November 23, 2017

Archives for November 13, 2017

LIFE donates to the Cayman Islands Transition Unit

LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) has made its first book donation of the school year to the Transition Unit, a government programme that helps children who need extra learning support in their Reception year. 170 books were carefully selected as a comprehensive collection to engage the interest of emerging readers age 5-6. The collection includes […]

Cayman Islands’ last Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme of 2017

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) from Tuesday, 28 November to Thursday, 30 November 2017. The free workshop, which will be held at the Brasserie’s Willow House Conference Room, 8.30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is for front-line professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, […]

The Editor speaks: Why we remember them

I am speaking here about the Remembrance Day Service last Sunday (12) held outside Elmslie Church on Harbour Drive. Although I do not remember the last war in Britain as I was born in 1943, I do have a remembrance of sheer terror of hearing an air raid siren. My mother told me, even as […]

Anguillan dialysis patient receives life-saving treatment at Cayman Islands HSA

In its latest continued efforts to assist a devastated Anguilla towards recovery from Hurricane Irma, the Health Services Authority (HSA) helped an Anguillan dialysis patient avert a potentially catastrophic medical event with a rare life-saving surgical procedure in the Cayman Islands. Overwhelmed with patients in need of care after sustaining significant damage and loss from […]

New Public Relations agency to move the Cayman Islands Canadian Tourism strategy

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (10 Nov 2017) The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism welcomes a new agency of record for Public Relations to represent the Cayman Islands in the Canadian market. Aerial Communications Group Inc., based in Toronto, joins the Canadian tourism team to provide media relations, strategic partnership development and communications beginning in November […]

Disruptive weather to hinder cleanup efforts across Caribbean this week

By Faith Eherts From AccuWeather An unsettled weather pattern will continue to plague the Caribbean for several days, threatening hurricane-ravaged areas with flooding rainfall and gusty winds. “A broad area of low pressure will continue to produce heavy showers and thunderstorms across much of the western portion of the Caribbean over the next few days,” […]

Cayman Islands police respond to two separate incidents overnight – gun fired

From RCIPS The RCIPS are investigating two separate incidents which occurred in the Margaritaville Night Club and in the car park last night. Around 11:57pm a 19 year old male of George Town was inside Margaritaville when he was struck to the face with a bottle, causing a laceration to the his neck.  He was […]

Team – robots

Researchers create robots that can team up when they touch By Mallory Locklear From engadget The new method could make megabots a reality. To make robots cooperate with each other and work together, you have a couple of options. The first is to program them to work with information from their surroundings, with which individual […]

Cayman Islands Expungement Board ready to receive applications

The Criminal Records (Spent Convictions) Law, 2016 repeals and replaces the Rehabilitation of Offenders Law (1998 revision) and establishes a board for the purpose of expunging criminal records, the Expungement Board. The Expungement Board has been established by the Office of the Deputy Governor and is now accepting applications. The Board deals with two types […]

Cayman Islands: Know Your Money: Don’t be a victim of fraud

Following the success of last year’s fraud prevention seminar, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) in collaboration with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s (RCIPS) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 9th annual “Know Your Money” Fraud Prevention Seminar. The seminar will […]