December 18, 2018

Archives for March 11, 2018

Cayman Islands: Attempted child abduction in West Bay, 10 March

From RCIPS March 11 2018 Around 4PM yesterday, 10 March, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Center to a report of a possible child abduction in West Bay. The incident took place on Up the Hill Road in West Bay where a man took a 7-year-old girl from an area of Up the Hill […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Award Employees of the Year 2016-2017

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In a break from tradition, Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Franz Manderson, gave the most coveted civil service award to two honourees on Wednesday, 7 March 2018, as part of the Deputy Governor’s Awards. Aubrey Bodden and Tristaca Ebanks were both named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates Financial Services Industry on EU Commitments

The Ministry of Financial Services met with members of Cayman’s financial services industry associations to discuss several commitments made to the European Union Code of Conduct Group for Business Taxation (EU COCG) as part of their evaluation of jurisdictions for tax purposes. As part of last year’s EU COCG screening process, the Cayman Islands was […]

Scotiabank to move Cayman Islands main branch to Camana Bay

Bank joins PricewaterhouseCoopers and other international financial firms headquartered in the mixed-use community. “Camana Bay provides a number of benefits for both our staff and our customers. The new branch provides a central location, free and accessible parking and modern facilities in close proximity to necessary amenities.” GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) March 09, 2018 […]

The Editor Speaks: Violent places

With the escalation of gun violence on our streets and the gun touting criminal elements here showing little respect for our police, do we want to be compared with Kingston, Jamaica? One of our stories published today has the headline – “This Caribbean city is the 16th most violent in the world”. We have pre-fixed […]

Knockout for Cayman Islands youth

The Security Centre Limited has launched an employment development program in partnership with the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA), which creates opportunities for young Caymanians to get on-the-job training in the security industry. The internship program, designed by Security Centre’s human resources team, includes a range of course modules to give experience in all aspects […]

Seven postponements for seven sins. Webb sentencing delayed again

From Inside World Football Former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb has had his sentence in the FIFA-gate scandal pushed back for a seventh time after submissions in court were accepted earlier this week. After numerous delays, Webb was due to face sentencing yesterday (Wednesday) but the court of the Eastern District of New York has agreed […]

9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament inspires future young leaders from across the Commonwealth

University students Adrian Stewart and Chauntae Martinez represented the Cayman Islands. The five days of the Commonwealth Youth Parliament provided a key development opportunity for young people from the Commonwealth with ambitions of public office and introduced these potential young Parliamentarians to the fundamentals behind the processes of Parliament. Youth delegate, Elsie Harry (St Kitts […]

Southwest adding more nonstop service from Houston’s Hobby Airport

By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, From Houston Business Journal Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is adding more nonstop service this fall, including some new flights to and from Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. Beginning Oct. 3, Southwest will add daily nonstop service between Hobby and John Glenn International in Columbus, Ohio, as well as […]

Florida school shooting response detailed in released radio traffic

By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Florida school shooting details emerged Thursday, when audio recordings were released, indicating that Broward Deputy Scot Peterson radioed that gunfire was “inside” and warned officers to stay away, the Miami Herald reported. Since the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Peterson has taken heat […]