May 23, 2019

Archives for April 8, 2019

Atheist advocate condemned for defending same-sex marriage in Cayman Islands

By Hemant Mehta From Friendly Atheist Last week, marriage equality was finally legalized in the Cayman Islands, a British territory in the Caribbean Sea, after the Grand Court ruled than a ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. The government, however, soon said it would appeal the ruling to a high Court of Appeal… because that’s what Jesus would want. […]

The Editor speaks: Wolves in Cayman

A wolf is an animal that preys. According to Wikipedia: “The wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the grey/gray wolf or timber wolf, is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 43–45 kg (95–99 lb) and […]

NORCECA Beach Volleyball

Cayman Islands teams announced and DART commits NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) has announced the teams that will compete for Cayman in the upcoming NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament which takes place from 26 to 28 April at Seven Mile Public Beach. In addition, the event itself has also received a […]

Moving to the Cayman Islands from Florida

It’s no big news that every relocation is unique with its own requirements and challenges to meet. However, the mere preparation for the process always includes similar steps. If you have ever moved in your life, you have probably realized so far that relocation is much more than simply packing and setting off to the […]

Cayman Islands Boys Under 11 playoffs and Under 15 FA Cup begin

2019 CIFA Youth Football Leagues The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, April 6 with the highlights of the day involving the Boys Under 11 league playoffs and the first round of the Boys Under 15 FA Cup. In the quarter finals of the Boys Under 11 league playoffs, 345 […]

New stem cell technology [in Cayman Islands] enables Steamboat Olympian Taylor Gold to get back on the snow

By Leah Vann from Steamboat Pilot Today STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs 2014 Olympic snowboarder Taylor Gold has a long list of tricks typed up on his phone. Three years of being injured gave him a lot of time to sit on the couch and watch other snowboarders, taking note of new tricks and how […]

Cayman Drama Society: “Proof” tickets now on sale

Set in the untidy back garden of a disheveled terraced house in Chicago, the play centres around Catherine who is scared that she might have inherited her father Robert’s mental and debilitating disease. Robert, a professor, was a world-renowned mathematician whose final four years were racked by mental illness and Catherine dropped everything to care […]

First Medevac from Cayman Brac executed by new police helicopter

from RCIPS Last Saturday, 6 April, the new Airbus H145 police helicopter conducted its first medical evacuation from Cayman Brac.  Just after 2:30PM that afternoon Faith Hospital requested a medical evacuation of a cardiac patient to Grand Cayman for urgent treatment. The police helicopter was already deployed and adjusted its flight plan to land on […]

The Second Amendment does not apply to other countries [Cayman Islands gun case]

By Mark E Anderson from Daily Kos Carol Ann McNeill-Skorupan, who is a certified public accountant and the former chair of the Dane County (Wisconsin) Republican Party, recently took a cruise that included a stop in the Cayman Islands. A piece of her luggage was lost; Delta Airlines was able to find it and send it ahead to the first stop on […]

Global senior appointments at the Maples Group

George Town, Grand Cayman | The Maples Group’s legal services division, which advises on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, announces the appointment of eight new partners and seven of counsel across its global offices. Three new partners and two of counsel were appointed in the Group’s […]