May 9, 2021

Letter to the Editor

Painful times ahead All autocracies and dictatorships have a habit of working from the same play-books and sadly all with the same resultant sad consequence, that is, namely gross poverty for the governed masses. Indeed what would that English philosopher, the father of liberalism John Locke, have to say about such? A case in point […]

Cayman: PWD/NRA teams prepare for Hurricane Season

Organisers Address Inspection Teams The Public Works Department (PWD) and National Roads Authority (NRA) completed their 34th consecutive joint hurricane preparedness exercise on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. Hurricane Shuttering Exercise Horizontal Line Up of Cars 050521 Teams testing for overall hurricane readiness, shuttered up key government buildings and shelters, checked and started standby generators and […]

Cayman: Man Arrested on Drug-Related Offenses in Cayman Brac, 7 May

Just before 8:30PM yesterday, 6 May, police conducted a search of a residence in Cayman Brac, under the Cayman Islands Misuse of Drugs Act. During the search, officers recovered a quantity of ganja and a small quantity of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine. A 40-year-old-man of Cayman Brac was arrested in relation […]

Cayman: Batteries remain suspected culprits for landfill fires

During the months of April and May 2021 the George Town Landfill has experienced three small fires. These fires started within the surface in recently tipped waste – therefore it was likely contained within a load brought to the landfill. Whilst no source has been identified in each case, the issue of batteries in the […]

Cayman: Police investigate two drug incidents in April that lead to charges being laid

From RCIPS On Sunday, 18 April, officers on patrol in East End observed two vehicles travelling at high speeds on the Queen’s Highway. The vehicles appeared to be driving in convoy . The vehicles were both stopped and searched. One vehicle, which was being driven by a 30-year-old-man of East End, was found to be […]

PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation donate $100,000 to St. Vincent volcano relief efforts

30 April 2021 – PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation have collectively donated $100,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. On 9 April 2021, the La Soufriere volcano erupted, sending ash and gas plumes miles into the sky and affecting neighbouring islands. The disaster has displaced about […]

Cayman: CUC announces net earnings decrease First Quarter Results for the period ended March 31 2021

CUC Announces First Quarter Results for the Period Ended March 31 2021 Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “CUP.U”. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today its consolidated unaudited results for the […]

Cayman: Life Saver, Youngest Proud of Them Gets Child Month Prize

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Clifton Hunter High School student, Trevor Carmola, Jr. was recognised by both the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Duchess of York at Child Month’s first event. The 14-year-old recipient was announced as the observance’s Child Month 2021 (High Schools) awardee during the opening church service on Sunday, 2 […]

Cayman: CAL repatriation flight schedule confirmed for June 2021

Extra flights added for Kingston and Miami in May In partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, the repatriation flight schedule has been confirmed for travel in June between Grand Cayman and Miami, Kingston, and La Ceiba. Due to demand, extra flights have also been added for travel between Grand Cayman and Kingston in May, as […]

Cayman: RCIPS Community Officers interact with Primary School students in inclusion units

Last Monday, 26 April, officers from our Community Policing Unit joined staff from the Education Department’s Primary Inclusion Units, to assist in hosting a swimming session at the Lions Aquatic Centre, for the students in the programme. The Primary Inclusion Units assist Caymanian primary school students who are having challenges at their home schools. They […]