April 27, 2017

Archives for March 2, 2017

Grand Cayman: Motor Vehicle Collision on Prospect Av

From RCIPS March 2 2017 at 5:11 PM Just before 5pm today, 2 March, a collision occurred on Prospect Avenue in the vicinity of Victory Avenue near Shamrock Road. The eastbound lanes on Prospect Avenue are currently blocked; a wrecker is awaited on scene. No injuries are reported at this time.

Cayman Islands police warns boaters to take precautions before every voyage

RCIPS Reminds Boaters of Necessary Precautions Before Every Voyage Despite slightly calmer waters this year, the Joint Marine Unit is reminding the public that the sea can nonetheless be treacherous, and that preparation is the best safety measure that can be taken before any journey offshore. “We have not had many distress calls so far […]

Cayman Islands campaign committee beautifies park

The Committee to elect Ed Chisholm gathered at the Jerald Smith Community Park on Hutland Road Saturday to give the fence a facelift. Mr. Chisholm, a Progressive’s candidate for Member of the Legislative Assembly in the May 2017 election in North Side, spearheaded the repainting of the fence. “When we did the pre-Christmas clean up […]

Cayman Islands Neighbourhood Police Officers begin youth outreach initiative

From RCIPS Neighbourhood Police Officers Begin Youth Outreach Initiative with Black Pearl Skate Park Last Saturday, 25 February, Neighbourhood Police Officers visited the Black Pearl Skate Park at Grand Harbour to spend time with young children participating in a new youth outreach initiative aimed at developing a more positive relationship between youth and police. The […]

The Editor Speaks: Suicide

The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1 million people die each year from suicide. Have you ever contemplated suicide? Don’t answer. Have I ever contemplated suicide? I’m not saying. Would there ever be a circumstance that would make you or me seriously consider it? Probably. If you do, or I do, your loved ones […]

US visa requirement affects local [Bermuda] passports

By Jonathan Bell From Royal Gazette Certain holders of Bermuda passports have been told by authorities in a variety of countries that a visa is required for them to enter the United States, according to the Department of Immigration. Officials are now in talks with Her Majesty’s Passport Office, the Deputy Governor, the US Consul […]

Cayman Brac Spring Weekend ’17 – countdown begins

Cayman Brac teenagers and young adults are in for a lively weekend of youth forums, drone racing, basketball and football on Friday, 10 to Sunday, 12 March 2017. The activity-filled days of free events are being organised by the Youth Services Unit of the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth & Sports. The Unit’s Acting Head, […]

Cayman Islands police recruitment removes all deadlines

RCIPS Establishes Open and Ongoing Recruitment of Local Constables, No Deadlines Apply The RCIPS has removed application deadlines for local residents who may wish to become a police constable. Interested applicants can now submit completed applications online at any time. In recent years recruitment drives for local police officers always included application deadlines, which were […]

Qunar announces completion of merger

BEIJING, Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (NASDAQ:QUNR) (“Qunar”  or the “Company”), China’s leading mobile and online travel platform, today announced the completion of its merger (the “Merger”) with Ocean Management Merger Sub Limited (“Merger Sub”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ocean Management Holdings Limited (“Parent”), pursuant to the previously announced […]

Zika may be spread by up to 35 species of mosquitoes, researchers say

BY DANIEL CHANG From Miami Herald Zika may be spread by as many as 35 species of mosquitoes, including seven found in the United States, according to a forecasting model created by University of Georgia ecologists and published Tuesday in the journal eLife. Most scientists, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]