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Archives for October 7, 2019

Cayman: Governor appoints Commissioner of Police for a further four years

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper OBE has confirmed that the contract of Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has been extended until the end of September 2023.  In confirming the contract extension the Governor said:  “I am delighted that Commissioner Byrne has agreed to renew his contract until 2023.  He is a dedicated and experienced police […]

The Editor speaks: Clutching at straws?

I have an open mind about the Cruise Ship Berthing facility and have tried to be as unbiased as I can. I have torn into both the government and the Cayman Port Referendum (CPR) crowd in their one sided views and so called “facts”. Both sides have either sent out misleading information or kept a […]

Cayman: Pirates Week National Song Competition boasts $10k in cash prizes

[Pirates Week Seeks Song Competition Entrants] [George Town, Grand Cayman, – The 2019 National Song Competition is returning to the Pirates Week calendar after a strong comeback last year with over a dozen entrants. This is the second year the top prizes will amount to CI$10,000 with the Ministry of Culture, the Tourism Attraction Board […]

Asylum seekers win right to remain in Cayman

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Monday, 7 October 2019): Two recent asylum appeals before the Immigration Appeals Tribunal have been granted and both individuals have been granted refugee status. HSM acted for the asylum seekers after their initial applications had been rejected. In two detailed Judgments, the Immigration Appeals Tribunal accepted that both individuals would likely […]

Archbishop Gregory to get the trappings of his new office on Thursday

From Jamaica Observer Bishops from the eight Dioceses in the Province of the West Indies will be concelebrants at a historic recognition service for The Most Reverend Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies, on Thursday, at the Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town, starting at 3:30 pm. Also scheduled to attend will […]

Cayman: Frozen tuna linked to four cases of illness, recalled by US company

From Undercurrent News Mical Seafood, a Cooper City, Florida company, has recalled multiple frozen tuna products following at least four confirmed cases of scombroid illnesses, Food Safety News reports.  Products included in the recall are frozen, wild-caught yellowfin tuna poke cubes, tuna loins, tuna ground meat and six-ounce tuna steaks produced between April 2 and May 14. […]

Fortune Magazine hails Dr. Devi Shetty’s Narayana Health

CAYMAN ISLANDS (October 7, 2019) – The parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, Narayana Health, has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative health care providers by Fortune magazine’s annual “Change The World” list of companies. While the iconic Fortune 500 list identified the world’s richest and largest corporations, Fortune’s “Change The […]

Cayman: Deloitte continues to lead in Information Security Management with latest certification

From Cayman Finance Following a successful independent audit performed by BSI Group (The British Standards Institution), Deloitte retains the highly sought-after ISO 27001 certification for the third consecutive year. ISO 27001 is a leading international standard, defining requirements for information security management of the firm’s and their clients’ confidential information. Deloitte’s offices in the Cayman […]

RCIPS Recruit Graduates

Cayman: Second RCIPS 2019 Recruit Class Graduates from Training to Operational Duty The RCIPS’ newest group of officers officially graduated from training to operational duty on Thursday, 26 September. The class of twenty-two, the second recruit class of 2019, successfully completed fifteen rigorous weeks of training under the Initial Recruit Foundation Course, which provides a […]

Cayman: Government signs contracts for new long-term residential mental health facility

The Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing is pleased to announce that the initial contracts for the award of the construction of the new Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility (LTRMHF) in East End, Grand Cayman have been signed. In attendance at this momentous occasion was the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, who previously served as Minister of […]