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The one-year-old Cuban infant who was removed by court order from her parents during the four-day standoff with Customs and Border Control officers remains in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.
A Cayman Islands Coast Guard vessel has brought an infant and, shortly thereafter, her parents to shore this evening, following a standoff that began earlier this week.
The 1-year-old baby caught in the middle of the standoff between Customs and Border Control and 12 Cubans has a fever and is not feeling well, her mother Erica Alvarez-Freites has confirmed.
Cabinet has granted protesting Cuban couple Javier Freites and Erica Alvarez-Freites an exemption which will allow the mother of one to work in the Cayman Islands, Customs and Border Control has confirmed.
Customs and Border Control officials registered nearly $130 million worth of incoming goods in November as individual imports by residents reached a record 23,407.
A dozen Cuban migrants were taken into custody after landing in Little Cayman over the weekend.
The Customs and Border Control Service is trying to trace 14 Cuban migrants after the electronic monitoring devices they were wearing lost connection on Monday.
A Crown counsel has told the Grand Court that Customs and Border Control officers cannot be held legally liable for executing a search warrant...
A legal battle between Doctors Express Urgent Care Ltd., and the Customs and Border Control is expected to begin in the Grand Court tomorrow (3 Nov.).
Seven months since the shutdown of Cayman’s tourism sector, life remains uncertain for many other unemployed foreign-born workers who remain on island.
Customs and Border Control is reviewing possible amendments to the section of Cayman Islands law covering asylum, following months of demonstrations by Cuban protesters over government’s denial of refugee marriage rights.
Three Cuban protestors and a baby were taken into custody by police on Wednesday while demonstrating outside the Government Administration Building over ongoing denial of refugees’ marriage rights in the Cayman Islands.
A 24-year-old Caymanian man was recently arrested after Customs and Border Control agents seized an incoming package containing approximately one pound of marijuana.
A 29-year-old Caymanian man was arrested after Customs and Border Control officers discovered ganja hidden in shipment of canned soups earlier this month.
The board overseeing the 29 participants in Cayman’s test run of its home isolation protocols confirmed on Sunday that there has been no breaches of the programme under its watch.
There are school uniforms, medications, gifts from family, and business supplies. The list goes on of online orders and packages stuck in limbo somewhere...
At least three Cuban adults who successfully petitioned for asylum in Cayman have been denied the ability to add a spouse as a dependent to their immigration status, due to the wording of the Customs and Border Control Law (2018).
Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman’s new jobs portal has been struggling with reliability and accessibility issues since its introduction earlier this year. Wesley Howell, chief officer in the Ministry of Employment and Border Control said, so far, the portal had not been well received by employers.
Online shopping during the COVID-19 lockdown led to an increase in imports to Cayman, and Customs and Border Control officials say they expect those trends to continue as international travel restrictions remain.
A Customs and Border Control officer has tested positive for COVID-19, the department confirmed Tuesday.
All work-permit holders returning to Cayman will be required to isolate for 14 day at government’s isolation facilities, but it will be on their employers’ dime, according to new conditions released on Friday.
Police searched the shoreline along South Side East Road on Cayman Brac today (6 May) after a 2-pound parcel of ganja was found washed up on shore.
A total of 138 overstayers have made use of the Customs and Border Control amnesty launched late last month.
Government has instituted an amnesty against prosecution for overstayers with immediate effect.
The Customs and Border Control Service has outlined some details of how businesses and individuals can clear and collect their cargo that arrived by air before or during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Several people have been arrested after a tip-off on illegal employment activity at a large-scale construction site in George Town.
Health officials will be requesting Cabinet approval for just over $1 million as part of local coronavirus response preparations.
Cayman’s National Security Council is expected to meet early this week to consider whether travel restrictions should be implemented locally in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Thirty-one Cuban migrants landed in Cayman Brac on Friday, 13 Dec.
The Customs and Border Control Service arrested five people at the George Town port Thursday night for various work and other offences, according to...
The third and final instalment of Cayman’s largest-ever corruption trial ended Thursday when a jury delivered three guilty verdicts. The latest verdicts bring the...
Attorneys for three women accused of defrauding the government through a scheme to pay to pass Immigration Department English-language tests mounted their defence in the Grand Court this week.
On day three of an ongoing corruption trial, the prosecution’s key witness took to the stand. Wiping tears from her eyes, Elsy Liseth Diaz, 49,...
The trial of three women accused of conspiring to defraud the government began in the Grand Court on Wednesday.
Operations at Cayman’s new Customs and Border Control department will be examined Wednesday as the Public Accounts Committee resumes hearings.
Customs and Border Control officers searched Doctors Express Tuesday, days after the medical facility was forced to pull cannabis vaping products from its shelves, according to a government spokesperson.
The cost of housing Cuban asylum applicants in private housing has been comparable to the cost of holding migrants in detention at a Prison Service facility, according to records released by Customs and Border Control through a Freedom of Information request.
U.S. Homeland Security agents shipped five kilos of sham cocaine through the Cayman Islands in a sting to catch a New Jersey baggage handler connected to an international drug smuggling operation.
The Customs and Border Control arrested 11 people for contraband, issued 12 fines for declaration violations, and refused entry to nine people for various offenses during the first month of operations after being merged from the Immigration and Customs Departments this year, according to the organization.
A 37-year-old George Town man was arrested on suspicion of possession of ganja and possession of criminal property on Friday following a police raid.