November 14, 2018

Archives for September 6, 2018

Cayman Islands: John Gray Alumna appointed to Commonwealth Students’ Association working group

The Commonwealth Students’ Association (CSA) has officially announced the appointment of Taneil Lee, 21, as the new Cayman Islands representative for the Caribbean and Americas Commonwealth Students’ Association working group. The Commonwealth Students’ Association is a leading student organisation regionally, functioning as an independent advocate for student rights and student perspectives in the policy and […]

Cayman Islands Customs Warehouse employees arrested

From Cayman Islands Customs Department Collector of Customs Charles Clifford has announced that two male Customs Warehouse employees were arrested yesterday, 5th September 2018, on suspicion of theft from the Customs Warehouse and related offences. One employee is 48 years of age and is from the district of West Bay and the other employee is […]

Cayman Islands in spotlight ahead of Florida senate elections, as new anti-money laundering rules loom

By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — The Cayman Islands, the much maligned offshore financial services centre, is in the spotlight again as outgoing Florida governor and US Senate hopeful, Republican Rick Scott, has been linked to the territory along with his wife in a series of hedge fund investments […]

The Editor Speaks: Literacy

On Saturday September 8th we celebrate International Literacy Day. In today’s iNews Cayman we have published a number of articles concerning literacy including the persons who are at the centre of literacy, our teachers. Our Minister for Education, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly has sent us her Message on Literacy Day where she states: “In order to […]

Message on International Literacy Day 2018 From Cayman Islands Minister for Education

On the 8 September 2018, countries all over the world will gather to mark the celebration of the 51st Annual International Literacy Day (ILD) organised by UNESCO. I would like to take this opportunity as Minister for Education and Youth to applaud all the men and women who through the years have helped children and […]

Two Eastern Atlantic Tropical Waves may develop this weekend

By Dr. Jeff Masters  From Weather Underground A strong tropical wave (92L) located a few hundred miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands at 8 am EDT Thursday was headed west to west-northwest at about 10 mph, and has the potential to affect the Caribbean next week. Favoring development of the wave were warm sea […]

New beach access signs installed in Cayman Islands

The Public Lands Commission (PLC) wants to ensure that the public can easily identify beach access locations in Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands. On 24 August, the first set of 40 newly designed Public Beach Access signs were installed across Grand Cayman. The PLC is charged with regulating the use and enjoyment of public […]

Cayman Islands: Corruption: A Human Rights Impact Assessment

Article by Angela Barkhouse, KRYS Global From Mondaq Co-authored by Hugo Hoyland, Kroll and Marc Limon, Universal Rights Group Corruption, especially grand corruption, has enormous implications, both direct and indirect, for the enjoyment of human rights. Corruption undermines – perhaps even violates – a wide array of economic, social and cultural rights, including the right […]

New York Times Trump op-ed denied by senior officials

From BBC A number of top US officials have denied that they are the author of a damning anonymous editorial that attacks President Donald Trump. The New York Times article, said to be written by a senior White House official, says Mr Trump’s appointees are trying to stifle his agenda. There is fierce speculation over […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]