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Archives for October 21, 2019

UPDATE -UK: Brit dad [living in Cayman Islands] missing for a week after going to embassy to get daughter a passport-FOUND

UPDATE 22 October 2019 From RCIPS Missing Man Located in Jamaica The police can now confirm that local resident Mr. Graham Bentley, who was reported missing on Friday, 18 October, after having travelled to Jamaica, has been located safely in Jamaica. From The Daily Mirror The family of Graham Bentley, 45, originally from Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, […]

Respect court’s ruling on gays matter — Cayman jurist

By Anthony Lewis From Jamaica Observer MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chief justice of the Cayman Islands Anthony Smellie says Jamaicans must accept the outcome of the matter being contested in the court by the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) group, Montego Bay Pride, and the city’s Mayor Homer Davis and the St James […]

Cayman: YCLA postpones the 2019 Awards

Grand Cayman, October 17th, 2019​ –The Young Caymanian Leadership Award originally scheduled for 30 November 2019 has been postponed. Through careful evaluation, the Young Caymanian Leadership Awards Board made a conscious decision to take the best attributes over the last 20 years and refocus the efforts on a rebirth that will serve the younger generations […]

The Editor speaks: Gambling, same-sex unions, pot – or not

Whilst I applaud MLA Kenneth Bryan for his initiative in trying to execute a national survey to gauge the public’s opinion on gambling, same-sex unions and marijuana laws, his venue for it is absolutely ridiculous. He made the announcement at a Press Conference last Thursday. His venue is to place stations outside each polling station […]

Miss Cayman Islands Universe prepares for International Pageant

Miss Cayman Islands Universe, Kadejah Bodden, is headed to Jamaica to start her training regime for the upcoming Miss Universe Pageant, which will be held in the U.S.A. on Sunday, 8 December 2019. Coached by Ms. Dianne Brown in her ‘Discipline of Beauty’ programme, Kadejah will participate in an intensive five-day training course on runway, […]

Cayman: Walkers grows largest offshore regulatory team

Grand Cayman, October 2019 Walkers’ group of Regulatory & Risk Advisory experts, the largest dedicated offshore practice of its kind, focussed exclusively on regulation and staffed with experienced career regulatory lawyers, continues to grow to meet market and client demand. The group is strategically positioned across the Americas, Europe and Asia to ensure the most […]

Bermudan magistrate cleared [by Cayman magistrate] over failure to take breathalyser following car crash

From Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Cayman Islands magistrate Valdis Foldats Monday dismissed a case against one of Bermuda’s leading magistrates following a car crash earlier this year. Foldats, drafted in to oversee the case, exonerated Khamisi Tokunbo, 65, who had denied refusing a breathalyser test after he was arrested following the crash in […]

Cayman: New agreement will help SRTC students become veterinarians

From Moultri Observer THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine (SMU) on Grand Cayman Island recently finalized an articulation agreement that will allow SRTC’s Veterinary Technician students to seamlessly transition into a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree program. As outlined by the agreement, students who […]

Cayman: CIS overpower Bodden Town Primary

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review The fourth round of games in the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary School Football League (GPFL) were played this past Saturday, October 19. With a number of games being unavoidably postponed due to the mid-term school break, some games were played as scheduled. The orange and […]

Cayman: Updated List of Electors available for review

The Elections Office has released updated figures on the Revised List of Electors, which is set to take effect on 1 January 2020. Registration for the Revised List closed on 1 October 2019. As of 18 October 2019, a total of 21,382 registered voters appear on the Revised List. This reflects an additional 220 voters […]