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Archives for July 10, 2018

Cayman Islands Police & Customs disrupt organized criminal operation, over $220,000 of cash seized, 3 persons arrested

From RCIPS At about 3:40PM on Thursday, 28 June, West Bay Uniform Officers conducted an operation under the Misuse of Drugs Law at an address off Watercourse Road, West Bay. The property was searched and a large quantity of packages containing suspected ganja, along with drug utensils and weighing scales were found. Officers also found […]

Cayman Islands: Unique sports store opens in Camana Bay

A new sports store has opened in Camana Bay which promises to provide a unique shopping experience for customers. Sportista is a Caymanian-owned business offering quality apparel, footwear and accessories to people who are serious about their sport. Catering to running, football and gym/fitness enthusiasts, the store is for those who want to immerse themselves […]

Cayman Islands: Solomon Harris plan to go International with Bedell Cristin merger

Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 10 JULY 2018  The partners of Solomon Harris have announced that they will merge with offshore law firm Bedell Cristin.  It is hoped that the deal will complete by the end of August and Solomon Harris will rebrand as Bedell Cristin at a later date.    Founded in 1998, Solomon Harris is […]

The Editor Speaks: When we bring Big Brother on ourselves

I have an instant hate of the ‘Big Brother Is Watching You’ that governments around the world have been installing. From cameras placed outside watching our every movement and cameras house owners/business owners actually themselves install inside their dwellings/places of business, all for security concerns. Governments justify their use as it is for our own […]

US: Brett Kavanaugh picked for Supreme Court by President Trump

From BBC US President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, setting the stage for a bruising confirmation battle. In a primetime announcement at the White House, Mr Trump praised his pick as a “brilliant jurist”. The nominee, a District of Columbia appeals court judge, is a former adviser to ex-President George […]

Nominations sought for International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Local Honourees

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 July 2018) The Ministry and Department of Tourism announces the call for nominations for Honourees in the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). Honourees are categorised as persons who have made a significant contribution to scuba and watersports in the Cayman Islands. New this year, an additional category […]

Montserrat hosts 5th Meeting of OECS Environment Ministers

OECS Media Release Tuesday, July 10, 2018 — The 5th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Environmental Sustainability (COMES 5) is currently being held at the Cultural Centre in Brades, Montserrat during the period July 9-11 under the theme “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change”. The meeting is chaired by Minister of […]

19 Caribbean countries could legalize marijuana in the near future

By Joseph Misulonas From Civilized. Life After Canada officially legalized recreational marijuana, people have wondered where cannabis might become fully legal next. Well it turns out it’s right here in North America. Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), an organization that contains Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados and other countries in the Caribbean, announced that they will […]

Going Solo: The newest travel trend

Going on trips with your friends and family can be a wonderful experience. You cherish the memories long after the vacation is over. However, there are different travel trends emerging nowadays that challenge old conventional norms, and solo travel is the biggest of them all. It has become very popular all over the world; more […]

Newlywed husband is killed and wife injured after he collided into her on a zipline during honeymoon adventure in Honduras

  By CHRIS PLEASANCE From Daily Mail UK Egael Tishman, 24, an Israeli, has been killed in a zipline accident in Honduras Shif Fanken, 27, his wife, has been taken to hospital in a serious condition Crash happened after Shif was sent down the zipline but got stuck halfway Egael was then sent down the […]