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Archives for April 23, 2018

Cayman Islands: Proactive operations at Coe Wood Beach lead to arrest for illegal gambling

From RCIPS Proactive Operations at Coe Wood Beach Lead to Arrest for Illegal Gambling, 21 April On Saturday, 21 April, RCIPS Uniform Officers from Bodden Town and Financial Crime Detectives, along with officers from HM Customs and the Department of Immigration, conducted operations at Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town as part of ongoing efforts […]

DG’s 5K Challenge debuts on Little Cayman

The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman yesterday (Sunday, 22 April 2018), with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow box” at the island’s two-student school. […]

Cayman Islands Football: Under 13 girls return to action

Games in the always entertaining Girl’s Under 13 league kicked-off the eighth-round of the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues this past Saturday, April 24, at the Annex Field. In the day’s first game, undefeated Elite SC overcame a resilient Academy SC 2-0 with Stoyanna Stewart scoring both goals after two excellent solo […]

Minimally invasive technique eases pain for Cayman Islands patient with rheumatoid disease

Patient and Deputy Chairperson of the HSA Board Karie Bergstrom, who has been struggling with the pain of rheumatoid disease for 15 years, has found relief after undergoing a minimally invasive procedure at the Cayman Islands Hospital. This is the first time the procedure was performed in the Cayman Islands and, with the exception of […]

The Editor Speaks: Do you agree with no-fault divorce?

Although the Cayman Islands has a high divorce rate (in 2010 it was reported as 5th highest per capita in the world -UN), it has one of the most strict divorce legislations. Now the Law Reform Commission has presented three bills for discussion that will make the divorce process much easier. Proposals include eliminating the […]

Competition arrives in Grand Cayman, monopoly no more

From BPN The launch of a startup company on Grand Cayman breaks a 60-year propane monopoly on the Caribbean isle. With phase one construction complete, Clean Gas Ltd. received its license to sell from the Utility Regulation and Competition Office in March, one of the final hurdles for pushing a head-to-head rivalry with the British […]

‘Operation Cayman’ launched to keep a lid on drugs violence [and it’s not in the Cayman Islands]

[‘Operation Cayman’ is in Norwich, England.] By Dominic Gilbert From Eastern Daily Press UK Seven months of intelligence work culminated in more than 33 arrests in 17 raids this week under Operation Cayman.. While there has been a focus on disrupting the drug supply since December 2016 under Operation Gravity, with more than 500 arrests […]

SPLC Cashes In On Trump era; Controversial nonprofit nears half BILLION in assets

By Peter Hasson From Daily Caller The Southern Poverty Law Center more than doubled its revenue in 2017, in the latest indication that the Trump era has been a financial boon for the left-wing nonprofit. The SPLC reported $136 million in contributions and grants for the most recent fiscal year, more than doubling the $50.2 […]

Opinion: Even its authors agree this is an appalling scandal. So why has no one resigned?

By Andrew Rawnsley From The Guardian The absence of any departures from office over Windrush illuminates a more general change in the political culture that has made it tougher to hold ministers accountable for their failures Earlier this year, Michael Bates, an obscure minister in the House of Lords, offered his resignation because he was […]

Are you paying too much in taxes? See the lists of corporate and personal income tax by country

By Sorin Melenciuc From Business-Review “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” according to Benjamin Franklin. But it is certain that some in the world are paying more taxes than others. And to the surprise of many, Romanians are at the bottom of the list of taxes paid around […]