49-year-old Dr. Pavlov Rameau has been charged with child pornography and other offenses and has been remanded to custody until tomorrow when he will appear in court again.
The man, a former lecturer at UCCI, appeared in court this afternoon and has been remanded overnight pending further court appearances.
The other charges include using an ICT Service to defraud, abuse, annoy, threaten, or harass, and possession of child pornography/indecent Images.
Dr. Pavlov worked at the government owned University College of the Cayman Islands as an associates professor in the department of Math & Sciences. According to their Facebook page he ran a Math Summer Camp program and interested students of all ages were to contact him for more information.
He is still listed on the school's website.
He is originally from Haiti and is an American citizen. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education Administration and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Florida. He was also an instructor at Nova Southeastern University and Florida International University. CMR discovered he was a member of Rotary International, Sunrise Club and was Director of International Committee in 2013.
He was arrested in late March and suspended with full pay about a week later when the university discovered he was being investigated by the police. We understand that his contract was no renewed during that time.
He was ranked by students on a website called
One student remarked
If your a girl he will be very helpful.If your a male your pretty much screwed
Investigations into this matter are still on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact DC Joanna McNiven of the Family Support Unit at 946-9185.