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Evidence intended to be used to disprove Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin’s case during the course of an upcoming civil trial is fabricated and, in some cases, contains forged signatures, the premier alleged.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service welcomed eight new Caymanian recruits to its ranks.
A 22-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of raping a woman at knifepoint in her own home.
A questionable government land purchase in Cayman Brac catches the auditor general's attention.
Cayman's police commissioner suggests some tough enforcement for traffic scofflaws.
It's back ... (In fact, it never left.) For the better part of the past decade, GASBOY has been the subject of much abuse: both practically and rhetorically.
Cayman's deputy governor says he's not getting in the way of hiring police officers.
The Cayman Islands civil service is having quite a time trying to fill various government jobs at both the top and within the rank and file.
As the old saying goes, “There’s never a cop around when you need one.” Here in the Cayman Islands, now we know why: Because the government won't allow Police Commissioner David Baines to hire the officers he needs.
More problems for a Cayman bank already embroiled in an international footbal bribery scandal.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police have money to hire more officers, but actually doing so is proving to be a challenge.
A 22-year-old woman reported missing by police last week may have left the island.
A robbery suspect was arrested at the airport in Grand Cayman on Monday after being spotted on the British Airways flight by an off-duty police officer returning from holiday.
The quest for Operation Tempura records enters what's likely to be the third stage of a court battle.
Cayman's opposition leader targets the membership of the territory's Anti-Corruption Commission in a legislative motion.
Government is facing increasing dissatisfaction over pay and conditions with salary inequality blamed for driving talented employees out of the public sector.
Former Cayman Islands corruption investigator Martin Bridger confirmed this week that he has never been interviewed in connection with a criminal probe that is apparently going forward against him.
A call for an independent review of the "toppling" of Cayman's former government administration won't be heard during this LA meeting.
Cayman's former premier alleges a far-reaching conspiracy to remove him from office prior to the last election.
Round and round the Tempura documents go, where they’ll end up, nobody knows. But we can hazard a guess … probably down a drain somewhere.
The end of Stuart Kenohan's lawsuit does not mean the end of legal disputes over the Operation Tempura case.
Nearly 50 Royal Cayman Islands Police officers and civilian staff members have been drug tested since the start of this year, including one police officer that was suspended after failing the test.
A sold-out crowd of 450 filled the Royal Ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, on Friday night in support of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, its officers and its Police Welfare Fund.
Police Commissioner David Baines kicked off a recruitment drive for Caymanian police officers Wednesday.
Some surprising revelations concerning Operation Tempura come out in court records released this week.
In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a visiting Cayman Islands Grand Court judge on Monday agreed that hundreds of pages of records related to the ill-fated Operation Tempura police corruption investigation should be withheld from public release.
Police conducted an online survey late last year. Respondents said the police did a poor job reducing crime and keeping victims up to date on investigations.
Two police officers alleged to have tasered a suspect following a high-speed car chase across Grand Cayman are facing criminal charges.
Marlon Dillon maintains police promised his would be relocated.
The GASBOY thefts are Cayman's "broken windows" - in the sense of the crime-fighting strategy embraced by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Cayman's governor says an extracurricular assignment shouldn't keep Police Commissioner David Baines away from his work.
Cayman's top cop receives a special assignment in the British Virgin Islands.
Eight years later, the ill-fated Operation Tempura police corruption investigation is still providing plenty of surprises in court.
West Bay MLA Bernie Bush is postponing his planned vote of no confidence motion in Police Commissioner David Baines.
Jamaica’s decision to decriminalize cannabis could have negative consequences for Cayman and other Caribbean islands where the drug is still illegal, Police Commissioner David Baines has warned.
Government will significantly step up its investment in CCTV cameras around the island amid concerns that the quality of the images is not high enough at night.
Traffic tickets are becoming a rarity in the Cayman Islands, according to local police data.
A 22-year-old West Bay man, Justin Manderson, was arrested Thursday morning in connection with the murder of Victor Oliver Yates.
Young people who post graphic images of gang lifestyles on social media websites risk being “branded” as thugs forever because “Facebook never forgets,” police chief David Baines said.
Amid some skepticism from a large and vocal crowd at a West Bay community police meeting, Thursday, Commissioner David Baines insisted his officers would keep witnesses safe if they gave evidence following recent murders in the district.
Young men will continue to die on Cayman’s streets unless the community ends the culture of silence that is preventing police from bringing killers to justice, Police Commissioner David Baines has warned.
The hunt for the fourth member of a robbery gang that raided the Diamonds International jewelry store in a brazen New Year’s Day heist is still on, police insist.
A number of government oversight bodies are currently dysfunctional.
Three men who pleaded guilty to robbing Diamonds International on New Year's Day 2014 were sentenced on Monday.
The opening of Grand Court for 2015 revealed plans for a UK criminal justice advisor to assist with a review of prosecution support systems.
Cayman has seen 22 homicides since the start of 2010, and only seven of those have resulted in convictions.
Three men who pleaded guilty to robbing Diamonds International jewelry store on New Year’s Day 2014 appear in Grand Court again, but a fourth robber has never been identified.
A month-by-month review of the Cayman Islands' top new stories in 2014.
Armed robberies are down in 2014, but police say robbers have been targetting popular tourist spots.
Plans for an independent complaints authority to investigate public grievances about the police could be shelved in favor of moving that role into a new ombudsman’s office.
Cayman's governor fully supports the territory's police commissioner following some politicians' calls for his resignation.
Police Commissioner David Baines declares he will not resign, despite calls from some legislators for him to step down.
The murder of Frederic Bise and the publicity surrounding the six-year hunt for his killers had a devastating effect on his two young daughters, a court heard Tuesday.
We know a cooked – no, actually a raw – deal when we see it. And Police Commissioner David Baines is on the receiving end of one right now.
Several contracts that were about to be issued by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service to officers transferring from Jamaica have been put on hold following the murder conviction last month of Tyrone Findlay.
A former Cayman top cop takes up the same job in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Details of the New Year’s Day heist at Diamonds International and the roles of each of the three men charged with the robbery of jewelry, worth more than $800,000, were outlined Wednesday by Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryll Richards.
Some major staffing troubles beset the government's Home Affairs Ministry.
A West Bay lawmaker calls for Cayman's commissioner of police to quit or be fired.
Police Officer Miguel McFarlane and Raymond Scott of Cayman Brac have been recognized by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Central for outstanding service to their vocations.
Former RCIPS officer laments "apparent xenophobic attitudes" in the wake of controversy over Cayman police officer convicted of murder in Jamaica.
A police officer who was convicted of murder in Jamaica last month was serving at the time with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. His employment was terminated following his conviction on Nov. 19.
The Hedge Funds Care benefit gala at The Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman on Saturday night raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities that help prevent and treat child abuse and neglect.
Canover Watson will remain free on bail until at least Tuesday.
Criminal charges are filed in connection with a financial corruption probe involving Cayman businessman and FIFA audit committee member Canover Watson.
The saga of the extended family of missing landfill worker Anna Evans, who refused to leave their Shedden Road homes, came to an end Wednesday with the arrest of four people and the demolition of two buildings.
Cayman's anti-corruption work proceeds at a ponderous pace.
With every passing day, it has become increasingly obvious that the Cayman Islands needs a no-nonsense, action-oriented governor.
More questions arise in the police investigation of the public hospital swipe-card contract.
The former governor of the Cayman Islands Duncan Taylor suggested a “quiet bottle of bubbly” would be in order if McKeeva Bush was charged with criminal offenses, in a series of emails to a British foreign office official read out in Grand Court.
The police want to know how they're doing from a public perception standpoint.
Bermuda cops say the investigation of Cayman Islands PC Raphael Williams was on the level.