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Archives for June 17, 2018

Jamaican man imprisoned in Cayman Islands for beating boss with hammer

From Jamaica Gleaner A Jamaican man has been sentenced to six years in prison in the Cayman Islands after he was convicted of wounding with intent for hitting his supervisor on the head with a hammer. According to a report from the Cayman News Service, 33-year-old Dain Damean McPherson was going about his usual work routine […]

Cayman Islands: Firearm and ammunition recovered during police operation in Bodden Town

From RCIPS: Firearm and Ammunition Recovered During Police Operation in Bodden Town Thu Morning, 14 June Last Thursday morning, 14 June, a Joint Task Force of police and customs officers carried out an operation at a residence in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town. A revolver and ammunition were recovered during the operation, and […]

Cayman Islands Butterfield 800m Sea Swim makes a big splash

The open water swim season continued this past weekend with the annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim which attracted 128 competitive and non–competitive swimmers.  The event, which is organised by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday with 51 female and 77 male swimmers participating.  First across the line […]

The Editor Speaks: The Bible says it’s OK to separate young children from their parents. Shame on all of us.

The above prognoses is the interpretation executed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He said in a speech to police officers in Indiana: “I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained the government for his purposes. […]

Cayman Islands: CayFilm 2018 to take place on smaller scale

Festival to Screen Local Film Submissions Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Weeks after announcing that the 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival was cancelled, Festival Director Tony Mark has confirmed that the show will go on (again), albeit on a smaller scale. The five local films that were submitted for this year’s Festival will be […]

Four youth represent Nevis in regional debate in Cayman Islands June 22

NIA From St Kitts & Nevis Observer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – The Honourable Farrel Smithen, president of the Nevis Island Assembly, says four youth parliamentarians will represent the Nevis Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) at the 14th Regional Youth Parliament Debate in the Cayman Islands on June 22. Rol-J Williams of Nevis Sixth Form […]

Cayman Islands business owners have until 30 June to file company details

Local business owners who handle their own company’s paperwork will need to file their beneficial ownership information with General Registry by Saturday, 30 June. Once filed, the information will be stored on the Cayman Islands Government’s centralised beneficial ownership platform. By storing it centrally, Government will be able to more quickly provide it, through appropriate […]

Empire Windrush: forgotten archive material reveals who was on its outward voyage to the Caribbean

By James Procter Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature, Newcastle University From The Conservation Disclosure statement James Procter has previously received funding from the Leverhulme Trust, AHRB, AHRC and the British Academy. Partners Newcastle University Newcastle University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. The arrival of the Empire Windrush – back in […]

Caribbean Business – These Caribbean nations are forecast to buck growth predictions

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: The World Bank claims growth in the Latin America and the Caribbean region is projected to accelerate to a downwardly revised 1.7 percent this year but several Caribbean nations are forecast to buck that prediction, a News Americas analyst has found. Latest data from […]

D’Aguilar: focus on increased airlift is “manifestly paramount” to regional tourism success

From Eyewitness News A focus on increasing airlift into the region is “manifestly paramount” if regional, island destinations are to succeed in tourism, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said Tuesday. Addressing the Opening Session of the Third Annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup Conference, D’Aguilar said airlift is the tool that drives sustainable tourism growth […]