December 11, 2019

Archives for October 27, 2019

Cayman: Premier responds to legal opinion issued by CPR – [Part of legal opinion follows]

From The Office of the Premier The Cayman Port Referendum (CPR) group on Saturday issued a legal opinion to the media. Responding to this Legal Opinion Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin said “The Government has taken legal advice on the conduct of this matter from our customary noted constitutional counsel in London and we are more […]

Cayman Islands: Elections Office Statement – Secrecy of the vote

From Cayman Islands Elections Office The integrity of our voting system is built on the secrecy of the vote. The Cayman Islands Elections Law contains legal and procedural safeguards to avoid revealing the identity of voters when the ballot is being marked or counted. The current Cayman Islands Elections Law (2017 Revision) has the following […]

Cayman: Public Health Department and MRCU offer tips to help fight dengue

Preventing dengue is as simple as preventing bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The Public Health Department of the Cayman Islands and the Mosquito Research & Control Unit (MRCU) suggests the public continue to follow these tips to protect themselves from dengue: Get rid of standing water in containers around your residence Try to avoid […]

The Editor speaks: What is truth?

I was at a Professional Men’s Breakfast meeting this morning (Sat Oct 26) and the speaker, Rev. Nicholas Sykes, chose this as his subject. I am not going to repeat it what he said, except his title, and asking us if we had ever watched the television game show, “Family Feud”? Most of us said. […]

GAP analysis and reform proposal for Healthcare Funding in the Cayman Islands

PART I – Introduction to Identified Gaps in the Cayman Islands Healthcare Funding System We are pleased to share with you the first part of a review of the systems of Healthcare Funding that has been conducted by the Health Insurance Standing Committee (“HISC”) of the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (“CIIA”).  The HISC has spent […]

Cayman Islands visitor alleges Houston airport’s puddle caused fall

By Carrie Bradon From SE TEXAS RECORD HOUSTON — A visitor from the Cayman Islands is suing George Bush International Airport, alleging he slipped and fell in a puddle of water due to a leaky roof. Glenn Mitchell filed a complaint Aug. 28 in Harris County District Court against the city of Houston, Houston Airport […]

Royal Caribbean unveils

Royal Caribbean Unveils Bold Features on New Odyssey of the Seas By Mia Taylor from Travel Pulse Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, is set to feature the most action-packed top deck in the company’s fleet as well as a number of ground-breaking firsts designed to create game-changing cruise vacations. In a just-released […]

State of Emergency continues in Jamaica

From Vax-Before-Travel UK FCO travel advice for Jamaica includes notice of high levels of crime including Kingston October 24th, 2019 – The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) travel advice for Jamaica was recently updated regarding ‘high levels of crime and violence, particularly in the capital Kingston.’ On October 24, 2019, the UK’s FCO website published […]

Island faces ‘democratic deficit’ in Westminster

From jersey Evening Post THERE is a ‘big democratic deficit’ in how Jersey is represented in Westminster and radical reforms, including sending representatives to Parliament, need to be considered, a Conservative MP has said. Andrew Rosindell MP, the chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Channel Islands, said that the independent governments of […]

Destinations of the week

Amazing Caribbean villas for winter sun From The Top Villas If you need a dose of sunshine this winter, take your pick from these top tropical hideaways. From cozy beach hangouts to swanky mansions with infinity pools and private chefs, these beauties will definitely banish the winter blues. While many destinations are shutting up shop for […]