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Archives for August 6, 2018

CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships – Cayman Islands Under 15s defeat Bahamas

The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team defeated the Bahamas 4-1 in their opening Group E game this morning at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Full report in iNews Cayman tomorrow.

UK MPs wrap up Cayman Islands tour in Brac, Grand’s Eastern Districts

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Four MPs from the United Kingdom who are part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands visited Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman’s Eastern Districts over the weekend to get a final full picture of the Islands. Saturday’s visit to Cayman Brac had the MPs touring Long Beach, Heritage […]

Cayman Islands adopts ‘Eat What You Grow’ policy from Ja

From Jamaica Gleaner Agriculture minister in the Cayman Islands Juliana O’Connor-Connolly says her country has adopted Jamaica’s mantra of ‘eat what you grow, grow what you eat’. Speaking to The Gleaner on Saturday at the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in Clarendon, O’Connor-Connolly pointed out that the fledgling agriculture industry in her country owed […]

2018 Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship kicks off today (Mon 6)

The developmental tournament will feature the participation of twenty-six teams from North, Central America and the Caribbean, and two guest teams from UEFA Miami (Monday, August 6, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) reminds media that the third edition of the Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship is scheduled to […]

The Editor Speaks: Tired and tyres

At the weekend we published four reports from the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) that will take many, many hours to plough through them all. If I am at a loss to find something to write about I can delve into the myriads of pages and quickly fall to sleep. Not that what I have […]

UK: Man who raped 5 year old child over 100 times, is sentenced

By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Anwar Ali, a man with Guyanese roots, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison by a UK court after being found guilty of repeatedly raping a little child since the lad was 5 years old, right up until the child reached 9. According to court records, Mr. Ali […]

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

The Associated Press From THE ISLAND PACKET JAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company after a months long legal battle, a police official said Sunday, The $250 million Equanimity is on its way to a border location where it will be transferred to […]

Episcopal Relief & Development responding to the Carr Fire in Northern California

From Sally Haims Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Diocese of Northern California to provide emergency support to help the most vulnerable in communities impacted by the Carr Fire that started on July 23.  The agency is providing support for rental assistance, short-term storage for recovered belongings, food, gasoline and replacement of lost […]

Cayman Islands ends CAC Games with 3 sets of Bronze Medals

After nearly three weeks of intense competition across five disciplines, Cayman’s run at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games have come to an end, with three bronze medals in the bag. Cayman’s first set of bronze medals came from the Squash courts in Cali, Columbia when Eilidh Bridgeman and Jade Pitcairn tied for third […]

Media pirates walk the plank: extraordinary remedies against copyright infringers

August 06 2018 | Contributed by Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh From ILO Intellectual Property Canada Introduction In most jurisdictions, copyright owners face numerous challenges when seeking to enforce their rights against media pirates, including with regard to: ongoing harm pending judgment; proving damages; and unscrupulous defendants destroying evidence or failing to comply with court orders. However, […]