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Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

Man stabbed in leg during GT fight

| 15/08/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating another violent altercation after a man said he was assaulted and stabbed in the leg by a man he knew in the early hours of Sunday morning (13 August) at McField Square, George Town. Police had been called to the central area of the capital at about 2am after a repor [...]

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Over one third of applicants securing PR

Over one third of applicants securing PR

| 15/08/2017 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Immigration staff and relevant board members have now reviewed 146 applications for permanent residency from a backlog of more than 1,000 submissions made over at least the last three years with just over a third approved to date. According to the latest figures from the Department of Immigra [...]

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Vandals take aim at Foots’ controversial work

Vandals take aim at Foots’ controversial work

| 15/08/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The controversial statues created by Cayman Brac artist Ronald ‘Foots’ Kynes and displayed at his yard and land nearby at his South Side home have been vandalised. The local artist was arrested last month under archaic legislation after some of his neighbours had complained to police that [...]

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Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

Cruelty inquiry opened after dog burned with chemicals

| 14/08/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The police and officials from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) have opened an animal-cruelty case after a report was made by the Cayman Islands Humane Society on Friday. A representative from the charity called 911 when around 3:30pm a dog with burns along its body was brought to the shelt [...]

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WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

WB man admits airguns but denies firearms charges

| 14/08/2017
(CNS): A local man who was rounded up in a West Bay drug-and-firearms raid has denied possession of two unlicensed revolvers and ammunition but admitted having two air pistols and a component part when he appeared in court Friday. Chadwick Cameron Ebanks  (40) pleaded guilty to the possession of tw [...]

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Permit numbers reach near 25,000

Permit numbers reach near 25,000

| 14/08/2017 | 173 Comments
(CNS): The most recent figures released by the Department of Immigration reveal that 24,880 people in the Cayman Islands are holding jobs on work permits. The latest list of permits issued to employers shows that the tourism, financial services and construction sectors are still leading the growing [...]

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Police on lookout for stolen SUV and motorbike

Police on lookout for stolen SUV and motorbike

| 11/08/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for a 2016 Kia Sorento and a 2006 Yamaha motorcycle, both of which were stolen yesterday. Officers trying to track down the latest auto-thefts said that the bronze Kia with the temporary registration plate T5391 was taken from the car park at Owen Roberts Internati [...]

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Thieves make off with tourist’s backpack

Thieves make off with tourist’s backpack

| 11/08/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): Two men ran off with a red backpack that was left on the sand near Tiki Beach yesterday by a tourist while he was taking a swim. The police were called to Seven Mile Beach at around 1:30 on Thursday afternoon and learned that the thieves were spotted running toward the bushes with the bag. [ [...]

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Caymanian in suspected Florida murder-suicide

Caymanian in suspected Florida murder-suicide

| 11/08/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Police in South Florida are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide after Ronald Bennette (38), originally  from George Town, Grand Cayman, and his wife, Shani Bennette (39), were both found shot dead in a car near a Pembroke Pines home in the early hours of Thursday morning. The c [...]

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Court appoints dedicated legal aid boss

Court appoints dedicated legal aid boss

| 11/08/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): Decisions about who will receive legal aid for their court cases will now be decided by a new director. Formerly a senior associate with a local law firm and a legal aid attorney since 2004, Stacy Parke began her new job at Judicial Administration Monday. With a budget in excess of $2.6 milli [...]

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Realtor guilty of stealing over $51K

Realtor guilty of stealing over $51K

| 11/08/2017 | 46 Comments
(CNS): It took a jury of four women and three men less than an hour and a half Thursday to find Antonio (Toni) Paolini (77) guilty on one count of theft in relation to money he took from a client who wanted to purchase a piece of land but spent it on rent in an […] [...]

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