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Archives for September 12, 2017

Cayman Islands DCFS staff honoured for Adult Special Needs work

Several Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) caregivers were recently recognised for advancing the department’s Adult Special Needs Programme. Nominated earlier this year, eight staffers received awards from the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI), at its annual Caregivers Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, 2 September 2017. Recipients Claude Stewart, Hope Morgan […]

Cayman Islands: CUC GPFL opening rally this Saturday (16)

The primary school girls will kick-off the 2017 CUC primary school football season this Saturday, September 16th with the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally at the traditional home of local football, the T.E. McField Sports Field (Annex Field) in George Town beginning at 9:00 a.m. The boys kick-off their season with the […]

Cayman Islands motor vehicle collisions this weekend [Sep 8-10] underscore need for more vigilance on the road

From RCIPS Three motor vehicle collisions with injuries reported over the weekend indicate the need for more safety awareness and vigilance by drivers. Just before 4AM on Friday, 8 September, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to Esterly Tibbetts Highway in the vicinity of Lime Tree Bay Avenue, where a burgundy Honda […]

The Editor Speaks: There is an exception to every rule

A rule I have made and is universally normally followed, rarely do other media houses comment on another’s Editorial. I normally avoid our local media houses editorials like the plague. I do NOT read them. However, there are exceptions. I can remember two occasions where I actually read the Cayman Compass Editorials because I was […]

Hurricane devastation in Caribbean [funds needed]

by Jacqueline Johnson From FundRazr As a seasoned veteran of the Travel Industry(25+ years) with involvement in all aspects of the industry – especially in the area of Romance, Weddings/Honeymoons, I am the CEO of GlobalBridalGroup/www.MarryCaribbean.com. Recently Hurricane Irma made its way through the Caribbean leaving a path of destruction – life and property. To […]

Cayman Islands: Statement from Foster’s Food Fair re – Hurricane Irma

Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd. (Foster’s IGA, Priced Right, and Bay Market) would like to inform our customers that, our shipment was processed and on its way, however, due to North West and Westerly sea’s they’ve been at a standstill and are expected to dock tomorrow (September 12th, 2017) at 6:00 PM. With this being the […]

Cuba’s decrepit buildings no match for Hurricane Irma

BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press From The Wichita Eagle HAVANA The historic but often decrepit buildings of Havana and other colonial Cuban cities couldn’t stand up to Hurricane Irma’s winds and rainfall, collapsing and killing seven people in one of the highest death tolls from the storm’s passage through the Caribbean. Authorities said Monday that […]

Anarchy in the Caribbean: Escaped prisoners, hundreds of looters terrorise hurricane-hit islands

From Kaieteur News … police from Britain and France are flown in to restore order (dailymailonline) Escaped prisoners and hundreds of looters armed with guns and knives are terrorising hurricane-hit islands amid anarchy in the Caribbean, it has emerged. Britain and France have both sent extra police resources and the Netherlands have dispatched troops to […]

Director of Cayman Islands Public Prosecutions hits back at Cayman Compass Editorial

Re: Editorial in Cayman Compass 11th September 2017* We write with reference to the editorial in the Cayman Compass of 11th September 2017. We do not appear to have received a single inquiry from the Cayman Compass in relation to the two investigations referred to in this editorial. Given the public interest in these matters, […]

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd provides update on the impact of Hurricane Irma on its operations

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: “CWCO”) (“the Company”), a leading developer and operator of seawater desalination plants, today provided an update regarding the impact of Hurricane Irma on its operations. President and CEO Rick McTaggart stated: “As Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean […]