Archive for July 11th, 2022

Motorbike rider badly injured in East End smash

Motorbike rider badly injured in East End smash

| 11/07/2022 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A local man, who CNS understands works at Customs and Border Control, has been very badly injured following a crash at around 7:30pm Sunday in East End. He was riding a blue and black Suzuki motorcycle on Seaview Road travelling west when he was thrown from the bike after it left the roadway. No […]

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ACC refers North Side ‘soil scandal’ to prosecutors

ACC refers North Side ‘soil scandal’ to prosecutors

| 11/07/2022

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission has referred a file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the National Housing Development Trust, the ACC said in a release. The ACC became involved in the ‘soil scandal’ when residents in North Side raised concerns that topsoil and fill cleared from crown land earmarked […]

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Cops recover casings after two reports of gunfire

Cops recover casings after two reports of gunfire

| 11/07/2022 | 11 Comments

(CNS) Police have recovered two lots of spent shell casings following two separate reports of guns being fired at different locations in George Town on Saturday morning. No one was shot in either case but a house was shot at in the second incident. The first report was around 4:20am on 9 July in the […]

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Cayman police officer shot dead on holiday in Honduras

Cayman police officer shot dead on holiday in Honduras

| 11/07/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS Police Constable Antonio Lopez Jackson (64) was shot and killed on Saturday, 9 July, while vacationing in Honduras with his family. No one else was injured during the incident. The RCIPS has not said what happened or where exactly he was killed, but according to posts on social media, Jackson was the victim […]

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Police searching for missing George Town man

Police searching for missing George Town man

| 11/07/2022 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police are requesting public assistance to locate Adrian Williamson (26) from George Town, who was reported missing on Thursday. He was last seen at his home on Wednesday, 6 July, and has not returned there or been seen since. Williamson has a dark complexion, with short black hair and a beard. He also has […]

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Ganja haul seized at CBC warehouse

Ganja haul seized at CBC warehouse

| 11/07/2022

(CNS): Four men have been arrested on suspicion of importing ganja following an operation by Customs and Border Control (CBC), assisted by the RCIPS, carried out last Thursday at the CBC warehouse on Owen Roberts Drive, George Town. Three of the men, aged 23, 30 and 52, are from George Town and the fourth man, […]

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McTaggart accuses Bryan of breaching ministers’ code

McTaggart accuses Bryan of breaching ministers’ code

| 11/07/2022 | 258 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan’s appearance in a social media video promoting his wife’s real estate business is a breach of the Ministerial Code of Conduct, Opposition Leader Roy McTaggart said in a statement released Monday. The PPM leader said he was greatly troubled by the “shocking video”, which he said was a flagrant breach […]

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Government communications have weekend outage

Government communications have weekend outage

| 11/07/2022 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Government services were mostly all back on line by the time the working day started Monday after an outage that lasted for most of Sunday. Officials said that a range of services went down, including phone lines, websites and e-services operated by multiple agencies, though the 911 centre remained unaffected throughout. The outage began […]

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Hotels and CITA chipping in to promote LA flight

Hotels and CITA chipping in to promote LA flight

| 11/07/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Island Tourism Association has said that its members are “thrilled by the Cayman Airways announcement of their new LAX direct flight and eager to support the success of this new route”. CITA also said it would be chipping in to help promote the route and pick up the tab for familiarisation trips.

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Violent prisoner loses bid to take half of victim’s home

Violent prisoner loses bid to take half of victim’s home

| 11/07/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): George Washington Vaughan (51), who is serving a 14-year sentence in HMP Northward for the attempted murder of his ex-wife, has failed in a legal bid to take half of the house they once shared as the court found in the victim’s favour. He was denied a share of the property based on “obvious […]

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