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Archives for July 19, 2017

Cayman Islands Financial Services Minister holds meetings in London

During her first visit to London as Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers discussed three key subjects — Brexit, beneficial ownership, and the EU screening process regarding non-cooperative jurisdictions — with UK officials and industry leaders. The core of the visit, which was held the week of 10 July, was the pre-Joint Ministerial […]

Challenging behavior training classroom and online

From WN Challenging Behaviors are basically the abnormal behavior of such people who have lack of confidence, intensity, facing some disabilities, having some mental health issue or some psychosis problem. These types of people face many difficulties in living a normal life like others and they are not easily adjustable in communities with other normal […]

The Editor Speaks: Reckless driving or are there other factors?

The Cayman Islands police issued a release yesterday (Tue) saying “four serious accidents this past weekend demonstrate need for more road awareness”. This was largely in response to the tragic death outside the Owen Roberts Airport last Monday (17) that involved a taxi hitting a pedestrian – a visiting well known doctor who was crossing […]

Your dream job is one giant stride away: Ocean Frontiers offers instructor development course in Grand Cayman

Well known IDC educator brings his teaching style to the warm Caribbean waters and customized teaching facilities at East End “Cayman is perfect! It’s one of the best diving locations in the Caribbean, and Ocean Frontiers is the best dive operation, bar none, and I’ve been diving all over the world.” John Swanson, a PADI […]

U2 can live the dream in Grand Cayman

By Lainey Broderick in Cleveland From The Irish Times But be prepared for the call of home, and the inevitable question, will we stay or will we go After a long and delayed day of travel from Grand Cayman, we finally reached our journey’s end in Cleveland, Ohio, at around 1am. One disadvantage of living […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

Wildfires are forcing thousands of Californians to evacuate

By Al Golub, Reuters From Business Insider MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) – A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents. There were 46 active large fires spread across 12 states, with […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Champs: Winners Of #beadaddaily announced

Twenty-five fathers, who were acknowledged and nominated by their family members, have won prizes in the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) #beadaddaily challenge. Tying the annual contest in with last month’s Father’s Day, the centre asked children across the Cayman Islands to write in to share anecdotes on how their fathers are there for them daily. […]

Bermuda: Opposition party wins general election

From Caribbean News Service HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 19 2017 – At 38, David Burt says he is not daunted by the prospect of becoming Bermuda’s youngest premier after his opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory over the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) in Tuesday’s general election, winning two-thirds of the seats. The PLP won […]

Milissa Webb is Cayman Islands Chief Officer’s Choice

Financial Accountant Milissa Webb has won the Chief Officer’s Choice Award for May 2017 in recognition of her work with the Department of Health Regulatory Services (DHRS). Milissa is responsible for collecting $4.5 million annually from insurers for the Segregated Insurance Fund, which finances medical expenses for Caymanians unable to afford medical insurance. She was […]