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Police name Jamaican man killed in Red Bay crash

Police name Jamaican man killed in Red Bay crash

| 06/12/2021 | 90 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 12:11pm: Police have now identified the man who died in a collision Sunday night as Alden Emelo Ohero Irons (29), a Jamaican national residing in the Cayman Islands. According to the RCIPS, shortly before 10:00pm last night, the emergency services responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle collision on Shamrock Road in […]

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Fifth positive COVID-19 person dies

Fifth positive COVID-19 person dies

| 30/11/2021 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee has revealed that another person has died who was positive for COVID-19. The 71-year-old, who was suffering from “multiple comorbidities”, was not in the hospital and was found unresponsive at home by family members. The unvaccinated patient was found to be positive for SARS-Cov-2 and becomes the fifth […]

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Police investigate baby’s death at beach

Police investigate baby’s death at beach

| 04/11/2021 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a baby yesterday around noon on Seven Mile Beach. The infant boy was taken to the West Bay Clinic and had arrived unresponsive, police said in a short release. Officers were called to the clinic where they were told the […]

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Public libraries shut after sudden death of director

Public libraries shut after sudden death of director

| 01/11/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Public Library Services (CIPL) issued a brief statement on Sunday announcing the sudden death of its director, Paul Robinson, and said all public libraries would be closed Monday. Robinson became the country’s top librarian in 2019, having been with the library service for several years after transferring from the National Archives. […]

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Local sports coach legend dies at 83

Local sports coach legend dies at 83

| 27/10/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Gerald “Jerry” Harper, affectionately known to many as Coach Fatcalves, died Sunday morning at The Pines Retirement Home, and the local sports community is in mourning for the legendary coach and much loved character. Despite battling a severe varicose veins disability for many years, which eventually placed him in wheelchair, the sports icon remained […]

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One killed in two-car crash in George Town

One killed in two-car crash in George Town

| 17/10/2021 | 91 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The man killed on Saturday evening in what appears to be a head-on collision on South Church Street has been identified as 37-year-old Carlos Luyang Patricio of the Philippines, who lived and worked in Cayman for a local auto-company. The other four people hurt in the two-car smash remain in hospital in serious […]

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Hotel chef was man who fell overboard

Hotel chef was man who fell overboard

| 14/10/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard has confirmed that the body pulled from the North Sound yesterday was Kasun Tharuka Madushanka Fernando (32), who had fallen overboard from a party boat on Monday night. According to his social media accounts, Fernando, who is from Sri Lanka, had been working as a chef at the Westin […]

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Body recovered from North Sound

Body recovered from North Sound

| 13/10/2021 | 13 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The Cayman Islands Coast Guard has confirmed that the search for the missing man who fell overboard from a party boat on Monday night has concluded. At around 11.30am yesterday morning a body was pulled from the water southwest of Barkers Cay, believed to be the missing man. Efforts are currently underway to […]

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West Bay man killed in motorbike crash

West Bay man killed in motorbike crash

| 25/09/2021 | 43 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The 33-year-old customs officer who was killed on Friday evening has been identified by police as Jessus Burowise Ebanks from West Bay. The former member of the national football team was killed when his white motorcycle and a grey minivan collided on Reverend Blackman Road, West Bay, shortly before 6pm. Ebanks was rushed […]

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Minivan driver killed in dump truck crash

Minivan driver killed in dump truck crash

| 20/07/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old man has been killed in the sixth fatal collision in the Cayman Islands so far this year. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital this morning after he was freed from the minivan he was driving by fire crews following a collision with a dump truck in Bodden Town. The crash […]

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Man killed in mass shooting at GT bar

Man killed in mass shooting at GT bar

| 09/07/2021 | 149 Comments

(CNS): Six people have been shot, one fatally, in a mass shooting at a George Town bar in the early hours of Friday morning. Police have released only a few details about the second horrifically violent incident in the capital in a week, but have said that the shooting happened inside Vic’s Bar at the […]

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