December 6, 2021

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Scientists build a laser using human blood By Jon Fingas From engadget It could help study cell activity or improve the effectiveness of cancer surgery. No, this isn’t one of your childhood sci-fi dreams brought to life — it’s real. University of Michigan researchers have developed a medical observation laser where human blood is a […]

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  Cayman Islands Flow’s slow “degradation of service” due to fibre cut in Miami The slow Flow telecommunication service last week (Tuesday Aug 30) has been reported by The Cayman Compass as being due “ to a fibre cut in Miami which had a knock-on effect in the fixed switching platform in Cayman, which started […]

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  Cayman Islands Customs Department issues strong warning after arrest of passenger for disorderly conduct This past week saw the Customs Department arresting a traveller for Disorderly Conduct after he arrived on a flight from the USA. Providing details, Acting Deputy Collector Jeff Jackson said, “On Monday, 22nd August 2016, a male passenger arrived on […]

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  Colombian national goes to jail for sex crimes in Cayman Islands Michell Anderson Garcia (26), a Colombian national, received a 12 year jail sentence on Wednesday (Aug 31) by Justice Michael Mettyear at Cayman Islands Grand Court. Garcia pleaded guilty to multiple sex offences that included sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child, raping a teenage […]

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Cayman Islands: Jeremy Ebanks has been appointed General Manager of Tortuga Rum Company Ltd The company’s founders Robert and Carlene Hamaty made the announcement. Mr. Hamaty stated, “We are proud to introduce Jeremy as our General Manager; he is already familiar with our business and brings many years of experience and knowledge. He will assist […]

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Cayman Islands economic zone board gets new chairman Lawyer James Bergstrom has been named to chair the authority that oversees operations of the Cayman Islands Special Economic Zone and its registered companies. Bergstrom takes over from David Kirkaldy left the post in 2015. Board member, Glen Daykin, acted as chairman until this recent appointment. He […]

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Fans mourning death of acclaimed Mexican singer Juan Gabriel By Susanne Ramírez De Arellano From NBC Juan Gabriel, known as el Divo de Juarez and one of Mexico’s most successful vocalist and composers, died today at his home in Santa Monica California. A six-time Grammy nominee, he was 66 years old. An icon adored throughout […]

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Cayman Islands Government issues Update on Cuban Migrants Over the past week-and-a-half, 11 more Cuban migrants have landed in the Cayman Islands and are currently in Immigration custody. The first group of two arrived on 17 August 2016 in Grand Cayman. On 24 August 2016 a makeshift vessel carrying 33 migrants arrived in Cayman Brac. […]