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Prison inspectors from U.K. shocked over conditions of facilities in Cayman Islands

UK prison inspectors say they were “shocked” by conditions they found inside two British-run jails on the Cayman Islands, with decrepit cells, endemic drug use and high levels of victimization.
Nick Hardwick, Her Majesty’s chief inspector of prisons, was asked last January by the Cayman’s governor-general to inspect the two jails on Grand Cayman after concerns raised in the local media about prison conditions on the island. Read Article

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Tourist mugged, Cayman Islands

Caymannewsservice.com reported a visitor to Cayman was robbed in broad daylight on Thursday at a beach in East End. Police said the report of the mugging came in at 4pm yesterday after the male victim who was hit in the face reported the incident from a local restaurant after passing drivers picked up the Japanese […]

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Cayman Islands: four confirmed cases of dengue fever

Government officials have confirmed that four cases of dengue fever have been contracted locally and there could be more. Dr Kiran Kumar, the medical officer of health, said Thursday that of seven recent cases only three had reported a travel history to endemic countries, meaning the remaining cases were contracted here in the Cayman Islands. […]

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Expatriates upset in Cayman Islands on proposed tax of foreign workers

Proposal to levy a 10 per cent tax on expat workers has sparked anger in the Cayman Islands. Controversy has broken out in the Cayman Islands over a proposal to tax foreign workers. The plan, which was announced by the Cayman political leader William McKeeva Bush last week, will see expats on work permits who […]

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