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Archives for November 2013

Dec 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Wear YELLOW on Monday in support of persons with disabilities. Monday 3rd December, 2012 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Help to remove barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all. Ask everyone to email the attached flyer to your contacts and show your support by wearing YELLOW on December 3rd. See […]

RCIPS response to news of helicopter crash in Glasgow – 8 dead in accident

From RCIPS Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 9:32 AM The RCIPS joins with policing services throughout the world in sending condolences to all of those involved in the police helicopter crash in Glasgow, Scotland, last night. The helicopter involved is the same model as the one which is used by the RCIPS Air Operations Unit  […]

EE, GT Conservation talks swap dates

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The dates for public District meetings to discuss the proposed National Conservation Law have been a switched between East End and George Town. Gimistory is slated to be held in East End on Thursday, 5 December. The National Conservation Law meeting for that District will now be held on Monday, […]

Cayman Thanksgiving 2013 Message from Premier

Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA Two years ago we began a new tradition in the Cayman Islands – Cayman Thanksgiving – and set the weekend of the first Sunday in December as a time to celebrate, with activities beginning this year on the Friday with the Homecoming Concert at the Agricultural Pavilion.  Tomorrow, […]

Cayman Marathon Sunday (1) and list of road closures

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon 2013 is almost here. SUNDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2013, at 5:00am. If you want to take part there is still time, but only just. Registration for the 2013 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay and Kids Fun Run is open online at Walk-in registration can also be done […]

The Editor Speaks: Why were the alleged bank robbers even brought to court?

Was the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) too eager to prosecute because of the high profile nature of the robbery? The robbery of a premier bank right in the heart of George Town, the capital of the Cayman Islands and witnessed by overseas tourists. James McLean, Christopher Myles and Kevin Bowen were accused of […]

Flu Vaccine Still Available

So far about 1,400 persons have taken up the offer of a free flu vaccination from the Health Services Authority (HSA). The public can get the flu vaccine at any time between 2pm and 4pm weekdays when they visit any District Health Centre, or the General Practice Clinic Cayman Islands Hospital,  Faith Hospital in Cayman […]

Bill of Rights and the system of releasing prisoners on licence.

Ms. Natalya O’Prey, MBE, Head of Member Development and Practice at the England and Wales Parole Board conducted a two day workshop on how the Cayman Island’s Bill of Rights affects the parole system. Ms. O’Prey, in her previous role as Deputy Head of Litigations, dealt with litigation against the board, including judicial reviews, damages […]

All US presidents are descendants of King John

From The Mind Unleashed 12-Year-old discovers all US presidents are direct descendants of King John of England What do Barack Obama, Thomas Jefferson, George W. Bush and the other past U.S. presidents have in common? Besides holding the coveted title of commander-in-chief, it appears that all of them but one are cousins. The remarkable discovery […]

Blacktower expanding into Caribbean, LatAm markets with Cayman office

By Helen Burggraf , Contributing Editor, International Adviser The UK- and Gibraltar-based Blacktower Group is expanding into the Caribbean and Latin American markets, with the establishment of an office in the Cayman Islands. The company has obtained a Securities and Investment Business Licence from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, which will enable it to act […]