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Archives for September 10, 2017

Cayman Islands police launches fourth successive recruitment drive for local constables Monday, 11 September

From RCIPS On Monday, 11 September, the RCIPS is launching its fourth successive recruitment drive targeting Caymanians.  Although the RCIPS already began accepting applications for local officers at www.rcips.ky year-round as of last February, the organization is intensifying its efforts over the next month in order to begin training a class of at least ten […]

Cayman Islands August 2017 Funerals

Funerals that took place in Cayman Islands during August Dorothy Rose Scott                             16 Mar 1948 – 5 Jul 2017 Venetia Jackson                                                       – 3 Aug 2017   Prospect Conrad McVicar                              20 Dec 1946  – 5 Aug 2017   Prospect Kayrine Eleneita (Bush) Paniagua 27 Mar 1955  – 7 Aug 2017  West Bay Diana L Henderson                                                   – 13 Aug 2017 Ruth Eldermire                                                          […]

Cayman Islands Airports Authority welcomes new employees

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 September 2017) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac, recently welcomed six newly recruited young Caymanians to the airports. James Christian In Grand Cayman, James Christian joins the […]

President Trump’s and Richard Branson’s Caribbean homes destroyed by Hurricane Irma

By Ciara Linnane From msn An 11-bedroom mansion owned by President Donald Trump on the Caribbean island of St. Martin is reported to have been torn apart by Hurricane Irma, while the luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was also destroyed. President Donald Trump has been trying to sell […]

The Editor Speaks: Ashamed

I am ashamed to say that I agree with the condemnation of the British press to the United Kingdom’s handling of the Hurricane Irma crises in the Caribbean hitting their own territories. It is not as if they didn’t have fair warning of Hurricane Irma bearing down on their protectorates. We have two stories in […]

Relief efforts stall in Caribbean as islands brace for Hurricane Jose

By AZAM AHMED From New York Times POINTE-À-PITRE, Guadeloupe — The passage of Hurricane Irma through the eastern Caribbean left a wake of destruction that could take years to settle. On Saturday, officials in the British Virgin Islands reported five deaths from the storm, raising the total to 25 across the Caribbean. But aid workers, […]

Collas Crill grows Asia offering with Hong Kong presence

Following its expansion into BVI, offshore law firm Collas Crill has established a representative office in Hong Kong and appointed Simon Fraser, also based in Hong Kong, as a consultant to the firm. The firm, that currently has offices in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, London and Singapore, will expand its network in Asia as it […]

Cayman Islands Police recover drugs

RCIPS recover drugs on Shedden Road, George Town, 6 September From RCIPS Just after 3pm, yesterday, 6 September, Officers of the Neighbourhood Police Department were carrying out foot patrols on Shedden Road, when they discovered a quantity of ganja near a chicken coop. Officers had been patrolling near Archie’s Bar on Shedden Road and saw […]

George Kerr’s Cayman Islands legal fight shines light on a reclusive figure

By James Chessell From Financial Review As the head of investments for New Zealand’s $NZ35 billion Accident Compensation Corporation, Nicholas Bagnall is one of the country’s highest-paid public servants. According to the ACC’s 2016 annual report, which does not disclose the remuneration of individuals, it appears he earned as much as $870,000 – almost twice […]

UK government accused of ‘pathetic’ lack of help for Anguillans hit by Irma

By Kevin Rawlinson and Patrick Greenfield From The Guardian Former Anguillan official Dorothea Hodge said it was disgraceful that Priti Patel had not responded more quickly to hurricane The former UK representative to Anguilla has criticised the government’s response to Hurricane Irma in British overseas territories battered by the storm, condemning the reaction as “pathetic” […]