August 20, 2019

Archives for July 2019

Cayman: Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn leaves Ministry of HECH to lead Innovation, Governance and Reducing Bureaucracy Across the Civil Service

From The Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Office After serving ten years in the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn will take up the post of Strategic Operations Officer where she will continue to report to the Deputy Governor. The appointment becomes effective on 1 August 2019. In welcoming her to […]

The Editor speaks: No need for Referendum. Thank you!

“Don’t you think the general public should know exactly what the Port Project entails?” “Don’t you think government should be completely open and tell us exactly what it is going to cost the country?” “Don’t you think we should be shown the plans? All the above were the questions thrown at me and my wife […]

Cayman: CUC hosts the Sunrise Adult Training Centre for their annual cinema outing

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) and long-time friends of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre went to Regal Cinemas, Camana Bay for the annual summer movie outing this month. Members of the training centre chose the latest Marvel Movie, “Spiderman far From Home.” Over 35 members who attended were treated to popcorn and soda, which were […]

Cayman: 380 planning permissions granted during first two quarters 2019

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure. Director of Planning at the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Haroon Pandohie informed members of the development community that the Department approved 380 planning permissions during the first two quarters of 2019, with projects valued at $523,186,171. Six hundred and fifty-nine planning permits, valued $205,349,385, […]

Cayman: Detectives appeal for public assistance on 8th anniversary of disappearance of Kerran Baker

From RCIPS Wednesday, 31 July 2019 marks the eighth anniversary of the disappearance of Kerran Baker, who was 25 years old and living in Bodden Town when she went missing on Sunday, 31 July 2011. Detectives with the Serious Crime Review Team have reactivated the investigation into Kerran’s disappearance in recent months, and are treating it […]

Trinidad & Tobago – QC’s advice to PM: New info can re-open case against CJ

By Derek Achong From T&T Guardian A lack of con­crete ev­i­dence on the mis­con­duct al­le­ga­tions lev­elled against Chief Jus­tice Ivor Archie was the main ba­sis ad­vanced by the British Queen’s Coun­sel who ad­vised Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley not to ini­ti­ate im­peach­ment pro­ceed­ings against Archie. The lawyer Howard Stevens, QC al­so ac­knowl­edged that the Law […]

CPR Cayman responds – Verdant Isle’s Group announced as Port Preferred Bidder

Campaigners for a referendum on the port project said Government’s announcement on the Preferred Bidder was an expected part of the process and welcomed government’s acknowledgment that no contract should be finalized until after the petition verification process is complete. Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) Cayman, said it was now incumbent on Government to reveal the […]

Drink Recipe of the week

Beach Breeze Vodka Cocktails By HAPPY MOTHERING From Yummly 4 Ingredients 5 Minutes 290 Calories Ingredients cranberry juice (Organic) 1/2 lime (organic, juiced) 2 ounces vodka (Citron) lime slices (Organic) Nutrition SODIUM 0%  DV 10mg PROTEIN 4% DV 2g CARBS 16% DV 48g FIBER 20% DV 5g Instructions Fill a large glass with ice. Pour 2 ounces of Citron Vodka into another glass. Next, add […]

A Marsquake simulation

Watch scientists endure the intense shaking of a Marsquake simulation By Mike Wehner From BGR Humans have never set foot on Mars, but that’s not stopping scientists from doing their best to understand what it might be like when that day eventually comes. Researchers using data from NASA’s InSight lander are taking that idea to […]

Dubai regulator fines Abraaj firms $315m

By Simeon Kerr From Financial Times Private equity group’s units penalised for misleading investors and misusing their money Dubai’s financial regulator has fined two Abraaj companies a total of almost $315m for misleading investors and misusing their money ahead of the private equity firm’s collapse last year. The Dubai Financial Services Authority announced the penalties […]