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Archives for April 17, 2018

Cayman Islands Premier attends opening of Commonwealth Business Forum

LONDON – Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin attended the opening of the 11th Commonwealth Business Forum in London on Monday. This is one of three key forums that occur prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference Meeting taking place later this week. The Business Forum was opened by UK Prime Minister Theresa May […]

4 NCAA tournament teams headline strong  Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS — Caymax Sports Ltd., in conjunction with Global Sports Management, has announced that Clemson, Creighton, Georgia State and St. Bonaventure, which competed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, will headline the second annual eight-team Cayman Islands Classic college basketball invitational Nov. 19-21 2018. Akron, Boise State, Georgia and Illinois State also will […]

Cayman Islands community officers arrest man and woman for gambling offenses in West Bay

From RCIPS Community Officers Arrest Man and Woman for Gambling Offenses in West Bay, 13 April On the morning of Friday, 13 April, Community Officers in West Bay conducted an operation at an address in the vicinity of West Church Street and Mount Pleasant Road in response to community concerns about illegal gambling and anti-social […]

The Editor Speaks: Arson. A new low

The utter disdain that has crept into our society for our hardworking police force reached a new low this morning. “Around 2:45AM this morning, Tuesday, 17 April, police and fire officers were dispatched to the scene of a fire at a local garage on Walkers Road where two new police cars had been damaged as […]

Caribbean Club Shield – Day two tables and results [Cayman’s BT top Group C]

From CONCACAF SOURCE: http://www.concacafleague.com/en/article/caribbean-club-shield-day-two-table-and-results After two days played in the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Shield Cup 2018, Concacaf.com presents the standings and scorers of the tournament.     Group A GP W D L GF GA GD Pts 1.- INTER MOENGOTAPOE 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10 6 2.- UNITE SAINTE-ROSIENNE 2 1 […]

Scientists accidentally produce an enzyme that devours plastic

By Rachel England From engadget The mutant enzyme breaks down plastic in a matter of days. There are research teams around the world dedicated to finding a remedy for the growing plastic pollution crisis, but now it seems that one group of scientists have found a feasible answer — and they stumbled upon it by […]

Drug dealers arrested in the UK after police scan fingerprints from a WhatsApp photo

David Z. Morris, Fortune From Business Insider Police in Wales were able to make 11 convictions related to drug trafficking after using a WhatsApp photo to scan fingerprints. Representatives of the South Wales Police told the BBC that the approach was “groundbreaking.” The photo in question shows just part of a man’s hand holding ecstasy […]

100 Women in Finance event tackles ten years of change in investment funds

Ogier and KPMG are teaming up as 100 Women In Finance co-hosts later this month. Ogier investment funds partner Joanne Huckle is moderating a panel on the new funds era, examining the radical change facing the alternative investment industry. Joanne will be joined by international panellists from KPMG, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, CIBC and Indus […]

National Drug Council officially opens Cayman Brac office

The National Drug Council officially opened its Cayman Brac office last week during a visit by Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour. The office, which has been operating since last year, offers full-time services to all residents. Prior to the office opening last year, only limited services conducted by National Drug […]

Lawsuits against Miami-based cruise lines: Carnival, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean

By Jim Walker From Cruise Law News Bloomberg Legal reports today that according to date which it collected over the last several years, 83 federal personal injury cases were filed against cruise lines in the first three months of 2018. Bloomberg concludes that this figure continues an upward trend over the last two years in which […]