October 21, 2019

Cayman Islands: Motorists Advised of Funeral Procession and Lane Closure on Saturday, 1 December

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From RCIPS The public is advised that there will be a funeral procession on Saturday, 1 December, starting from Elmslie Memorial United Church on Harbour Drive and travelling via South Sound Road and Shamrock Road to the Spotts Cemetery. The procession is expected to take place between 3:45PM and 4:30PM. In addition, one of the […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s not just community events!

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The RCIPS has announced in future they will be restricting the amount of road closures they approve to accommodate community events. In a recent press release they said it is “evaluating public procession and road closure requests in a more restrictive manner with respect to main arterial roads on the island, including the George Town […]

Road Closure for Cayman Islands National Museum & DCFS Older Persons Event, 10 October

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From RCIPS: In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum and Department of Children and Family Services’ Older Persons Month event today, 10 October, a portion of Harbour Drive and South Church Street (between Warwick Drive and Cardinal Avenue), and a portion of Goring Avenue, just east of South Church Street, will be closed […]

Cayman Islands’ police investigate report of stabbing in George Town on 11 August

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From RCIPS: Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday, 11 August, police received a report that two men had attended the emergency room of the Cayman Islands Hospital with stab wounds. It was reported that the injuries had been received during an altercation which took place at an event on Harbour Drive in George Town. The men […]

Cayman Islands: Road Closure for National Museum Mango Season Event, 14 July

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From RCIPS In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Mango Season event on Saturday, 14 July, a portion of Harbour Drive and South Church Street (between Warwick Drive and Cardinal Avenue) will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM. Traffic travelling west on Shedden Road will be permitted to turn right (north), onto Harbour […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE -Wounding early Sat (16) morning,

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Charges in Wounding Early Saturday Morning, 16 June The 18-year-old man in custody for wounding in relation to a stabbing incident early Saturday morning, 16 June, has been charged with 1) Attempted Murder and 2) Wounding with intent as an alternative.  He will be appearing in court later this morning, 18 June. […]

Cayman Batabano 2018

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The Annual Batabano Street Parade was another spectacle of colour and watched by crowds that lined the longest parade route in the Cayman Islands. It started from The Public Beach on The West Bay Road and finished at Harbour Drive in George Town after winding around the town. There was also plenty of entertainment that […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands: Witness Appeal: Fatal Accident in North Side, 29 April From RCIPS Traffic officers are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed the fatal traffic collision which occurred in North Side on Sunday, 29 April (see previous release), involving a Honda […]

Cayman Islands: Location changed for Queen’s Birthday Celebration

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Due to the pending inclement weather, the decision has been taken to move Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday celebrations to inside the Elmslie Memorial United Church. The ceremony will still begin at the previously announced time of 9 a.m. All attendees are asked to be in place inside the church by 8.30 a.m. […]

Cayman Batabano

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Cayman Islands Batabano was a bright affair and took place last Saturday (6). This was the 34th celebration of the event and the cultural celebration was as usual filled with music, dance, and elaborate costumes that reflect the landscapes, heritage, and diverse culture of the Cayman Islands Party goers departed at 1pm from Public Beach […]