December 18, 2018

The Editor Speaks: Wong was wrong but Immigration was right

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer (DCIO) Garfield Wong was found guilty last Wednesday of careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The third charge against him of DUI was found not guilty. On December 27th 2013 Wong was driving a Dodge Ram truck along Shamrock Road when he collided with a BMW driven by […]

Cayman Islands: Why Use An Agent vs For Sale By Owner?

By Paul Watler There Are Too Many People to Negotiate With Here is a list of some of the people with whom you must be prepared to negotiate if you decide to FSBO. The buyer who wants the best deal possible The buyer’s agent who solely represents the best interest of the buyer The buyer’s […]

Floating Over Krabi

From Stuck In Customs DOCUMENTARY NOW If you get the chance, watch the new comedy “Documentary Now.” When I started watching it, I wasn’t sure if it was a comedy or not because Helen Mirren is the host, and she’s usually pretty serious. Anyway, I got my first hint it was a comedy when I […]

PAHO urges rapid increase in vaccination coverage to stop spread of measles in the Americas

Endemic transmission of measles has been reestablished in one country in the region, but PAHO’s other 34 Member States remain measles free Washington, D.C., 24 August 2018 (PAHO/WHO)- While 34 Member States of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) remain measles free, endemic transmission of the virus has now been reestablished in Venezuela. To stop […]

Cayman Islands Public Administrator seconded to OfReg

• The Deputy Governor is seconding Christen Suckoo, currently Chief Officer in the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands, to serve as Chief Operating Officer at the Utility Regulation and Competition Office, known as OfReg. • Mr Suckoo will report to Acting Chief Executive Officer Duke Munroe. He will also lead on assorted […]

Isolated Amazon tribe never seen by outsiders revealed in new drone footage from Brazil

From WN New drone footage reveals some of the first images ever of members of an isolated Amazon tribe which has never been contacted by the outside world, according to The New York Times. The Brazilian government released the report and video on Wednesday. The drone was able to capture the sight of a clearing […]

Suspension of importation on Round-Up, Touchdown and Glyphos

Official Statement from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry of Agriculture Friday, August 24, 2018 — The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, acting on the advice of the Pesticides Board, has placed an immediate suspension on the importation into St. Vincent and the Grenadines of Round-Up, Touchdown and Glyphos and any other […]

Pope Francis heads for Ireland as Catholic Church reels from sex abuse scandals

  From WN Missouri’s attorney general launched a statewide investigation Thursday into sex crimes within the Catholic Church. The probe follows an investigation in Pennsylvania that determined more than 300 priests had abused more than 1,000 children, CBS News reported. This weekend, Pope Francis is visiting Ireland, a Catholic country battling its own abuse scandal. […]

Destinations of the week

Discover Hidden Gems Near Popular Destinations From jeffreygroup.com There are certain places that you may have never heard about in your life. While the names of these destinations may not be well-recognized, they’re worth discovering! Their locations, found only a few miles from major cities like New York City and Miami, makes them the ideal […]

Dreamy Weddings Shortlisted For Caribbean Wedding Awards

  From the St. Kitts Tourism Authority Friday, August 24, 2018 — Basseterre, St. Kitts – Dreamy Weddings & Tours Inc, based in the island of St. Kitts, a leading Caribbean destination wedding planner, has been shortlisted for two of the 2018 Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards (CWIA) under the categories of “Caribbean Wedding Planner of […]