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Archives for February 21, 2018

Closure of Cayman Islands George Town Landfill

UPDATE: GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully extinguished the fire that erupted at the George Town Landfill, today (Wednesday 21 February 2018). Fire crews and off-duty personnel worked for three hours to bring the blaze under control “Upon arrival, we found the fire was located on south side of […]

Local personal shopping business soaring to Cayman Islands; US

From Jamaica Global A few of their peers who explored the idea of personal shopping have migrated. However, Amanda Spencer and Manju Dadlani, chose to take the risk of investing in themselves and their country and are now owners of Acheteur Elite, a personal-shopping business based in Montego Bay. Though based in the Second City, […]

Cayman Brac Spring Weekend 9 – 10 March 2018

Brac Spring Weekend is back and will take place from Friday to Saturday (9 -10 March 2018). The Youth Service Unit (YSU) is putting together a lively weekend in Cayman Brac for teenagers and young adults (13-18-year-olds). It will include a Brac Youth Forum, basketball and dominoes tournaments, as well as a scavenger hunt. The […]

The Editor Speaks: It is dumb to act dumb.

Why do governments play the dumb dumb game? Are they frightened of lawsuits if they open up and tell us the truth? It doesn’t matter to them that employees who are on full paid leaves of absence for months and sometimes years it’s us the public that pays for it. It doesn’t happen in the […]

Husband of Florida woman who went missing at sea faces murder charge

By Steve Almasy and Chris Boyette, CNN Isabella Hellman’s husband says he last saw her at 8 p.m. on May 14, 2017, hours before he made a distress call. (CNN)A British man who is already in US federal custody will face a second-degree murder charge in connection with the disappearance of his wife, who went […]

Hurricane force Atlantic low sending swell to Caribbean, East Coast, Europe

By Charlie Hutcherson From Surfline Over the weekend, low pressure rapidly intensified as it moved off the US East Coast and through the Western Atlantic. The storm developed and maintained hurricane force winds as it moved east underneath the Canadian Maritimes over the first half of the new week. The storm continues moving east over […]

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

From BBC Graham died at his home in North Carolina US evangelist Billy Graham – one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century – has died aged 99. Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954. He died at his home […]

Cayman Islands firm gets to work on ‘Taylor Swift’ castle

By Jamie Buchan A major renovation project is under way at a luxurious Perthshire castle once linked to US pop star Taylor Swift. The Shake It Off singer reportedly had her eye on the £4.6 million Tower of Lethendy when it went on the market in 2015. According to US gossip sites, she was considering […]

Affinor Growers signs license agreement for marijuana and food production for the Caribbean

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Affinor Growers Ltd. (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI) (OTC:RSSFF) (Frankfurt:1AF) is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive license agreement with Vertical Designs Aruba Inc. (“VDA”) to produce marijuana and food using the Affinor Growers patented rotating vertical towers. In return for granting the license, Affinor Growers […]

Cayman Islands: Minister Hew breaks ground for upgraded DVES facility

• Minister Joey Hew leads team at groundbreaking for DVES redevelopment. • The redevelopment to be done in phases will provide much needed upgrades to a 40+ year facility. • Staff working conditions are expected to improve, leading to increased efficiency, in the workplace. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. […]