November 16, 2018

The OAS should get a Caribbean Secretary-General

By Sir Ronald Sanders From caribbean360 WASHINGTON, United States, Friday November 2, 2018 – It’s time for a Caribbean Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States. Over the last 70 years, since its formation, the OAS has had 10 Secretaries-General and one Acting Secretary-General. None have come from the Caribbean even though Caribbean countries started […]

Cayman Islands: Commercial Burglaries on Eastern Avenue

On Tuesday morning, 2nd October, around 8AM police responded to reports of burglaries at adjoined businesses on Eastern Avenue in George Town.  Entry was gained through the rear of one business through the removal of a window, while the front glass door at the adjoining business was smashed.  Altogether two burglaries and two attempted burglaries […]

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Cayman Islands delegation meeting with Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC and Lord David Pannick QC

LONDON, England – Monday (11) the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and a delegation including Financial Service Minister Hon. Tara Rivers met with Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC and Lord David Pannick QC to develop discussions about the Cayman Islands relationship with the UK. The meeting follows a series of talks held after the amendment to the […]

Cayman Islands: Motorcycle collision on Shedden Road, 24 March

From RCIPS Just before 6AM this morning, police and other Emergency Services were dispatched by 911 Communication Center to a report of a motorcycle accident along Shedden Road, George Town. The police and ambulance crew that attends the report found an unresponsive male and a badly damaged motorcycle with motorcycle debris on the roadway. The […]

Butterfield announces results for fourth quarter and calendar year 2017

Highlights: • Today announced a major new acquisition of Deutsche Bank’s banking businesses in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. Transaction is anticipated to close before the end of 2018; • Board declared quarterly dividend of $0.38 per common share, a 19% increase; • Announced a share repurchase program of up to one million common […]

No regrets for making Haiti a ‘S*******’?

By Sir Ronald Sanders From teleSUR Haiti, for us in the Caribbean is more than just a member of our community; it is the first nation to rise up against slavery and oppression in our region. The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as “s*** hole” countries is […]

Cayman Islands: New Interim Director appointed to HMCIPS

The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the individual who has been appointed to serve as the interim Director of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Mr. Steven Barrett, a senior manager with more than 30 years of experience in corrections, is currently finishing a tour as the Superintendent of Prisons at Her Majesty’s […]

Virgin Atlantic is offering a full refund on flights booked today if it can’t cure a passenger’s fear of flying

By Alison Millington From Business Insider Virgin Atlantic is offering a free place on its “Flying Without Fear” course for anyone who books a flight on January 9. If the course fails to cure a passenger’s phobia of flying, it will even offer a full refund on the flight. Virgin Atlantic — one of the […]