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 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 […]

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 […]

FAME-Caribbean to help create business opportunities for artisans

By Sasha Harrinanan From Trinidad and Tobago NewsDay The Foundation for Fashion, Art, Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship and Export (FAME-Caribbean) has been established by Trinidad-born Savile Row master tailor, Andrew Ramroop, to help create sustainable business opportunities for artistic people across the region. “Having travelled extensively to different locations throughout the world (and) currently consulting in India […]

Dancehall & Reggae Star Konshens addresses standards of beauty

From South Florida Caribbean News Kingston, Jamaica – With the recent release of his single “Beautiful“, recording artist Konshens recently defied stereotypical male view points by addressing the issue of conventional standard of beauty that plague women of all ages, races and creeds. From magazines to videos, to the increasing “Social media models” that constantly […]

First regional climate centre launched in Barbados

From Telesur The launch of the new center comes amid the need for Caribbean island nations to mitigate and respond to droughts spawned by global climate change. Barbados has launched the first Regional Climate Centre, RCC, in the Caribbean, according to the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, secretariat. The center is situated in the headquarters of the […]

Remarks of Rachael Bender at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Association of Network Telecommunications Organizations

REMARKS OF RACHAEL BENDER AT THE 33RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF NETWORK TELECOMMUNICATIONS ORGANIZATIONS PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JULY 18, 2017 Thank you for that warm welcome, and thank you to CANTO for inviting me to be here. It’s great to be with you, and it’s an honor to be representing the […]