December 1, 2021

We’re tired of crime and violence

The very first murder in the Cayman Islands for 2011 occurred last night in the District of West Bay. Members of the community told iNews they are frustrated by the nature and frequency of the new wave of violence, and they do not know when it will stop. For fear of repercussions, none of the […]

Should the police be armed with Tasers?

Yesterday we revealed how police on the streets of Cayman may soon be armed with Taser guns. The weapon fires 35,000 volts of electricity and can leave a suspect incapacitated without doing any permanent damage. We asked the people on Cayman whether they thought arming the police with these “shock-guns” was a good idea. Addison […]

Parents have a right to be nosey, says visiting pastor

“A child’s right to privacy should not be allowed to interfere with the duty of parenting,” says visiting pastor from the United States, Pastor Ralph Wheeler Jr. “Whatever happens to the child you are going to blame the parent, then the parent has the right to be involved. A parent has the right to be […]

Call for cancer patients to register

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society is calling for patients to join their register so they can learn more about the deadly disease. The organisation wants to gather accurate statistics to allow them to assess the need for local specialists and equipment. During a weekend health fair at the Marriott Hotel called “Conquering Cancer”, Society Registrar […]

Police operations hailed a success

A massive quantity of stolen items, valued at $ 90.000 C.I dollars, three guns and 12 rounds of ammunition have been recovered by the RCIPS in separate operations. The multiple successes of the RCIPS occurred in separate operations all in less than the space of a week and only eight days after the end of […]

$15,000 stolen in raid: Burglaries strike just yards from WB Police station

Daring thieves smashed their way into a store just yards from West Bay police station – stripping the business of about $15,000 in cash and goods. An employee who turned up to open Vidette’s Grocery at 6am yesterday discovered the break-in. The burglars entered the West Bay business through a garage located at the back. […]

Crouch has point to prove against Liverpool

Liverpool take on Stoke City in the Premiership clash of the day on Saturday with Potters’ new boy Peter Crouch facing his old club. After his £10m move from Tottenham, beanpole Crouch will have a point to prove against the Reds when he makes his debut. Liverpool will also have new signings Craig Bellamy and […]

Health spending “out of control”

Health Minister Hon. Mark Scotland has revealed civil servants medical bills are “ballooning out of control”. And Mr Scotland says it’s high time the current scheme is scrapped and a cheaper alternative found. It could mean that new starters with the Government may have to take up a lesser health plan instead of the current […]

Dolphin employee car jacked

Cruise ships are warning passengers not to carry credit cards on Island for fear of robberies and muggings, according to the manager of one of our top tourism attractions. On Thursday a member of staff at Dolphin Discovery was mugged and carjacked in broad daylight after leaving the facility. Now the manager of the centre […]

Cayman crushed on road to Brazil

As the saying goes, this really was a game of two halves. After a plucky first 45 minutes, Cayman Islands managed to go in at the break on level terms with El Salvador in this, their second World Cup qualifier in less than a week. But after the interval – with the scores level at […]