May 22, 2018

The Editor Speaks: More concerns relating to water related deaths

This Editorial is further to the one I wrote and published here on May 16 2018 sub-titled “Seventh water related death”. I have received a number of correspondence about the Editorial and, although they have given me permission to publish their comments, all wish to remain anonymous. This is because they still have or have […]

Cayman Islands Teen Panel airs students opinions on important issues

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Child Month 2018 Teen Panel gave eight high school students the chance to publicly voice their opinions on social issues concerning teens. The panelists’ overriding sentiments were that adults in the Cayman Islands should listen more to the views of youth and nurture teens as they are the future of these […]

Male Cayman Islands Customs Officer arrested

From The Cayman Islands Customs DepartmentFriday, 18 May 2018 The Cayman Islands Customs Department has announced the arrest of a male Customs Officer for allegedly conspiring to import ganja into the Cayman Islands. The recent arrest is in connection to this week’s arrests of a female Customs Officer and a Cayman Airways employee. The Customs […]

A second opinion can make the difference

Cleveland Clinic’s Global Patient Services Provides Local Point of Contact so Patients can Focus on What matters – their Health Patients diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness or condition, may want to seek a specialist’s second opinion to ensure the validity of the initial diagnosis and the best course of treatment. Sometimes a patient may […]

Stage set for Miami draw for second edition of the Scotiabank Concacaf League

Sixteen Concacaf clubs will learn their first-round opponents at the event next week Miami (Friday, May 18, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) confirmed today the programming for the official draw of the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League, which will feature club teams from Central American and Caribbean Member […]

Cayman Maritime & Aviation City and The Civil Aviation Authority welcomes first zone company

Arrival of global transport company marks the beginning of envisioned transportation services cluster in Cayman Cayman Maritime & Aviation City and The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) announces the arrival of its first special economic zone company, CHC Helicopter, a global offshore transport company with bases in six continents. The company runs […]

Barbados PM Stuart says new DLP administration would leave appellate jurisdiction of CCJ

From Barbados Today Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says if re-elected his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administration will break from the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in its appellate jurisdiction. Stuart, who made the disclosure at a DLP meeting in Eagle Hall, St Michael, while not going into details, cited disrespect from the Port-of-Spain-based court and […]

Sam Selvon: The ground-breaking author who gave voice to the Windrush generation

By Chris Baynes From Independent UK His ground-breaking 1956 novel The Lonely Londoners is as important today as it ever was, relating the story of Caribbean immigrants who arrived in Britain full of hope and found themselves struggling in isolation Sam Selvon was one of the first fiction writers to give voice to the Windrush […]

The Editor Speaks: Sorry, time up!

There is no bell but “time is up”. No, this isn’t the publican shouting out in his Pub that there can be no more drinks served. This is far more serious. We are dealing here with court cases that fail to get prosecuted, and if they do, are thrown out because they are out of […]

Update: Cayman Islands DOI Enforcement Division operations

• DOI Enforcement Division continues to crackdown on suspects in breach of the Immigration law • Joint operations with the RCIPS, DLP and Customs deem successful. • Operations conducted in the last two weeks resulted in seven arrests and 30 spot-checks on individuals. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement […]