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Archives for May 15, 2017

Multiple vehicle collision-Linford Pierson Highway GT

From RCIPS Mon May 15 Police are currently investigating a four vehicle collision which occurred around 11pm on Saturday in the vicinity of Kings Sports Centre roundabout. The circumstances are that a blue Mercedes SLK motor vehicle being driven by a 33 year old female crossed over onto the opposite side of the road on […]

The Editor speaks: What is a mother. What isn’t a mother – MOAB

When we think of a mother do we really think she is someone who gives birth and nurtures a being to bring destruction and death? “A mother gives life and this one gives death, and we call this device a mother. What is happening?’ This was said recently by Pope Francis who criticised the naming […]

Statement from the Ministry of Education on Cayman Islands Examinations Results in 2016

From The Cayman Islands Ministry of Education The National Education Data report 2016 was published on the Ministry of Education’s website (www.education.gov.ky) on April 24th, 2017. This information was shared at the 2016 Annual Teachers Welcome and was previously reported on by media.  It should also be noted that School Leaders report student progress to […]

Cayman Islands announces “Deja Blue”

PERFORMANCE FREEDIVING INTERNATIONAL AND CAYMAN FREEDIVING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE DEJA BLUE 8 AND CAYMAN OPEN NATIONAL FREEDIVING CHAMPIONSHIP West Bay, Grand Cayman, May 12, 2017 – Performance Freediving International and the Cayman Freediving Association are pleased to announce an exciting event taking place this coming week in the beautiful waters off Grand Cayman. For the 8th […]

Special needs voters

Cayman Islands Special Needs Voters Train to Cast Ballots For the first time ever, a unique exercise in empowerment will allow one group of special needs voters to cast their votes in the General Elections on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, with greater confidence. Fourteen out of 21 registered voters with disabilities at the Sunrise Adult […]

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating – Europol

From BBC Friday’s cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, Europol chief Rob Wainwright says. He told the BBC the act was “unprecedented in its scale” and warned more people could find themselves affected on Monday morning. The virus took control of users’ files, demanding payments; Russia and the UK were among […]

ICO releases Hearing Decision 54 involving Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service

In November 2016 an Applicant requested access to a workplace investigation report about her which was written in response to a complaint by an inmate. The matter was appealed to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). After an attempt was made to find an amicable resolution to the dispute, the matter was referred to the Acting […]

Public Lecture to be given by Chris Cozier in Cayman Islands

From The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Actions Between Territories   Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands About the Lecture Cozier’s lecture, titled Actions Between Territories, will discuss the potential free/play spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly imagining, constructing, and navigating, including in his own creative […]

Cayman Islands rated as fully CITES compliant

Further demonstrating the environment’s value to a wide range of local businesses, international trade involving certain animal and plant species can continue without the fear of suspension, now that Cayman Islands legislation has been rated fully compliant with all international standards related to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and […]

Two new Caymanian attorneys admitted to Cayman Islands bar

Walkers Announces the Admission of Two New Caymanian Attorneys at Law Grand Cayman, May 2017 Early May 2017 saw two Walkers Articled Clerks complete their legal training, with Christopher Dibben and Sarah Dombowsky both being called to the Cayman Islands Bar. Their applications were moved by Ingrid Pierce, Walkers’ Global Managing Partner, before Hon. Mrs […]