December 16, 2017

The Editor Speaks: Respect for our police

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The incidents we have seen recently on television showing police officers acting like soldiers in a war zone have done little to add to the respect that they need in order for them to execute their duties. The main one being to protect all law abiding citizens. Our televisions are set the majority of time […]

Steve Speirs of USA wins Cayman Islands Marathon 2017

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Virginia Beach’s Steve Speirs wins 15th Cayman Islands Marathon on Sunday 3rd December, crossing the finish line in 2:59:54.5, This was his third victory. Maryland’s Yvonne Carter was the first women to cross the finish line in the full marathon at 3:28:31.7 Ireland’s Mark Hoey won the half marathon at 1:17:27.0 Colorado’s Maggie Callahan was […]

Q&A: Club Index for 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Draw

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The draw for the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League is set for December 18 in Miami and CONCACAF has now unveiled its new slot allocation ranking for positioning in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) draw. The allocation ranking has determined the seeding of clubs for the upcoming edition of the SCCL. Here are some […]

USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

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From BBC Former USA Olympic gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar has pleaded guilty to seven charges of sexual assault against women and girls in his care. He was charged with molesting seven girls, many of whom are gymnasts, while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. As part of the plea deal, Nassar, 54, […]

International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards in Washington, D.C

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International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Washington, D.C (MPR Consulting) – On Friday, November 17th, 2017, the Soulful “Strong One”, Etana, who is of Jamaican heritage,  will receive the Excellence in the Arts Award for the impact of her music to the reggae scene in the United States, as […]

Cayman Islands: Water incident – Cemetery Beach West Bay – UPDATED Man named

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From RCIPS MAN NAMED – Nov 8 2017 -Police can now confirm the identity of the man who died on Saturday afternoon, 4 November, after experiencing difficulties while snorkeling off Cemetery Beach. He is Rodney Lamb, aged 64, of Colorado in the United States. Further updated: 1:54PM Sun Nov 5 2017 The 57 year old […]

Narayana Hrudayalaya announces proposed change in shareholding of Health City Cayman Islands

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From Capital Market Health City Cayman Islands to buyback 71.4% stake held by Ascension Health Ventures Narayana Hrudayalaya through its wholly owned subsidiary, Narayana Cayman Holdings holds 28.6% stake in Health City Cayman Islands. Health City Cayman Islands proposes to buyback its 71.4% outstanding shares held by Ascension Health Ventures LLC, USA for USD 32.26 […]

Lowell Hawthorne – A Golden Jamaican Success Story

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By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the renowned Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, which operates out of the United States, Lowell Hawthorne, is often referred to as the ‘Patty King’. The resulting outcome is that his company is now the largest manufacturer of Jamaican patties in the United […]

The Editor Speaks: Is our Civil Service value for money?

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In the 12 month period between years 2012/2013 the total number of civil servants employed was 3,601. At the lowest end of the scale – under $30.000 nearly 850 persons were employed and at the highest $200,000 and above only 2 persons and 3 between $190,000 – $200,000. The largest section of just over 2,000 […]

Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission considers Regulation of Accomplice Evidence

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Accomplice evidence From The Law Reform Commission For public comment is a short paper on the regulation of accomplice evidence (“Queen’s Evidence) and a Bill entitled the “Criminal Justice (Offenders Assisting Investigations and Prosecutions) Bill, 2017. NOTE: This area of review was brought to our attention by the DPP, one of our members as well […]