October 16, 2018

Wrong On Crime – IDB study shows Jamaica and other regional states not spending smart enough to make their people safer

By Corey Robinson From Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica and other countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region are being encouraged to spend smarter and not necessarily more to reduce crime. A recently released study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), dubbed Better Spending for Better Lives: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Do More […]

Remember Dr. Christine Blasey Ford… Mobilize the “Mob” to march on ballot boxes

From Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) Vantage Point Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels We must never forget the humble, dignified and courageous testimony of a Dr. Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee. With no outside witnesses being called, the Hearing was deliberately rigged to be a “she said, […]

Regional security body deploys forces to St Kitts-Nevis

From Jamaica Gleaner BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. In an address to the nation late yesterday, Harris said this is yet another initiative undertaken by his administration to enhance the safety and security of […]

Cayman Islands: Vehicle fire on Watler’s Road

From RCIPS Mon Oct 15 2018 Just before 6AM on Saturday 13 October, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a vehicle that was caught on fire, along Watler’s Road in George Town. The Cayman Islands Fire Service put out the fire, which had engulfed a […]

Cayman Islands DOI enforcing the law

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continues operations to tackle illegal immigration and bolster compliance with the country’s immigration laws. Through proactive patrols and operations, DOI officers enforce the law to enhance public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. After reviewing the final data […]

Cayman Islands: Cocaine recovered near South Sound Dock and destroyed

From RCIPS On Sunday, 7 October, officers responded to a report that members of the public had discovered suspicious packages washed ashore in the vicinity of the South Sound dock. The five packages were recovered by officers, forensically examined, and found to contain a quantity of cocaine. On Friday morning, 12th October, the drugs, which […]

Cayman Islands: Motor Vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a car,

From RCIPS 13 October 2018 Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Motorcycle and a Car, 12 October Police and other emergency personnel were  dispatched by the 911 Communication Center to a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place at the junction of Agricola Drive and Shamrock Road in Bodden Town. It is believed that […]

Cayman Islands: Assault GBH of elderly woman in West Bay, arrest made

From RCIPS Fri Oct 12 2018 Assault GBH of Elderly Woman in West Bay, Arrest Made, 12 October Yesterday morning, 11 October, officers in West Bay responded to a report of an assault, which had taken place the previous evening, at a residence off Watercourse Road in West Bay. An elderly woman was assaulted by […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE – Firearm Incident in George Town

From RCIPS UPDATE: Sunday Oct 14 The victim of the shooting incident that took place on Sound Way  on Friday  12 October remains in the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound. He is in serious but stable condition. Friday Oct 12 2018 Just before 8PM tonight, Friday 12 October, police and other emergency services were […]

Small fire quickly extinguished at Cayman Islands Northward prison

From the Cayman Islands Fire Service and Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service Grand Cayman (GIS) –The public are advised that yesterday evening (Thursday, 11 October 2018) a resident at HMP Northward lit a small fire within the cell of which he was the sole occupant. The fire was quickly extinguished by prison staff. As […]