March 27, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Elections Office offering postal and mobile Balloting The Elections Office reminds registered voters that the period during which they may request postal ballots or mobile voting is underway, and will continue until close of business on Friday, 12 May 2017. Persons who will be away from the Cayman Islands on Election Day may […]

Cayman Islands: Female assaulted at West Bay Road establishment

On Sunday 26 March 2017 about 6:20 PM the police received a report of a female driver who was allegedly dragged from her vehicle by the male driver of another vehicle and assaulted at a West Bay Road business establishment. The female driver  was not reported to have received any serious injuries. The vehicle in […]

Cayman Islands: Charges in Wounding and Robbery Case

From RCIPS Last Friday, 24 March, the 21-year-old West Bay man was charged with: Robbery Wounding Poss. Of a Restricted Weapon Resisting Arrest Disorderly Conduct Poss. Of Ganja Consumption Disorderly Conduct at a Police Station The 30-year-old West Bay man has been charged with: Wounding Affray They are both due in court tomorrow, 27 March.

27 Mar 2017 Weather in Cayman

Mar 27 Monday Synopsis Moderate northeasterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system lingers over the Central Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers west of Grand Cayman moving southwest. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause […]

Caribbean Unity in support of Tambourine Army activist Latoya Nugent

From awid Women’s Rights As concerned members of the Caribbean region and diaspora, we are outraged by the unreasonable and absurd charges of three counts of “malicious communication” under Section 9 (1) of the Cybercrimes Act of 2015 by the Jamaican state towards human rights defender and activist, Latoya Nugent. We are also outraged by […]

Cayman Islands named among the world’s best destinations

From NAN These Caribbean Islands Have Been Named Among The World’s Best Destinations News Americas, NEW YORK, NY: Four Caribbean islands could get ready to cash in on more tourist arrivals after taking the coveted spots among the top 25 best destinations in the world. Making the cut are Jamaica, Belize, St. Maarten and the […]

CAYMAN HEART FUND 10th Annual International Symposium

The Cayman Heart Fund  10th Annual International Symposium took place at Grand Cayman Marriott George Town on Thu March 23 2017. Presenter: CONSTANTINO S. PEÑA, M.D. Constantino S. Peña, M.D., is an interventional radiologist and the medical director of vascular imaging of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Peña […]

Cayman Finance launches Cayman Islands awareness campaign

Cayman Finance has launched a local awareness campaign about the financial services industry in an effort to raise general awareness about what the financial services industry does and its impact on the local community, economy and general wellbeing of Cayman’s population. As part of the campaign, Cayman Finance will be giving presentations to various organisations, […]

Cayman Islands Health City Sports Ambassador wins boxing bout

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 24, 2017) – Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox, holder of the World Boxing Association-North American Boxing Association (WBA-NABA) super lightweight title, defeated Argentina’s Jorge Luis Rodriguez in a weekend match on Saturday, March 18. Wilcox was recently named a Sports Ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands. Proceeds for his upcoming […]

Thames Water business model under scrutiny after sewage fine

By: Gill Plimmer and Javier Espinoza From Financial Times Former regulator blames investor boards for putting profits above customers Thames Water’s ownership structure came under scrutiny on Thursday after it received a record £20m fine for dumping 1.4bn litres of raw sewage into the river Thames. Ian Byatt, who was head of regulator Ofwat for […]