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Archives for February 11, 2018

Leadership Cayman Islands class tour Hurley’s Media

The first seminar of the 2018 Leadership Cayman programme took place this week on Wednesday, February 7, as the class sought to learn more about ‘Media in Our Community.’ The day started with a trip to Hurley’s Media in Camana Bay, where the class was joined by Jason Howard (Radio Operations Manager) and Kevin Morales […]

First Cayman Islands police recruit class of 2018 sworn-in

The RCIPS welcomed the first RCIPS Recruit Class of 2018 last week. An official swearing-in ceremony for the eleven new local constable recruits was held last Thursday, 1 February. The oaths were administered by the Commissioner of Police and witnessed by members of the Senior Command Team. The swearing in marks the beginning of their […]

The Publisher speaks:

ELMSLIE MEMORIAL CHURCH (The United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands) By Joan Wilson Elmslie Memorial Church was built in the early 1900′ s. Prior to the successful construction of Elmslie, three earlier churches stood on the same site. These were the early days of the 18th century. The first being the Anglican Church […]

Cayman Islands Chamber Executive Committee meets with Opposition Members

President Paul Byles and members of the Chamber Council’s Executive Committee met with Opposition Members of the Legislative Assembly for the first time since the election on February 6 to seek support for the Chamber’s Advocacy Agenda and Action Plan. President Byles welcomed the Hon. Ezzard Miller, Leader of the Opposition, who was joined by […]

Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time ever

By Sky News UK Fertility treatments could be revolutionised by what scientists believe is a breakthrough in developing laboratory-grown eggs. Human eggs have been fully grown in a laboratory setting for the first time, potentially paving the way for new fertility treatments. The eggs were removed from ovary tissue as early as possible and grown […]

Cayman Islands police re: speeding on Linford Pierson Highway

From RCIPS The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit Reminds the Public of the Linford Pierson Highway Speed Limit The RCIPS would like to remind the public the Linford Pierson Highway is a 40 MPH zone. Motorists have recently indicated to police that they are unaware of the speed limit due to the current absence […]

CDB predicts 2% economic growth for the C’bean in 2018

From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean economies are expected to register an average two per cent growth this year following overall growth of less than one per cent in 2017, the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) reported Wednesday. CDB director of Economics, Dr Justin Ram, told the bank’s annual news conference that the […]

A US couple set sail for the Caribbean on Tuesday. Their dream sank on Wednesday

From Stuff A US couple who sold everything they owned to buy a boat and sail around the Caribbean have seen their dream sink, just one day after they left port. Tanner Broadwell, 26, and Nikki Walsh, 24, were living in Colorado when they decided the nine-to-five life wasn’t for them, the Tampa Bay Times […]

Cayman Islands: Anthony Bourdain on Donald Trump, the #metoo movement, and the most disgusting thing he ever ate

By Chris Dwyer From South China Morning Post TV presenter and author criticises the US President for his ‘stupidity, lack of curiosity and laziness’, damns those who do not report sexual misconduct in the workplace, and fears for his taste buds after eating fermented shark Maybe the perfect Cayman Islands weather helps, but looking at […]

This is the full schedule for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang

By Alan Dawson From Business Insider The 2018 Winter Olympics started on Thursday, February 8 and end on Sunday, February 25. The Olympic Games is hosted in PyeongChang, South Korea. Winter Olympic sports include ice hockey, cross-country skiing, and bobsled. You can see the full schedule of events below.   The 2018 Winter Olympics opening […]