February 23, 2018

Motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, 23 February

From RCIPS Just before 8:30AM this morning, 23 February, Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a motor vehicle collision. The collision took place when the driver of a purple Honda Accord, which was headed west on Smith Road, George Town toward Anthony Drive from Bobby Thompson Way, lost […]

Protecting personal data in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

By Peter Colegate From iapp As personal data develops into an increasingly valuable business asset, the Cayman Islands and Bermuda have responded by passing comprehensive data protection laws. Cayman’s Data Protection Law was passed in March 2017 and is due to come into force in January 2019, while Bermuda’s Personal Information Protection Act will come […]

Jamaican jailed for 13 years in Cayman Islands for raping woman

From RJR News Jamaican Marlon Porter, who was found guilty of raping a woman during a four-hour ordeal at a remote location in George Town, Grand Cayman in 2016, has been jailed for 13 years. The 37 year old was convicted last October of rape, assault as well as causing harassment and distress after he […]

Developing threats in mobile phishing

Over the past recent years, the mobile technology landscape has seen an upsurge of attack targeted at popular apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and even Google Play. And with more and more companies leveraging mobile devices in their workspace, the concern for mobile security has now become a hot topic in the business sector. One […]

China denies Lunar New Year broadcast with actress in blackface and fake buttocks was racist

By Ben Blanchard, Reuters From Business Insider China said its Lunar New Year broadcast, watched by hundreds of millions, that featured blackface was not racist. China accused the West of trying to divide Africa and China, which it called futile. China has forged increasingly close ties with many African nations in its hunt to satisfy […]

Educators say ‘No Way’ to Trump’s suggestion of arming teachers

By Madeline Will From blogs.edweek President Donald Trump suggested a possible solution to preventing the kinds of school shootingsthat left 17 students and educators dead in Parkland, Fla., last week—arming nearly a quarter of the nation’s teachers. “If you had one teacher who was adept at firearms, they could very well end the attack very […]

Husband of Florida woman who went missing at sea faces murder charge

By Steve Almasy and Chris Boyette, CNN Isabella Hellman’s husband says he last saw her at 8 p.m. on May 14, 2017, hours before he made a distress call. (CNN)A British man who is already in US federal custody will face a second-degree murder charge in connection with the disappearance of his wife, who went […]

2 Baltimore detectives convicted of racketeering, robbery

By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press From Yahoo News BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police detectives were convicted of robbery, racketeering, and conspiracy Monday in a trial that’s part of an ongoing federal investigation into corruption among rogue members of the city’s beleaguered police force. After the jury foreman read the verdict following two days of […]

OPINION: The cyclepath to the male socialist sociopaths in Saint Vincent and similar Caribbean islands

By Jolly Green Combine irresponsibility, impulsivity, and a need for instant gratification, and it’s not surprising that sociopaths get involved in risky behavior. They tend to have little concern for the safety of others or for themselves. This means that excessive alcohol consumption, drug abuse, compulsive gambling, unsafe sex, excessive appetite for sex outside of […]

Florida shooting: West Point admits murdered hero

From BBC A reserves trainee who died helping other students escape a Florida school shooting has been posthumously accepted to a prestigious US military school. Peter Wang, 15, who was one of 17 killed in the 14 February attack, was admitted to the class of 2025 at his dream school, West Point Academy. He was […]