Archive for May 14th, 2024

Woman sent to prison for witness tampering

Woman sent to prison for witness tampering

| 14/05/2024 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A judge handed down what she described as “a short, sharp shock” to a woman found guilty of trying to prevent a friend from giving evidence against her in relation to an assault. Janelle Lavern Greenwood (48) ultimately pleaded guilty to stabbing her husband in the neck while drinking at home with friends one […]

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Global coral bleaching will degrade local reefs

Global coral bleaching will degrade local reefs

| 14/05/2024 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands is facing the possibility of further degradation of its reefs as another coral bleaching event is impacting reefs around the world this year. According to experts at the Department of Environment, our coral reefs are slowly dying, and every year we can expect fewer of them to bounce back for another […]

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New hotel brings room stock up to record high

New hotel brings room stock up to record high

| 14/05/2024 | 95 Comments

(CNS): With the completion of the Dart Group’s latest resort, the Cayman Islands now has a record number of rooms available for visitors in hotels, condos, apartments and Airbnb-type units. Hotel Indigo Grand Cayman is expected to welcome its first guests in the coming weeks, bringing the room stock across all three islands to 8,022, […]

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Police seek man wanted for serious assault

Police seek man wanted for serious assault

| 14/05/2024 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Patrick McKenzie (49) who was wanted by police following a serious assault in West Bay, yesterday, has been arrested. The local man is currently in custody facing potential charges of aggravated burglary and assault. McKenzie is accused of entering the home of a woman he knows and stabbing her multiple times.

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Visitors charged with ATM fraud

Visitors charged with ATM fraud

| 14/05/2024

(CNS): Two Chilean nationals appeared in court Monday charged with theft and money laundering in an ATM fraud involving four machines in George Town belonging to an undisclosed bank. Police began investigating the case on 16 April after the local bank discovered that the teller machines had been compromised after users’ account details were copied. […]

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Another record toppled as permits climb to  37,437

Another record toppled as permits climb to  37,437

| 14/05/2024 | 55 Comments

(CNS): The latest statistics supplied to a local law firm by WORC revealed that, as of 18 April, there were 37,437 work permits in effect in the Cayman Islands, which is up by 465 since March and yet another record. Jamaicans still comprise the biggest group of foreign workers at 15,519, or 41% of all current […]

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