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Archives for March 16, 2017

Cayman Islands Statement on World Health Organization (WHO)-approved HIV Testing Kits

The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, and the Ministry of Health are providing further information regarding the reported “false negative HIV results” in response to queries relating to approved HIV testing kits. The three cases were separate, and unrelated incidents over a period of 12 […]

Canadian boxing champ named Sports Ambassador for Cayman Islands hospital

CAYMAN ISLANDS  – Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox, holder of the WBA NABA super lightweight title, has been named a Sports Ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands. With his next match coming up on March 18th, Wilcox is always a fighter with a cause. Throughout his career, he has fought to benefit the […]

Triple C’s Under 18 Boys’ Soccer Team makes Cayman Islands history

On Friday, February 10th, Triple C’s Under-18 boys’ soccer team won the annual Private School Association (PSA) soccer tournament that was held at the Cayman International School field in Camana Bay. The team also was the winners of the PSA league. The PSA Under-18 league runs for 14 weeks and wraps up with a one […]

JGHS Aqua Lasers Champions at 2017 Cayman Islands Seaperch Challenge

Top prize at the 2017 Cayman Islands SeaPerch Challenge went to a team of 11-year-old John Gray High School students. The Challenge took place this past weekend at the Camana Bay Sports Complex Pool, and the team of Diamond White, Davonte Howell, Alvan Boxwell and Caleb Feare earned an all-expenses paid trip to Atlanta, Georgia […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Alternative facts and undisclosed sources in Citizenship by Investment

By Sir Ronald Sanders From The Sun Dominica The Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), operated by many countries in the world, including the US, Spain, Switzerland, Malta and Portugal to name a few, is particularly misrepresented in relation to the small countries in the Eastern Caribbean. At the outset, I make it clear that this […]

Cayman Islands attends Routes Americas

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 15 March 2017 – Officials from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT) and Cayman Islands Airports Authority recently met with airline officials from around North, South and Central America during the Routes America Conference. Minister of Tourism, the Hon Moses Kirkconnell explained, “Routes Americas is a great opportunity to meet with […]

The Editor Speaks: A common cold knocked me out AGAIN!

I have been battling with a common cold – sneezing and coughing – since last Friday (10) and finally yesterday (Wed 15) I succumbed. It knocked me out – unconscious. For hours! You will have noticed there was no Editorial. Of course,the knock out could have been from these aliens following some of our MLA’s […]

Cayman Islands #5 in US News “Best Caribbean Beaches”

From US News Travel Anguilla #1 in Best Caribbean Beaches Why go: Anguilla’s silvery sands are legendary. Even though the island only stretches across 16 miles, it’s home to 33 beaches. Shoal Bay East is a traveler favorite thanks to the convenient on-site equipment rental, but if you’re hoping to avoid the crowds, head to […]

Cayman Finance to host UK HM Revenue & Customs seminar on UK Criminal Finances Bill

Cayman Finance will be hosting an important seminar on Thursday, 23 March at The Ritz-Carlton, to discuss and provide information on the UK’s latest Criminal Finances Bill. The UK HM Revenue & Customs team leading the legislation will be present to provide attendees the opportunity to hear about the bill firsthand. If the bill is […]

Portmore United hunt CFU title after victory against Cayman Islands’ Scholars International

From Jamaica Observer BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (CMC) — Portmore United launched their bid for the Caribbean Football Union’s Club Championship title after stopping Scholars International of Cayman Islands 2-0, on Tuesday. Kareem Manning struck twice in the first-half to secure the victory for Portmore – the only Jamaica side left in the competition – following […]