December 18, 2018

Archives for February 15, 2018

Cayman Islands: A 57 year old George Town man is sentenced in child sexually transmitted infection case

From Radio Cayman A 57-year-old George Town man is sentenced to 4 years and nine months in prison for giving a 7-year-old girl a sexually transmitted infection (STI),  Radio Cayman’s Andrel Harris reports. In December, a grand court judge convicted Devon Alanzo Stewart of indecent assault of a minor.   Stewart was accused of giving a […]

Cayman Islands Discovery Day 2018 and 2019

From Public Holidays Global On the third Monday of every May, the people of Cayman Islands celebrate the discovery of their islands by Christopher Columbus in 1503. Year Date Day Holiday 2018 21 May Mon Discovery Day 2019 20 May Mon Discovery Day For the most part, the Cayman Islands were uninhabited upon discovery and […]

Mixing Magic – Cayman Wine and Spirits sparkle at Mixology

By Latara Boodie From Jamaica Gleaner The recent Taste of Cayman held in Camana Bay, Cayman Islands, saw a variety of culinary activities that created an exciting gastronomical experience. One of those experiences involved The Seven Fathoms Rum Challenge mixology competition. This featured mixologists from around the world competing to determine the Taste of Cayman […]

Tennessee man successfully treated for heart failure in the Cayman Islands

By Health City Cayman Islands (PRESS RELEASE) – An American citizen seeking medical treatment for heart failure has been successfully attended to by doctors at Health City Cayman Islands using a pioneering technique unavailable elsewhere in the region. Thanks to the medical team at Health City Cayman Islands, Gerald “Gerry” Johnson now has a state-of-the-art […]

The Editor Speaks: Guns kill

No one can argue with that, except it takes someone to pull the trigger. If it is very, very difficult to own a gun it automatically lowers the chances of someone being able to use an AR-15 rifle and go on a deadly rampage at a school. That a 19 year old expelled student from […]

Cayman Islands cricket flies to Argentina for ICC world cup qualifiers

On 24th February 2018, the Cayman National Cricket Team will fly to Argentina to begin its push to reach the finals of the ICC World T20 Championships. The squad, who have been ramping up their training and preparing under the watchful eye of Peter Anderson, Technical Director, will face some stiff competition on the 12-day […]

New Cayman insolvency laws: liquidator fees and liquidation committee

From Harneys Brand new 2018 amendments to the Companies Winding Up Rules and the Insolvency Practitioner Regulations make important modern improvements to liquidators’ remuneration and the composition of liquidation committees. Liquidators have been and continue to be required to seek court approval of their remuneration. Two such methods for determining liquidators’ remuneration are: (1) a […]

Assistant district attorney fired for lying on employment application

From KTRK-TV An assistant district attorney with the Harris County DA’s office was fired for lying on her application, after just days on the job. The DA’s office issued a statement that Marlene Bovell was fired Wednesday for lying on her employment application. She started Monday as an assistant district attorney assigned to the misdemeanor […]

Barbados: Huge bill for healthcare

BY PATRICIA THANGARAJ From Barbados Advocate $750 million price tag, says Minister While $330 million has been allocated to date to cover healthcare costs in this island for 2018, as reveled during the discussions of the Appropriation Bill in the House of Assembly recently, it is important to note that this only covers a small […]

Making friends with starfish

Making friends with starfish at Starfish Point Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands By Lee Huffman – From Bald Thoughts Starfish Point Grand Cayman was the 3rd stop on our tour that the Kimpton Seafire concierge booked us on. After Stingray City and snorkeling off of Rum Point, it was time to get up close and personal […]