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Man found dead in car off ETH

Man found dead in car off ETH

| 18/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): An investigation has begun into the death of a man who was found unresponsive in a vehicle outside a residential complex off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, George Town, Friday lunchtime. Emergency services were called to the location just after 1:00pm following a report of a medical emergency. The man was found to be non-responsive […]

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Man mugged after sleeping in his car

Man mugged after sleeping in his car

| 18/05/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A man who was sleeping in his vehicle in the parking lot of a Shedden Road bar in the early hours of Wednesday morning awoke to find an armed mugger demanding PIN numbers from him. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the victim turned up at George Town Police Station shortly after […]

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Gov’t supporters accuse campaign of bullying

Gov’t supporters accuse campaign of bullying

| 17/05/2019 | 90 Comments

(CNS): As it tries to stop the democratic process, the Cayman Islands Government and its supporters are increasing the social media opposition campaign to the cruise berthing port referendum and taking aim at the press. As the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on whether or not the Cayman people support a cruise berthing facility […]

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Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

Seized dogs quarantined after Parvovirus outbreak

| 17/05/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): An outbreak of a serious virus among some 50 small breed dogs seized by officials last week after a raid in Prospect has led to the animals being placed in quarantine at the Department of Agriculture’s animal shelter. Officials said that a host of private veterinarians and charities have been assisting and offering help […]

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Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

| 16/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Following a collision between a Yamaha motorbike and a Honda Fit on Walkers Road Wednesday night, the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken for treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency medical services. The rider of the motorbike is being treated for life-threatening injuries and the passenger for serious injuries. Police […]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

| 16/05/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A 51-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts, USA, was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital Wednesday evening after snorkelling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach. The man was said to have encountered difficulties in the water and was brought to shore. Members of the public conducted CPR on the […]

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Runway and airfield work to start at ORIA

Runway and airfield work to start at ORIA

| 16/05/2019 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority have revealed plans to begin work on upgrading the airfield and runway at Owen Roberts International Airport in the next phase of operation and safety improvements this summer. The authority has almost completed the work on the terminal upgrades and this next phase of exterior work consists […]

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Beach sign denying access removed

Beach sign denying access removed

| 16/05/2019 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The Public Lands Commission has confirmed that it requested the removal of a sign which recently appeared on Seven Mile Beach denying access to beach-goers. Responding to CNS enquiries, the commission said that the landowner was contravening the Prescription Law and the Public Lands Law. CNS checked the area between Calico Jack’s and the […]

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MK: Cruise images not approved design

MK: Cruise images not approved design

| 16/05/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has described the latest leaked images that were posted by CNS and circulated on social media this week as “examples of concept drawings” and not a final approved design for the cruise berthing project. In a short statement the minister said the images were not for construction but “are necessary […]

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Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

Cruise petition has just 200 names to confirm

| 16/05/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The campaign to trigger a people-initiated referendum on whether or not the people of Cayman support government’s plans for a cruise berthing facility in the George Town Harbour has confirmed that more than 5,000 registered voters have now signed the petition. With just 200 names to be verified, the activists challenged government to answer […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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