December 18, 2017

Cayman Islands residential mental health facility to go to planning

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Plans for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility in the Cayman Islands are to be submitted to the Central Planning Authority this month (December 2017). Design and construction costs have been drawn up by Toronto-based Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc., which specialises in the design of mental health facilities, in collaboration with the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands: Man assaulted/Man charged with Possession of Criminal Property

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From RCIPS 6 December 2017 Man Assaulted in George Town Around 9:45PM last night, 5 December, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Harper Close, off Eastern Avenue in George Town. It was reported that a man who was at the location was hit over the head by another […]

Last weekend traffic collisions in Cayman Islands concern police

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From RCIPS Police officers received reports of 27 motor vehicle collisions this weekend, some with serious injuries. A few of these incidents are highlighted below. On Sunday, 3 December, just before midnight, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and other emergency personnel to a motor vehicle collision with injuries on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The […]

Incident North of Grand Cayman’s Public Beach Early Saturday Morning 2 December

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NOTE: This story has been revised by the RCIPS Mon Dec 4 at 9:14 am since it was first released Sun (3) and published From RCIPS Mon Dec 4 2017 Rape Reported Early Saturday Morning, 2 December Police are investigating a report of a rape which occurred early Saturday morning, 2 December. A woman was […]

Cayman Islands: Man charged with GBH Wounding

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From RCIPS Man Charged with GBH Wounding, 27 November Just before 12PM on Friday, 24 November, police responded to a report of an altercation between two men known to each other at a business on Portland Road, George Town. One of the men used a hammer to strike the other on the head. The victim […]

Working together to save a life in the Cayman Islands

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When an emergency occurs it often takes a team of first responders to provide successful assistance, and on Saturday (18 November 2017) the collaborative efforts of several agencies saved a life. That morning the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received a 911 call that a woman, who was on a group diving excursion, had […]

Cayman Islands: Assault Early Thu Morning, 16 November, on Smith Road

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From RCIPS Just before 2AM today, Thursday, 16 November, police officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of an assault that took on Smith Road in the vicinity of Tropical Plaza in George Town.  Bottles were reportedly being thrown at a man, who was on the ground and bleeding from the […]

Cayman Islands Health Services Authority celebrates World Prematurity Day

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The Health Services Authority (HSA) will be offering free developmental checks for all pre-term babies born before 34 weeks, and who are not yet 18 months old and not actively receiving therapy on a regular basis. The development checks are part of the HSA’s initiatives to commemorate World Prematurity Day which focuses on raising awareness […]

Cayman Islands Health Minister’s World Diabetes Day (14) Message

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Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA World Diabetes Day 2017 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 The Cayman Islands mark World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, 14 November. As Minister for Health, I fully support this annual date on our calendar. I also urge everyone to listen and pay attention to the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands Press Statement on EEPS Incident on Thurs. 9 Nov East End Primary School Update On 9 November, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services (DES) were notified that East End Primary School’s (EEPS) gate was locked and students and staff were unable to gain access. The Director of the DES, […]