Archive for October, 2022

269 Cuban migrants wait on immigration process

269 Cuban migrants wait on immigration process

| 31/10/2022 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Following the arrival of another four boats carrying 28 more Cuban migrants over the last five days, Customs and Border Control confirmed that there are now 269 men and women awaiting repatriation, the result of asylum claims or general processing. Officials said that 86 of these people are still on Cayman Brac, most of […]

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Suspects deny $40 robbery at GT gas station

Suspects deny $40 robbery at GT gas station

| 31/10/2022

(CNS): Three men accused of a robbery conspiracy at the Esso gas station on Dorcy Drive, George Town, in March have denied the charges and will face trial next year. Devon Emmanuel Wright (31), from Cayman Brac, is accused of entering the gas station store and firing a shot before robbing $40 from a customer […]

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MP not breathalyzed after crashing into pole

MP not breathalyzed after crashing into pole

| 31/10/2022 | 317 Comments

(CNS): Parliamentary Secretary Dwayne Seymour MP (BTE) was not breathalyzed last Friday night after he crashed into a CUC light pole on Shamrock Road in Prospect because the police officers who were sent to the scene did not suspect he had been drinking, the RCIPS has confirmed. Seymour was heading east when he collided with […]

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Storm watch lifted as Lisa tracks away from Cayman

Storm watch lifted as Lisa tracks away from Cayman

| 31/10/2022 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Government has discontinued the storm watch for the Cayman Islands after Tropical Storm Lisa tracked away from our area following a southerly shift Monday morning. According to the latest bulletin from the US National Hurricane Center, Lisa was 365mph south of Grand Cayman at around 10am, heading west at 14mph.

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CUC customers cut use but growth fuels profits

CUC customers cut use but growth fuels profits

| 31/10/2022 | 16 Comments

(CNS): With over 900 more new customers, as Grand Cayman’s population continues to grow, Caribbean Utilities Company continued to generate profits in the last quarter, even as people begin to reduce their electricity consumption. According to the power provider’s latest unaudited accounts for the three months ended 30 September, the period reflected a 3% growth […]

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Suspect charged for pointing gun at police

Suspect charged for pointing gun at police

| 31/10/2022

(CNS): A driver who pointed a gun at a police officer as he fled the scene of a road crash in Prospect in September has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with the intent to commit a crime, namely causing harassment, alarm or distress as well as a number of driving offences. The […]

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Cops hunt armed robbers after gas station stick-up

Cops hunt armed robbers after gas station stick-up

| 31/10/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the lookout for four men after an armed stick-up at a gas station shop in Bodden Town Friday night. Police said the robbers burst into Mostyn’s Convenience and Liquor Store on Bodden Town Road around 8:30pm. Three of the four men who threatened staff and demanded cash and other items were […]

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Stormy weather expected for Halloween

Stormy weather expected for Halloween

| 31/10/2022 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A tropical cyclone already packing winds of more than 40mph was located less than 400 miles southeast of Grand Cayman at 8am Monday morning, as the Cayman Islands remained under an official tropical storm watch. Tropical Cyclone 15 was moving at 12mph towards the west, but according to the US National Hurricane Centre, it […]

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COVID patient with other health problems dies

COVID patient with other health problems dies

| 28/10/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority has reported that a COVID-19 patient who was suffering from severe comorbidities died on Thursday. The patient had received two doses of the vaccine but had not had a booster shot. Chief Medical Officer Dr Nick Gent stressed the importance of the vaccination and the booster doses for the elderly […]

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Suspect killer charged in GT 2021 double murder

Suspect killer charged in GT 2021 double murder

| 28/10/2022

(CNS): Police have charged an unidentified 31-year-old man from North Side with two counts of murder, one of attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed gun in relation to the murder in George Town last summer of Mark Andre Ebanks (36), who died at the scene, and Eldon Charles Walton (55), who died in hospital […]

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Three cars set on fire in George Town street

Three cars set on fire in George Town street

| 28/10/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Police have begun an arson investigation after Cayman Islands Fire Service and RCIPS officers were called to Greenwood Drive in George Town shortly after 4:30 Friday morning. Three vehicles parked along the street were on fire when they arrived. CIFS crews extinguished the blaze and no one was injured. Anyone who may have witnessed […]

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