May 20, 2022

The Editor Speaks: A good man leaves

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I have to confess, when Neil Lavis arrived here from the UK to take up his job as Director of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, I didn’t think he would last twelve months. He not only had to battle with the challenging job of dealing with criminals, but the government who would not spend […]

Cayman Islands women’s prison launches new rehab course & receives updates

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Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, has recently launched a makeup training course at the Fairbanks salon. During the free 22-week course qualified MAC makeup artists will teach inmates the basic techniques and skills needed when professionally applying various cosmetic products. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the training course […]

Significant contraband found at Cayman Islands prison/Charges in Jason Powery murder case

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From RCIPS Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 6:01 PM Northward Prison officials discovered a significant quantity of drugs, alcohol and mobile phones, that had apparently been thrown over the fence, on Monday, 13 July 2015. Among the twelve parcels of contraband were: three phones, four phone chargers, five bottles of liquid suspected to be alcohol, […]