January 26, 2020

Archives for December 1, 2019

European Parliament sends rule of law fact-finding mission to Malta

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb attack in 2017. She had been investigating possible corruption in relation to a government contract for a new power station. Demonstrators have been calling for the resignation of the country’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, for his poor handling of the inquiry into her […]

The Editor speaks: Christmas tree uprooted and bees dying – Government blamed, madness prevails.

Words don’t often fail me but today was almost one of those rare occasions. However, I have pulled myself up from those depths all of us face at some time in our lives. This missive today is from a man grieving from a family death but it still packs a punch from me that I […]

Cayman: Man charged for multiple burglaries

From RCIPS A man, age 31 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and formally charged with one count of Attempted Burglary, two counts of Damage to Property, and two counts of Burglary, in relation to three separate incidents: On 7 September where an attempt was made to enter an address in the vicinity of Parkway […]

Cayman: Caymanian Voices National Survey

Mobile surveying and Pre-surveying available!Call for more information 924-3111 or 924-3113. Should the Cayman Islands legalise a national lottery?Should the Cayman Islands legalise casinos?Should the Cayman Islands legalise same sex marriages?Should the Cayman Islands legalise same sex unions?Should the Cayman Islands decriminalise marijuana, beyond medicinal use?Should the Cayman Islands legalise marijuana, beyond medicinal use? #CVNS#CaymanianVoicesNationalSurvey#CaymanIslands […]

Cayman: Work begins on Heroes Square

Work to add new features to Heroes Square ahead of the next National Heroes Day ceremony in January 2020 began today (Saturday, 30 November 2019). Plans to add new statuary to the site, call for the semi-circle planters currently in each corner of the square to be incorporated into the proposed monuments.       To prepare for […]

Offshore captives outperform commercial casualty sector: AM Best

Captive insurance companies in Bermuda, Cayman and Barbados rated by AM Best have outperformed the segment’s counterparts in the commercial casualty sector, the rating agency said.  Meanwhile, in 2018 net premiums earned by captives in Bermuda, Cayman and Barbados surpassed $3.5 billion for the first time. In a market segment report titled Rated Bermuda, Cayman […]

Cayman: Man found dead on Eastern Avenue

From RCIPS Just before 3:40AM police and other emergency services were dispatched to Bananas Bar, Dolphins Plaza on Eastern Avenue where it was reported that there was a person in distress. An unresponsive man was found at the location was found and transported by the ambulance to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Circumstances […]

Reception of thanks to Friends of Cayman in the UK

From Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK and Europe London, United Kingdom – The Cayman Islands Government London Office hosted a Friends of Cayman dinner on Thursday evening.  The event was held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in central London and was attended by a wide range of guests who are supportive of […]

Destination of the week

Sleep with the fishes: Australia’s first underwater hotel rooms open on Great Barrier Reef Beneath the surface of the $10 million Reefworld Pontoon lie Australia’s first undersea hotel rooms By Alyx Gorman From The Guardian UK For $799 a night, tourists now have the opportunity to live out a Finding Nemo dream or a Dead […]

Zelenskiy didn’t talk Quid Pro Quo with Trump

From Newsmax Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy insisted again in a new interview that there was no quid pro quo with the Trump administration, although he added that strategic partners such as the U.S. and Ukraine should not hold back anything from each other. Speaking with reporters from Time and European publications, Zelenskiy answered myriad questions about the […]