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Archives for January 17, 2018

10 DUI arrests over w/e Jan 12-15 as a result of Cayman Islands police ongoing traffic enforcement Operations

From RCIPS Police made 10 arrests for DUI this past weekend, 12-15 January, as traffic enforcement operations continue. Some of the incidents are described below. At about 11:55PM on Friday, 12 January, officers on patrol on Bodden Town Road observed a vehicle overtake the patrol car on an unbroken white line. The driver, a man […]

MIA to pre-clear Cayman bound passengers

From Premier Alden McLaughlin’s FB post: I attended the signing ceremony of a new arrangement with the United States today [Tue 16], which will enhance intelligence cooperation and improve the experience of passengers arriving at Owen Roberts International Airport. “This was an initiative of the last Administration. I am pleased that this has progressed since […]

Cayman Islands Arts Festival to take place February 1st to 10th.

The Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) 2018 will showcase world-class performers, including Classical Mayhem, Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniţă, the duo of the Myriad Song, Christopher Gould and Geraldine McGreevy, and also celebrated talent KT Sullivan and four of her New York Cabaret colleagues, Carole J. Bufford, Eric Yves Garcia, Natalie Douglas and Jon Weber. This year, […]

The Editor Speaks: A resounding Trump

Every single day since he was elected (and to a lesser but significant time before) US President Donald Trump has dominated the media. Today we publish a story from the UK’s Daily Mail that at first sight would seem Trump was involved with money laundering. Further investigation of the article shows absolutely no evidence to […]

Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore gets grip on failed U.S. World Cup campaign

By ANNE M. PETERSON The Associated Press From The Star Altidore is pouring his energy into charitable endeavours with youth soccer players in the Caribbean, which takes his mind off of the disappointment of the United States men’s team failing to qualify for the World Cup. For Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to […]

Cayman Islands: Work on South Sound Boardwalk to begin February

From GIS Work on the South Sound Boardwalk is anticipated to begin on 19 February 2018. A contract was signed with The Phoenix Construction Group late last year, but some final technical details had to be worked out prior to commencement. The proposed construction period anticipates a completion in Mid/late June 2018. The project entails […]

Cayman Islands Adult Equestrians tie for top honors

From CIEF Equestrians competed this past weekend at the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s (CIEF) second National Dressage Show of the season. Judging for the third time in the past three years was USEF Senior Judge, Cindy Canace of Blairstown, New Jersey, whom the CIEF brought in for the event. Conditions were extremely windy which gave […]

No regrets for making Haiti a ‘S*******’?

By Sir Ronald Sanders From teleSUR Haiti, for us in the Caribbean is more than just a member of our community; it is the first nation to rise up against slavery and oppression in our region. The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as “s*** hole” countries is […]

Noble Corporation plc announces offering of Senior Guaranteed Notes

LONDON, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Noble Corporation plc (“Noble-UK”) (NYSE: NE) announced today that its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, Noble Holding International Limited (“NHIL”), has commenced an offering to eligible purchasers under Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured […]

China forum with Latin America, Caribbean to bolster ties

From Xinhua BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — The upcoming second ministerial meeting under the framework of China and the Forum of Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will deepen cooperation and strengthen the complementary relationship between the two sides, a prominent political analyst has said. Patricio Giusto, a public policy expert and […]