Archive for May 17th, 2022

CMO urges people to help curb COVID spread

CMO urges people to help curb COVID spread

| 17/05/2022 | 122 Comments

(CNS): Fourteen people are currently in hospital “for COVID-19 related causes”, six of whom are vaccinated, according to Public Health, and another 1,738 people have formally tested positive for the virus. Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr Autilia Newton has said that she doesn’t want to cause alarm but people need to be more aware of […]

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GT man charged with assault and robbery

GT man charged with assault and robbery

| 17/05/2022

(CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town has been charged with assault and robbery in connection with a violent incident that took place outside the Power Bar at the Marquee Plaza on Lawrence Boulevard, George Town, back in February. The man was remanded in custody when he appeared in court Friday and is due to […]

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Man admits having gun at George Town bar

Man admits having gun at George Town bar

| 17/05/2022 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Patrick Derval Williams (26), who was arrested in March during a police raid close to Archie’s Bar in George Town, off Shedden Road, has admitted having an unlicensed loaded revolver. When he appeared in Grand Court Friday, Williams pleaded guilty to having both the gun and ammunition and is now facing at least seven […]

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Panton: We can sell Cayman’s natural services

Panton: We can sell Cayman’s natural services

| 17/05/2022 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has said the Cayman Islands’ natural assets have real monetary as well as intrinsic value to the country that can be used to generate income, which in turn can be used to protect our environment. According to the set of ‘natural accounts’ that have been completed, the country’s natural resources are […]

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Cayman drops way down on TJN secrecy ranking

Cayman drops way down on TJN secrecy ranking

| 17/05/2022 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands is no longer the Tax Justice Network‘s most secret jurisdiction. The British overseas territory was rated number one in 2020 and number two in 2021, but this year it has dropped way down to number 14. The United States is now number one, Germany is number seven and Britain itself is […]

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Powery’s case for brutal attack on mother rolls on

Powery’s case for brutal attack on mother rolls on

| 17/05/2022 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Well over three years after Jeffrey William Powery (37) brutally attacked his mother in her home, leaving her for dead, he has still not been sentenced due to delays in his mental health evaluations. Powery, who pleaded guilty to wounding with intent for the violent assault in December 2018, remains on remand at HMP Northward, […]

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Local photographers capture lunar eclipse

Local photographers capture lunar eclipse

| 17/05/2022 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Some fantastic images of the lunar eclipse were shared across social media platforms on Sunday night after amateur and professional photographers in the Cayman Islands were out in force to document the rare lunar eclipse. The photographs above were taken by UCCI student Jadon Williams in Bodden Town with a  DSLR camera.

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