Four male prisoners were transferred on Sunday to George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks, a low-security facility that houses male and female migrants who have requested asylum in the Cayman Islands.
A sexual harassment complaint from a Cuban woman brought police to the Immigration Detention Centre on Friday. The woman alleges that a prison officer has harassed her and made unwanted sexual advances.
Seven Cuban men and one woman held at the Immigration Detention Centre are launching a hunger strike in protest of how government is handling their asylum applications, according to a Cuban migrant familiar with the situation.
With the Securities and Exchange Commission moving to crack down on fraudulent crypto-schemes, the allure of crowdfunding capital through initial coin offerings on blockchain platforms appears to be fading.
The month-long campaign for Movember, encouraging men to grow out their moustaches to raise cancer awareness, resulted in at least 175 prostate cancer screenings and an estimated $35,000 raised to support the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, according to organizers.
The Atlantic remained busy Thursday with one hurricane and three named storms moving through the region. One of the storms – Isaac – could impact Cayman as a tropical depression, bringing rains and rough seas on Monday.
Tropical weather heated up across the Atlantic Wednesday, prompting alerts throughout the region, from the U.S. East Coast to the Caribbean’s Lower Antilles, as two active hurricanes, two named storms and two potential storms brewed.