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Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Need a beer on Election Day? Buy in advance

The Cayman Islands will be “dry” on Wednesday – no alcohol sales are allowed – between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as per the Elections Law.

Observers: Cayman elections achieve ‘broad equality’

There are only six Commonwealth elections observers in Cayman this week, but they can show up anywhere, any time on Election Day.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

More than 1,000 have already voted

An estimated 5 percent of Cayman’s registered voters have already cast ballots for Wednesday’s general election, although it will not be known how they voted until election night.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Election candidates split over immigration restructure

Three candidates in Wednesday’s general election took deeply divided positions on immigration reform, with some favoring a work permit moratorium and others seeking to take the granting of work permits away from the Immigration Department entirely.

Party leaders decline to attend debate

Neither Premier Alden McLaughlin nor Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush attended the final televised debate of this election season.

North Side, East End get new police officers

Four new police officers have been stationed permanently in the districts of East End and North Side as of May 1, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne announced last week.

Immigration, permanent residence: Time bomb continues to tick

Three-and-a-half years and three lawsuits later, the Cayman Islands government has granted a total of two people permanent residence out of close to 1,000 applications filed under the current Immigration Law.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Police examine election complaints

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed Friday that it had received a number of complaints of election-related offenses, ranging from candidate sign defacement or removal to "treating" at some recent political events.

First residency applications approved under new Immigration Law

Under threat of legal action, the first two permanent residence applications filed under the current iteration of the Cayman Islands Immigration Law were approved this week, the Cayman Compass has learned.

East End residents want more police

About 100 East End district residents gave Police Commissioner Derek Byrne an earful Thursday night regarding concerns that crime is growing in the small community and their perception that police seem to be doing little about it.

No charges in fatal police shooting

Cayman Islands prosecutors reviewing a deadly January shooting by police have ruled that no charges will be filed against any of the officers involved.

Online police clearances now available

The days of making two trips to the police records office on Walkers Road to obtain police clearances are over, at least for internet users.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Postal/mobile ballots deadline is Friday

Cayman Islands voters who live overseas or who need the Elections Office to come to them in order to cast their ballots have until the end of the day Friday, May 12, to apply for postal or mobile ballots.

Rowdy biker crashes outside political meeting

A man who was reported to be revving a motorcycle and shouting obscenities outside a George Town political meeting Tuesday night ended up crashing the motorbike into a car, injuring the driver.

Police commissioner heads to East End in wake of backlash

Royal Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Derek Byrne will meet with East End district residents Thursday night in the wake of some community backlash over a quadruple-fatal car crash in the district on May 2.

Court will not accept ‘vigilante behavior’

An East End man charged in connection with the recent vandalism of a police officer’s personal vehicle has received bail over the objections of a Cayman Islands Summary Court magistrate.

Six new recruits join police service

Six new recruits who completed a 17-week cadet training course for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and two other officers who were employed as auxiliary constables with the RCIPS became police constables at a ceremony in George Town on Tuesday afternoon.

East End crash not Cayman’s deadliest

The May 2 crash in East End that killed three U.K. tourists and a Jamaican man was not the deadliest traffic wreck in Cayman Islands history.

UPDATE: Charges filed over police car vandalism in wake of East End car crash

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a suspect Friday in connection with what it termed a “criminal attack” against one of its officers’ personal property following last week’s quadruple-fatal two-car smash in East End district.

Tourism board says Pirates Week changes may be ‘temporary’

Changes approved for Pirates Week in its 40th iteration this year may be a “one time only” experiment, according to the head of the Cayman Islands Tourism Attraction Board.
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