Archive for March 21st, 2024

CUC sues gas station boss over cash collected on bills

CUC sues gas station boss over cash collected on bills

| 21/03/2024 | 43 Comments

(CNS): CUC is claiming that the operator of the Eastern Avenue Rubis gas station failed to pay over $130,000 in bill payments collected from CUC customers when the station acted as an agent for the power company. In the first instance, CUC is seeking over $60,000 plus interest from Roger Tatum and his company, Serve-Pro […]

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Bryan challenges report on low value of Cayman tourism

Bryan challenges report on low value of Cayman tourism

| 21/03/2024 | 158 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has criticised a report by regional economist Marla Dukharan on the Cayman Islands’ economic fortunes in which she found that the tourism sector contributes a relatively small amount to the economy. Challenging the narrative that tourism is a twin pillar alongside financial services, Dukharan said that Cayman is almost entirely […]

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Police name the second driver killed in 24 hours

Police name the second driver killed in 24 hours

| 21/03/2024 | 49 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now identified the driver killed in a Bodden Town single-vehicle collision on Thursday as Teron Anthony Johnson (22), a Jamaican national residing in Grand Cayman. This was the second fatality on Cayman’s roads this year and happened just 24 hours after the first fatal crash on Cayman Brac. The police said […]

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HMCI testing systems in UNESCO tsunami drill

HMCI testing systems in UNESCO tsunami drill

| 21/03/2024 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) is taking part in CARIBE WAVE 24 today as part of the annual tsunami exercise of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The exercise, which aims to test tsunami preparedness in the region, creates two tsunami scenarios, one generated by a […]

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Traffic cops to lead Easter road safety campaign

Traffic cops to lead Easter road safety campaign

| 21/03/2024 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police will clamp down on rogue road users over the Easter Holidays in a targeted safety campaign to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on Cayman’s roads. Between Friday, 22 March, and Friday, 5 April, there will be an increase in visible policing initiatives and traffic enforcement across the islands. The campaign will focus on […]

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Killers ‘deeply remorseful’ as they await sentence

Killers ‘deeply remorseful’ as they await sentence

| 21/03/2024 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Lawyers representing Justin Kyle Jackson (25) and Eric Brian Williams Soto (23) told the court their clients were “deeply remorseful” about the death of Harry Elliott (63), who was shot and killed by Jackson during an attempted robbery at an illegal numbers shop on School Road in April 2022. In November last year, Jackson […]

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Police name woman killed in Cayman Brac crash

Police name woman killed in Cayman Brac crash

| 21/03/2024 | 7 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED FRIDAY: The RCIPS has confirmed the identity of the woman who died in the fatal collision on Cayman Brac on 20 March. Dulce Elizabeth Rodriguez Rojas (30), a Mexican national living on Cayman Brac, died after a single-vehicle collision on South Side Road, west of the Bluff Road and close to Beach Club, […]

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