January 20, 2018

Post early for Cayman Islands Christmas delivery

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The Postal Service is specifying a number of posting dates for persons to get mail to their loved ones and friends or for businesses in time for this Christmas. The department’s notices about these services and also the specific extended opening hours for each of the 11 post office on the three islands have already […]

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 […]

Bahamas: Prison officer found hanging in cell

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, Mar 17 2017 – Coroner Jeanine Weech-Gomez, has launched an investigation into the death of a male officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections, who died while in lawful custody for a domestic incident on Thursday night. Police officers reportedly discovered the man hanging in a cell at the […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death Thu, 9 March, in George Town

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From RCIPS Fri March 10 2017 at: 10:29AM Water-related Death Yesterday, 9 March, in George Town Yesterday, 9 March, just before 11:30AM, police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a person in distress near Eden Rock in George Town.  A 71-year-old woman who was visiting in the island had encountered difficulties while snorkeling. […]

Heart Fund Gifts Ambulance to the Cayman Islands Community

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A new ambulance bought with money raised by Cayman Heart Fund has been gifted to the Health Services Authority for the people of the Cayman Islands. The emergency-fleet vehicle was purchased after a huge fund-raising effort, including $60,000 donated from the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. It was handed over today (Wednesday, 12 December) in […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service to the rescue

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What started out as just an opportunity to test their new rescue launch boat, quickly turned into a rescue mission for three fire officers with the Cayman Islands Fire Service. On Wednesday, 2 November 2016 Acting Sub Officer Wayne Whitelocke (captain), Acting Sub Officer Carson McField and Leading Fire Officer Duronnie Myles had been at […]

Cayman Islands: MVA on Shamrock Road Thu Evening, 30 June

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from RCIPS: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 11:36 AM Just before 5PM yesterday, 30 June, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a single-vehicle MVA on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Spotts Dock. Two men were in the car, a white Toyota Corolla, which had collided with a wooden utility pole. Police, fire, […]

The rise of boutique firms raises E-discovery challenges

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By Monica Bay, From Legaltech News E-discovery managed services help firms manage a variety of cases from small to huge Small firms are turning to e-discovery managed services to provide sophisticated and affordable technology. Morrison Cohen, a full service law firm of 100 lawyers, targets the middle market from its midtown Manhattan office. “Although we […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE – man named. Water-related death near Cemetery Beach Wed Jan 20

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From RCIPS Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM We can confirm the identity of the deceased as Joseph Dieschbourg from the state of Illinois. From RCIPS Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 12:12 PM – Updated Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 4:35 PM Today, 20 January, around 9:30AM, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a call regarding a man […]

Cayman Islands: MVA on Crewe Road Monday afternoon, 3 January

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From RCIPS Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 10:39 AM Just before 3:30PM yesterday, 3 January, a motorcycle and truck collided on Crewe Road in George Town as the truck was turning left onto Alamo Drive. 9-1-1 was alerted and EMS, Fire and Police responded. The male motorcyclist and his female pillion passenger were transported to George […]