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Archives for September 17, 2019

Cayman: Two men charged in Anti-Corruption Commission Investigation

In a short statement, the Anti-Corruption Commission announced two men had been charged on September 12th and 13th.    57 year old Nick Smith, a public official from George town, is charged with one Count of Breach of Trust contrary to s.13 of the Anti-Corruption Law (2016 Revision); and two counts of False Accounting, contrary […]

Cayman: RCIPS issues reminder to the public on speeding and DUI following weekend incidents

From RCIPS Following multiple serious traffic collisions over the past few weeks, the RCIPS is issuing a warning and reminder to the public about the consequences of engaging in dangerous driving practices. Officers have made seven arrests for DUI this past weekend, from Friday, 13 September to Sunday, 15 September. Four of the DUI arrests […]

Commentary: OAS – Handmaiden to the tyranny of a minority

By Sir Ronald Sanders There have been many ignominious moments at the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) and many farcical decisions made, but they pale in significance when compared with the events of Wednesday, 11 September 2019. On that day 11 countries, accompanied by the illegitimate representative of the self-proclaimed “Interim […]

Tropical Trouble: Imelda to drench Texas Coast, Humberto heads for Bermuda, Depression forms in Atlantic

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Mid-September is behaving very much in line with the climatological peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic, as the National Hurricane Center launched advisories on several new systems in the space of just two hours at midday Tuesday. Of most immediate concern to the United States is Tropical Storm […]

Cayman Airways charter delivers donated medical supplies to the Bahamas

From Cayman Airways A chartered Cayman Airways Saab 340 B+ aircraft flew to the Bahamas on Monday September 16, 2019, loaded with medical supplies donated from the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority, Health City and Doctor’s Hospital.  Cayman Airways was happy to be able to transport this precious, and much-needed, cargo to our island neighbors as […]

Cayman: HSA issues public service announcement about the dangers of vaping

From Cayman Islands HSA The Health Service Authority says the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating 380 possible cases of severe lung injury believed to be caused by e-cigarette use in 33 states and one US territory, with six deaths also involving cannabis vapes  Symptoms of severe lung injury associated […]

Gadget of the week

Design to Empower the Female Farmers of India Designer: Jordan Westerberg Client: S4S Technologies From Core77 Designing products for multinational corporations and their alluring target markets, and designing products for low-income, rural consumers are two very different worlds. Jordan Westerberg, industrial designer with social venture development firm Factor[e], has worked in both. Through a recent […]

Cayman Ministers’ Association issues PR about Bahamas relief

Most of us are aware of the great challenges we faced in the Cayman Islands after Hurricane Ivan. In the light of the catastrophic damage experienced by the Bahamian people, the Cayman Ministers’ Association is asking the Caymanian public to do their best to give financial assistance to the people in the Bahamas. Many of […]

Cayman: Office of Education Standards trains new cohort of inspectors

● Office of Education Standards trains second group of associate inspectors ● The course is designed to build local capacity to support the regular programme of school inspections GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Office of Education Standards (OES) trained its latest group of associate inspectors to boost its team to 18 recently.             Eleven educators from Cayman Islands’ schools […]

JTC reports further growth in interim results

JTC has reported further growth in the first half of 2019 in its interim results, published today (17 September). The results show that JTC, which is headquartered in Jersey and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), grew revenue in the first six months of 2019 by 32% period-on-period to stand […]