December 12, 2018

Archives for March 18, 2018

Remarks about Cayman Islands anniversaries of Coat of Arms, Constitution to the LA

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 16 March 2018 Mr. Speaker, those of us who have the privilege to serve in this Honourable House know the work we do here impacts not only Cayman today, but the generations of Caymanians to come. And for some of us, if we are fortunate enough, the […]

More people charged in Cayman Islands Immigration case

The Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission have now filed criminal charges against twelve persons last week. It is understood all the charges relate to cheat the Cayman Islands Immigration Department’s English language test for work permit holders. All twelve persons will appear in Court on April 10th. The 39-year-old immigration employee, who was arrested last year, […]

Solid growth continues in Cayman Islands for the first nine months of 2017

Economic activity in the Cayman Islands as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have grown by 2.4% in the first nine months of 2017. Indicators show that the economic performance in these Islands for the first nine months of the year was broad-based, led by expansions in construction, hotels and restaurants, […]

Diabetes and Hypertension factors for chronic kidney disease in the Caribbean

March 8th Marked World Kidney Day Chronic kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem, affecting people of all ages and races – approximately 10 percent of the population. According to recent studies, Chronic Kidney Disease is more likely to develop in women compared with men, with an average 14% prevalence in women and 12% […]

Cayman appeal court applies Minority Discount in appraisal cases under section 238 of the Companies Law

From Ogier 15/03/2018 Following the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Re Shanda Games Limited (6 March 2018), dissenting shareholders will need to take into account the commercial impact of a minority discount on the value of their shares in a company subject to a merger, consolidation or take-private transaction under section 238 […]

Cayman Islands: Excitement continues in the CIFA Youth Leagues

Spectators witnessed yet another exciting day of youth football as the fifth round of games in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues were played this past Saturday, March 17. In the Boy’s Under 11 league at the Annex Field, East End United FCs Derek Russell grabbed the days only hat trick as […]

FBI arrests CEO of company selling custom BlackBerrys to gangs

By Jon Fingas From engadget It’s one of the largest busts of its kind. Custom, extra-secure BlackBerry phones remain a staple of the criminal underworld, and a recent bust just illustrated this point. Motherboard has learned that the FBI arrested Vincent Ramos, the founder of the well-established phone mod seller Phantom Secure, for allegedly aiding […]

Official reports about animal deaths on airline flights focus only on cargo

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY A United flight attendant reportedly insisted the dog be stowed in an overhead bin. USA TODAY Reports of animals injured or killed on airline flights represent only the incidents in cargo, because the Transportation Department doesn’t collects reports about animals that travel in the cabin with passengers. The difference is […]

Wondering what are the chances of getting pregnant while you are having infertility issues

From WN When someone would like to find out what are the chances of getting pregnant are when experiencing issues, there are lots of ways to find out. The best way to determine how easily pregnancy can occur, may be to speak with a doctor. Specialists will be able to give accurate information when it […]

Remodel your bathroom into a baby-safe and child-friendly one

From Luxury Commercial Bath The bathroom is one of the most important parts of the house, especially when you have a baby, a toddler, or a small child. A lot happens in the family bathroom: bathing, washing, brushing teeth, playing in the tub. It is a multi-purpose space that must include plenty of storage, easy-care […]