January 18, 2020

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Cayman Stingray ‘photobomb’ goes viral

By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News | A photo of three seemingly terrified women being greeted by a giant stingray is making the rounds online. The “photobomb,” posted to Reddit.com on Wednesday, appears to show a man in the water behind the women lift the stingray onto their backs just as the photo was taken. Several […]

George Twidell celebrates his 85th birthday on Grand Cayman

Part of the Twidell family took the BCR to the Grand Cayman Island where they celebrated their father, George Twidell’s, 85th birthday on July 4. Many cruise ships harbour there for a day but the Twidells had a personal guide while staying there for a week and more. Mitchell Ebanks, George and Margaret Twidell’s son-in-law, […]

Cruise provides an education in Caribbean real estate

by Jude Patronella Sharon Brier of Greenwood King Properties and husband Mike Brier of Mortgages Direct went on a real estate cruise of the Caribbean to get MCE (mandatory continuing education) hours on Carnival’s Magic from Galveston. With them were agents from Houston, Katy and Sugar Land including Sandra Bolden, Robert and Karen Clair, Vicky […]

I’m Under Arrest for What? 50 Bizarre U.S. Laws

By Samantha, selected from DivineCaroline I’ve never claimed to have extensive knowledge of U.S. legislation throughout history, but it’s safe to say that I and most people I associate with are law-abiding citizens … or not. As it turns out, every state in this country has at least one wacky legal stipulation that could land […]

Lighter-than-air craft rise again

By Jon Stewart A behind the scenes look at the project to build a radical new airship that could soon crisscross our skies. If you like the idea of cruising on a ship in laid-back luxury, but prefer the speed and convenience of air travel, there may soon be a solution. Drawing their inspiration from […]

99 Percent – 47 Percent = “If you’re able to have Cayman Islands bank accounts… you’re successful”

By Daniel N. Nelson, CEO, Global Concepts & Communications, LLC From huffingtonpost How many Americans can Willard Romney alienate in the shortest possible time? Apparently, most of us. With astounding dexterity, “Mitt” is entirely capable of pissing off our British allies, Palestinians, and Poles, and then find himself in deep kimchi about remarks he has […]

Hubble captures extraordinary view of Universe

By Jonathon Amos BBC Science correspondent The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has produced one of its most extraordinary views of the Universe to date. Called the eXtreme Deep Field, the picture captures a mass of galaxies stretching back almost to the time when the first stars began to shine. But this was no simple point […]

New Anglican Bishop of Montego Bay elected

The Venerable Leon Paul Golding, Archdeacon for the Montego Bay Region, was elected as the new Suffragan Bishop of Montego Bay by the more than 300 clergy and lay representatives of the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands at a special Synod held at St. Luke’s Church, Cross Roads yesterday (September 25).  He succeeds […]

Sen. Liu denies using Cayman Islands as a tax shelter

By Hazel Lodevico-To’o Sen. Carol Liu and her husband reportedly used a Cayman Islands tax shelter to avoid paying taxes on a $10 million windfall, but Liu calls her opponent’s tax evasion claims ‘baseless.’ Senator Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) is calling her campaign opponent’s claims she owns a Caribbean tax shelter to avoid paying […]