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Archives for October 23, 2012

The Editor Speaks: Be thankful for Guilty plea

It is not often I thank a self confessed rapist who can only be described as the worst of all human beings but I do. In our lead story, Jeffery Barnes, pleaded “Guilty” to abducting and raping a 49 year old woman. And that’s why I thank him and I thank him from the depths […]

Douglas & McIntyre owner files for bankruptcy

The Canadian Press Parent company D&M, owns Douglas & McIntyre and Greystone Books Independent publishing house D&M Publishers Inc. says it is filing for bankruptcy protection. The Vancouver-based publisher says it is working to locate an investor or purchaser for its assets. D&M, which includes Douglas & McIntyre and Greystone Books, says it plans to […]

Foreign Office Minister: Libya faces challenges but has a real opportunity to build a better future

From British Embassy Tripoli Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has commented on the first anniversary of the Declaration of Liberation in Libya, in which the National Transitional Council formally announced the end of the Qadhafi regime. Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said: “The Declaration of Liberation marked the end of a regime and conflict in […]

CTEX receives prestigious DatacenterDynamics LATAM 2012 Award

Mexico City, October 23, 2012 – Curaçao Technology Exchange N.V. (CTEX), was awarded last night with the prestigious DatacenterDynamics LATAM Award 2012 for its advanced design and engineering. The prestigious DatacenterDynamics organization has long been recognized for its knowledge sharing, reporting on major advancements in the industry and recognizing key advancements in the data center […]

Change of Governor of Anguilla

Ms Christina Scott has been appointed Governor of Anguilla. She will succeed Mr William Alistair Harrison CMG CVO, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Scott will take up her appointment during summer 2013. Ms Scott has had a wide ranging civil service career working across a range of domestic and international […]

Health system has interest in Caymans

From Staff Reports Cumberland Times-News Insurance company paid travel expenses for recent meeting, spokeswoman says CUMBERLAND — The Western Maryland Health System recently sent representatives to the mandatory annual meeting of a “captive” insurance company in the Cayman Islands. Expenses of the representatives were paid by the Maryland Insurance Company, Ltd., not the health system, said […]

Pray for peace in Winnipeg new police chief urges

Richard J. Brennan National Affairs Writer The Toronto Star Ruth Bonneville/The Canadian Press Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis believes prayers will be a “significant piece” of his efforts to reduce crime and put Winnipeg back on the right track. Winnipeg, Canada’s violent crime capital, could use some divine help, acting Police Chief Devon Clunis says. […]

Rotary Sunrise Supports Seniors’

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise has long been a supporter of Senior Month activities in the community and this year is no exception. This year the Club has donated $2000 towards the cost of hosting seniors from the various communities island-wide at a dinner and dance at the Westin Hotel hosted by the […]

New Case President Aims For University Status

Gareth Davis, Jamaican Gleaner Port Antonio, Portland: Newly installed president of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) in Portland, Dr Victor Homer Charles Watt, has pledged to transform the institution into a facility of higher education, with the prospect of acquiring university status. Watt was officially installed Thursday afternoon at an installation ceremony, […]

Further $8M recovered by Turks and Caicos civil recovery team

News Release from HM Governor’s Office, Montserrat The Turks and Caicos Islands Government (TCIG) received over $8 million in settlement of its civil recovery claim arising out of the underpayment of Stamp Duty on the 2006 sale of Emerald Cay yesterday, Mon, 22 Oct 2012. In June 2011 the civil recovery team obtained a judgment […]