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Archives for June 12, 2018

Rugby: Cayman Islands down Bermuda in a thriller

From Americas Rugby News The Cayman Islands downed Bermuda in a thriller, winning 20-19 on Saturday. Played at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town the Caymans needed their home advantage to avoid an upset loss. The match was the first of 2018 for the Cayman Islands. Bermuda were playing their third match but were […]

Fabian ‘The Dancing Policeman’ – Jamaican making waves in Royal Cayman Islands Police Service

By Carlene Davis From Jamaica Gleaner From a chef in the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) to a dishwasher on a cruise ship, now a member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), Fabian O’Connor has always been determined to serve. Today, the Jamaican is a popular figure in the Cayman Islands, signing autographs and […]

The Editor Speaks: Pigeon post and telephone landlines is the safest

We have published today two articles concerning security and malware. All, of course, involving the Internet. Add to that the story we published over the weekend, “Scamming Emails from Fake Cayman Islands Government Email Address”. This one warns: “The RCIPS wishes to alert the public of a fake phishing email scam circulating in the Cayman […]

Cayman Islands: Vessel collision near Duck Pond, 11 June

From RCIPS Just after 7:30PM last night Monday 11 June, the Joint Marine Unit was dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to the area of Duck Pond, where it was reported that a boating accident had taken place. It appears that a 35ft. Carbo Express vessel was travelling from Cayman Kai when it collided in […]

Abraaj audit finds funds mingled corporate and investor cash

By Simeon Kerr From Financial Times Private equity group lacked governance but did not embezzle funds, Deloitte finds Abraaj dipped into investor funds because of cash shortages at the group, but there is no evidence of embezzlement, a forensic review of two funds at the struggling private equity firm by Deloitte has found. The emerging-markets […]

Cayman Islands delegation meeting with Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC and Lord David Pannick QC

LONDON, England – Monday (11) the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and a delegation including Financial Service Minister Hon. Tara Rivers met with Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC and Lord David Pannick QC to develop discussions about the Cayman Islands relationship with the UK. The meeting follows a series of talks held after the amendment to the […]

All to play for in the Cayman Islands Youth FA Cups

With the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues all but completed and preliminary rounds in the girls and boys youth FA Cups decided, semi final games were the focus of attention this past Saturday, June 9. Globally, the FA Cup is a very famous annual event, the showpiece of a nation’s favourite pastime signifying […]

Why the Cayman Islands tourism is booming

By Ed Wetschler From Recommend Anthony Bourdain’s suicide was announced just a day after I’d interviewed Tourism Minister and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell during Caribbean Week NYC. “We are deeply saddened by the news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing,” said a Department of Tourism statement. “The Cayman Islands will remember him most fondly and with much […]

New Customs & Immigration Officers commence training

From Cayman Islands Customs Department A Customs Basic Training Course for 12 new Customs officers commenced on Monday, 4 June 2018 following a recent recruitment drive. The new officers will undergo 18 weeks of training which will cover an array of subjects including, but not limited to, the relevant laws and conventions, investigative techniques, arrest […]

Cayman Islands: Are your texts secure?

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 7 June 2018 OfReg has released information warning banks and large corporations of the dangers of using two-step SMS verification. SMS verification is typically found in any provider of an online account, such as banking, email, airline reservations, and social media. The system requires users to first log in with a […]