November 20, 2017

Sunday (19) night Cayman Islands police searches turn up cocaine and ganja

From RCIPS Shortly before 11PM on Sunday, 19 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of an altercation in the vicinity of Public Beach on West Bay Road, and a man causing a disturbance at a liquor-licensed premises.  After speaking with witnesses and observing some suspicious behavior by the man involved, officers […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Alfredo Whittaker is new Cayman Islands Football Association President After a marathon four rounds of voting Alfredo Whittaker has been elected the new President of the Cayman Islands Football Association. (CIFA) When the first round of voting began incumbent Lee Ramoon received 6 votes, and Whittaker and candidate Renard Moxam eacg receiving 5. A […]

CORRECTED: Cayman Islands man charged with importation of cocaine, 17 November

From RCIPS Mon 20 2017 (Corrected by RCIPS Mon 20 Nov) The man, aged 32 of Bodden Town, who was arrested on 2 June with two Venezuelans and and one Colombian during a police operation was  formally charged on Friday, 17 November with the following: Being Concerned in the Importation of Cocaine; and Conspiring to Import […]

Cayman Islands: Man Charged with Aggravated Burglary and Common Assault, Monday 20 November

From RCIPS: Mon Nov 20 2017 A man aged 30 of George Town was arrested on 17 November and then charged on 20 November, with aggravated burglary and common assault. He will appear in court this morning, 20 November. This relates to a burglary which took place on Friday 27 October in the Washington Boulevard […]

UPDATE: Cayman Islands report MISSING PERSON: Roseanna Redden, last seen 14 November – FOUND

From RCIPS Mon Nov 20 at 10:02am Roseanna Redden was located on Friday 17 November and is in good health. Missing persons PR can now be disregarded.The police would like to thank all members of the public who assisted with locating her.   Wed Nov 15 at 9:51am Police are investigating a report of a […]

20 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

20 Nov Mon 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Stewart   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

MBB Preview: Mocs Host Mainland Version of Cayman Islands Classic

From Gomocs Lamont Paris’ Chattanooga Mocs look to continue momentum from Thursday night’s home opening win. CHATTANOOGA—The Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball team is in the midst of a four-game home stretch hosting the mainland bracket of the Cayman Islands Classic. Alabama State, Jacksonville State and Savannah State join the Mocs in McKenzie Arena Monday and […]

The Editor Speaks: CarePay and does anyone really care?

I came down heavy on Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders in a recent editorial and likened him to the late British Actor Sir Christopher Lee’s performance playing the notorious “hanging judge” Judge Jeffries. Today, I am somewhat on his side, as it still does not remain clear to me how only one man has been […]

Prince Charles describes hurricane devastation as ‘utterly heartbreaking’ in Caribbean visit

By Martin Coulter From Evening Standard UK The Prince of Wales has described the devastation caused byhurricanes in the Caribbean as “utterly heartbreaking”. Speaking after meeting families made homeless by Hurricanes Irmaand Maria, Prince Charles said it was “painful beyond words to see the devastation”. The heir to the throne’s comments came during the first […]

Cayman Islands overseas scholarship applications open and information sessions

The Ministry of Education wishes to inform the general public that it is now receiving applications for overseas scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic year. The application period is open from 15 November 2017 to 31 January 2018. All those planning to apply for a government scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic year are invited to complete […]