October 21, 2017

Archives for September 18, 2017

Health & fitness community supports Cayman Islands Marathon Competition Winner

Jena Van den Bergh is training for the Intertrust Cayman Islands Half Marathon which will be her very first half marathon distance.  Thanks to members of the health and fitness community, Jena is receiving all the support she can get to ensure she is well prepared to cross the finish line on Sunday, 3 December. […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Prep win CUC Girls’ Opening Rally title

The young ladies from Cayman Prep secured the first silverware of the 2017 primary football season this past Saturday at the Annex Field as they won the 2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally title with a 1-0 victory over Cayman International School. Cayman Prep’s ‘taliswoman’ Kayden Coles was the heroine in the […]

Nominations for Cayman Islands ‘2018 National Heroes Day’ are open until the 30th September 2017.

Please take a moment to submit nominations of deserving individuals you feel have made or continue to make significant contributions in the area of SPORTS. For your ease there is an ONLINE FORM <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxjBxeqt4GP2WQxRwciLM9tfTiCed5jFsDBecacS-ZSmUyOw/viewform>  and a PDF (attached) available. Or visit www.ministryofhealth.gov.ky<http://www.ministryofhealth.gov.ky/> for all information. Or find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CaymanIslandsProtocol/ It would be much […]

The Editor Speaks: Who said the Caymans were the islands time forgot?

Once upon a time as all good stories start there were three islands that time forgot? Over the years there have been a number of islands given that title and when I first came to these shores nearly 36 years ago the Caymans were one of these. How quickly over those 36 years has time […]

Cayman Islands customs arrest three in drug operations

From Cayman Islands Customs Department On Friday evening (15 September 2017), an operation by Customs Officers at the Owen Roberts International Airport resulted in the arrest of two departing passengers on suspicion of a number of drug offences including possession of cocaine and ganja with intent to supply. The two passengers, a male and a […]

Innovation at ASHRM thanks to Cayman Islands’ captive industry

In this new and ever-changing world of technology, the Cayman Islands’ captive insurance industry is currently focusing on leveraging and easing communications with its stakeholders through digital media. This is tied together with face-to-face interaction and relationship-building opportunities that are possible when people of similar interests come together. To this end, Cayman is proud to […]

Scientists trying to prevent Jamaica from experiencing similar crisis to Grand Cayman

BY VERNON DAVIDSON From Jamaica Observer Green iguana worry Local scientists are growing concerned that Jamaica could experience damage to its ecosystem from the invasive green iguana after reports of sightings and the capture of one of the large lizards in Clarendon last year and one in St Andrew four years ago. The concern has […]

Truman Bodden Law School Lecturer’s Research lauded in Europe

LLM Course Leader Laura Panades recently presented her latest research at an international conference in Luxembourg. This research will feed into Ms Panades’ teaching on the new LLM in ‘International Finance: Law and Regulation’, starting in September 2017 at the Truman Bodden Law School. The Academic Research Network on Agencification of European Union Governance examined […]

BARBADOS – Jamaican nationals held with weed

From Caribbean News Service Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged two Jamaican nationals for a number of drug related offences. Nineteen-year-old Breanna Ann-Marie Brown and 24-year-old Joel Williams have been charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, trafficking of cannabis and importation of cannabis. Brown and […]

DNA ‘robots’ could sort molecules in your blood

By Jon Fingas From engadget A single genetic strand is all it takes. Robots are already good at sorting things, so wouldn’t it be nice if they could sort things out on a much smaller scale? They might soon. Caltech researchers have developed a ‘robot’ made from a single DNA strand that autonomously picks up […]