September 19, 2018

Cayman Islands Divetech dives into New Year

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Divetech Dives into 2018 with Momentum and Accolades Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Jan 29, 2018) – Divetech, one of Cayman’s leading dive operations and recognized as the place to go in Grand Cayman for technical diving and training, is heading into 2018 on the heels of a great year and a very successful showing at […]

Five murders a day – outrage from civil-society leaders as 100 killed in first 20 days of New Year, with 12 killed in 24 hours

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By Livern Barrett From Jamaica Gleaner Civil-society leaders reacted with alarm and disgust after it was revealed yesterday that Jamaica recorded 100 murders 20 days into the new year. The latest statistics compiled by the police revealed, too, that a suspect was arrested and charged in just 28 of those killings, as criminals continue to […]

Address of Colin Mckie Q.C. on the occasion of the opening of the Cayman Islands Grand Court on 17 January 2018 given on behalf of the Cayman Islands Law Reports

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My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, President of the Justices of the Peace Association, Mr Attorney, Madam DPP, Madam Acting Solicitor General, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am privileged to be […]

Reminder of Cayman Islands Fishery Regulations for the New Year

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The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that fishery rules are in effect for a variety of marine life at this time of the year. These fishery rules apply to all individuals and businesses, and should be kept in mind when planning fishing trips. “It is vital that we respect the fishery rules of […]

The Caribbean’s finest, darkest and blankest moments of 2017

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 5, 2018:It’s a brand New Year, a time when many publications look back at the past year and identify the major stories making news in 2017. At News Americas, we wanted to dig a bit further this year and try to spot not just the news […]

The Editor speaks: Resolutions

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Did you make a resolution or resolutions for this New Year? I used to but that was a long time ago. So long ago I don’t even remember what resolutions I made and if I ever kept them. It’s not a bad idea, though, to resolve to change an undesired trait or behavior, to accomplish […]

New Year’s Message from CTO Secretary General, Hugh Riley

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Bridgetown, Barbados (28 Dec 2017) – This has been a challenging year for Caribbean tourism. While the first half of the year saw exciting growth in both tourism infrastructure and tourist arrivals over the previous year, in September we were hit hard by a series of unusual hurricanes that not only destroyed property, but also […]

Cayman Islands: Drunk driving arrests continue apace ahead of New Year’s weekend

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From RCIPS Officers have stopped or encountered several intoxicated motorists since last Friday, 22 December, with nine arrests for DUI and two arrests for driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle while impaired.  Ten of these arrests resulted from police patrols or stop checks, while one resulted from police response to report of […]

End of year message by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community the Hon Dr. Keith Mitchell

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There is no doubt that 2017 has been a most eventful year for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).  We experienced a scale of multi-country devastation never before seen in the Region as two category five Hurricanes, Irma and Maria, raged through the Caribbean within two weeks. The Governments and people of our Community immediately responded to […]

New Year of fund raising for Cayman Islands’ National Trust’s Land Reserve Fund

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The National Trust for the Cayman Islands’ Land Reserve Fund is ahead of the game this year with the launch of its 2018 fundraising and education season. The Trust has some challenging goals to meet in order continue preserving native habitats in the Cayman Islands where so many indigenous but endangered species of trees, plants, […]