January 16, 2019

Cayman Islands Proud of Them – Jade Barnard & Jorel Bellafonte bios

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Jade Barnard – Academics Scholar. Recycler. Entrepreneur. Musician. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe 14-year old Jade Barnard from West Bay.  Jade is a straight ‘A’ student at Cayman Prep and High School where she balances 13 subjects, including two foreign languages. At the end of the 2017/2018 […]

Cayman Islands: Two Men charged in separate burglaries, 4 & 7 January

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from RCIPS Jan 7 2019 Two Men Charged in Separate Burglaries, 4 & 7 January A man, age 36 of West Bay, has been formally charged with Burglary and Resisting Arrest, in relation to an incident on 1 January, where an address on South Church Street in George Town was broken into and personal items […]

Cayman Islands: 57-Year-Old-Woman Charged with Wounding and Assault GBH

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From RCIPS Friday, December 28, 2018 Today, 28 December, a 57-year-old-woman of West Bay has been charged with Assault GBH (inflicting) and Wounding with Intent following an incident that took place yesterday, 27 December. Just before 2:15AM on Thursday, 27 December, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a […]

Cayman Islands: 29-year-old-man of West Bay found unresponsive in the Boatswain Bay Area – FURTHER UPDATED

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From RCIPS FURTHER UPDATE: Following his arrest on the 25 December, a twenty-one-year-old-man of West Bay has been charged with the murder of twenty-nine-year-old year Darrington Ebanks also from West Bay. This is in relation to a shooting incident that took place in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay, on Tuesday 25 December. The […]

Cayman Islands: Affordable Homes Phase II opens in Bodden Town

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS)- Housing Minister, Hon. Dwayne Seymour joined the staff and board of the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) for a very special ceremony in Bodden Town earlier this month.  Together with NHDT Board Chairman George Anthony Powell, Mr Seymour officially opened the first 16 homes to be built by the Trust as part of […]

Cayman Islands 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign nets 150 illegal tints!!

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RCIPS 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign Continues, as Road Safety and Crime Prevention Remain Focus The RCIPS Holiday Safety Campaign is ongoing this week, as the intensified road enforcement operations which began at the beginning of the month continue throughout the holiday season. These enforcement operations include an increase in traffic stops and high visibility patrols, […]

Cayman Islands: Man arrested following serious assault in West Bay

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From RCIPS Dec 14 2018 Shortly before 6:00PM on Thursday, 13 December, officers in West Bay were contacted by a member of the public who was concerned about the welfare of a woman who is known to them. The person reported that they suspected an altercation had taken place the previous night, Wednesday, 12 December, […]

The Editor speaks: Drug mules

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A mule is often described as a stupid animal and it is an apt name given to someone who acts as a courier who smuggles drugs into a foreign country, usually by swallowing it. This is after the drugs have been emptied into a ballon eg. condom, or latex glove. A drug mule may swallow […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE: RCIPS Investigating Shots Fired in West Bay, 3 & 4 December

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Dec 6 2018 The man, age 28 of West Bay, who was arrested in relation to the below incident, has been formally charged with Criminal Trespass and Drunk and Disorderly, he appears in court this morning Thu, 6 December. Dec 5 2018 The RCIPS is currently investigating a report of shots being […]

Cayman Islands seeks to increase protected land areas

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As the 5th anniversary of the passage of Cayman’s National Conservation Law nears, the Ministry of Environment is seeking the expansion of protected land areas under the legislation. Since 2016, the Cayman Islands Cabinet, National Conservation Council, Department of Environment (DoE) and other Government agencies have worked together to designate 3,477 acres of land – […]