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Archives for September 12, 2018

Cayman Islands’ CTMH Doctors Hospital –urological prestige

CTMH Doctors Hospital is honored to share with the Cayman communities that our very own Dr. Joel Slutsky – in house urologist has co-authored and surgically participated in a new study that focused on a ‘Treatment with an adjustable long-term implant for post-prostatectomy stress incontinence: The ProACTTM pivotal trial’. This prestigious publication in ‘Neurourology and […]

Cayman Islands’ NiCE Summer project statistics show reduction in enrolees

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In addition to general cleanup work, the two-week National Community Enhancement Project, which finished on Friday, 31 August, completed more than 65 individual sites targeted in the summer programme. The largest work assignments included Smith Barcadere, Colliers Beach Access, the Bo Miller Beach and several vacant lots in George Town and […]

Cayman Islands Rotary Club’s gifts back to school supplies to students

24 students started the new academic year with “bags” of confidence thanks to the generosity of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise. The service club donated a carful of colourful backpacks with school supplies for distribution by the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) to deserving students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how important having the […]

The Editor Speaks: School uniforms and much more

I am all for school uniforms and support the government’s initiative in introducing a new strict national dress code. However, hasn’t it gone too far? Under the title of Take Pride in Your Stride’ this is what the Ministry of Education, in consultation with the Education Council, have implemented: Uniforms should be properly fitting. Skirts […]

Walkers’ promotions highlight growth of global firm

Grand Cayman, September 2018 Leading international law firm, Walkers, is pleased to announce that 8 attorneys across its global offices have been invited to join the partnership. In addition, 18 associates have been promoted to senior counsel, or local equivalent, highlighting the continued growth of the firm over the past year. In total, there were […]

Cayman Islands: Recognising and assisting Foreign Officeholders in Guernsey and the Cayman Islands

Article by Sarah Brehaut, Phoebe Dengate Thrush, Fiona MacAdam and Amy McLeish, Walkers From Mondaq Introduction In the increasingly internationalised corporate world, complex cross-border structures which include an offshore entity at some level within the structure are an everyday occurrence. However, the territorial limits of a court’s powers can mean that such structures present difficulties […]

Hurricane Florence is forecast to be as big as the whole state of North Carolina when it hits the US

Hurricane Florence is surging toward the US East Coast with sustained wind speeds of 130 mph. It is forecast to hit North Carolina later this week, by which time the storm could be as large as the state. It is expected to strengthen to a Category 5 storm by Thursday. The National Hurricane Center said […]

Chinese officials burn bibles, close churches, force Christian to denounce faith amid ‘escalating’ crackdown

By Lukas Mikelionis From Fox News The Chinese government is destroying crosses, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing and several provinces intensifies. The suppression of religious freedoms is part of an official campaign to “Sinicize” religion by demanding loyalty […]

Human Chain “Shows We Are On Our Way, We Are United”

Press Release of the Government of the British Virgin Islands Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — Scores of persons from various organisations in the BVI joined hands at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island on Saturday September 8 to form a human chain spelling “One BVI” in observance of the first anniversary of Hurricane Irma. Among those […]

Understanding contemporary Caribbean art outside of the Latin American framework

By Gwen A. Unger From Hyper Allergic Trying to subsume the Caribbean into a discourse of Latin America or America, curators argue, limits the ability to account for differences between islands. Humberto Díaz, “Déja Vu” (2008), video still, 20:20Ed. 5/5 (image courtesy the artist) Even with the rising influx of exhibitions focused on Latin American […]