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Archives for May 14, 2018

Cayman Islands Customs Officer and Cayman Airways employee arrested

Cayman Islands Customs Department Press Release 14th May 2018 The Collector of Customs Charles Clifford has announced the arrest of a female Customs Officer and a Cayman Airways employee on suspicion of Conspiracy to Import Ganja into the Cayman Islands and other related offences. The Collector said that the arrest followed a joint Customs and […]

Royal Gazette: Letter to the Editor – “What a mess”

Unbeneficial: what a mess the British have made of this From The Royal Gazette Dear Sir, On May 9, the London Evening Standard  published a Letter to the Editor entitled “The UK is bullying its overseas territories and trust is being lost” by Paul Byles of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. And most surprisingly […]

Here’s what we know about Block.one, which created the world’s 5th largest cryptocurrency in just a year

By SAM JACOBS From Business Insider Commonwealth Bank surprised the market this morning with the announcement that CFO Rob Jesudason is resigning, effective immediately. It appears to be awkward timing for the bank, given that Jesudason made the cut in late-March after new CEO Matt Comyn took an axe to the executive team. And Jesudason’s […]

Health City Cayman Islands and Dr. Devi Shetty win World Health Congress Awardsare

WASHINGTON D.C. (May 14, 2018) – Health City Cayman Islands and its founder, Dr. Devi Shetty, won a total of three prestigious awards at America’s largest health care conference meeting in the U.S. capital on Sunday, April 29. A panel of international medical care luminaries assembled by the World Health Care Congress at the 2018 […]

Cayman Islands Joint Marine Unit hosts regional training program

From RCIPS The RCIPS/Customs Joint Marine Unit is currently hosting a regional Advanced Maritime Small Craft Instructor Training Program, which is being conducted by members from the Royal Navy International Defense Maritime Training Team (IMTT). The program, which runs for three weeks, commenced on Monday, 7 May, and includes participants from the JMU, Fire Service […]

Off the Beaten Track supports local charities

The organizers behind 9th annual Off the Beaten Track 50 kilometer ultramarathon and relay have awarded two local charities $5,000 each, raised by this year’s race participants and sponsors. “The aim of Off the Beaten Track, is to not only provide Cayman’s runner with an opportunity to put their training to the test but to […]

The Editor Speaks: A Pit bull and an elderly lady

When I read the press release about the pit bull being shot during a police raid on a house in the Bodden Road area of George Town and then later having to be put down, I did have a certain amount of sympathy for the dog. I was also puzzled why the press release gave […]

Cayman Islands April 2018 funerals

Edith Marie (Martin) Ebanks                     18 Mar 1940 – 27 Mar 2018 Jaime Levi Williams                                                   – 2 Apr 2018   cremated Leighton McKinley Dixon                                26 Nov 1949 – 4 Apr 2018   East End Virginia Paulette (Tibbetts) Castillo                 11 May 1951 – 10 Apr 2018   West Bay Clive Waldorf Musson                                                           – 11 Apr 2018 Mathis Barton Whittaker                                 25 Aug 1974  […]

Cayman National Choir & Orchestra – ‘West End at The Westin’

On June 3rd and June 17th, the Cayman National Choir and Orchestra audiences will be transported from The Westin to the West End, Broadway and beyond, in their summer concert featuring songs from the shows. ‘West End at The Westin’ features music from a range of musical theatre shows, including Les Misérables, West Side Story, […]

Failed in the Field? New evidence of failures of Oxitec’s GM mosquito trials

GeneWatch UK today published a new briefing on Oxitec’s genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes (1), which have been released in open air experiments in the Cayman Islands, Panama and Brazil. The briefing includes new evidence recently released as a result of Freedom of Information requests, which shows that scientists at the Mosquito Control and Research Unit […]