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GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

GT shooting marks first murder in 2018

| 21/01/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED A man has died after he was shot multiple time on Saturday night in George Town. Police have not yet revealed the full details of the killing but said they were called to the scene where the man was gunned down at around 9:20 yesterday evening on Eastern Avenue, in the car park of W [...]

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Law Society laments 30-year struggle for bill

Law Society laments 30-year struggle for bill

| 18/01/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Alasdair Robertson, the president of the Cayman Islands Law Society, made his annual call for the fundamental reform of the Legal Practitioners Law at the opening of the Grand Court Wednesday, when he reminded the lawyers and lawmakers present that the current legislation is unfit for purpo [...]

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Ex-civil servant charged with theft

Ex-civil servant charged with theft

| 18/01/2018
(CNS): A former civil servant who was working as an administrator at the Facilities Management Department has been charged with stealing more than $30,000 from government coffers. The 38-year-old woman, who was arrested last August, was formally charged Wednesday with eight counts of obtaining prop [...]

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Chief justice accuses CIG of ignoring judicial crisis

Chief justice accuses CIG of ignoring judicial crisis

| 18/01/2018 | 122 Comments
(CNS): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie pulled no punches in his address at the 2018 Opening of the Grand Court Wednesday, when he criticised the government for failing to understand the constitutional crisis in the justice system and the urgent need for a new court-house. He has raised the issue almos [...]

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Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

Cops round-up 10 drunk weekend drivers

| 17/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested another ten drivers this weekend in their ongoing traffic enforcement operations aimed at cutting the amount of drunks driving on the roads. Once again, several drivers were found to be behind the wheel while being well over the legal alcohol limit after committing traffic [...]

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CIG signs deal to set up fast track in Miami

CIG signs deal to set up fast track in Miami

| 17/01/2018 | 89 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Executive Assistant Director Todd Owen signed a deal at the government building in George Town yesterday to establish a customs and immigration fast track system at Miami airport for US visitors coming to Cayman. The [...]

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Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

Men robbed by gang in WB Road parking lot

| 17/01/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): A man was treated in hospital this morning for a head wound sustained during a robbery in a car park on the West Bay Road. Police said that four men were in a parking lot north of the Galleria Roundabout shortly before 3:30am when two vehicles, which appeared to have been a sedan and a [&hel [...]

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Cops and DoA focus on dangerous dogs

Cops and DoA focus on dangerous dogs

| 17/01/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): After three feral dogs chased and bit a cyclist on Friday, the RCIPS and the Department of Agriculture have joined forces to round up ferocious, stray or out-of-control dogs. The cyclist, who was riding along Finch Drive in West Bay, was bitten on his ankle as he tried to fend the dogs off. N [...]

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Local musician critical after shooting

Local musician critical after shooting

| 16/01/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Dexter Bodden, a well-known local musician, is in hospital in critical condition after he was shot by a lone gunman outside his home in George Town yesterday evening. The police said that Bodden, who is also known as the Calypso Cowboy, had arrived at his house at the junction of Avon Way and [...]

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Bodden Town robber admits list of crimes

Bodden Town robber admits list of crimes

| 16/01/2018 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Gerado George Connolly (26) from Bodden Town has pleaded guilty to a list of crimes associated with a stick-up at a grocery store in Anton Bodden Drive last summer. Connolly admitted the robbery, in which he stole cash, phones and personal possessions from the store owner and customers. He a [...]

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Police on the scene of George Town shooting

Police on the scene of George Town shooting

| 15/01/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police are at the scene of a shooting that happened at around 6:30 this evening on Eastern Avenue near to the junction of Avon Way. One man has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, a spokesperson from the RCIPS confirmed in a brief alert about the shooting. Eastern Avenue was partial [...]

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