November 16, 2019

Cayman Islands police continue proactive weekend operations; Traffic and Warrant arrests

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From RCIPS On Sunday, 27 August, police continued proactive operations in Eastern Districts to address drunk driving, noise complaints and unsafe boating practices. Uniform officers, together with armed and marine officers, carried out water, mobile and foot patrols in the areas of Rum Point, Starfish Point and Kaibo.  Two road blocks were also carried out […]

Cayman Islands: Man Charged with Attempted Murder to appear in court today, 14 August

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From RCIPS Man Charged with Attempted Murder to Appear in Court Today, 14 August Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to an address on Watler’s Road, George Town, on Friday 11 August, just before 11AM, by the 9-1-1 Communication. An altercation between two men resulted in one of the men receiving serious injuries that […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s not too soon to announce candidacy for 2021 election

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Johany Ebanks has already announced he will be standing in North Side for election to the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly in 2021 just a few month after the last election. In a release to Cayman’s media he has sent us two emails. The first is a list of questions he is asking North Side’s long […]

Cayman Islands: Single vehicle MVA on Frank Sound Road early Fri Morning, 21 July; Driver arrested

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From RCIPS Just past 1:15AM this morning, 21 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a report of an MVA on Frank Sound Road near house number 645.  A black Honda was in the trees by the side of the road, no other car was involved.  The driver was alone in […]

The Editor speaks: Good but not perfect

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The following is taken from the Executive Summary of the Final Report by the Commonwealth observers on our May 2017 elections. First the GOOD: The 2017 general elections in the Cayman Islands met the international standards for democratic, genuine and transparent elections. There was a vibrant election campaign, which took place in a peaceful environment, […]

Influx of Sargassum on Cayman Islands beaches

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Influx of Sargassum Given the recent wind direction changes, many beaches around all three islands are currently experiencing a largeinflux of Sargassum seaweed, particularly along the southern coasts. In recent years, higher than normalSargassum blooms have occurred in particular areas of the Atlantic where nutrients are available and watertemperatures are high. Sargassum consolidates into large […]

Elections Office: Final Turnout

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Final turnout 74.8% From Supervisor of Elections Final voter turnout was 74.8%, 15,867 voters cast a ballot in this year’s General Election, out of 21,212 eligible electors. West Bay West: 69.80% West Bay North: 72.01% West Bay Central: 73.89% West Bay South: 75.28% George Town North: 69.24% George Town Central: 76.99% George Town West: 70.31% […]

Cayman Islands: Arrest Yesterday, 21 May, in connection with incident of animal cruelty in North Side

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From RCIPS May 22 2017 Man Arrested in Animal Cruelty Incident, 21 May Yesterday, 21 May, a man, age 18 of North Side, was arrested on suspicion of Animal Cruelty in connection with the incident on 13 May during which a dog was badly burned.  The dog is reported to be recovering.  The man is […]

Cayman Islands: Water related death near Sand Point Rd., North Side

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From RCIPS The  Police can  now confirm the identity of the deceased as one Peter ZHU  of Canada. During the tragic incident a vessel which was nearby assisted in transporting the deceased to  Rum Point .  Anyone who can identify the vessel or the individuals who assisted is asked to make contact with PC Gordon […]

Cayman Islands election candidate Chisholm hosts Earth Day clean up

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Ed Chisholm, the candidate for the North Side Member of the Legislative Assembly and his team, collected more than 50 bags of trash from the roadside and beach between the Old Man Bay dock and Chisholm’s Supermarket on Earth Day, 22 April, 2017. It was another of many activities held by the group to help […]