July 24, 2017

Max Jones is top HOD at Cayman Islands Infrastructure Ministry

Director of Public Works Department, Mr. Max Jones is the top Head of the Department in the Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Ministry for the 2016-2017 financial year. The award was announced and presented at a meeting of Heads of Departments in the ministry by the Ministry Chief Officer, Mr. Alan Jones. The meeting was held […]

Cayman Islands Mission House receives volunteers from North MacArthur Church of Christ Oklahoma

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 21 July 2017 – The Mission House in Bodden Town welcomed volunteers from the North MacArthur Church of Christ Oklahoma, who helped perform some upkeep at the historical property. The tour was organised by East End Church of Christ’s Daniel Mayfield in conjunction with Richard Mileham, Programmes Manager, National Trust for […]

Artists discuss intellectual property at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

Artists and creative practitioners met at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Monday, 17 July 2017 to discuss Intellectual Property (IP) with Trade Mark Examiner, Candace Westby from the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO). The event was held as part of the National Gallery’s, The Business of Art initiative, which began with […]

JAMPRO appoints National Coordinator to increase outsourcing investments

From South Florida Caribbean News Kingston, Jamaica –  The Government of Jamaica, through the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has contracted the services of a National Coordinator for the country’s Outsourcing industry. The coordinator, business leader Roger Williams, will be based at JAMPRO with the mandate of creating […]

Mick Fanning had a close call with shark in the same spot he escaped one 2 years ago

BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable They say lightning never strikes twice, but it was certainly a close call for Australian surfer Mick Fanning. The World Surf League at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa was temporarily placed on hold Wednesday, when a 3 metre great white shark swam near Fanning and Gabriel Medina during the quarter-finals […]

Lifestyle changes could prevent a third of dementia cases, report suggests

By Nicola Davis From The Guardian UK Researchers admit prevention estimate is a ‘best-case scenario’, but stress that action can be taken to reduce dementia risk More than a third of dementia cases might be avoided by tackling aspects of lifestyle including education, exercise, blood pressure and hearing, a new report suggests. Approximately 45 million […]

Former med school Dean accused of sex, drug scandal rocks USC

From WN The current dean of USC’s medical school announced that they were opening up a number of internal investigations into the conduct of the former dean after The Los Angeles Times reported that he had criminal associations with drug abusers who often did methamphetamine and other drugs with him. “These allegations, if they are […]

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Cayman Islands politician grabbed casino worker’s butt, Seminole cops say

BY JOSE LAMBIET From Miami Herald The Speaker of the House of the Cayman Islands was arrested by Seminole Police Monday night at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. McKeeva Bush, 62, a former prime minister of the British Overseas Territory, allegedly tried to grab the buttocks of a female casino employee, according to Seminole PD […]

From the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Desk

Single Vehicle Accident near George Town Waterfront Thu Morning, 20 July; No injuries This morning around 8AM officers responded to a report of a single vehicle accident wherein the driver lost control of his vehicle while travelling along North Church Street, and it came to rest in shallow water off the iron shore near the […]