/2022 | 43 Comments

(CNS): With just about four weeks to go until the start of the 2022 hurricane season, more forecasters are predicting a busy six months for the Atlantic with at least 22 storms, half of which are likely to become hurricanes. But Cayman could still be without its radar, which has been out of operation for […]

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Fahie planning return to work as premier of BVI

Fahie planning return to work as premier of BVI

| 02/05/2022 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The premier of the British Virgin Islands, Andrew Fahie, has said he will not resign from his job leading the overseas territory and that he was “framed” by the BVI’s “colonial masters”. In a social media message, which he asked to be circulated, sent from jail after his arrest last week on drug trafficking […]

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Local man dies after Smith Cove swim

Local man dies after Smith Cove swim

| 02/05/2022 | 6 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the 75-year-old Caymanian man who died on Saturday afternoon at Smith Cove after he got into difficulties during a swim in the sea was Eldon Leroy Nixon, from George Town. Other people at the popular beach had noticed that he was in distress and brought him back to […]

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Small resort faces beach loss from new hotel

Small resort faces beach loss from new hotel

| 02/05/2022 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The manager of Coral Sands, a small George Town condo resort, told the Central Planning Authority that the seawall constructed as part of a hotel development next door is taking the beach away from the older condo complex on North Church Street. The owners of the resort made a planning application for a sea […]

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Armed operations shock 7MB residents and visitors

Armed operations shock 7MB residents and visitors

| 02/05/2022 | 106 Comments

(CNS): The sight of armed police officers in pursuit of a suspect on Friday came as a shock to residents and visitors on Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach. As police pursued two men, one of them believed to be armed, who ran from a stop and search off the West Bay Road, armed officers […]

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