October 22, 2018

Statement from the Hon. Moses Kirkconnell Cayman Islands Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism on the passing of Eric Bergstrom

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It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Tourism acknowledges the passing of Eric Bergstrom, a true pioneer who played a leading role in the development of the Cayman Islands tourism industry. Having first visited the Cayman Islands as a tourist in the early 1960’s, Mr. Bergstrom returned with his family to manage the […]

Cayman Islands Schools Survey: “Students are satisfied with their school”

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Over 600 Year 5 and 6 students in the Cayman Islands Government Primary School system say they are satisfied with the quality of education provided at their school, according to recent surveys conducted by the Office of Education Standards (OES). In total, 502 parents, 189 staff (both teaching and non-teaching) and 603 students completed the […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE -Suspect in assault GBH in East End arrested, 9 Aug

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From RCIPS UPDATE: AUG 13 2018 Man Charged with Assault GBH with Intent The 22-year-old-man that was arrested on Thursday 9 Aug, has since been charged with Assault GBH with Intent. He appeared in court on Friday 10 Aug, in the afternoon.  The was remanded by the court and is expected to make an appearance […]

Several burglaries of Cayman Islands’ churches reported between June and August

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From RCIPS The RCIPS would like to inform the community of a trend where churches have become targets of burglaries in recent weeks. There have been 8 such reports received in the last two months, including the two reported yesterday morning. However, only one report of a church burglary was received in the first five […]

Cayman Islands: June 2018 funerals

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Vetha Lilian Scott 12 Apr 1922 – 11 Jun 2018 Prospect Celia Mercedes (Bodden) Menzies – 12 Jun 2018 Chester K Hydes 11 Jan 1929 – 18 Jun 2018 Jahzarah Mellisa Caballero-Millwood – 20 Jun 2018 Prospect Cyril Bert Parchman Sr – 26 Jun 2018 West End Helen Alvena (Thompson) Hislop 9 Mar 1946 – […]

Cayman Islands: Man Charged with Burglary and Criminal Trespass for incident at East End Resort

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From RCIPS A man, age 49 of George Town, has been charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, and Consumption and Possession of Ganja. The Burglary charge stems from an incident early on the morning of Wednesday, 4 July, at Morritts Tortuga in East End where a man was found in one of the rooms at the […]

Cayman Islands: 18-year-old charged with burglary/Drug boat intercepted, 2 men charged

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From RCIPS 18-Year-Old-Man Charged with Burglary, 25 June An 18-year-old-man of East End has been charged with the offense of Burglary and is expected to be in court today. The man was charged in relation to a burglary that was reported to the police on 1 June, 2018. The incident took place at a residence […]

Correction: Wounding in East End Last Friday Night, 15 June

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From RCIPS: Correction: 22 June 2018 Further to the below, we can confirm that the investigation indicates that the wounding occurred near a residence on Fiddler’s Way nearby, and not near the Pirates Cove Bar, as earlier reported. The victim was treated and released from hospital, and the incident remains under police investigation.   Wounding […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]

Cayman Islands: Wounding in East End Last Friday Night, 15 June

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From RCIPS Officers responded to the vicinity of the Pirates Cove Bar in East End on Friday night, 15 June, around 10PM regarding an altercation that had taken place.  A man had been transported to Health City by private car before police arrived.  The man was then transported to George Town Hospital for treatment for […]