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Archives for November 25, 2011

Government could face $30m court order

Failing a negotiated $3 million settlement with Miami-based GLF Construction Corporation, government could face a $30 million court order for aborting an agreement to build George Town’s cruise-ship berths. The figure represents GLF’s loss of the standard l5% profit on the proposed $200 million project, but, according to GLF local partner Howard Finalson, the negotiations […]

Teen critical after jet-ski crash

A 16-year-old girl is in a critical condition following a collision between a jet-ski and a ‘banana boat’ attraction near Public Beach on Thursday. At 12.45 pm on Thursday, 24 November 2011,  police received a report that a jet-ski had collided with the banana boat just off public beach. The jet- ski was being ridden […]

Kerran suspect released

The man arrested on suspicion of murdering a Kerran Baker has been released from custody on police bail. The 35-year-old suspect was taken into custody on 16 November on suspicion of killing the 25-year-old nurse. Ms Baker disappeared the evening of 30 July and has not been heard from since. The Royal Cayman Islands Police […]

Diver death

A tourist from Texas has died after getting into difficulties following a dive near the Kittiwake wreck. The 54 year old man was with a family member and out diving with Don Fosters when he became unconscious after returning to the surface. Paramedics took the man to hospital but he was pronounced dead when he […]

“That’s my boys”

Proud parents Jim and Laurice Fraser welcomed their swimming sons back on home soil after their triumphant trip to the Pan Am Games. Sports Minister Mark Scotland and a crowd of well-wishers were also at Owen Roberts International Airport on Wednesday for the return of Shaune and Brett Fraser. Brett won the gold in Mexico […]

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The Law of Attraction: Part 2

Have you ever thought something magic was happening in your life – that if you only knew how it worked, you could get more of these great magic things happening?  Claude M. Bristol (American soldier, lawyer, lecturer, investment banker, and foreign correspondent) thought so – and wrote a book about it called “The Magic of […]

Be safe, be hands free

Give a gift that could save a life this Christmas. That’s the call from officers of the RCIPS who are encouraging everyone to put a hands free kit at the top of their Christmas shopping list this year. Just days before the RCIPS is due to begin this year’s holiday safety campaign, officers are warning […]

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Message

By Minister for Community Affairs, Gender and Housing Hon. Mike Adam, MBE, JP Included among the issues that lie beneath the surface of our daily lives is the often-silent scourge of gender-based violence. This remains a significant problem affecting the Cayman Islands, as it does societies worldwide. Gender-based violence both reflects and reinforces inequities between […]

Free HIV Screening

Next Thursday, 1 December 2011, marks the 22nd anniversary of World AIDS Day. First observed in 1988, World AIDS Day (WAD) has served to raise awareness about the epidemic, honour those who have died, focus attention on issues that are key to a successful response and inspire positive action. With some 33.3 million people around […]