April 25, 2018

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 […]

Amazon plans second US headquarters for 50,000 Staff

From Newsmax Amazon.com Inc. is searching for a site for a major corporate office in the U.S., a development expected to house as many as 50,000 people and to be equal in size to its current Seattle headquarters. The cost of what Amazon is billing as its “second company headquarters in North America” is expected […]

UPDATED: London attack: Fatalities after vehicle and stabbing incidents

Latest: 7 People dead plus the 3 attackers 48 persons taken to hospital From BBC UPDATE at 5:36AM  JUNE 4 Seven people have been killed in central London after three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a knife attack on people enjoying a Saturday night out in pubs and restaurants […]

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3 Apr 2017 Weather in Cayman

Apr 3 Monday Synopsis Light to moderate southeasterly winds and slight to moderate seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a weak ridge of high pressure lingers over the northwest Caribbean. Radar images show no showers over the Cayman area.       Sunshine just makes the day a […]

CTO launches new learning tool for Caribbean primary schools

From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Wednesday said it has launched its first ever tourism education for the Caribbean digital learning series geared towards primary school students in the region. CTO said that in addition to its first ever tourism education for the Caribbean digital learning series of […]