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Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

| 20/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): In addition to the fatal collision at the airport this week, there was another accident involving a pedestrian as well as two serious crashes over the weekend, police said. After another three people wound up in hospital with serious injuries just days after the police joined forces with the [...]

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Driver loses control and lands in ocean

Driver loses control and lands in ocean

| 20/07/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A car ended up in the ocean Thursday morning after its driver lost control along North Church Street, George Town, police said. Other witnesses suggested the driver was confused over the gas and brake pedals, but either way the vehicle wound up in the sea just behind Mr Arthur’s grocery [...]

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Travel agents weather the internet storm

Travel agents weather the internet storm

| 18/07/2017
(CNS Business): With all the online options for booking flights and hotels, it would be understandable to think that the days of the good, old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar travel agent have gone the way of the dodo. But while the rise of travel websites has siphoned off business and thinned the marke [...]

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Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The death of Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie has hit many people hard in Cayman as the doctor was a regular visitor to the local hospital, where she was much loved by patients and colleagues alike. Dr Jones-Leslie had been a locum at the HSA’s Women’s Health Clinic for several years and w [...]

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Premier urges elders to join new council

Premier urges elders to join new council

| 18/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The newly established Council for Older Persons is looking to recruit six additional members this month to represent the districts. The council, which includes up to seven government-appointed members, will meet once a month to discuss issues impacting the elderly in the community. Premier A [...]

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Tropical Storm Don rolls towards Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Don rolls towards Windward Islands

| 18/07/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Tropical Storm Don, which emerged last night several hundred miles southeast of Barbados, was rolling towards the Windward Islands Tuesday. At 8am the storm was around 210 miles southeast of Barbados and some 320 miles east of Grenada, with winds in excess of 50mph. The NHC said Don was movi [...]

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Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

| 18/07/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS) Updated: The police have confirmed that Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, died at the George Town hospital earlier this morning as a result of the injuries she sustained when she was hit by a taxi outside the airport yesterday. Police said that the 69-year-old man, from Bodden T [...]

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Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

Missing 12-year-old girl found in WB

| 17/07/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police have found 12-year-old Hayleigh Sciamonte with help from the public. The young girl who had been missing since Friday, 14 July was last seen near her home in West Bay on Grass Piece Lane until Today when she was  located in the district. Police said Hayleigh was spotted by a member o [...]

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Mercedes, motorcycle and truck stolen

Mercedes, motorcycle and truck stolen

| 17/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Another three vehicles were stolen in George Town over the weekend, police revealed Monday afternoon. Officers are now looking for a white Mercedes Benz, a black KTM#640 motorcycle and a white Ford truck, all taken between Thursday night and the early hours of Saturday morning in different pa [...]

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Woman hit by taxi at airport

Woman hit by taxi at airport

| 17/07/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A female pedestrian was seriously injured this morning when she was mowed down by a taxi near to Andy’s Rent-a-Car and the long-term car park at the airport. Police said the woman was knocked down at around 10am Monday and she was rushed to the George Town hospital. RCIPS officers are i [...]

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Foodbank aims to help 1,000s in need

Foodbank aims to help 1,000s in need

| 17/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Two local businessmen and a pastor have joined forces with other volunteers to create a centralized food bank and cooking facility to help supply non-profits, such as churches and charities, feeding families in need. At a launch for the new charity, officials from the Needs Assessment Unit re [...]

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