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Archives for May 3, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands: Witness Appeal: Fatal Accident in North Side, 29 April From RCIPS Traffic officers are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed the fatal traffic collision which occurred in North Side on Sunday, 29 April (see previous release), involving a Honda […]

Cayman Islands: UCCI Interim Dean of Academic Affairs elected as Accreditation Body Commissioner

UCCI are pleased to share the news that Dr. JD Mosley-Matchett, Interim Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies at UCCI, was elected to the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) Board of Commissioners. Please see the attached press release for details. Dr. Mosley-Matchett played a crucial role in the UCCI Business […]

Cayman Islands National Hurricane Exercise announcement

From HMCI The National Hurricane Exercise began at 4 pm on May 1st with a meeting of the full National Hazard Management Council in the main conference room (1038) on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building. The exercise commenced with opening remarks from the Chairman of the National Hazard Management Council, Deputy Governor […]

Cayman Islands: New police dog joins the RCIPS K-9 Unit

From RCIPS This past Friday, 27 April, the RCIPS added a new member to its K-9 Unit. Athena is a two-year-old Dutch Herder who is trained to pursue, track and apprehend suspects, and to locate property that has recently been dropped or stolen, for example, if a suspect has attempted to dispose of an item […]

The Editor Speaks: Colonialism

Wikipedia’s definition of “Colonialism’ is: “the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and […]

Weather forecast model predicts complex patterns of volcanic ash dispersal

Date: May 2, 2018 Source: University of Bristol Summary: New research has provided fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere. Share: FULL STORY New research, led by the University of Bristol, has provided fresh insight into how […]

10 Essential luxury experiences in the Cayman Islands

By Nat Berman From Money INC Known as a popular cruising destination, the Cayman Islands boasts of more than just white sands and cool breezes. The popular islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman are all teeming with adventures and experiences that are unique among other Western Caribbean destinations. And when it comes […]

A 360® view into JN Money ‘I Love Jamaica Day’ in the Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman – Residents of Cayman can look forward to an event that caters to all their needs at JN Money I Love Jamaica Day on May 12, 2018 at Crown Square, Eastern Avenue. I Love Jamaica Day is shaping up to be a 360 degree event that will cater to all types of patrons. […]

The Cayman conundrum: why is one tiny archipelago the largest financial centre in Latin America and the Caribbean?

By Dr Jan Fichtner From LSE Analysing how millions of multinational corporations structure their global ownership chains reveals that Cayman acts as a ‘sink’ offshore financial centre where foreign capital accumulates and data trails often end, writes Jan Fichtner (University of Amsterdam). Try to guess what the top destination of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) […]

Extradition Ordered for Jamaican Muslim Cleric Accused in US of Recruiting for ISIS

From CARIBBEAN360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday May 2, 2018 – A judge has signed an extradition warrant, ordering radical Jamaican Muslim cleric Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal be handed over to authorities in the United States to face terrorism-related charges. But el-Faisal has 15 days to challenge the extradition order made by Parish Court Judge Broderick Smith. US […]