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Archives for July 3, 2018

Addressing overcrowding at Cayman Islands’ HMP Northward

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In a collaborative effort to alleviate capacity constraints that have impacted Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Northward, a joint initiative has been established to resolve the situation. The plans, which will see a reduced number of prisoners being held within the facility, evolved following discussion between the Ministry of Home Affairs, the […]

Ogier’s work on Ocean Rig restructuring recognised for third time

Ogier’s work on the restructuring of Ocean Rig has been recognised with a third industry award at Global Restructuring Review’s annual awards in London last week (26th June). The restructuring took the award for ‘Innovation in cross-border insolvency and restructuring’ – the award was further high-profile recognition for Ogier’s innovation last month, following the firm’s […]

7 most common myths about medical cannabis

From Aphria We’ve learned that cannabis consumption could lead to negative outcomes, and was often grouped together with harder drugs such as heroin and cocaine. This approach has led to stigmatization,hria resulting in the development of myths and misunderstandings concerning the use and associated effects of cannabis. If you are new to cannabis, or curious […]

Cayman Islands-based law firm moves to Camana Bay

Solomon Harris Cayman Islands has moved to its new location in Camana Bay, a mixed-use community and financial services hub on Grand Cayman. The relocation comes as the law firm marks two decades of service in the Cayman Islands. 20 years ago, Solomon Harris was among the first tenants to open its doors in the […]

The Editor Speaks: Cannabis – myths, truths, studies and research

We have published two articles today about cannabis/ganja/marijuana/weed Whatever you want to call cannabis there are even more questions whether it is good for you or bad. One article pronounces that a four year Australian study of 1,500 people found no evidence that cannabis helps to prevent pain. The second article lists the seven most […]

Cayman Islands: Live Summer Camps at Camana Bay

Further to our e-mail detailing our summer sports camp programme, please note we have just learned that US-based basketball player Gary Harris is unable to attend the Camana Bay Basketball Camp due to a recent request by the NBA. We are considering alternatives at this time and will continue to keep you updated. Live Summer […]

ECCB Governor appointed Chairman of CCRIF SPC

Monday, July 2, 2018 — Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Governor, Mr. Timothy Antoine, has been appointed as Chairman of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) effective July 1, for a 3-year term. Mr. Antoine succeeds Mr. Milo Pearson who chaired CCRIF’s board from its inception in 2007 and has now retired. At […]

Pastor writes book on history of Baptist Church in Cayman Islands

Well-known local pastor Randy Von Kanel, senior pastor of the Cayman Islands Baptist Church, has written a book chronicling the origin and history of the Baptist witness and church in the Cayman Islands. Titled ‘Our Baptist Story: From England to the Cayman Islands’, the publication records the over 130-year history of Baptists in the Cayman […]

Achieving zero hunger with small-scale fisheries featured

Madam Chairperson Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen: Protocol having been established, it is sufficient for me to say good morning to you and a special welcome to all who are here today to celebrate the Outstanding Fisher of the Year, 2018. Cropped PicIt is indeed a great pleasure for me to have the privilege of […]

Elon Musk ordered Tesla engineers to stop doing a critical brake test on Model 3s

By Linette Lopez 2h Tesla CEO Elon Musk ordered his employees to stop putting nearly finished Model 3s through a critical test before leaving the company’s factory in Fremont, California, according to an internal document viewed by Business Insider. It’s called the brake and roll test, and it ensures the car is correctly aligned. An […]