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Archives for May 2014

Plane makes emergency landing at Owen Roberts, Grand Cayman

From The Aviation Herald Incident: Copa B738 near Grand Cayman on May 29th 2014, wheel well fire indication By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, May 29th 2014 21:58Z, last updated Thursday, May 29th 2014 21:58Z A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration HP-1837CM performing flight CM-219 from Havana (Cuba) to Panama City (Panama) with 115 people on […]

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Cayman Commissioner Baines exonerated from Diamonds International jewelry From RCIPS Thu, May 29, 2014 at 10:21 AM The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (“ODPP”) notified the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service today (Thu May 29) that no criminal conduct was revealed or disciplinary actions warranted against Commissioner David Baines in relation to his […]

St Ignatius Dominates Battle of the Books

St Ignatius Catholic School dominated the Lera Parchment Battle of the Books, at the George Town Public Library this past Saturday morning, 24 May 2014. Teams from St Ignatius won both age-groups. The Neurotic Nerds won the fifth- to sixth- grade competition while the Cadbury Craniums finished at the top of the seventh- to eighth- […]

The Editor Speak: Is mutualization a better solution to selling off government assets?

I must admit I know absolutely nothing about mutual and when this document “Our Mutual Friends – Making the Case for Public Service Mutuals” came across my desk I looked at it with suspicion. I noticed quickly that there were over 20 pages of reading matter to plough through and I wasn’t looking forward to […]

Ministry continues consultation on the situation of women and girls

On Saturday, 29th March 2014, the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs hosted the first National Conference on Women. Through an interactive agenda, participants shared their experiences and perspectives on a wide range of issues – from sports, health and family planning to employment, human rights and participation in political and public life. Solutions […]

The Confidential Relationships (Preservation) Law: Confidentiality Legislation In Cayman

Article by Phillip Kite, Ian Mann, David Butler and Jayson Wood From Harneys In this guide Harneys considers the scope of the Cayman Islands’ Confidential Relationships (Preservation) Law and the sanctions that apply to contraventions of it. The Cayman Islands government considers the preservation of confidentiality in legitimate business dealings to be of such importance […]

Victory brings little joy for Cayman ladies

From CIFA Providenciales, Turks and Caicos – A comprehensive 3-0 victory in their final match brought little joy to the Cayman Islands national women’s team who missed a spot in the final round of CFU qualifiers. A double strike from Shenel Gall (45th, 68th) and Shanelle Frederick (89th) gave Cayman their first win of the […]

CIBC profit drops less than expected as it eyes bigger deals

By Cameron French From 4-traders Quarterly profit at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce fell by nearly two-thirds due to a charge taken by its Caribbean unit, the bank said on Thursday, but the result topped analysts’ estimates and CIBC’s chief executive signaled a willingness to pay more for acquisitions. CEO Gerry McCaughey has targeted wealth […]

Caribbean Sports Journalist Association officially launched

By RENALDO DORSETT, Sports Reporter From tribune242 As sports in the Caribbean continues to develop, a group of the region’s top journalists plan to ensure that the business of sports journalism will also develop to meet the growing demand. To that end, the Caribbean Sports Journalist Association was officially launched during the inaugural IAAF World […]

Two India girls ‘gang-raped’ and hanged in Uttar Pradesh

From BBC Ever since the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi in December 2012, there have been public protests and an outcry against sexual violence Two Indian girls found hanging from a tree in a village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh had been gang raped, police say. One man has […]