November 19, 2019

Archives for October 15, 2019

Eddie Hall rejuvenates with stem cell therapy in Grand Cayman

By Louis A. Cona MD From DVCSTEM Eddie “The Beast” Hall received an infusion of over 300 million cord tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells at DVC Stem. Eddie Hall wanted the best treatment available – this particular method (delivering expanded mesenchymal cells) is extremely potent at combating inflammation and general wear & tear on the body. A […]

The Editor speaks: Do we really need a military unit here?

I haven’t, as yet, got my teeth chopping at the bit, but I can’t get my mind set on the need here in the Cayman islands for our very first military unit. The scheme has the support of our premier, Alden McLaughlin and by Britain’s Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office. Tory defence minister Mark […]

Cayman: Government officials gather for poppy pinning

The Cayman Islands Veteran Association’s (CIVA’s) annual Poppy Appeal to raise funds for veterans and widows kicked off on Friday 11 November at Government Administration Building (GAB). Top Government officials received their pins from the Cayman Islands Veteran’s Association representatives in the lobby of the civil service headquarters. Joining His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper […]

Cayman: National Trust asks Chairman to withdraw resignation

From Cayman Islands National Trust The Council for the National Trust for the Cayman Islands has asked its Chairman, Andrew Gibb, to withdraw his resignation which he tendered at the recent Annual General Meeting on 18th September following public concerns over his involvement as the local architect acting on behalf of the proposed Beach Bay property. […]

Cayman: Commissioner receives copy of RVIPF accounts of Hurricane Irma

From RCIPS Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne can now read direct accounts of the actions of police officers, including officers from the RCIPS, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands in 2017. He was presented with a copy of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force book, Irma, a RVIPF Perspective by […]

Changes to the Cayman Heart Fund Board of Directors

(Grand Cayman, October 14, 2019) Cayman Heart Fund is pleased to announce some changes to our Board of Director. Please help us welcome Dr. Bella Beraha, MD to her new role as Chairman of the Board. Maureen Cubbon as the new vice chairman and Colleen Mellott is joining the Board as a Director after being our […]

Cayman: HSA reviewing options to expand care to the Eastern Districts

As the Cayman Islands population continues to grow, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is beginning the implementation of its 30-year Master Facility and Service Development Plan to expand services and access to care to meet the changing demographics and new demands for healthcare services.  Amongst the HSA’s plans is a satellite medical facility in Bodden Town […]

Travel advisory: Government of Canada warns of ‘state of emergency’ in Jamaica

By Elana Shepert From Vancouver Is Awesome The Government of Canada has updated the emergency status for Jamaica on a travel advisory due to a continued high level of violent crime. The Jamaican government has declared a state of emergency effective until October 19, 2019 for Clarendon parish and St Catherine parish. Further, a state […]

What did Hurricane Dorian do to the Bahamas’ coral reefs?

By Chris D’Angelo From Mother Jones This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm in the nation’s history, a team of scientists is setting out to assess the damage to the vibrant coral reefs that are key […]

Cayman: Non-profit law change agent lands high-ranking ministry role

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands  Wilbur Welcome is Newly Appointed Deputy Chief Officer in CIG GRAND CAYMAN – Wilbur Welcome has been appointed to Deputy Chief Officer with the responsibility of Agriculture, Lands and Administration, within the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL). With over seven years’ […]