July 22, 2017

Cayman Islands: Junction of Crewe Road and Smith Road – DRIVE CAREFULLY

Drive Carefully Near Roadworks Drivers and other road users are advised that, as road improvements at the junction of Crewe Road and Smith Road near completion, they should watch out for, and follow, all new signs and road markings. Officials at the NRA thank the public for its patience, as the Authority strives to improve […]

Cayman Islands: Single vehicle MVA on Frank Sound Road early Fri Morning, 21 July; Driver arrested

From RCIPS Just past 1:15AM this morning, 21 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a report of an MVA on Frank Sound Road near house number 645.  A black Honda was in the trees by the side of the road, no other car was involved.  The driver was alone in […]

21 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Jul 21 Friday 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

Cayman Islands politician grabbed casino worker’s butt, Seminole cops say

BY JOSE LAMBIET From Miami Herald The Speaker of the House of the Cayman Islands was arrested by Seminole Police Monday night at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. McKeeva Bush, 62, a former prime minister of the British Overseas Territory, allegedly tried to grab the buttocks of a female casino employee, according to Seminole PD […]

From the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Desk

Single Vehicle Accident near George Town Waterfront Thu Morning, 20 July; No injuries This morning around 8AM officers responded to a report of a single vehicle accident wherein the driver lost control of his vehicle while travelling along North Church Street, and it came to rest in shallow water off the iron shore near the […]

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott spends two weeks in London promoting Cayman Islands financial services industry

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott has completed a two week visit to London to promote the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its role within the global financial economy. This visit was the first international joint venture between Cayman Finance and the new Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers. “Cayman Finance, in conjunction […]

BVI: Cayman Islands’ tech expert Jones notes ‘weird’ split between two departments

From BVI News A technical expert from the Cayman Islands, Barry Jones, said he found it ‘weird’ that the government ministry responsible for town and country planning is not the same one responsible for natural resources. The Town and Country Planning Department falls under the Premier’s Office, which is headed by Premier Dr D Orlando […]

This Caribbean country had the highest rate of ISIS recruitment in the western hemisphere

From NAN News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 20, 2017: A Caribbean country of 1.3 million people had the highest rate of ISIS recruitment in the Western Hemisphere last year. That’s according to the latest US State Department’s  ‘Country Reports on Terrorism’ regarding the oil rich Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago that was released […]

Jamaica ranks number one for cybersecurity in Caribbean

From Jamaica Observer Jamaica’s efforts to boost cybersecurity have been given international recognition, according to the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, after the country was ranked number one in the Caribbean on the Global Cybersecurity Index. According to a report produced by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Jamaica was among 134 member states which […]

Cayman Islands: New IP regimes for the Cayman Islands

Article by Abraham Thoppil, Tahir Jawed, Mac Imrie, Jack Marriott and Michael Gagie From Maples and Calder Design Rights The Design Rights Registration Law, 2016 (the “Design Rights Law“) will come into force in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017. The Design Rights Law will provide for existing registered UK and EU design rights […]