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DOE wants public input on protected land

By Charles Duncan With $6 million to spend on protecting natural areas, the Department of Environment and the National Conservation Council want public input on how they should spend the money to buy new Crown land. The Conservation Council released the nominations recently for private parcels and Crown lands to …

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More arrests as Immigration corruption probe continues

By Charles Duncan Anti-Corruption Commission investigators and police announced the arrest of two more people in the continuing probe into the Immigration Department. The new arrests, a 32-year-old George Town woman and a man, 44, from the Spotts area, face questioning in an ongoing bribery investigation. The two people    …

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Police at shooting scene

Police are continuing their investigations into the fatal shooting in West Bay on Saturday, Jan 28. A West Bay man, William Ian Rivers, 37, has been formally charged for the offences of unlawful discharge of a firearm, possession of an unlicensed firearm and murder. He appeared in court on Tuesday …

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Immigration changes soon

Following an extensive period of consultation, Cabinet will shortly consider amendments to the Immigration Regulations that, once approved, will allow the various immigration boards to continue processing applications for permanent residency and for the Immigration Appeals Tribunal to hear PR appeals. “As I have said before, there is no    …

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Court warrants issued

Police officers executed 28 court warrants in their efforts to reduce numbers of outstanding warrants and support efficient court processes on Thursday, Jan. 26. The warrants were executed throughout all districts of Grand Cayman, and resulted in 19 arrests overall; all of them had been ordered by the court after …

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Mosquito project underway again

The public health programme to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes which transmit Zika, dengue and chikungunya is firmly on track in West Bay. Recent results from the programme known as the “Friendly Aedes aegypti Project” show the number of wild Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the treatment area is greatly reduced …

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Jet services resume at Brac Airport

Jet services at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in Cayman Brac have resumed after a successful inter-island firefighting vehicle exchange with the Cayman Islands Fire Service. “After working diligently to move both fire trucks between Little Cayman and Cayman Brac fire stations, the Brac Airport is now in a position …

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Crosstalk to replace TV’s Daybreak

Local television’s longest running TV programme, the Daybreak morning show, will bid farewell to viewers later this month. Television station Cayman 27, which is owned and operated by Hurley’s Media Ltd, will replace the morning show with a television version of popular radio call-in show Cayman Crosstalk currently airing on …

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Going green protects Cayman

  They paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique And a swinging hot spot Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘Til it’s gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot Canadian singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell’s …

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Taste of Cayman teased the taste buds

By Lindsey Turnbull The Taste of Cayman Food & Drink festival ramped up several gears in this its 29th year of showcasing Cayman’s red hot culinary scene. The event, which took place at Camana Bay on Saturday, Jan. 28, was bigger and better than ever before, introducing a whole host …

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