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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.