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Archives for July 17, 2017

Forecasters watching possible* storm[s] far out in Atlantic – *TS Don forms

Tropical Storm Dons forms From NHS Tropical Storm Don Discussion Number 1 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052017 500 PM AST Mon Jul 17 2017 An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft investigating the area of low pressure located east-southeast of the Windward Islands has found a small, but well-defined surface circulation and a small […]

Argentina Former President Kirchner handled provincial funds in Cayman Islands according to Banker’s son

BY: MARCELO DUCLOS From PANAM POST  Former President of Argentina Néstor Kirchner managed provincial funds through the Cayman Islands, a newly released document shows. Juan Manuel Ducler — son of deceased banker Aldo Dulcer, who died under mysterious circumstances — published a document that shows former President Kirchner handled money put offshore in the Cayman Islands in 2001. Ducler […]

The Editor speaks: Is the teeth real or false?

The Older Persons Law 2017 came into effect today (Monday 17) but is it really going to make a cent of difference? Has the law real teeth or is it just false? The law was passed in the Legislative Assembly last March and I asked a similar question then. Nothing has changed. There are no […]

Rugby: Bermuda in semi-finals [after beating Cayman Islands]

From Royal Gazette 2017 RAN U19 Championship Bermuda Under-19s got off to a strong start in the Rugby America’s North Championship in Miami on Saturday, beating Cayman Islands 15-10. Tries from Alex Doyling and Mikel Dill, and a penalty and conversion by Jaymin Hodgkins set-up a semi-final against USA Rugby South A tomorrow. The Americans […]

Players called to Cayman Islands Men’s Under 20 National Football squad

In preparation for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under 20 World Cup Playoffs, scheduled for July/August 2018, the following 50 players have been selected to training as the Cayman Islands Men’s Under 20 National Football squad: Albertini Holness, Callhan Studenhofft, Zion Coe, Shawn Scott (Cayman Brac), Jelani Campbell, Jose La Rosa-Ebanks, Devonte Morejon, D’Andre Rowe, […]

Cayman Islands: Truman Bodden Law School LLM/PGDIP applications closing soon

Applications are still being accepted to enrol on one of the two new taught postgraduate programmes to be offered by the Truman Bodden Law School: the LL.M-Master of Laws in ‘International Finance: Law and Regulation’ and the Postgraduate Diploma in ‘International Finance: Law and Regulation’. Submit your applications to us soon as spaces are fast […]

Health City Cayman Islands offers new cryo-procedure for atrial fibrillation

A leading hospital in the Caribbean is offering another first that could save the lives of heart patients across the Caribbean and the world. Health City Cayman Islands, the first hospital in the English-speaking Caribbean to use robotic navigation for joint replacements and the first to install two artificial hearts or left ventricle assist devices […]

Destination of the week

Marni Soupcoff: A cruise ship full of vacationers does more to help Haitians than billions in aid By Marni Soupcoff From National Post Is it obscene to show up to one of the world’s poorest countries in a giant, floating amusement park? It felt like it was On a Caribbean cruise last week (which my […]

Cayman Islands students gain legal experience over Summer with HSM

The HSM Group is opening its doors over the summer to four talented students from the Cayman Islands Education Centre (CIFEC). Keanuanna Melwood, Gabriel Morla, Tianna Ramgeet and Tagh-Jay Wilson, who have joined HSM’s summer internship programme for a unique learning experience. Each of the interns will be gaining experience in areas such as Intellectual […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Premier’s statement re accident at ORIA

Statement Regarding Pedestrian Injured at Owen Roberts International Airport Mon 17 2017 By Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, JP Deputy Premier of the Cayman Islands Minister of District Administration, Tourism & Transport I am very sorry to hear of the vehicular accident earlier today in which a pedestrian was knocked down at the Owen Roberts International Airport. […]