January 16, 2019

Archives for January 3, 2019

Coral salvage project, a success – Cayman Islands

CANA News From TV6tnt The Department of Environment says a project to relocate pillar coral impacted by disease has been successful. The project involved taking coral tissue from affected reefs, growing them in coral nurseries and reattaching them to health reefs using cement. According to the research team, that includes scientists from the Untied States […]

Cayman Islands DEH working double shifts to remedy collection schedule

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is working double shifts today (Thursday, 3 January 2018) through Saturday, 5 January, to address delays in garbage collection in George Town and the Eastern Districts. As a result the Department expects to return to its normal garbage collection schedule beginning in West Bay on Monday, 7 January. Officials […]

The Editor speaks; Governor Roper likes to Tweet

I don’t Tweet. I never have and I doubt I ever will. US President Donald Trump Tweets a lot. I have just discovered our new Governor Martyn Roper Tweets. I was waiting for his New Year’s Message but it didn’t arrive. I found out, courtesy of Cayman27 that he sent a video New Year’s Message […]

Cayman Islands’ New Year’s Eve traffic enforcement operations lead to 4 DUI arrests

From RCIPS This past Monday, 31 December, the RCIPS conducted intensified traffic enforcement operations aimed at combatting drunk driving and other dangerous behavior on the road during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. As a result of these operations, there were four arrests made for DUI on the morning of 1 January. Three of these arrests […]

2018’s extinct creatures

These are the animals that went extinct in 2018 By Mark Kaufman From Mashable With the end of 2018 comes the near-certain reality that some critters, after millions of years of existence on Earth, are gone for good.  There’s little question that humanity’s continued exploitation of wild animals and the depletion of their habitats have left many species either […]

SMP Partners’ Cayman Islands staff honored in annual awards

Eight members of staff from SMP Partners’ Cayman office, with more than 65 years’ experience between them, have been recognised for their long service to the firm. The SMP Partners’ Length of Service Awards recognise employee dedication, expertise and commitment and were presented at the firm’s Christmas party, held at Commodore Restaurant in Morgan’s Bay, […]

Harneys names five new partners in New Year’s promotions

Harneys is pleased to announce the promotions of five partners across the firm’s BVI, Cayman Islands and Hong Kong offices. The new partners are Stuart Cullen, Paula Kay, Paul Madden, Katie Pearson and Daniella Skotnicki. Stuart Cullen in the firm’s BVI office specialises in shareholder litigation and arbitration, international insolvency and restructuring, and asset recovery […]

Incredible sailing adventurer Dawn Riley to speak at Cayman Islands Sailing Club

Dawn Riley, one of the world’s best known adventurer-sailors, the pioneering CEO of a winning America’s Cup team and current America’s Cup challenge “American Magic” participant, will be speaking at an exclusive event at the Cayman Islands Sailing Club Saturday 12 January. Dawn was the first American, male or female, to race in three America’s […]

Cayman Islands Chamber meets with Governor Roper

The Chamber Council met with His Excellency Governor Martyn Roper on 12th December and exchanged views on a range of issues from public safety to the recent talks with UK Parlimentarians in London. It was the first formal meeting between the Council and the Governor since Mr. Roper’s arrival in late October. The Governor agreed […]

3D Printed Leg Sleeve

This Partially 3D Printed Leg Sleeve Ensures Safe (And Less Painful) Landings for Athletes By HUBERT CHEN From Core77 A customizable and comfortable garment athletes can wear to ensure a safe landing. By using 3D printing technology, the Safe Landing Garment SLG garment will ensure that users with different needs perform with good landing mechanisms. […]