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Archives for March 28, 2018

Cayman Islands NCVO Bargain Shop hosts Five-dollar Bag Sale

The NCVO’s New To You Bargain Shop is holding a five-dollar bag sale during the Easter season where customers can buy a bag for only five-dollars and fill it to the brim with items they find inside the store. The two-week sale begins on Saturday 24th March ending on Saturday 7th April, 2018. Customers can […]

Cayman Islands: Bonfire safety – Prepare for the worst; expect the best

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health With Easter only a few days away it’s time for camping. Campfires are an integral part of the camping experience. They are not only a source of light and warmth but also provide heat for cooking, while bonfires are a welcome addition to a campsite celebration. It is […]

Restricted intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at Cayman Islands landfill

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has temporarily halted the intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at George Town landfill due to equipment failure. The service was suspended on Monday, 26 March 2018 and is expected to resume on Thursday, 29 March 2018. Vegetative waste refers to […]

Cayman Islands police make 11 DUI arrests over the weekend as Traffic Enforcement continues

From RCIPS RCIPS road enforcement operations continued over the past week, 19 – 26 March, with a number of DUI arrests made. This past weekend, 23-26 March, officers made 11 arrests for DUI, with an additional 2 arrests during the rest of the week. In one incident on Friday, 23 March, shortly before 9:00PM, officers […]

The Editor Speaks: Pedro meets Anwar

There was a large crowd of people at Pedro St. James last Monday evening to meet and welcome Cayman Islands new Governor Anwar Choudhury. He was there with his wife Momina and their three children – one a baby of three months. During Governor Choudhury’s brief speech in response to Premier Alden McLaughlin’s, he said […]

Cayman Islands police offer Safety and Crime Prevention tips for Easter holidays

In anticipation of the upcoming Easter holidays, the RCIPS is advising the public of certain steps that can be taken to protect themselves and their property if they are spending time camping over this long weekend. Camping is an Easter tradition in Cayman, meaning that many people will leave their residences unoccupied for the entire […]

Miami Cancer Institute names head and neck surgeon Geoffrey Young, M.D., PH.D., Chief of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

MIAMI, FLA. (March 28, 2018) — Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, has announced that Geoffrey Young, M.D., Ph.D., will serve as chief of the division of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery. Dr. Young specializes in the surgical treatment of cancers affecting […]

Cayman Islands Governor meets opposition MLAs

On his first day at work, His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury (fourth from right), met and conversed with Members of the Opposition, led by the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller (fourth from left) for an hour on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 afternoon in his office at Government Administration Building. In attendance […]

Global Financial Centres Index 23 ranks Cayman Islands among top 25 best financial centres in the world, one of only four such jurisdictions from outside the G20

Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about the new release of the twenty-third edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 23), which ranked the Cayman Islands as the 22nd best financial centre in the world out of 110 total jurisdictions. Cayman’s ranking was an improvement of 9 places over the […]

Guyana: Govt orders probe into police killing of three suspected bandits; DPP to pronounce on blame- President Granger

By: Denis Chabrol From Demera Waves President David Granger on Wednesday said the National Security Committee has instructed that an investigation be conducted into the killing of three suspected bandits at the Georgetown Seawall Road and he also expects an inquest into the incident. “We have ordered an investigation into the circumstances under which the […]