September 19, 2019

US: House Judiciary Committee votes to ramp up Trump Impeachment efforts

From Newsmax The Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of President Donald Trump on Thursday as lawmakers edge closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment. The 41-member panel adopted a resolution allowing it to designate hearings as impeachment proceedings, subject witnesses to more aggressive questioning, and quicken the pace of an […]

US: Ex-FBI Director Andrew McCabe loses appeal to avoid criminal charges

From Newsmax The Justice Department on Thursday notified lawyers for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, that they have rejected his appeal to avoid being criminally charged, according to multiple news outlets citing multiple unnamed sources. The move likely clears the way for him to be indicted for […]

UK: Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension

From BBC Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the five-week suspension of Parliament. The prime minister was speaking after Scotland’s highest civil court ruled on Wednesday the shutdown was unlawful. Asked whether he had lied to the monarch about his reasons for the suspension, he replied: […]

Cayman: Unmarked police vehicle involved in traffic collision, 12 September

From RCIPS At about 9:30AM today, 12 September, an unmarked police vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle collision on Bodden Road in George Town. The vehicle was travelling westbound along Bodden Road with lights and sirens activated, when it maneuvered to avoid a collision with a private vehicle and, as a result, struck a utility […]

The Editor speaks: Suicide

In the USA National Suicide Prevention Week is from 8th Sep to 14th Sep. Our Government here has not designated such a week or even a day to promote suicide prevention. In fact this country, using the words from the Press Release we have received and published today from the Alex Panton Foundation (APF) says: […]

Health City Cayman Islands’ medical team saves the life of man stabbed in the liver

Health City is the Cayman Islands’ Only Medical Treatment Center for Liver Injuries CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 11, 2019) – A Caymanian man who was recently stabbed in his liver and on the brink of death is grateful to the medical practitioners at Health City Cayman Islands for saving his life. The young man, who sustained […]

Alex Panton Foundation proposes paper to Law Reform Commission to decriminalize suicide

The rate of attempted and actual suicide is on a rise in the Cayman Islands, particularly amongst our children and young adults. A recent national survey of all children and youth at Cayman Islands public and private schools, including the University College of the Cayman Islands, undertaken by the National Drug Council in collaboration with […]

Gaspar is finally free…

By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United  Gaspar Matalaev is finally free after serving his full three-year prison sentence for reporting on forced labor in Turkmenistan’s cotton fields. His freedom comes as a huge relief to all who have been campaigning for his release, but he should never have spent these past three years behind bars. Although Gaspar is […]

Cayman Motorcycle collision on West Bay Road

From RCIPS Sep 11 2019 Shortly after 10:00PM on Sunday, 8 September, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on West Bay Road east of Willie Farrington Drive, West Bay. A male motorcycle rider had been travelling along West Bay Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and left the roadway, sustaining […]

Cayman readies for Anti-Money Laundering update

As the Cayman Islands prepares to update the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) on our improved framework for deterring and detecting money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing, Government has further strengthened the team of persons who are supporting our efforts. Mr Jan Tibbling, the Chief Public Prosecutor at the Swedish Economic Crime Authority […]