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Archives for June 2, 2019

5 arrests made during Braccanal Weekend in Cayman Brac

From RCIPS On Friday, 17 May, a man, age 25 of Cayman Brac, was arrested and subsequently charged with Assault ABH and Common Assault in relation to an altercation at a Cayman Brac bar during the Braccanal Carnival festivities. The victim in the incident was taken for treatment for minor facial injuries and subsequently released. […]

The Editor speaks: As I get older birthday celebrations pass me by

My birthday this year passed by with a whimper, same as the one before (and that one was a milestone – 75). In fact I did celebrate it a tiny bit and I invited one of Joan’s friends because they both like to dance. We went to Peppers and I footed the bill. The food […]

Cayman Islands: Ten reasons to register an aircraft in the Cayman Islands

Article by Wanda Ebanks, Sherice Arman, Shari McField, Manuela Belmontes and Mark WesternMaples Group From MAPLES GROUP We have highlighted below ten of the key reasons owners, financiers and operators regard the Cayman Islands as the jurisdiction of choice for aircraft registrations. 1. The Cayman Islands – Political Stability The Cayman Islands provides a safe, stable and ‘friendly flag’ jurisdiction for […]

US: Nurses union presses hospitals for financial transparency [Cape Cod Healthcare $30 million in Cayman Islands]

By Cynthia McCormick / Cape Cod Times From The Herald News HYANNIS — A state nurses union is backing passage of a bill that would require Cape Cod Healthcare and other publicly funded hospitals to disclose money placed in offshore accounts. In a press release Thursday afternoon, the Massachusetts Nurses Association also called for “excessive” […]

“Leadership Decisions in Tough Times” – Focus of Cayman Islands Ministry Retreat

The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) placed leadership top of the agenda at this biannual retreat. Breakfast and panel discussion examined example set by Cayman Airways in its decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Navigating tough decisions with strong leadership was the theme of the Ministry of Commerce, […]

Martin: Make vacation memories in 2019

From Melissa Martin A condo or a cabin? Beach or mountain? Country or city? USA or overseas? What is your favorite vacation spot? Adventurer or homebody?  Some people choose a staycation—a vacation spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. And some people use vacation time for home improvements—which really isn’t a vacation. […]

Cayman Islands: PAHO Workshop leads to Climate Change Policy addition

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Following a recent workshop on the subject local public and private stakeholders are set to collaborate on a special climate change and health chapter to go into the draft National Climate Change Policy. Around 50 people from public sector agencies, the private sector and professional bodies  had attended the two-day session […]

Carifta Games positively impact stayover Cayman Islands performance

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (31 May 2019) Air arrivals into the Cayman Islands continued their positive trend in April with 46,079 visitors, an increase of 17.98 percent over 2018. This represents the best April in recorded history and the first time the destination welcomed over 40,000 stayover visitors in the month of April. April also saw […]

WSJ Op-Ed: China stepping up Christian repression

by Theodore Bunker From Newsmax China has tightened its grip on Christians, where two-thirds of an estimated 100 million practice their faith in secret, according to an op-ed published by The Wall Street Journal. Hudson Institute fellow Nina Shea and pastor Bob Fu, founder of the Christian human rights nonprofit ChinaAid, wrote the article, which notes […]

Simply Queen heading to Sea Island [after playing in Cayman Islands]

By Lindsey Adkison From The Brunswick News Like so many, Rick Rock’s teenage years were set to music. Back then the Canadian youngster enjoyed various genres, but in 1973 one of the bands he loved most was Queen. Fronted by the flamboyant powerhouse that was Freddie Mercury, it also included other incredibly talented musicians Brian […]