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Archives for July 10, 2017

The Editor speaks: When silence is not golden

I was at a small gathering of members of Elmslie Church last night and a debate followed the presentation by a visiting pastor on “Salt”. Like most debates the subject broadened out past the confined barriers of the original subject matter although it was to a degree included. One of the people there spoke somewhat […]

Hurricane forecasters watching another area of the far Atlantic

By Brett Clarkson From Sun Sentinel Another week, another area of potential storm development in the Atlantic. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are watching a patch of weather in the far eastern Atlantic that so far has a slight chance of becoming a tropical cyclone. Forecasters say an area of disorganized rain showers a […]

Sharks on a Plane: Southwest & Discovery giving away vacation to Cayman Islands

Discovery sets ‘Shark Week’ partnerships with Southwest Airlines and more brands Southwest and Discovery also are giving away a vacation to Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands to see sharks up close By Kimberly Nordyke From Hollywood Reporter Other brands featuring themed products include Cold Stone Creamery, Georgetown Cupcake and Live Love Polish. It will […]

Queen’s Baton – Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will arrive in Cayman Islands

Queen’s Baton relay – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC) is excited to announce that the Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will be arriving in the Cayman Islands July 14-17, 2017. The CIOC wish to extend an invitation to the public of the Cayman Islands… At 3:30pm […]

American national arrested in Cayman Islands for firearm offences

From Cayman Islands CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT The Customs Department has announced that on 07th July, 2017 Cayman Brac Customs Officers arrested a 52-year-old male American national for several firearm offences. During the inspection of a shipping container, a large quantity of ammunition was recovered amongst personal belongings. Cayman Brac Customs Officers along with officers from the […]

Last Week’s Tropical Depression Four could come back to life in the Atlantic; Hurricane Hunter Mission scheduled

By Jon Erdman from Weather Underground The remnant of last week’s Tropical Depression Four continues to sprout thunderstorms and may regenerate as a tropical cyclone as it tracks toward the Bahamas and possibly Florida later this week. Located just over 100 miles north of the Virgin Islands, this ghost of what was once T.D. Four, had flared some healthy […]

Eugene-based tech security company acquired by Bay Area firm

By Ed Russo From The Register-Guard Info@risk, a Eugene firm that tests the information security systems of business and government agencies, has been acquired by a San Francisco-based accounting firm. BPM, with six offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and offices in Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands, has purchased Info@risk for an undisclosed […]

Cayman Islands Voluntary Liquidations: Operational efficiencies from starting the liquidation process earlier

Maples & Calder The timing of the commencement of the voluntary liquidation of a Cayman Islands company was often driven primarily by the desire to avoid incurring the following year’s annual government fees. To avoid those fees, the liquidation had to commence by December, with the final meeting being held before the end of January. […]

Recipe of the week

7 Tips for Making a Restaurant-Quality Salad By Lisa Appleton From The Kitchn Have you ever tried to recreate your favorite restaurant salad at home? At the restaurant, it feels so special — there’s something about the crunch and the zip of the dressing that keeps you ordering it time and time again — but […]

Rio’s Valongo slave wharf

Rio’s Valongo slave wharf becomes Unesco heritage site From BBC News A wharf in Rio de Janeiro where nearly a million African slaves are estimated to have landed has been declared a World Heritage site by the UN cultural organisation, Unesco. The Valongo wharf operated for three centuries and became the biggest entry point for […]