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  • Cayman: Minister Jay Ebanks Continues Proactive Measures for Public Dock Refurbishment and Maintenance in Grand Cayman
    Morgan’s Harbour Grand Cayman, July 23, 2024 – The Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing, Infrastructure, Transport and Development (PAHIT&D) under the leadership of Minister Jay […]
  • Cayman: In Parliament Today – Summary for 23 July 2024
    The Second Sitting of the Fourth Meeting of the 2023-204 Session of Parliament began with apologies from Premier Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly who remains absent due to COVID. Apologies were also […]
  • CIIPO Appoints First Caymanian Intellectual Property Examiner
    Omara Whittaker Grand Cayman, 23 July 2024 – The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property (CIIPO) has appointed Omara Whittaker as the first Caymanian Intellectual Property Examiner in the […]
  • Cayman: In Parliament Today – Summary for 22 July 2024
    The First Sitting of the Fourth Meeting of the 2023-2024 Session of Parliament began with apologies tendered on behalf of Premier Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, who will be unable to attend this […]
  • American Nationals Convicted & Sentenced for Fraudulent Credit Card Purchases
    Update (22 July): Three men, Dave Obaseki, Michael Capers, & Sean Luke, all American nationals, recently pleaded guilty to several counts of Obtaining Property by Deception in relation to several […]

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25 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

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Tell the IOC to Keep Women’s Sports for Women

From Alliance Defending Freedom To: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and the IOC Executive Board  Men and women are different. Their physical differences give men athletic advantages in sports. Scientific research continues to acknowledge this reality. However, governments…

The Association of Caribbean States celebrates 30 years

Today is unique as it marks three decades since the Convention that Established the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on July 24, 1994. Under the theme “United for Life: Towards a more sustainable Greater Caribbean,” this milestone represents our enduring…

As global cases of whooping cough rise, PAHO calls on countries to strengthen surveillance and increase vaccination

Washington, DC, 24 July 2024 (PAHO) – In light of an increase in whooping cough (pertussis) cases globally and in some countries of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has issued an epidemiological alert, calling on countries to strengthen surveillance and…

Nine dead after Spanish fishing boat sinks off Falklands

By André Rhoden-Paul & Paul Kirby From BBC News British Forces South Atlantic Islands (BFSAI) military planes tracked the fishing boat -MOD Nine people have died and four more are missing after a Spanish fishing boat sank in the South…

Global News Dispatches: 4 Stories – After 45 days in prison/ Bangladesh scraps job quota/Amnesty International alledges/Sudan’s health crisis

– After 45 Days in Prison, Daniel Jadue is Dismissed as Mayor of Recoleta – Bangladesh’s Supreme Court Scraps Most of Government Job Quota Amid Widespread Protests and Violence – Amnesty International Alleges Boluarte May Have Deliberately Planned Violent Repression…

Cayman Brac interns develop hospitality skills at Le Soleil d’Or

Le Soleil d’Or interns, (left to right) Tad McFarlane, Litzy Walton-Valera and Jia Hydes, standing with Hotel Manager Amar Thottathil.  A trio of young Caymanians is being immersed into the hospitality industry, gaining valuable experience and insights, while whetting their…

Cayman: Parliament Order Paper for Third Sitting of the Fourth Meeting

viii. 2022-2023 Annual Report of the Standing Public Accounts CommitteeTo be laid on the Table by the Chairman of the Standing Public Accounts Committee, theHonourable Leader of the Opposition.ix. Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands – Financial Reporting of…

Ethiopia landslide rescuers pull 229 bodies from mud

By Kalkidan Yibeltal in Addis Ababa & Christy Cooney in London From BBC News Footage showed hundreds of people gathered at the scene. Reuters Rescue teams have so far retrieved the bodies of 229 people killed in two landslides in…

TV contestant killed and ate protected bird – NZ media

By Fan Wang BBC News The flightless weka bird is fully protected on the country’s mainland. Getty Images A contestant on a US survival reality show killed and ate a protected bird in New Zealand while filming the series, according…