November 18, 2019

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: Water-related death in North Sound,

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From RCIPS 29 Nov 2018 Shortly after 12:00PM yesterday, Wed 28 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a person in distress in the waters of the North Sound. A man had been out on a snorkeling trip when he lost consciousness after entering the water. He was assisted back aboard the vessel […]

FURTHER UPDATE: Cayman Islands police respond to serious incident involving child

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From RCIPS Further Update: 26 November 2018 The 26-year-old man of Bodden Town, who was arrested in relation to the below incident, has been formally charged with Attempted Murder and Cruelty to a Child. He is appearing in court this morning, 26 November.   UPDATE 22 November 2018 Just after 6PM yesterday 21 November, police […]

Demand for mental health services in Cayman Islands increase

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Mental health and emergency medical services providers confirmed there is an increase in the number of persons requiring mental health care in the Cayman Islands. During an information sharing session recently held at the Cayman Islands Hospital, staff of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) and Department of Counselling Services, discussed how they can […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE: Arrest of cruise ship visitor Yesterday, 25 July

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Cruise Ship Visitor Charged, 27 July The 37-year-old-man from the United States of America, who was arrested on Wednesday 25 July on suspicion of assault abh and possession of ganja, and was later taken to the hospital due to medical complications, has been released from the hospital. The man has also been […]

Cayman Islands: Wounding and abduction in George Town Thu 26 July

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From RCIPS Just after 3AM today, Thursday 26 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of assault and an abduction. It was reported that a man had entered a residence on Birch Avenue in the Prospect area of George Town, and confronted a man and woman […]

The Editor Speaks: When silence is not golden

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When it comes to all government bodies silence is their normal way of acting. However, silence is not always golden because it causes speculation. And speculation is more than often wrong and harmful. More than often when the true facts emerge we wonder why was the need for the silence? The latest silent notice involves […]

Cayman Islands HSA educates Clifton Hunter students on vast healthcare opportunities

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The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) participated in the Clifton Hunter High School Career Fair where it exposed students to the numerous and diverse career opportunities available in the health care field on Friday, 12 January 2018. “We are always willing and excited to do our part to nurture the next generation of health […]

Post early for Cayman Islands Christmas delivery

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The Postal Service is specifying a number of posting dates for persons to get mail to their loved ones and friends or for businesses in time for this Christmas. The department’s notices about these services and also the specific extended opening hours for each of the 11 post office on the three islands have already […]

Working together to save a life in the Cayman Islands

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When an emergency occurs it often takes a team of first responders to provide successful assistance, and on Saturday (18 November 2017) the collaborative efforts of several agencies saved a life. That morning the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received a 911 call that a woman, who was on a group diving excursion, had […]