The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is inviting members of the public to attend its plaque unveiling and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Mobi-Mat. This Saturday’s event (19 May 2018) is from 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. at the Mobi-Mat’s permanent site on Seven Mile Beach, near Calico Jack’s. The pathway is for use by residents and […]
The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place this weekend in order to facilitate events for CayMas Carnival. Pan Explosion Finals, Soca Monarch & Flaunt Fete:
The Department of Children & Family Services wishes to inform the public of the cancellation of the Child Month “Rise Up and Celebrate our Children” talent expo on Monday, 21 May 2018 (Discovery Day). The Department apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.
Sunday 20th May, Pet Pawtrait Paint Party is being held to raise funds for local charity One Dog at a Time. The event will be held at the 3 Girls and a Kiln Art Gallery from 14:00 – 17:00. Submit your favourite photo of your pet and the image is transferred onto a canvas for you to […]
The rescheduled Junior Batabano Pan on Parade Concert, sponsored by Dart and Flow, is set to be hosted this Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 4pm on the beautiful Crescent at Camana Bay.
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- Over 100 people dead after plane crash in Cuba(CNS): Over one hundred people are believed to have been killed when a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, according to reports from the state media. The plane came down around noon Friday not far from the airport. The aircraft, which was said to be around 30 years old and […]
- Family mourns bulldog shot by police(CNS): A West Bay family caught up in a gun raid are mourning the loss of their pet, ‘Spot’ (which they say was a bulldog and not, as claimed by the police, a pit bull), after officers shot and mortally wounded the animal last week. The police said they have referred the incident to the […]
- Public asked to weigh in on school inspections(CNS): The Office of Education Standards (OES) is calling on the general public to offer input, thoughts and comments on the new schools inspection framework. The office will be holding district meetings and conducting social media polls via the government Facebook page to encourage educators, parents and community members to weigh in on plans for a new […]
- Second customs officer arrested in latest drug case(CNS): The Cayman Islands Customs Department is another man down after a second officer was arrested last night in connection with the latest probe at the department into suspected drug smuggling. The man was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to import ganja into the Cayman Islands, which follows the arrest of a female customs officer […]
- Drugs and gun earn ‘gang target’ 8 years in jail(CNS): Javier Howell, who has been subjected to assault and bullying at HMP Northward because he has been perceived by gang members in the prison as an informant, was handed an eight-year prison term Wednesday following his conviction for an illegal gun and more than 120 grams of cocaine. The 26-year-old local man from Savannah pleaded […]
- Dart gets OK for major festival site(CNS): With the line-up of international artists already announced and tickets going on sale around the world this week, it would have been embarrassing, to say the least, if the Dart Group had failed to obtain planning permission for its festival site at the north end of Seven Mile Beach, where it is planning a major music […]
- Consultants reveal safety fears at port(CNS): A report by consultants Deloitte commissioned by the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) to examine the organisational structure and perceived dysfunction at the authority identified a number of worrying problems, including safety issues. The organisational review was completed in March and is one of a number of documents that have now been […]
- Ex-civil servant admits stealing over CI$18k(CNS): A former civil servant has admitted stealing $18,890 from the Cayman Islands government. The money had been collected in rents for the use of various public buildings when she worked in the facilities management department. Trisha Jackson (38) pleaded guilty to stealing the cash over more than five years, from the end of 2011 to the […]
- Premier secures meeting with UK PM(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has confirmed that he was able to secure a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May during his trip to London this week and will be discussing the public registers issue and relations between the Cayman Islands and the UK when he returns to the islands next week. Meanwhile, Financial Services Minister […]
- One driver causes five-car pile-up(CNS): One person ended up in hospital with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after a single driver caused a five-car pile-up close to the Savannah Primary School on Shamrock Road. The collision, which blocked the eastbound lane for more than an hour, was caused by a white Nissan Caravan crashing into a red Chevrolet Cruze, which had stopped […]