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Archives for December 12, 2017

Andrew Rosindale, MP, Proposes British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories have equal treatment as part of wide British family

Leading Conservative MP calls for key changes in British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories’ relationships with the UK government Andrew Rosindell, MP, says it is time that all British Territories are treated as being equal partners in the British family. He has argued for all Territories to be dealt with by one UK government Minister, […]

Cayman Islands Ministry staff help spruce up Mission House

The Mission House in Bodden Town was spruced up yesterday morning (Monday, 11 December 2017) by members of the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, who were “giving back” to the community. The team swapped office attire for yard clothes to spend a couple of hours cleaning, sweeping, working in the garden and carrying […]

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott participates in Bloomberg/Hedge Fund Association’s 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing

George Town, Grand Cayman – Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, spoke as a panelist on Wednesday, November 1, at the Hedge Fund Association’s 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing. The event took place at the office of Bloomberg LP in New York City, New York. “Regulators, law enforcement authorities and industry associations like Cayman Finance and […]

The Editor Speaks: Child marriages

It must come as a shock to learn the despicable practice of child marriage is legal in the United States of America! Please see our story published today “Child marriage is still legal in the US”. The article, written by Nicholas Syrett of the University of Kansas, claims “with parental consent it remains possible for […]

Cleveland Clinic unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018

A panel of top doctors and researchers presents the advancements with the power to transform healthcare in 2018 Dec. 11, 2017, Cleveland: An artificial pancreas to help diabetics. A pacemaker for sleep apnea.  Gene therapy for blindness. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according […]

Cayman Islands: ST. Ignatius Catholic … at last

The 2017 Edition of the Private Schools Track & Field Championships held last Friday at the Truman Bodden Stadium saw St. Ignatius Catholic School grabbing their first hold of the Murray Westerborg Trophy. The Meet got off a few minutes late bit was soon back on schedule and finished just slightly ahead of the scheduled […]

Cayman Islands Mourant Ozannes supports four local charities during annual away day

Employees from the Cayman office of law firm, Mourant Ozannes, once again contributed to their community during their annual away day. Teams of people from the firm went out into the community to help local organisations including Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the Cayman Islands Red Cross, Francis Bodden Children’s Home, and the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands NWDA helps inmates develop job skills

In a collaborative effort to reduce recidivism and increase employment opportunities, the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) recently facilitated a training course for inmates with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Twelve prisoners participated in the two-week programme, held at the NWDA offices, to develop their job skills and learn how to secure employment […]

It’s Sir Charles now

BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life For years they partnered to create a legendary and formidable duo driving terror and trepidation into batsmen across the world, now his nation has seen it fit to knight Charlie Griffith placing him on the same pedestal as Sir Wesley Hall. Charles Cristopher Griffith was anointed a Knight of […]

Groom films wife being attacked by shark on their [Caribbean] honeymoon

By Joe Roberts From Metro.co.uk This is the terrifying moment a groom filmed his wife being attacked by a massive shark. Sarah Illig was snorkelling in the Caribbean when a 5ft Nurse shark sinks its teeth into her outstretched arm. She is heard shrieking in horror as she swims as fast as she can towards […]