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Archives for September 3, 2017

Cayman Islands Rotary Clubs congratulate Past District Governor Barry Rassin

Caribbean Son Rises to Rotary’s Top Job Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: Members of Rotary Clubs throughout the Cayman Islands were delighted to learn on 1 September that their Past District 7020 Governor Barry Rassin will be President of Rotary International for 2018-19 and the first from this region. This means Rassin will preside over the […]

Cayman Islands police conducts second uniform day of action on Wednesday, 30 August

From RCIPS On Wednesday, 30 August, all officers throughout the RCIPS, both uniform and detective, donned the red stripes and hit the streets to serve warrants, enforce traffic laws and perform foot patrols in all districts in its second monthly visibility initiative.  Altogether thirty-seven arrests were made Wednesday alone, thirty-two of which were for court […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration are a law unto themselves

The Immigration Department are very lucky they won their case of not being forced to provide an Internal Review to a private company for a) the reasons for the fine they imposed on the company and b) the written reasons for a decision which the company alleged had adversely affected their interests in regard to […]

ICO 101: This is how to do initial coin offerings right – and wrong

BY ROBERT HOF From Silicon Angle Initial coin offerings, a method of crowdfunding using cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or custom coins or tokens, have exploded this year. A stunning $1.1 billion has been raised in 89 ICOs so far this year, 10 times as much as in all of 2016, and at least 110 more […]

Cayman Islands: Dear Diary…a modern art approach to journaling

Gordon & Alta Solomon Exhibition via wixshoutout.com  What do artist do in their free time? That could have a million different answers, but the upcoming show for couple Gordon & Alta Solomon takes a brief peep into a private moment during their “parental break” in the summer of 2016; while still living in Grand Cayman. After […]

‘Foodie Physician’ announced as keynote speaker for 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

Keeping with the conference theme of “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”, the 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference planning committee has announced that Dr. Sonali Ruder, best known as ‘The Foodie Physician’, will be this year’s keynote speaker. Ms. Lizzette Yearwood, Chair of the Conference Planning Committee and CEO of the […]

New Deputy Chief Officer for Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, & Lands

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, and Lands has formally appointed Tammy Ebanks as Deputy Chief Officer (DCO). Ms. Ebanks has been a civil servant for almost 20 years and had been acting as a DCO for the last 2 years in the former Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. In this role, […]

Millions in international accounts linked to far-left lobbying group

By ANDERS HAGSTROM From Daily Caller The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has reportedly transferred millions of donated dollars to offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, and Bermuda, The Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday. The SPLC is the far-left lobbying group that published a map of “hate groups” in the U.S. that […]

Hurricane Irma: What we know Sunday (3)

From NOLA Irma is a Category 3 hurricane Hurricane Irma regained Category 3 status Sunday (Sept. 3), blowing maximum sustained winds near 115 mph. Since forming last week, Irma has fluctuated between Category 3 and Category 2. Images from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Irma could become ‘extremely dangerous’ Despite its shifting strengths, Irma is roundly expected by forecasters […]

Post-Harvey problems plague Texas as funerals for dead begin

By Jeff Amy and Juan A. Lozano Associated Press From The Spokesman Review HOUSTON – One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires kept erupting at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of those who drowned in the floodwaters. In Beaumont, Texas, […]