February 25, 2017

46 students graduate from Cayman Islands International College

Forty-six students from the International College of the Cayman Islands received degrees at a commencement ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton on Feb. 9. “This class is really phenomenal. These graduates achieved academically. They are professionally polished. They are critical thinkers. They have demonstrated a commitment to service. These are the career oriented values that employers all […]

OFREG Enforcement Advisory Internet “WiFi” Hotspots in Cayman Islands

From OfReg Provision of access to the internet by WiFi Hotspot for a fee or other commercial benefit without a licence is an offence.  OfReg will begin taking enforcement action against any person or businesses continuing to operate without a licence, which could result in a conviction, rendering a person liable to a fine of […]

Cayman Islands’ Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon just around the corner

The 8th annual Off The Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay will again be taking runners off road thought the trails, brush, beach and back roads of Cayman. Taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017, this race continues to grow each year in numbers and excitement and this year will be raising funds for their […]

Trump expected to reverse Obama’s transgender bathroom guidelines in schools

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax The Trump administration is expected to issue a letter on Wednesday which reverses federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, The Washington Post reported. The guidance issued by the Obama administration last year said that denying […]

EMMY®-winning news magazine series VICE returns for its fifth season on February 24TH

The award winning news series will premiere a new episode every Friday beginning February 24th, simultaneously with the United States. Miami, Fla., February 22, 2017 – VICE returns to HBO for its fifth season with an hour-long edition on Friday, February 24th at 00hrs AST*, followed by half-hour shows debuting every subsequent Friday. Following the […]

New Zealand: Kim Dotcom claims victory even as court rules he can be ‘surrendered to the US’

From Business Live NZ Court says internet entrepreneur did not commit a copyright offence under New Zealand law, but is eligible for extradition from the South Pacific nation Wellington — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claimed a “major victory” in his long-running battle to avoid extradition to the US even as another New Zealand court ruled […]

Chinese companies are torching trash off power lines with flame-throwing drones

BY YI SHU NG From Mashable That’s got to be the most metal way to clean a power line. Chinese companies have engineered an alarming-looking way of eliminating trash hanging on power lines — by torching them with flame-throwing drones: That’s right. People are reporting seeing these drones burning off items such as kites or […]

Puzzles for w/e Feb 24-26 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #7 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #4 SOLUTION

Force Blue holds fundraiser at Ocean Institute to help veterans [Cayman Islands first deployment]

By Kristina Pritchett From Dana Point Times  A national organization aiming to help veterans learn new skills used the Ocean Institute as the location for their fundraiser recently. Force Blue, a 501(C)(3) is working to give former combat divers and Special Operations veterans a chance to learn and explore some of the most critically endangered […]

Cayman Islands investment funds in Europe

Article by Henry Smith From Maples In July 2016 European politics were profoundly shaken when UK voters unexpectedly opted by a narrow margin in a referendum for the UK to “Brexit” the EU. It is too early to say whether a Brexit means the UK will completely leave the EU or retain some sort of […]