A jury returned an open verdict Thursday in the case of Lisa Turner, a popular, long-term Cayman Islands resident, who died days after undergoing a relatively routine surgery. The verdict, following a three-day inquest, means the jury could not determine, on the basis of the evidence, the precise cause of Ms. Turner’s death.
As the Cayman Islands joined the world in two minutes of silence in remembrance of the world’s war dead, Richard Morcombe silently recounted the names of the friends he had lost in a 27-year career as an anti-tank helicopter pilot with the British Army.
There are no plans to bring road paving equipment back from Cayman Brac in the near future, despite concerns from legislators that the lack of similar machinery was driving up the cost of road development in Grand Cayman.
Two people, including the son of a prominent Cayman Islands politician, have been charged and appeared in court Wednesday in connection with allegations that they attempted to smuggle an exotic pet into the territory.
Southwest Airlines will begin flying direct between Grand Cayman and Houston, Texas, next summer. The airline, which launched a direct flight between the island and Fort Lauderdale earlier this year, made the announcement this week.