October 21, 2017

Robbery at Smith Cove

From RCIPS Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 12:58 PM On Friday 20th Sept. 2013 around 9: 28 pm, 911 received a report that a couple had been robbed while at Smith Cove on South Church Street. One of the assailants produced a handgun and relieved the male victim of a quantity of cash and the […]

Team Cayman head for Haiti

In the past few years there has been no relief for the people of Haiti. On January 12th, 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, struck resulting in approximately 230,000 people losing their lives, 40,000 of which were children. One and a half million people were left homeless and 75% of the buildings […]

Olympus lose $687m in rouge CI account

Olympus has defended paying $687m to financial advisers but refused to comment on its former CEO’s claims that the cash was channelled to ‘unknown parties in the Cayman Islands’. Asked why Olympus paid such a high fee in relation to its buy-out of medical equipment firm Gyrus in 2008, Olympus’s Tokyo spokesman Ayako Nagami said […]

Clash of the Manchester titans

United host their neighbours City at Old Trafford, with Wayne Rooney scoring a spectacular overhead kick the last time the sides met in the league. It is the same fixture that provided that goal of the season last year, and with both teams flying at the top of the Premier League, the first Manchester derby […]

Tyson takes on Caribbean

Local television host Catherine Tyson will be hitting screens all around the Caribbean from 7th November. Caribvision, channel 38 on WestStar, will be airing Catherine’s talk-variety show, ‘Lighten Up’, five times a week from Anguilla to the Virgin Islands. ‘Lighten Up’ is the first Caymanian show to be syndicated to another country and now it […]

Fraser brothers make a splash!

Brett Fraser has made history by winning Cayman’s first ever gold medal in the Pan Am Games and setting a new event record with a time of 1:47:18. His brother, National Record holder Shaune, touched the wall not far behind in a time of 1:48:29. Shaune Fraser won Cayman’s first medal on Sunday after finishing […]

Bad Vybz for dancehall star

There may be more trouble on the horizon for jailed Vybz Kartel. The dancehall DJ, who is already facing charges of murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of a firearm, could be at the centre of police investigations into two additional murders, according to police sources. The news came as the artiste, whose real […]

Dr. Guy Harvey speaks out on local conservation

The impending plight of the endangered Nassau grouper was highlighted in the premier showing of The Mystery of the Grouper Moon on Tuesday. Marine artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey is trying to convince the Cayman Islands government to extend the eight year fishing ban at the spawning aggregations just west of Little Cayman. Dr. […]

Police reveal amnesty arsenal

Detective Superintendent Marlon Bodden holds a powerful shotgun that if it was in the wrong hands could kill in seconds. Thankfully this weapon is clearly in the right hands after it was handed in to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service as part of their gun amnesty. Mr Bodden yesterday said that although the amnesty […]

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