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Archives for August 9, 2017

Cayman Islands: Sebastian Martinez signs for Portuguese club Leixoes SC

On Monday, August 7th, following a three-week trial period, aspiring 18-year old Caymanian Sebastian Martinez signed a two-year professional football contract with Leixões Sports Club (SC) of Portugal. Located in Matosinhos, a city and municipality in the northern Porto district of Portugal, bordered in the south by the city of Porto, Leixões SC plays in […]

UPDATE: Cayman Islands: RCIPS issue clarification on Jamaica Observer article

From RCIPS UPDATED: Thu 10 Aug 2017 In response to further queries on this topic, I want to further clarify that the person currently in court in Jamaica as per the article in the Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/ex-cop-accused-of-holding-woman-by-throat-for-court-today_107254  is NOT employed with the RCIPS. We have received different names for this person, including Odain Simpson or […]

Study: Marijuana use holds three-fold blood pressure death risk

From Newsmax People who smoke marijuana have a three times greater risk of dying from hypertension, or high blood pressure, than those who have never used the drug, scientists said on Wednesday. The risk grows with every year of use, they said. The findings, from a study of some 1,200 people, could have implications in […]

Ominto Inc’s (OMNT) questionable Cayman Island transaction

From ValueWalk Our previous articles on Ominto Inc. ($OMNT) have raised serious questions about its valuation (7x revenue and losing money), the valuation and rationale behind its investments in Lani and Quant (we believe, based on SEC filings, that Lani was worthless at the time of the investment), the quality of OMNT’s auditors (Morrison Brown […]

The Editor Speaks: When stats don’t tell the whole story

Being trained as a Quantity Surveyor I know all there is to know about statistics. Our Appraisals and valuations are based to a large extent on stats. I also know how to weight stats one way or another without lying or manipulating. The Press Releases we are receiving every week giving us the latest on […]

Caribbean braces for Tropical Storm Franklin

By AFP From emirates247 Mexico, Belize and Guatemala braced Monday for Tropical Storm Franklin, expected to make landfall overnight on the southern Mexican coast — possibly at hurricane strength. Packing sustained winds of 95 kilometers (60 miles) per hour, Franklin was heading toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, threatening the Caribbean resort town of Cancun and the […]

Author Devi Di Guida talks about her new novel ‘The Cayman Hustle’

By Devi Di Guida From Booktrib Author Devi Di Guida has released her debut novel The Cayman Hustle and she tells BookTrib about the inspiration to write this multicultural suspense-romance with a deaf protagonist. My deaf sister who cannot function without a hearing aid in each ear has been my true inspiration to write this novel […]

St Kitts-Nevis to become first in OECS and CARICOM to eliminate mother to child HIV transmission

From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) — St Kitts and Nevis is expected to become the first country in the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Americas, outside of Cuba, to bring an end to mother to child transmission of HIV, as indicated by health officials from […]

Cruise News: Consider these 6 Caribbean islands for your next trip [Newsmax suggests Grand Cayman]

By Jerry Shaw |From newsmax Travelers have many choices when planning a Caribbean cruise itinerary. It may seem like a tough decision selecting the perfect island, but it’s also a pleasant dilemma. Cruise destinations often include three or four islands on the voyage. Water activities, wilderness, historic buildings, and unique entertainment await cruise passengers on […]

Arthur Keleti to address risk and security as guest keynote speaker at Armour Information Security Expo 2017

DMN Newswire–2017-8-8– Armour Information Security Expo 2017, Cayman’s information security conference brought to you by eShore Ltd & Optiv, is delighted to announce Arthur Keleti, Cyber Secret Futurist, author of the book “The Imperfect Secret”, and TED Talk speaker, will deliver the show’s morning keynote presentation on Thursday, 28 September at Marriott Beach Resort, Grand Cayman. […]