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Archives for March 26, 2018

Delicate spinal surgery at Cayman Islands hospital saves woman from paralysis

Health City surgeons remove tumor within her spinal cord CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 26, 2018) – Neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have restored a patient’s ability to walk by removing a tumor embedded within her spinal cord in a highly-complicated operation. The patient, from Myanmar, was working as a bartender on a cruise ship in […]

Cayman Islands: Players earn well-deserved rest in the 2018 CIFA Youth Leagues

Games played in the sixth-round of the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues this past Saturday, March 24, marked the midway point of the season for the numerous youth teams. Players now look ahead to a well-deserved two week Easter break to rest weary limbs, nurse any injuries and re-charge ‘batteries’. In the […]

The Editor Speaks: Poetry

World Poetry Day passed me by this year without a murmur. It was last Wednesday 21st. As my wife, Joan, is a poet I am in the doghouse. To make amends at the end of this little piece I have published one of hers that I know we have never published before. The United Nations […]

Fido’s journey to New York [from Cayman Islands]

By Maea Lenei Buhre From New York City Lens Every year hundreds of rescue dogs and cats fly to the New York from the Cayman Islands, NYCity Lens went to one shelter to find out why. A special report. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A cat furiously hissed as Denaika Dunkley reached into a beige […]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd., announces its results for the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2017

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today its audited results for the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2017 (all figures in United States dollars). Operating Income for the year […]

IDB proposes growth agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in new report

From IDB POLICIES NEEDED TO CLOSE THE GAP IN INVESTMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY OF FASTER-GROWING REGIONS MENDOZA, Argentina – Latin American and the Caribbean countries require an ambitious growth agenda that focuses on overcoming large gaps in investment and productivity, a report by the Inter-American Development Bank finds. While the global economy faces potential risks from […]

Updates to Cayman Islands law will benefit business owners

• Updates to Trade and Business Licensing Law create a better customer experience for business owners, based on feedback from the business community • Changes streamline application process by eliminating unnecessary paperwork GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The most recent changes to the Trade and Business Licensing Law address challenges faced by the business sector and […]

Saint Lucia, Eastern Caribbean urged to repeal ‘buggery’ laws

From St Lucia Times Saint Lucia and the rest of the Eastern Caribbean have been urged by Human Rights Watch (HRW) to repeal colonial buggery laws. ‘The laws have broad latitude, are vaguely worded, and serve to legitimise discrimination and hostility towards LGBT people in the Eastern Caribbean,’ the organisation has said. According to HRW, […]

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court brings Golden Anniversary Celebrations to an Official Close

ECSC Media Statement Monday, March 26, 2018 — The closing ceremony of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations was held on Thursday, 22nd March 2018 at 5:00 p.m., at the Finance Administrative Centre (FAC) Conference Facility, 5th Floor, Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. This ceremony was held to bring to a close the wonderful year-long […]

Caribbean Airlines’ helps solidify Caribbean Air Service

From The Jet Set After years of struggles, the Caribbean’s frequently fractured air transportation system is solidifying. In fact, it’s expanding to serve more parts of the region via expanded routes from major carriers and new services launched this year by key regional suppliers. The latest entrant is Caribbean Airlines, which premiered the second series […]