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Community Events Grand Court Jurors Report Date Changed The Grand Court jury report date has been changed. For Grand Court Jurors who are in the 1 July–6 October 2015 session, the report date of Monday, 31 August, 2015 has been changed to Wednesday, 2 September 2015. Therefore jurors are now to report on Wednesday, 2 […]

Idle thoughts of yesteryear

It is 3 years since we published this poem from our Publisher. It was the very first poem she wrote. She will be 81 on September 10th. By Joan Wilson (from her book “Buried Treasures”) Sometimes I let my thoughts run wild when I’m sitting idle My mind just wanders and wanders going back in […]

Conyers are a new sponsor for Cayman Islands martial arts

The Purple Dragon martial arts scholarship programme is delighted to welcome law firm Conyers, Dill & Pearman on board as a brand new sponsor. They join a number of other corporate sponsors who have recognised the importance of this popular and successful martial arts programme for young people in the Cayman Islands. The scholarship programme […]

The Editor Speaks: Is government concerned by the landfill report?

Although there was nothing knew in the latest environmental report on the Cayman Islands landfill sites it should make government concerned to speed up the action from all the talk. George Town MLA Roy McTaggart the Councillor who is now in charge of the dump problem also confirmed that the findings were what they expected […]

Bolt wins world treble with relay gold

AFP From Business Insider Beijing (AFP) – Usain Bolt capped a memorable world championships by winning a third gold medal on Saturday as anchor of the Jamaican 4x100m relay team, while fierce rivals the United States were disqualified. Bolt ran the final leg of the relay at a packed Bird’s Nest stadium, hurtling through the […]

Research and Markets: Governance, Risk and Compliance in The Cayman Islands Insurance Industry

August 31, 2015 11:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ngbxlm/governance_risk) has announced the addition of the “Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Cayman Islands Insurance Industry” report to their offering. “Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Cayman Islands Insurance Industry” The ‘Governance, Risk and Compliance – The Cayman Islands Insurance Industry’ report […]

Cayman Islands: Conquering Cancer Iv Let’s fight cancer together!

A day of awareness and education Saturday, 19th September 2015: 8:30am to 2pm Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Join the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and a team of experts from the Cayman Islands and around the world for this free public event which will feature:  Talks about cancer prevention as well as Colon, Gynecological, […]

Opening Pandora’s Dox: The unintended Consequences of an Internet that never forgets

By Arthur Chu From Techcrunch Every year the Oxford English Dictionary adds a handful of new words in recognition of how technological and social progress have affected the English language. One of the new words this year is the longstanding 4chan-ism “dox,” which, unfortunately, has become all too relevant in the modern world. “Doxing” is […]

Retirement of Ms. Alicia E. (Jen) Dixon Director of the Department of Children & Family Services

Statement by the Honourable Osbourne Bodden, MLA Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth & Sports On behalf of my colleagues and the entire Cayman Islands Government, I extend my sincere gratitude and thanks to a remarkable woman who has dedicated her life to the Civil Service and the people of the Cayman Islands. After thirty-three years […]

This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by the sea Kivalina

By Maria L. La Ganga From los Angeles Times This is what climate change looks like, up close and personal. In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm. […]