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Archives for January 8, 2018

Taste of Cayman sees iconic tributes take to the stage for 30th anniversary celebrations

The Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival organisers have announced this year’s entertainment to celebrate 30 years of the festival. Headline acts will include international tribute entertainers Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Journey. Accompanying the tribute acts will be a line-up of local bands, including Lionfish and the return of Seven Miles Long. […]

Turks & Caicos: Police kill Lavern Smith in New Year’s Day shootout -Cayman Islands police arrive to investigate

From TCI Weekly TWENTY-five-year-old Lavern Jeven Smith met a sudden and untimely death on January 1 at the hands of a police officer, making his the first death of the new year. The Kingston youth was shot down by police at about 5.45am following a shootout with cops. Ranks of the Royal TCI Police Force […]

The Editor speaks: Being homeless

One of the issues that is not only neglected but rarely discussed are Cayman’s homeless. It was brought HOME to me when one of our banks, not surprisingly, won their case to foreclose on one of their customers for being behind in his payment of only CI$3,000! If this was in the UK the bank […]

Cayman Islands police FCU warns of employment scams targeting job-seekers from other jurisdictions

From RCIPS The RCIPS FCU would like to alert the public and also job-seekers abroad of employment scams targeting those looking for work here in the Cayman Islands either in the hospitality industry or nursing.  These scams are similar to those the FCU notified the public about last year, but now also use the promise […]

Burning tanker off Chinese coast ‘in danger of exploding’

From BBC There are fears of an environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship. Chinese officials have told state media the Sanchi is in danger of exploding and sinking. Rescuers attempting to reach the site were being beaten back by […]

Fastest Bentley ever

This is the fastest Bentley the luxury car maker has ever built By WILLIAM FIERMAN From Business Insider Bentley has announced their fastest and most powerful production car yet, eeking even more horsepower out of the Continental GT’s now-legendary W12 engine. The Continental GT “Black Edition” now enjoys 633 horsepower and a healthy reserve of […]

CONCACAF teams up with Major League Soccer for Caribbean Combine

Miami (Monday, January 8, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central American and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and Major League Soccer have teamed up for this week’s 2018 MLS Caribbean Combine, which will take place from tomorrow, January 9-11 at the Sawgrass Hotel and Suites Sports Complex outside Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Twenty-three players from […]

Narayana Health at helm of transformation

By Mamta Bhardwaj, From DH News Service With tremendous potential at its foot, Bengaluru-based Narayana Health, along with the healthcare industry in India, is poised for exponential growth and a key position in the global landscape, given that policymakers take note of the magnitude and significance of the industry, says Dr Devi Prasad Shetty. As […]

CXC addresses decline in Caribbean History

From Antigua Observer The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has established a regional committee that will be tasked with recommending ways in which the syllabus for Caribbean History could be revived to make it more attractive to students. This is in an effort to address the falling numbers of students sitting the exam each year, which […]

Cayman Islands church tells you to ‘Sing the Glory’

By Georgina Wilcox On Saturday 30th December 2017 the year ended, for me, with a satisfying glow and satisfaction after watching and listening to the Sanctuary Choir from John Gray Memorial United Church, in West Bay. It was an Encore presentation performed for those who did not get to hear it on Christmas Day and, […]