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Archives for November 9, 2017

CNCF: Dance Performances Postponed

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) announces the postponement of the free Indian classical dance recitals by a visiting troupe from India that were scheduled for 14 and 15 November 2017 at the Harquail Theatre. “Due to unfortunate circumstances beyond their control, the dance troupe from New Delhi is unable to visit at this time,” […]

Colours Cayman Petition to the European Parliament declared Admissible

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 8 November 2017: We refer to our press release dated 15 May 2017 regarding the petition submitted to the European Parliament. We are delighted to announce a very important and positive development for the LGBTI people of the Cayman Islands: the petition has been declared admissible by the Committee on Petitions of […]

Live (and Drink) like a pirate during the Cayman Islands’ Pirates Week

by JUSTINE STERLING From supercall If a pirate’s life really is for you, then get yourself down to the Cayman Islands ASAP. Pirates Week (which is actually more of a Pirates Month) is already underway, and the swashbuckling waits for no one. The festival, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, island hops every November […]

The Editor speaks: Diabetes

On Tuesday 14th (Nov) World Diabetes Day is marked. I do not say ‘celebrated’ as it is nothing to celebrate if you have diabetes. I do not understand why the spotlight is on women. This year’s theme is “Women and diabetes – Our right to a healthy future”. Cayman Islands Minister for Health, Dwayne Seymour, […]

Cayman Islands Truman Bodden Law School welcomes two new lecturers

The Truman Bodden Law School has recently welcomed Scott Atkins and Michael Bromby as newly appointed Lecturers in Law. Mr Atkins will lecture on Contract, Commercial and Trusts Law on the Law School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Scott graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a First Class Honours degree in Law. He later […]

Cayman Islands Health Minister’s World Diabetes Day (14) Message

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA World Diabetes Day 2017 Tuesday, 14 November 2017 The Cayman Islands mark World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, 14 November. As Minister for Health, I fully support this annual date on our calendar. I also urge everyone to listen and pay attention to the […]

Paradise Papers: Oxford and Cambridge invested millions offshore

By Padraic Flanagan From iNews UK Oxford and Cambridge universities have secretly invested tens of millions of pounds in offshore funds, leaked documents from the Paradise Papers reveal. The files reveal that the universities invested in a joint venture to develop oil exploration and deep-sea drilling in a fund run by Royal Dutch Shell, the […]

Pasco man may be hiding in Cayman Islands after conning man out of $100K, deputies say

From WFLA News Channel 8 HUDSON, Fla. (WFLA) – A Pasco scammer may be hiding out in the Cayman Islands after he conned a man out of $100,000 in the sale of a Hudson home, deputies said. Investigators say a Hudson man was driving around Hick’s Road when he saw a for sale sign on […]

Cayman Islands Special Constables attend Volunteer Law Enforcement Conference

RCIPS Special Constables Attend Volunteer Law Enforcement Conference From 1-4 November, 3 RCIPS Special Constables attended the VLEOA 2017 International Reserve Training Conference in Dallas, Texas. Hosted by the Volunteer Law Enforcement Officers Alliance, the conference brought together volunteer law enforcement officers from Singapore, the US, Canada, the UK, the Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands, […]

Cayman Islands: Vehicle Stolen in George Town

From RCIPS Just before 5PM on Wednesday, 8 November, police received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from Windermere Street in George Town The vehicle, a grey Honda Integra, had been parked at the location for about 10 days and was discovered stolen on Wednesday. A picture of a similar vehicle is attached. […]