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Archives for March 14, 2018

Cayman Islands: Valley Garden residents launch Neighbourhood Watch with assistance from Bodden Town Community Officers

From RCIPS RCIPS Community Officers in Bodden Town joined forces with the residents of Valley Garden on Saturday, 10 March, to launch the first neighborhood watch program in Bodden Town for 2018. A total of eight neighborhood watches are currently active in the district. The initiative aims to tackle crime and offer support for local […]

Gymnasts go for gold at Gasparilla 2018

With the largest Motions Unlimited team this competitive season, the 30th anniversary Gasparilla Classic Invitational meet attracted a record number of participants of nearly 5,000 gymnasts from across the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, and South and Central America last month.  Motions coaches, Head Coach Kelley Paz, Coach Alison Laidler, Coach Doran Zimmerman and Coach Kenzie […]

The Editor Speaks: Why do people drink and drive?

Every time the RCIPS post their latest statistics of motoring offences, the one that tops the list is DUI – Driving Under the Influence. Strange title but we all know what it means – “the crime or offense of driving or operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs […]

High praise for Mourant Ozannes Caribbean teams in Chambers Global

Mourant Ozannes Cayman Islands practices have been recognised once again in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners Global 2018 rankings for their “thoughtful strategic vision”, “good attention to detail” and for being “a very good firm with a wide range of knowledge and expertise.” The global rankings featured 10 recommended lawyers in the firm’s […]

Bahamas, St Kitts-Nevis and USVI added to EU tax haven blacklist

From Caribbean News Now BRUSSELS, Belgium — Despite a last-minute effort by deputy prime minister and minister of finance, Peter Turnquest, and minister of financial services, Brent Symonette, to prevent the country’s blacklisting, The Bahamas was on Tuesday included on the European Union (EU) list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. St Kitts and Nevis […]

Cayman Islands police make 15 DUI arrests over past two weeks

From RCIPS RCIPS Traffic Enforcement Efforts Continue, Resulting in Tickets and Arrests Over the past two weeks, from Monday, 26 February, to 12 March, police officers have made 25 traffic-related arrests, 15 of which were for DUI. Six of these DUI arrests occurred over this weekend, with four of these being cases where those arrested […]

Over 30 businesses join the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce’s Earth Day Clean-up

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Earth Day Clean-up is just over one month away, and over 30 members have supported the environmental initiative as an event partner. “It’s great to see so many businesses within the community committing themselves to protecting our environment and keeping our beaches, roads and parks clean and safe […]

Serenity at Coconut Bay receives USA TODAY 10Best award for Best Caribbean Resort

Press Release: VIEUX FORT, Saint Lucia (March 12, 2018) – The new luxury, all-inclusive Serenity at Coconut Bay has been honored with a USA TODAY 10Best award, representing Saint Lucia for “Best Caribbean Resort” earning the number two spot. “Having been open for just a short time it’s a true honor to have been nominated for […]

Topless cruise coming to Mexico, Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

By DONALD WOOD From Travel Pulse Mexican adult hospitality expert the Original Group announced Monday it will be offering its first-ever topless Temptation Caribbean Cruise. The Original Group has found success with its adult-centric, topless-optional hotel concept, but it is taking the idea to the seas for a five-night voyage departing from Tampa on February […]

US: Bride busted for DUI on the way to her wedding

By Ron Dicker From Huffington Post “Till death do we part doesn’t need any help.” Amber Young received matching bracelets before her wedding — but they weren’t on the bridal registry. Maybe next time she’ll say “I do” ― to driving sober. An Arizona woman involved in a three-car wreck was charged Monday with driving […]