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Archives for March 6, 2017

Male Gender Equality Activist Wednesday’s Cayman Islands IWD Keynote Speaker

The first man to ever minor in Women’s Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will deliver tomorrow evening’s (Wednesday, 8 March 2017) keynote address at this year’s International Women’s Day Celebration. His speech for the event is titled “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women and men.” […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s speech at Blackstone

The Rule of Law in the Cayman Islands: A Driving Force for Economic Development and the Key to Sustaining Growth in Times of Uncertainty By Hon. Alden McLaughlin Premier of Cayman Islands at Blackstone Chambers Law Conference One might be forgiven for thinking that the following narrative is an excerpt from the Brexit handbook. It […]

Turks and Caicos toddler gets critical diabetic care in the Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Sunday March 5, 2017 – A two-year-old toddler from the Turks and Caicos Islands has a new lease on life after receiving critical diabetic treatment at a Caribbean hospital. Bahamian Lakeisha Wilson, who works as a nutritionist in a Turks and Caicos Islands hospital, traveled to Health City Cayman Islands, a […]

Jessica Long excited to compete at World Series

From Paralympic USA’s multiple-Paralympic champion will kick off her season at the first stage of the 2017 World Para Swimming Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11-12 March. “I think it (the World Series) is fantastic! It is exactly what Paralympians need. It is really going to grow the Movement and I am thrilled to be […]

The Editor Speaks: Islands

Cayman Islands are three islands surrounded by water. Read SEA. Yes. Everyone of us is aware of that. The RCIPS seized approx. 1,489lbs of illegal ganja last year! Street value; Approx. $1M. Is that the removal of ALL ganja from our country? Of course not. How is ganja arriving here? Mainly from the sea. The […]

Statement from Cayman Islands Health Services Authority on porridge contamination

On Saturday morning, March 4 it came to our attention that a patient at the Cayman Islands Hospital found an insect in the porridge served at breakfast. Management was informed and responded immediately by recalling the porridge across the hospital units and informing the Department of Environmental Health (DEH), the regulatory agency for food service […]

Drugs recovered from submerged vessel off North West Point, Cayman Islands

Quantity and Pictures of Drugs Recovered from Submerged Vessel off North West Point From RCIPS Officers recovered a large quantity of ganja, with a wet weight of 1,044 lbs., which may have an approximate value in Cayman of CI $365,400, from the submerged vessel found drifting off North West Point on 26 February.  Attached are […]

UK’s Daily Express names Cayman Islands among the BEST spots for scuba diving [‘Cayman Islands is the king of all Caribbean diving sites’]

MAPPED: The Red Sea and Cayman Islands among the BEST spots for scuba diving By JYOTI RAMBHAI From Daily Express UK Depending on where you are travelling to, scuba diving seems to one of the activities offered to hundreds of tourists. And with an increasing number of websites offering, advice, lessons and selling equipment, it […]

Cayman Islands: Irish Listings Update

Article by Ciaran Cotter From Maples and Calder During the second half of 2016, 191 CLOs (US and European), comprising both new issuances and refinancings, were listed on the Irish Stock Exchange (“ISE“). Of these listings, 164 were by Cayman Islands issuers, accounting for 86% of CLO listings. Of the 25 issuers that had European […]

Scuba instructor plucks knife out of shark’s head in Cayman Islands

By KAILEEN GAUL FOR DAILYMAIL.COM Incredible moment a scuba instructor plucks a knife out of a nurse shark’s head in the Cayman Islands A scuba diver instructor removed a knife from a nurse shark near Snapper Reef Brett Johnson gently plucked the knife from its head and the shark swam away  The knife was removed February […]