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Archives for December 19, 2018

Cayman Islands police appeal for witnesses to firearm incident on West Bay Road, 15 December

From RCIPS Dec 19 2018 Shortly after 12:00AM on Saturday, 15 December, police received a report of an incident that had occurred earlier that night at a bar on West Bay Road just south of Seven Mile Public Beach. It was reported that a male had brandished a firearm during an argument with two other […]

The Editor speaks: Immigration

My wife, Joan and her helper had to go to our Immigration Department last Monday (17) just to pay for the helper’s annual work permit fee. That was all. Joan is 84 years old. She told me the Immigration Hall was ‘packed to capacity’. Both of them had to wait for over two hours! It […]

Cayman’s heaviest twins born at Cayman Islands hospital

A pair of babies born recently at the Cayman Islands Hospital tipped the scales to become the heaviest twins on record to be born in the Cayman Islands. Daniel Matias James Diaz Banks and Daniella Valentina Diaz Banks weighed in at a combined 16 pounds and 15 ounces at birth last week. The previous twin […]

Cayman Islands police officers conduct operation in Cayman Brac, cocaine & ganja recovered, 1 arrested

From RCIPS 19 December 2018 Early on the morning of Tuesday, 18 December, a team of officers from the Joint Task Force, Joint Marine Unit, Air Operations Unit, Tactical Firearms Unit and the Customs Department conducted an intelligence-led operation on Cayman Brac which resulted in a number of searches.  During a search at an address […]

Cayman Islands: HighWater hosts annual Christmas brunch, raises USD$18,000 to support victims of domestic violence

  HighWater, a Cayman Islands providing independent directorship and ancillary services, used their annual Christmas party to give back:  assisting CICC’s efforts to offer safe shelter for female victims of domestic violence and their children.  CAYMAN ISLANDS, Grand Cayman. December 17 2018 – HighWater, a hedge fund operating in the alternative investment funds industry, hosted its annual champagne brunch to raise money for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC).  […]

The future of the UK Overseas Territories inquiry – Foreign Affairs Committee’s Inquiry

From Leonardo Raznovich I felt compelled to expand my written evidence in relation to this inquiry in particular after the unanimous decision of the Bermudian Court of Appeal which confirmed the illegality of the Domestic Partnership Act 2018 passed by the Bermudian government last February with the complicity of the UK government.   The Foreign […]

OES publishes Cayman Islands Government High Schools Summary Report

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – The Office of Education Standards (OES) summary of the 2018 schools inspection reports for Clifton Hunter, John Gray and Layman E. Scott High Schools is now available online at http://bit.ly/SSRDEC2018 Full inspections reports for the Government high schools were published in October 2018 and inspectors noted some improvement since the last round of […]

Royal Caribbean’s 2019 changes

Six big changes coming to Royal Caribbean in 2019 By: Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog With 2019 right around the corner, a new year of Royal Caribbean cruising is nearly upon us.  With the new year comes new changes to Royal Caribbean, and we picked out six of the most noticeable changes that guests will […]

LIFE gives Literacy gift

Cayman Islands’ LIFE gives gift of Literacy to East End Primary students From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands Santa made a special surprise visit to East End Primary School (EEPS) this week to present each of the school’s 92 students with two books for Christmas.  St. Nick was accompanied by […]

Royal Caribbean is found to be NOT responsible for the death of man, 22, who fell overboard after drinking ’30 drinks’ …

…including SIX large martinis he mixed during his cruise cocktail-making class By Stephanie Haney from Daily Mail UK Nathaniel Skokan, 22, fell off the Independence of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship on December 22 on the final day of a five-day cruise Evidence showed he had consumed at least 30 ounces of alcohol in 12 […]