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 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 […]

Book donations breathe LIFE into Cayman Islands’ classroom libraries

Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) has accepted a donation of over 3500 reading books, believed to be the largest recorded gift of reading materials given to a Government school in Cayman. The contribution was organised by charitable organisation Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) and was the result of a partnership between LIFE, private […]

Trump slashes his way down an isolationist path

From The Philadelphia Tribune The News America Now article, published online and titled “Trump’s BiG Forget You to the Caribbean and Latin America,” has got a lot of people riled up because it just adds to the slew of things that the administration has so undiplomatically announced that America will not be doing anymore. Many […]

Scientists develop ‘Electronic Skin’ that can feel

From Newsmax Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch. Teams around the world are working to develop flexible versions of synthetic skin that can feel by mimicking the different […]