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Archives for December 4, 2017

Last weekend traffic collisions in Cayman Islands concern police

From RCIPS Police officers received reports of 27 motor vehicle collisions this weekend, some with serious injuries. A few of these incidents are highlighted below. On Sunday, 3 December, just before midnight, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and other emergency personnel to a motor vehicle collision with injuries on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The […]

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Semi Final Review

Cayman Prep and CIS to meet in Under 11 final The stage is set for next Saturday’s championship games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL). Semi finals for boys and girls were contested this past Saturday, December 2nd at the Annex Field. GPFL Champions Cup: Defending […]

The View From Europe: UNWTO seeks to broaden tourism’s developmental role

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate A new and potentially challenging way of thinking about the future of tourism is evolving. It sees the industry as having an economic purpose that is quite different from the role it presently plays in much of the Caribbean. The new paradigm requires that travel and tourism contribute to […]

The Editor Speaks: The other side of the story

I have been discussing with a lady from Cayman Brac (who does not want her name disclosed) re artist “Foots” Kynes activities on the Brac that has incited the many locals to act aggressively against him. I have promised to make public “the other side of the story” – her title. The lady sent me […]

Shaped by the sea: Charles O “Captain Chuckie” Ebanks Cayman Islands Exhibition Preview

Fitting for such a man as Captain Chuckie, the Cayman Islands National Museum (CINM) curated an exhibition to take viewers through the life of this Tourism Ambassador. Shaped by the Sea, this iron man with an iron smile was a master father, model boat builder, rod maker, tourism ambassador and protector of the environment. Simply, […]

AIDS care in the Caribbean is varied

From St Lucia Times (Martinique 1Ere) – 308 million euros are needed each year to finance the fight against AIDS in the Caribbean. The majority of this sum is the responsibility of countries that benefit from some international aid. But from 2018, there will be a shortfall of 7.5 million euros. Indeed, US President Donald Trump has canceled […]

New names emerge in Dieter Neupert and LOPAG Code Red Investigation

LOPAG Trust, Panama Papers and Paradise Papers Deliver Results CHEYENNE, WY, UNITED STATES, December 4, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — An FIA Interpol investigation escalated to Interpol of Pakistan, when a Code Blue investigation was instituted against Dieter Neupert, Director of LOPAG Trust Reg., Dominik Naeff and Louis Oehri. At that time, sources indicated Neupert made the […]

Cleveland Clinic Florida advocates for breast cancer awareness in Cayman

Cleveland Clinic Florida, currently one of the top ten hospitals in Florida ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, has been busy advocating for breast cancer awareness in the Cayman Islands. Breast Cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the Caribbean. In September, Margaret Thompson, MD, Breast Surgeon at […]

HIV prevention in the spotlight report launched at World AIDS Day event

From ZIZ News Online (SKNIS): The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis had the pleasure of hosting the regional World AIDS Day celebration in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and UNAIDS where the “HIV Prevention in the Spotlight Report” was launched. The event held on December 1, marking the observance of World […]

Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd (TSE:CUP) Increases Dividend to $0.22 Per Share

From The Ledger Gazette Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd (TSE:CUP) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 8th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.219 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.59%. The ex-dividend […]