May 27, 2019

CPR Cayman says Cruise Port Petition surpasses 25%

Statement from CPR Cayman: Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) Cayman are delighted to announce that the petition for the people initiated referendum on the proposed cruise berthing facility, in accordance with Section 70 of the Cayman Islands Constitution 2009, has now exceeded the minimum requirement to trigger a people initiated referendum. The grassroots community group have […]

Cayman Islands: New bus stop approved for Shedden Road

Approval has been granted to relocate Shedden Road public bus shelter. ·         Pre-emptive move comes as NRA works to improve safety for all road users. ·         The new bus shelter will be constructed on Sunday, 26 May 2019.  GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) has recently made road upgrades to the Shedden Road/Crewe Road area. […]

Cayman Islands ACC makes another arrest

Anti-Corruption Commission Investigators, supported by Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, on Wednesday arrested an individual in connection with an ongoing investigation. Responsible for investigating serious allegations of corruption the Investigators arrested the 31 year old male, from the Prospect area, on suspicion of committing the following offences: Bribery of a public officer, […]

Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Hosted by Eric Ripert

From cvent BLOG The Cayman Cookout event at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a wonderful opportunity to book an incentive trip for small groups. Meeting planners who are interested in participating in this unforgettable celebration of food and wine may do so by booking the “Cayman Cookout” exclusive incentive package, starting at $1,536 per night […]

Cayman Islands: Hurley’s goes plastic free

Hurley’s announced on Tuesday that it will no longer distribute single-use plastic shopping bags at its check-out counters.  The store has replaced the plastic bags with sturdy eco-friendly paper handle-bags and large reusable Earthwise shopping bags. “We have listened to our customers’ comments and agree with their growing environmental concerns,” stated Hurley’s Director Shanna Merren.  “So […]

Martin: Social nudity in naked places and open spaces

By Melissa Martin “Clothing-optional” is another phrase for nudity beaches, nudity retreats, and nudity resorts. Naturalists’ destinations around the world offer naked fun in the sun. “Naturist” is another word for naked—diving, dining, and dancing in your birthday suit. Social nudity refers to naked people being naked together.  Peruse the 15 best nude beaches on […]

People with bipolar disorder 7 times more likely to develop Parkinson’s

From Newsmax Struggling with bipolar disorder is hard enough, but now a new study from Taiwan suggests these patients are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. But U.S. experts cautioned the absolute risk of developing Parkinson’s – an incurable movement disease – is still very low for those with the mood disorder. “I […]

Research: ICO sector signals uptick after Crypto Winter

Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet From Yahoo Finance The initial coin offerings (ICO) sector is showing signs of an uptick due to positive investor sentiment, apparently spurred by the recent crypto market rally. The data was revealed in a new report from token rating platform ICObench, shared with Cointelegraph on May 25. Providing data as of May […]

10 million Baht Defamation Judgment upheld against Andy Hall

AP From Freedom United An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a defamation judgement against British activist Andy Hall, ordering him to pay 10 million baht ($313,000) in damages to Natural Fruit Co. Ltd., a Thai pineapple company. Hall was sued by Natural Fruit following his research for a 2013 report by Finnish consumer organization […]

Cayman Islands: Another great year for Cayfest!

The curtain has closed on yet another fantastic Cayfest, and we want to take a moment to acknowledge everyone who played a part in making it such a success. We are constantly being inspired by the cultural diversity and artistic talent that exists in the Cayman community and the National Festival of Arts is the […]