January 18, 2020

The Editor speaks: Government agencies have “too much red tape to humbug progress”

How many times have we, the public at large, had to deal with government agencies executing willy nilly “too much red tape to humbug progress”? All the time. And now our Lord Chief Justice,Anthony Smellie, has encountered it and uttered the exact statement I have used in my Editorial title – “too much red tape […]

Cayman: YMCA Leaders for Youth Conference THIS Saturday (18)

From Cayman YMCA The final schedule for Saturday’s conference is attached below.  We will have Councillor Barbara Connolly from the Ministry of Education joining us for the official opening which begins at 8:30am.  NOTE: It is St. Ignatius School Hall for the opening and the various sessions will take place in the classrooms and on […]

‘Alarming’ one in five deaths due to sepsis

By James Gallagher From BBC One in five deaths around the world is caused by sepsis, also known as blood poisoning, shows the most comprehensive analysis of the condition. The report estimates 11 million people a year are dying from sepsis – more than are killed by cancer. The researchers at the University of Washington […]

Address of Colin McKie Q.C. on the Occasion of the Opening of the Grand Court on 15 Jan 2020 given on behalf of the Cayman Islands Law Reports

My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Mr Director, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am privileged to be able to associate myself with the motions to open the Grand Court […]

Address of David Collins President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association at the Opening of the Grand Court on 15 Jan 2020

My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Judges of the Grand Court, Honourable Chief Magistrate, Honourable Magistrates, Honourable Attorney General, Madam Solicitor General, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen. If it may please my Lord. My Lord, my address at the opening of the Grand Court last year focused on […]

Cayman: Opening of the Grand Court 15th Jan 2020 Address of the Director of Public Prosecutions

My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Judges of the Grand Court, Honourable Chief Magistrate, other Honourable Magistrates, President of the Justices of the Peace Association, Honourable Attorney-General, Madam Solicitor-General, President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, President of A.L.P.A., distinguished colleagues at the Bar, distinguished Special Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I rise to second the […]

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands sponsors National Gallery exhibit to celebrate local art

National Gallery’s ”Cayman Islands National Collection” forms part of a new outdoor art exhibit in Camana Bay GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 14 January 2020 – Provenance Properties Cayman Islands, Dart Real Estate’s sole real estate brokerage and the exclusive Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate in the Cayman Islands, is showcasing an outdoor art exhibit in […]

Cayman: CMEA AGM 2020 went on despite island wide power outage

Despite the island-wide power outage, The Cayman Music & Entertainment Association (CMEA) held its Annual General Meeting at George Town’s Town Hall on Sunday, 12 Jan.   In attendance were CMEA founders, Icon awardees, distinguished and lifetime members, and a diverse showing of general members. Everyone was excited to hear reports, participate in the vote and […]

The Editor speaks: It’s Hot, Hot, Hot! And even hotter!

It’s not just outside on the land that’s getting more hot – so is the sea – and even hotter! The science journal, “Advances in Atmospheric Sciences” has concluded the past five consecutive years were the top five warmest years in the ocean historically. This provides even more clear evidence of the climate emergency. More […]

Meghan Markle’s father could be called to testify against her in the Mail on Sunday court case

By Mikhalla Friel From Business Insider Meghan Markle’s father could be called to testify against her in court.  The Duchess of Sussex is suing the Mail on Sunday over the misuse of private information, infringement of copyright, and breach of the Data Protection Act 2008 after it published excerpts from a letter she wrote to her father […]