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Suspect dealers arrested in two drug busts

Suspect dealers arrested in two drug busts

| 15/04/2024

(CNS): A 21-year-old resident of West Bay and a 29-year-old resident of Bodden Town were arrested last week on suspicion of dealing cocaine following two separate drug busts. The first happened on Wednesday, 10 April, during a joint operation by the RCIPS and Customs and Border Control. A driver was detained during a vehicle stop […]

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Visitor dies after snorkelling in West Bay

Visitor dies after snorkelling in West Bay

| 12/04/2024 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A 72-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Illinois, USA, died on Wednesday morning following a snorkelling trip off Cemetery Beach, West Bay. The emergency services were called to the scene around 11.30am. When the police arrived, EMS and fire officers were administering CPR to the man, who was lying on the […]

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CPA turns down 12-storey 7MB condo tower

CPA turns down 12-storey 7MB condo tower

| 11/04/2024 | 61 Comments

(CNS): An application for a condo tower on Seven Mile Beach has been refused planning permission by the Central Planning Authority because it is too tall. What was described by objectors as a “monstrosity” that would change the entire character of the quieter northern end of the Cayman Islands’ famous beach was rejected because the […]

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Bar tenants want $1.2M to vacate GT premises

Bar tenants want $1.2M to vacate GT premises

| 10/04/2024 | 61 Comments

(CNS): A commercial landlord trying to evict a troublesome tenant who is refusing to vacate the premises has accused them of holding the property owners to ransom after they demanded $1.2 million to leave. In a lawsuit filed in the Grand Court this week, Cayman Technology Centre has accused the managers of Vine and Tap […]

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Cayman’s ‘secrets’ to be revealed on TV reality show

Cayman’s ‘secrets’ to be revealed on TV reality show

| 08/04/2024 | 122 Comments

(CNS): The new reality TV show Grand Cayman: Secrets in Paradise will be airing on Hulu on Tuesday evening. But the show has nothing to do with any ‘secrets’ of the offshore sector, which Cayman is most often associated with on TV and in movies, but is based on the lives and scandals of a […]

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DoT shops for long-haul flights for new runway

DoT shops for long-haul flights for new runway

| 08/04/2024 | 120 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Director Rosa Harris led a delegation to the Routes Americas conference last month in Bogota, Colombia, where they met with representatives of airlines and airports operating in the Americas region to shop for long-haul carriers. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority currently has plans to expand all three airports, including a controversial proposal to […]

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Ministers wrongly blame NCC over EWA delays

Ministers wrongly blame NCC over EWA delays

| 04/04/2024 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet ministers have once again unjustly criticised the National Conservation Council and the Department of Environment for delays to the start of the East-West Arterial Road extension, and falsly asserted that environmental issues are blocking development and the construction of low-cost housing. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan attacked the NCC and DoE over both issues […]

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Cargo ship waits on tug 32 miles off Little Cayman

Cargo ship waits on tug 32 miles off Little Cayman

| 04/04/2024 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The SC Montana, a cargo ship that lost power Tuesday evening and drifted into Cayman waters, now poses no threat to Little Cayman, having been towed to about 25 miles off the coast of the island last night. At 10:00am Thursday, it was drifting away from Little Cayman in the open ocean, though some […]

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Cayman sprinters dominate podium at CARIFTA

Cayman sprinters dominate podium at CARIFTA

| 03/04/2024 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands national team returned from the CARIFTA Games on Wednesday with a bag full of medals, including gold and silver from the 100 metre under 20’s final. Davonte Howell clocked an impressive 10.15 seconds on Saturday, while his teammate Jaiden Reid finished second in 10.34 seconds ahead of Javorne Dunkley of Jamaica […]

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Missing teenage girl turns up after 18 days

Missing teenage girl turns up after 18 days

| 03/04/2024

(CNS): Shantelle Rhoden Aguilar (15), who was reported missing on Friday, 15 March, has been located and returned home. The RCIPS said on Tuesday evening that she appears to be in good health, and expressed thanks to the public for their assistance in this matter. The police did not say where she had been over […]

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Disabled cargo ship pulled away from Little Cayman

Disabled cargo ship pulled away from Little Cayman

| 03/04/2024 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The SC Montana, a Liberian freighter vessel that had engine failure late Tuesday evening, was still in local waters Wednesday morning off the southwest coast of Little Cayman but is bound for Cuba. The ship has been given assistance from the LEFKES and the Aruna Cihan bulk carrier vessels to keep it away from […]

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