December 8, 2023

Cayman: UPDATE – Search for Missing Man Concluded and Body Recovered

From RCIPS Update (14 October): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard confirmed yesterday, midday, 13 October, that the search for the man who went missing from a vessel in the North Sound on Monday evening, 11 October, was concluded. A body was detected at 11.30am, SW of Barkers Cay, and was recovered from the ocean shortly […]

ITU finalises coordination for Caribbean and Central American digital switchover

By DTVE Reporter From DigitalTVEurope The ITU has finalised the coordination process that will enable digital switchover to go ahead in Central America and the Caribbean region. The global telecom body worked with regional regulators the Comisión Técnica Regional de Telecomunicaciones (COMTELCA), the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) and the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) to finalise the cycle of regional frequency coordination meetings […]

Security – Everyone’s concern, everyone’s responsibility

From CSSN News CSSN would like to thank the Caribbean Compass where the following article was published in their December 2017 issue (P. 41). Visit to access the current and full archive of Compass issues. WHAT’S ON MY MIND… Security – Everyone’s Concern, Everyone’s Responsibility by Kim White Bad Things Do Happen Crimes against […]

Cayman Islands police warns boaters to take precautions before every voyage

RCIPS Reminds Boaters of Necessary Precautions Before Every Voyage Despite slightly calmer waters this year, the Joint Marine Unit is reminding the public that the sea can nonetheless be treacherous, and that preparation is the best safety measure that can be taken before any journey offshore. “We have not had many distress calls so far […]

Boat adrift with four on board located Mon (19), by Cayman Islands Air Operations and Joint Marine Units

By Jacqueline Carpenter, From RCIPS Just after 4PM yesterday, 19 September, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received notice of a SOS activation that had been received by the International Emergency Response Coordination Center by a boat southwest of Grand Cayman.  The SOS signal had been sent by a locator beacon on the boat, but no other […]

RCIPS: Police urge public to take personal safety seriously while out at sea

From RCIPS CAYMAN ISLANDS: Police responded to an incident this past holiday weekend which again highlights the need for members of the public to take their personal safety more seriously while boating. Just before 8PM yesterday, 16 May, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a 25-year-old man who had jumped into the water […]