July 20, 2017

Cayman Islands Financial Services Minister holds meetings in London

During her first visit to London as Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers discussed three key subjects — Brexit, beneficial ownership, and the EU screening process regarding non-cooperative jurisdictions — with UK officials and industry leaders. The core of the visit, which was held the week of 10 July, was the pre-Joint Ministerial […]

Challenging behavior training classroom and online

From WN Challenging Behaviors are basically the abnormal behavior of such people who have lack of confidence, intensity, facing some disabilities, having some mental health issue or some psychosis problem. These types of people face many difficulties in living a normal life like others and they are not easily adjustable in communities with other normal […]

The Editor Speaks: Reckless driving or are there other factors?

The Cayman Islands police issued a release yesterday (Tue) saying “four serious accidents this past weekend demonstrate need for more road awareness”. This was largely in response to the tragic death outside the Owen Roberts Airport last Monday (17) that involved a taxi hitting a pedestrian – a visiting well known doctor who was crossing […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

Bermuda: Opposition party wins general election

From Caribbean News Service HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jul 19 2017 – At 38, David Burt says he is not daunted by the prospect of becoming Bermuda’s youngest premier after his opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory over the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) in Tuesday’s general election, winning two-thirds of the seats. The PLP won […]

Milissa Webb is Cayman Islands Chief Officer’s Choice

Financial Accountant Milissa Webb has won the Chief Officer’s Choice Award for May 2017 in recognition of her work with the Department of Health Regulatory Services (DHRS). Milissa is responsible for collecting $4.5 million annually from insurers for the Segregated Insurance Fund, which finances medical expenses for Caymanians unable to afford medical insurance. She was […]

Types of bathrooms

From LUXURY COMMERCIAL BATH BLOG When you are going to have your bathroom remodeled, it is important that you are aware of the different kinds of bathrooms there is. You may hear it from real estate agents, home decorating channels, and other websites, but, do your really know what these terms mean? In the construction […]

How does wisdom tooth removal affect orthodontic care?

By WN The wisdom teeth, or the third molars, are the last teeth to show up the mouth. They usually emerge at around age 17 to 25. Most of the time, they don’t cause problems, but when they become impacted, surgical removal usually becomes necessary. Another instance where wisdom teeth have to be removed is […]

US: All countries need to provide more traveler data or face travel sanctions

From WN The U.S. State Department sent out a cable that said it will require all countries toprovide more data to help vet their visa applicants and determine whether or not a traveler could pose a terrorist threat, according to Reuters. Countries that don’t comply with the new protocols within 50 days or at least […]

Honduras to host 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship

Eight club teams will compete for the Confederation’s Futsal Club championship in August Miami (Wednesday, July 19, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced that Honduras will host the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship, scheduled for August 21- 26, 2017. The invitational tournament, featuring eight of the […]