July 18, 2019

Cayman: Update on current verification numbers

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After a weekend spent verifying signatures on the cruise port referendum petition, the Elections Office has received an additional 801 verification forms, bringing the total forms received to 1,503 thus far. Between the door-to-door verification process, booths set up at local supermarkets, and persons visiting the Elections Office to verify signatures; officials have received verification forms […]

The Counselling Centre provides DUI workshop on Cayman Brac

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The Counselling Centre (TCC), in partnership with the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR), hosted its first-ever DUI workshop on Cayman Brac earlier this month.  Five participants attended the workshop, which included educational and non-judgmental presentations by TCC staffers, Dr. Katheryn Whittaker and Sarah Dewson on Friday, 7 and Saturday, 8 June 2019.  The Minister for […]

Dive Pirates Foundation visits Cayman Brac Resort

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By Sam Helmy From Deeper Blue To celebrate 15 years of Adaptive Diver training, the Dive Pirates Foundation took over Cayman Brac for a week. During the week, 80 individuals descended on the resort to celebrate adaptive sport. One of the beneficiaries of the 2016 Dive Pirates Foundation is Army Specialist John Kennedy, who stated: “When I was diagnosed with MS, I thought my […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Join us Sat 6 July for our 4th Annual Mango Season at the Museum! Cayman Elections Office Begins Door to Door Verification The Elections Office today (Friday, 28 June 2019) began door-to-door verification of signatures on the cruise port referendum petition, in the districts of North Side and East End. Elections Office staff are identifiable […]

Cayman Islands pirates set to invade Honduras Carnival

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(TAB) – The Cayman Islands will once again have representation at the Feria Juniana Carnival this weekend in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.    It has been over a decade since the delegation known simply as the “Cayman Islands Band” made its first appearance in the Honduras carnival circuit. First travelling to La Ceiba, the group […]

Police assaulted during response to theft report at Liquor Licensed Premises on Cayman Brac

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from RCIPS Just before 8:00PM yesterday, Tuesday, 18 June, police responded to a bar on Watering Place Road on Cayman Brac, where a patron complained of a theft of her bag.  Officers attempted to calm the woman, who appeared to be highly intoxicated, and investigated the report, ultimately locating her bag and returning it to […]

5 arrests made during Braccanal Weekend in Cayman Brac

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From RCIPS On Friday, 17 May, a man, age 25 of Cayman Brac, was arrested and subsequently charged with Assault ABH and Common Assault in relation to an altercation at a Cayman Brac bar during the Braccanal Carnival festivities. The victim in the incident was taken for treatment for minor facial injuries and subsequently released. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Application Processing Delays – Cayman Islands Department of Planning Staff at the Department of Planning would like to apologise to its valued customers for a delay in processing applications. This is due to network connectivity issues. The Department is working hard to ensure prompt service will return as soon as possible. Partial Road Closure on […]

Cayman Islands Biennial expands across Cayman Brac

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From The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands As part of its tri-island Cross Currents – 1stCayman Islands Biennial exhibition, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands recently installed a multi-site project in Cayman Brac following the successful launch of a satellite exhibition at the Little Cayman Museum. Consisting of a public art installation by Kaitlyn Elphinstone […]

Update: Woman Arrested in Relation to Cayman Brac Fatal

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From RCIPS May 15 2019 A woman, age 28 of Cayman Brac, was arrested on 9 May on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The arrest is in relation to the fatal hit and run which took place on the morning of 22 March on Watering Place Road in Cayman Brac (see below). She […]