The Cayman Islands has seen a sharp rise in work permits within the past three years, according to figures released to the Cayman Compass by the Immigration Department under the Freedom of Information Law.
The lawyer for Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush filed a written “not guilty” plea Wednesday to an allegation of battery against Mr. Bush, according to Broward County, Florida court records.
A Jamaican doctor who died Tuesday from injuries she suffered after being struck by a taxi van at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport was remembered by her colleagues as a pioneer in the field of women’s health.
Before the Cayman Islands government began hearing backlogged permanent residence applications last month, more than 1,100 people had applied for that status, according to figures obtained via open records.
It’s been nearly 10 years since former U.K. Metropolitan Police senior officer Martin Bridger arrived in Cayman to investigate allegations of collusion between a newspaper publisher and a top-ranking member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
Police arrested seven teenagers in connection with a rash of burglaries, attempted burglaries and criminal trespass cases that plagued Bodden Town district this spring, residents were told at a public meeting Wednesday.
Accounting firm Deloitte has received a $143,000 contract to conduct a wholesale review of the Cayman Islands Immigration Department, as well as two other agencies, as government seeks to improve the hiring process for Caymanians and work permit holders.
A teenage employee at an East End dive resort was stabbed repeatedly Thursday evening inside the business by a suspect who police said had been released on court bail earlier this year in connection with a separate criminal offense.