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Day: December 4, 2014

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Cayman Islands Suspended Prison Officer Resigns December 5, 2014 Suspended Prison Officer suspected of providing false information on the application to the Prison Service has today resigned with immediate effect. The investigation into the matter was completed today and the suspended…

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The Editor Speaks: Background checks

It seems as if background checks are not being satisfactorily executed when it comes to our law enforcement and prison services. It is incredible that a man, Tyrone Findlay, was employed by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service as a…

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Christmas meat inspections in Cayman Islands

During the festive season in the Cayman Islands, local residents enjoy many traditional Christmas dishes prepared using fresh local meat. Based on demand, there is an increase in the number of animals slaughtered by local butchers. Officials from the Department…

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Cayman Islands police initiate Xmas holiday safety campaign

The RCIPS Xmas holiday safety initiatives – begins on Wednesday December 10th 2014 and will run until Sunday January 4th 2014. Focus will be on traffic education and enforcement as well as crime reduction and advice. Outlining the plans for…

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Cayman Islands Postal Service 2014 Christmas stamps now on sale and opening/closing hours

One of the many ways that Caymanians celebrate the Christmas season is to attend a church service on December 25 – and in that spirit the Cayman Islands Postal Services has issued commemorative stamps which depict local places of worship….

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Up in smoke? Florida’s failed medical marijuana measure

By Dori K. Stibolt, From Daily Business Review In this photo taken Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Medical marijuana prescriptions vials are filled at the Venice Beach Care Center medical marijuana dispensary in Venice, Calif. Los Angeles politicians have tried and…

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Food vendors sought for Cayman Islands Heroes Day 2015

National Heroes Day 2015 organisers are seeking vendors from across the Islands to provide samples of Caymanian food items at the ceremony in Heroes Square, George Town, on Monday, 26 January 2015. Interested vendors have until Friday, 19 December 2014,…

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Cayman Islands Premier gives thanks

Cayman Thanksgiving 2014 By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA I know that we are in the midst of the busy Christmas season, but it’s time once again for us show our gratitude for our multitude of blessings. Four…

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Cayman Islands Property & Construction Conference

From RCIS This conference brings together all professionals across the Caribbean with an interest in Property and Construction in the Cayman Islands. “The theme “Building Sustainable Communities” ties in with the recent decision of the Cayman Islands Government to set…

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Cayman Islands: HIV/AIDS Data as of 30th November 2014

The first documented Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) diagnosis in the Cayman Islands was in 1985. From 1985 to 30th November 2014, 123 people were diagnosed with HIV and of these 72 were also diagnosed with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Of…