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Archives for April 9, 2018

Acupuncture gone wrong – Jamaican doctors save life of Caymanian woman whose lungs collapsed after botched treatment

By Nadine Wilson-Harris From Jamaica Gleaner The collapse of her lungs following acupuncture treatment could have been fatal for one Caymanian woman, had it not been for the quick intervention of two Jamaican doctors who treated her when she was rushed to the Cayman Islands Hospital. Both Dr Shomari Blake, a senior resident, and Dr […]

Why Cayman Islands tourism has surged

By Ed Wetschler From Recommend The news that U.S. arrivals in the Cayman Islands were up 13.44 percent in 2017—definitely a stand-out in the Caribbean region—made this reporter eager for more details. The result: this conversation with Rosa Harris, director of tourism at theCayman Islands Department of Tourism. Recommend: U.S. arrivals are soaring, but what […]

UK’s Larry Covington fights testimony application by Cayman politician McKeeva Bush

By David Marchant from Offshore Alert Florida-based United Kingdom government employee Larry Covington is fighting an attempt by Cayman Islands politician McKeeva Bush to compel his evidence for a ‘malicious prosecution’ lawsuit that Bush is pursuing in Cayman against that jurisdiction’s former Governor, former Police Commissioner and current Attorney General. RELATED CONTENT McKeeva Bush v. […]

Cayman Islands local media expert joins agency team

Tower, one of Cayman’s leading strategic communications agencies, has recently added well-known journalist and media personality, Mr Ben Meade, to its team. With 20 years’ experience in the media industry spanning radio, television, newspapers, news agencies, and online, Mr Meade brings a diverse set of skills to the Tower team and its clients. His career has included […]

The Editor Speaks: Alarming report on diesel tank fire

“The primary investigation was conducted over a period of four (4) months and concludes that SOL, through its employees and contractors did not take all reasonable precaution as required by relevant code, standards and best practices to which it subscribes or mandated under the Dangerous Substances Law (“DS Law”) for the prevention of the incident […]

Cayman Islands Ministry Statement on the Passing of Derrington ‘Bo’ Miller

From Cayman Islands MINISTRY OF DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION, TOURISM AND TRANSPORT It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the legendary and beloved Derrington “Bo’ Miller, who was a pioneer and advocate of the tourism industry. Bo’s association with tourism goes back more than three decades and includes many successful ventures, including the […]

Chinese car rental firm eHi Car to be taken private by CEO-led consortium for $938M

By YIMIAN WU From China Money Network Chinese car rental company eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE: EHIC) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be taken private by a consortium led by eHi Car’s CEO, Ray Ruiping Zhang, for US$937.5 million. The consortium is comprised of new investors including certain affiliates of […]

World’s biggest sports stadiums

The 30 biggest sports stadiums in the world, ranked by crowd capacity Part 1 By Alan Dawson The world is home to some truly gigantic sports venues, covering much-loved sports like football, soccer, and rugby. To work out which non-racing stadium is king, we have collected official crowd capacity data from the venues to produce […]

OfReg releases report on Jackson Point Fire Investigation

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 9 APRIL 2018 OfReg, the regulator of the fuels sector in the Cayman Islands, has released the findings of its investigation into to the fire at the SOL Jackson Point Bulk Oil Storage Terminal Facility on 23 July 2017. The investigation concluded that given their expertise and resources, SOL did not […]

World Tokenomic Forum Announces the Final 16 Teams Competing in Grand Cayman May 8-10th at its Sandcastle Startups Challenge 2018

World Tokenomic Forum NEWS PROVIDED BY World Tokenomic Forum, LLC 08:20 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — World Tokenomic Forum has narrowed down over 137 challengers submitted from over 17 countries, to a group of 16 finalists that will compete in its Sandcastle Startups Challenge 2018 next month in Grand […]