Archive for August 12th, 2022

300lbs ganja seized in Bodden Town, 4 men charged

300lbs ganja seized in Bodden Town, 4 men charged

| 12/08/2022

(CNS): During a drug raid at three different premises in Bodden Town on Tuesday, police officers seized over 300lbs of ganja and have now charged four men for drug-related offences. The RCIPS said that during a proactive operation under the Misuse of Drugs Act, in addition to the ganja, they seized drug utensils and a […]

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COVID-19 detection rate falls by further 25%

COVID-19 detection rate falls by further 25%

| 12/08/2022 | 48 Comments

(CNS): COVID-19 case detection and testing continued to decline in the Cayman Islands over the last week, according to the Public Health Department. Testing fell by 22%, continuing the significant decline over the last few weeks, and just 240 cases were officially reported to PHD, pushing the detection rate down by 25%. Meanwhile, the genomic […]

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CBC deports illegal Jamaican fugitives

CBC deports illegal Jamaican fugitives

| 12/08/2022 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Four Jamaican nationals have been deported, including Neville Peter Butler, who is wanted by the Jamaican authorities on suspicion of murder. Ravan L. George, who is also wanted in Jamaica for serious offences, and two of their associates, one of whom landed in the Cayman Islands illegally, have also been sent home. All four […]

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Driver arrested over fatal George Town crash

Driver arrested over fatal George Town crash

| 12/08/2022

(CNS): A 39-year-old woman from the Dominican Republic who is living in George Town has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in relation to the fatal collision in which Cuban national Aleiny Reve Villegas (20) was killed. The woman was also injured when the white Honda she was driving crashed into […]

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Pageant committee ‘reviewing’ new queen’s criminal case

Pageant committee ‘reviewing’ new queen’s criminal case

| 12/08/2022 | 172 Comments

(CNS): The situation surrounding the six criminal charges against the new Miss Cayman Universe, Tiffany Conolly (24) from West Bay, is under review, the pageant committee said in a very short statement Thursday. The committee claimed that Conolly met the “established eligibility requirements” to enter the contest and was accepted, even though it appears she […]

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