August 25, 2019

Archives for January 28, 2018

What a find, what a treasure

By Joan Wilson This was first published by us on August 1st 2011.

CAYMAN ISLANDS ALERT: DOI Phishing Email

Please be aware of a fraudulent email currently circulating that is originating from WPA@immigration.gov.ky. On the surface the email appears to be from the Department of Immigration (DOI), but it’s actually a fake address set up to catch unsuspecting persons. The scam seems to be targeting FLOW webmail users (@candw.ky). The DOI asks for individuals […]

The Editor Speaks: The oldest profession in the world

Writer Rudyard Kipling started his 1888 book “ In Black and White“ with this sentence – “Lalun is a member of the most ancient profession in the world.” Lalun is a prostitute. One of our prospective contenders in last year’s May Election was accused by his wife of dating prostitutes! He did not get elected. […]

Cayman Islands Joint Marine Unit officers recover boat containing large quantities of ganja, arrests made

From RCIPS At about 4:30AM on Thursday, 25 January, officers from the Joint Marine Unit (JMU) came upon two vessels acting suspiciously in the vicinity of the Big Channel entrance to North Sound. As the JMU moved into position to intercept them, both vessels made off. The JMU, with assistance from the Air Operations Unit, […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Culture supports growth of the National Art Collection

The Ministry of Culture has supported the expansion of the National Art Collection at the National Gallery through the acquisition of five artworks. Each artwork is by a significant Caymanian artist, working in a contemporary context. When asked about the acquisition, Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour said “As Minister for Culture, I am delighted […]

Cayman Islands: Over 60s tap into wider world with free IT classes

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has set up a second basic computer skills class to help Cayman Brac’s older persons gain more independence and stave off loneliness. The most recent class started last Wednesday and has three participants. Like the first classes, which started last year, it also has three enrolees. The […]

Cayman Islands Government Councillor Harris off to UK for training

Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Councillor Austin Harris travels Saturday to London for training in his position as Whip of the Government of National Unity. Mr. Harris is Councillor for the Premier’s Ministry of Human Resources, Immigration and Community Affairs and the elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prospect on Grand Cayman. He was […]

Cayman Islands Chamber on regulatory efficiency

The Chamber Council is encouraged to learn that Hon. Joseph ‘Joey’ Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is already taking action to improve regulatory efficiencies for business owners. Minister Hew informed the Council this week that his Ministry is working on an initiative that will streamline the process of obtaining a Trade and Business […]

Paul Byles addresses membership for the first time as Cayman Islands Chamber President

From Cayman Chamber Mr. Paul Byles addressed the Chamber membership for the first time as Chamber President yesterday at the Membership Appreciation & Elections. “We are a Chamber for all businesses,” said President Byles. “Whether large or small, with hundreds of employees or just one, we will be dedicated to all members.” Mr. Byles delivered […]

History made at Cayman Islands PAC Wednesday (24)

At a very special meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, 24 January 2018, history was made when 30 public service entities received praise for a job well done. Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller led MLAs in lauding 30 out of 36 public entities comprising core […]