September 22, 2019

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 […]

SPENDING TO BE REVEALED: Financial chief says to expect audit overview

Financial Secretary Kenneth Jefferson said yesterday that the 31 October consolidation of government financial statements would offer the first full, audited overview of official performance in years. The overview is made possible by the submission for the first time in at least eight years of all the annual financial reports from every government entity – […]

Mark arrives for charity golf day

Professional golfer Mark McNulty has landed in Cayman – and is ready to get into the swing of things! The Irish/Zimbabwean pro is taking part in the Cayman Islands Red Cross golf tournament which tees off at the North Sound Club. Mr McNulty, 57, and his wife Alison were given a warm welcome when they […]

THIS MUST STOP! Restaurant boss says crime wave is like “a cancer”

Tony Crescente is enraged. Masked gunmen invaded his Casanova restaurant, smashed his computer systems and cash register, stole all the cash and disappeared into the night. “Thank God no one was hurt,” he said, describing himself as “very frustrated” by rising crime and “the growing threat” to tourism, to families and to local businesses. In […]

JUST AND FAIR DECISION: Devon’s mom says acquittal was correct

In an emotional post-verdict interview yesterday, the mother of Devon Anglin, acquitted of murder in the Grand Court, detailed her private anguish at the trial and public vilification of her son. “The last 18 months have been the most intense period of my life,” she told iNews. “And on Wednesday, I was able to breathe […]

Fashion for a cause

The RoofTop Bar hosted a sparkling catwalk show of Diana Uylett’s, also known as ‘Bobsy’, designs to raise money for her cancer treatment. The sophisticated dresses and chic lines raised over CI$6000 for the Caymanian designer who is currently in Miami undergoing chemotherapy. ‘Scruples Through the Years’ featured designs created by Bobsy over the last […]

Still a host of problems, admits Auditor General

As yesterday’s deadline loomed for government’s latest financial reports, the Auditor General while conceding improvements, said a host of problems remained, led by the reliability of the information provided. Wednesday marked the deadline for the 2010-2011 reports by central government’s 12 ministries and portfolios and its 25 statutory authorities and government-owned companies such as Cayman […]

NOT GUILTY OF MURDER: Anglin cleared of shooting 4-year-old child

Devon Anglin has been acquitted of killing 4-year-old Jeremiah Barnes. In the Grand Court yesterday afternoon, visiting Jamaican Justice Howard Cooke found 25-year-old Anglin not guilty of murder after a three week trial. He was also cleared of attempted murder, assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm and threatening violence. Despite not taking the stand, his […]

MCKEEVA IS CROSS: Being Christian and politician is tough – Bush

Premier McKeeva Bush yesterday said he was a “man of God” – and declared he finds it difficult being both a politician and a Christian. In an exclusive interview with iNews, Bush admitted he is not the best Christian and that he “fails and falls down” sometimes. And he says his controversial decision to help […]

This trio is sew good at knitting!

These three ladies were in absolute stitches at the Rooster Country Fair. The trio are all members of the East End Creative Hands group and they spent the day weaving strands of silver thatch palm and knitting, creating fabulous items. Alddia Bodden, Vernett Bodden, and Eulene McLaughlin were at the event which also included a […]