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Archives for December 17, 2018

Statement on Cayman, UK constitutional discussions by Cayman Islands Premier

Statement on Cayman, UK constitutional discussions By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 17 December, 2018 Legislative Assembly Mr. Speaker, as this Honourable House will recall, last month I confirmed to members and the public that the UK had agreed to begin talks with the Cayman Islands on proposals for various safeguards to […]

The Editor speaks: Happy Birthday EVERYBODY

k The following was sent to me today (17) by one of our readers: We are all 2018 today! Today the whole world is the same age! Today is a very special day. It happens only Once every 1,000 years. Your age + your year of birth, Every person is = 2018 It’s so strange […]

Statement on London UK Overseas Territories Association Joint Ministerial Council Meetings by Cayman Islands Premier

Statement on Meetings in London By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 17 December, 2018 Legislative AssemblyWith permission Mr. Speaker I will make a statement concerning the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association Joint Ministerial Council meetings I recently attended in London.Before I do so, I would like to put on record my thanks […]

Cayman Islands premier’s statement on new ministry

Statement on new ministry By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 17 December, 2018 Legislative Assembly Mr. Speaker. I previously advised this House of the Government’s intention to create a new international trade and investment Ministry as well as open an office in Hong Kong. I am happy to advise this Honourable House […]

A/ Inspector Fernando Soto assumes role of Cayman Islands Eastern Districts Area Commander

As of last week, Acting Police Inspector Fernando Soto has taken the duties of Area Commander for the Eastern Districts, following the announcement of the retirement of Inspector Winsome Prendergast from the RCIPS in January 2019 after 21 years of service.  The RCIPS would like to acknowledge Inspector Prendergast’s energy and commitment to policing during […]

Font from eye charts

New Font Derived From Eye Charts, Now Free to Download If you can’t read Optician Sans, you definitely need eyeglasses BY RAIN NOE From Core77 Even if you’re not a graphic designer or typographer, you likely recognize this: That’s the Snellen Chart, devised to measure visual acuity. Lots of us looked at this chart as children […]

Miss Universe Cayman Islands Caitlin Tyson makes Cosmopolitan’s Favourite Hairstyles

Our Favorite Hairstyles From Miss Universe 2018 By Ira Nopuente and Tisha Caedo From Cosmopolitan Miss Universe Cayman Islands Caitlin Tyson Her natural curls made her look like a kween. For more on this story go to: https://www.cosmo.ph/beauty/hair/miss-universe-2018-hairstyle-hair-trends-a1014-a983-20181217

New Neighbourhood Watches launched in West Bay by Cayman Islands police

From RCIPS Dec 17 2018 West Bay Community Police Officers are pleased to report that more neighbourhood watches have been launched throughout the district, with two new watches being formed in recent weeks in areas that have never had a watch or community group before.  To date there are eight active community watches across Beats 10, 11 […]

Travel partners train Caribbean hospitality sector on diversity

MIAMI (December 16, 2018) – Recognizing the changing dynamics in the global tourism industry and the imperative to meet customers’ needs and expectations, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) in partnership with two of its corporate partners, Interval International and Virgin Holidays, has launched a new program to support the training and […]

How Russian provocation backfired in the Caribbean

By Stephen Bryen From ASIA TIMES Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is a well-known provocateur.  He plays his weak hand by carrying out outrageous stunts that are both dangerous and costly. They are dangerous because a fast-flying jet fighter buzzing a US ship or a NATO base could very well trigger a lethal reaction or lead […]