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Archives for March 15, 2018

At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

By Dakin Andone and Steve Almasy, CNN At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said. “The most important thing […]

Cross-Border Training for Cayman Islands Frontline Officers

The workshop’s objective was to strengthen border security by training frontline officers to detect fraudulent documents. Experts from the Registrar General’s Department (RGD), in Jamaica led the workshop. Officers with the DOI, RCIPS and Customs participated in the cross-border training. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Enhancing border security by detecting illicit documents was the focus of […]

Cayman Islands Networking Event focuses on finding effective IT solutions

Government Computer Service Department host its first IT Procurement Network Event Event brought together government officials charged with making IT purchasing decision with local and international vendors with a focus on building partnerships to find better IT solutions   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Computer Services Department (CSD) hosted its first IT Procurement Network Event […]

Miami Cancer Institute unveils South Florida’s first Proton Therapy Center

MIAMI, FLA. (March 15, 2018) — Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, proudly announced today that it has officially opened South Florida’s first state-of-the-art Proton Therapy Center and is currently treating patients. Proton therapy is the latest addition to Miami […]

Cayman Islands Chamber wants you to nominate an educator for the Golden Apple Awards ‘Lifetime Achievement’ category

Nominations for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching are now open to the public, with the deadline for voting set for Friday, March 23. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands to bring back the awards ceremony after a five year […]

The Editor Speaks: Exercise for Tsunami Warning. What about drills?

Throughout the morning today, we, along with other local news media outlets have been receiving a Tsunami Warning from Joint Communications Service. Don’t be alarmed it was only an EXERCISE! This is what we received: Joint Communications Service Tsunami Warning FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXERCISE ONLY! EXERCISE ONLY! EXERCISE ONLY! No: 02 Issued at 9:50 am […]

Cayman Islands Chamber wants you to nominate a teacher today for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards

Nominations are now open to the public for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards. The Golden Apple Awards was first introduced in 2007 in partnership with the Ministry of Education, and returns this year with a gala ceremony at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman on Saturday, May 26. “Last year we recognised the businesses in our […]

Cayman Islands: CIAA presents the 2018 CARIFTA Track and Field Team

On Tuesday, March 13, the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) formally presented the 30-member 2018 CARIFTA track and field team that will be representing the Cayman Islands at the 47th CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas between March 30 and April 2. The athletes were introduced at the official gathering of the CARIFTA athletes, parents and […]

UK government is hiding its Brexit plans by making firms sign secretive ‘gagging agreements’

By Thomas Colson From Business Insider The government is reportedly making companies sign secretive non-disclosure agreements preventing them from publishing the impact of Brexit. Numerous firms which operate Britain’s borders have agreed not to share information on how Brexit could impact trade. The government has signed “many dozens” of secretive non-disclosure agreements with companies and […]

Dentons announces 7 law firm tie-ups at once

By Elizabeth Olson – From Big Law Business Dentons plans to combine with seven other firms located in Africa, the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, stepping up its already brisk global expansion, it announced March 14. The new additions involve a firm in Kenya, two law firms in Mauritius, two law firms in the Caribbean — […]