December 18, 2017

Cuban migrant attempts to escape Cayman Islands IDC

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Last Wednesday, 26 July 2017 at 5.15 p.m. a Cuban migrant, currently housed at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC), was apprehended trying to flee the facility. Guards with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) witnessed the detainee escaping over the perimeter fence, and immediately began pursuing the fugitive through the swamp area that surrounds […]

Your dream job is one giant stride away: Ocean Frontiers offers instructor development course in Grand Cayman

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Well known IDC educator brings his teaching style to the warm Caribbean waters and customized teaching facilities at East End “Cayman is perfect! It’s one of the best diving locations in the Caribbean, and Ocean Frontiers is the best dive operation, bar none, and I’ve been diving all over the world.” John Swanson, a PADI […]

7 Selling techniques for social media and beyond

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By Garret Norris One of the most crucial parts of the sales process is establishing a relationship with the target customers. For many decades, a lot of marketers has been challenged by this aspect, but one technological advancement has led to a new approach that many businesses have been taking advantage for many years now […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

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From BBC Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the step. However, it risks annoying users who will […]

A new technology called ‘containers’ is creating ‘winners and losers’ says Red Hat CEO

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By Julie Bort From Business Insider By now you may have heard of a three-year old tech startup called Docker, valued at over a billion dollars, and the new tech market it created called containers. But what you may not realize is that the insane popularity of containers, a tech used by computer programmers, promises […]

Cayman Islands Home Affairs issues statement on Immigration Detention Centre

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From The Ministry of Home Affairs IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTRE The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) remains cognizant that safety, security, and well-being of detained migrants is a matter of critical importance. As such, the Ministry has focused resources to evaluate and improve relevant policies and procedures. In doing so, the MHA has overseen improvements to […]

Cayman Islands: Marlon Hodgson is Top Choice CS for August

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A Custodial Manager for Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, Mr. Marlon Hodgson ensures his clients at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) receive decent, fair and humane treatment. For these services, the Deputy Governor has named Mr. Hodgson Employee of the Month for August. Currently, the IDC houses migrants who have landed illegally in the […]

Cuban migrants in Cayman in police custody after disturbance

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Cayman Government Press Release GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Four Cuban migrants are in police custody following incidents at the Immigration Detention Centre. One of the migrants jumped the fence and was captured by Prison Staff after a foot chase and another climbed onto the roof of the facility armed with large rocks. The four […]