January 21, 2020

QUEEN’S NEW YEAR HONOURS 2013

His Excellency the Governor Mr Duncan Taylor invites members of the public to submit nominations for Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year Honours 2013.  Nominations must be received by Monday 14 May 2012.  Final recommendations for OBEs and MBEs are considered in the United Kingdom.  Recommendations for the Certificate and Badge of Honour are considered […]

KPMG helps George Town Primary School purchase a new playground

KPMG in the Cayman Islands has donated CI$5,000 towards helping the George Town Primary School, purchase a playground and to assist with their Sport programme. Since Hurricane Ivan, the students have found areas around the school to play because of the lack of a playground. The PTA at George Town Primary have reached out to […]

Widespread condemnation of Cayman Islands’ premier’s attack on governor

It is not only Joan Wilson, publisher of iNews Cayman, who has condemned Premier McKeeva Bush’s astonishing attack on Cayman Islands governor, Duncan Taylor, in a press statement the premier released last Friday (6). “I am so disgusted and I want H.E. Governor Duncan Taylor to know that this is not how Caymanians have been […]

Whistleblowers needed to uncover offshore tax abuses like the Cayman Islands

Erika Kelton, www.forbes.com Senator Charles Grassley sent a strongly worded letter last week to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman criticizing the IRS for the way it is handling various aspects of its whistleblower programme. He also blasted the IRS for sending more than a dozen IRS officials – including […]

Batabano bounces beautiful

Despite threatening skies, the Batabano parade went ahead as scheduled on Saturday (5) Sounds of revellers reached more than a mile down the West Bay Road, from the Marquee Plaza where the massed bands gathered before the parade. First in line came two fearsomely tall men on stilts, towering over everyone; their golden capes billowing […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Commissioner Tony Ennis joins Montserrat Police Review team

A three-man review team, led by FCO Law Enforcement Adviser, Larry Covington is presently on island to undertake a comprehensive review of the Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS). His Excellency the Governor Adrian Davis, with the approval of the Cabinet, agreed to invite an outside team to review the operations at the island’s police service […]

‘SUPERMOON’ fills up the Cayman skies

If you thought the moon was looking bigger and brighter than usual this weekend, you were right. Earth’s satellite is as close as it ever gets to us at the moment, making it look up to 14 per cent larger and 30 per cent brighter than when it’s at the far end of its oval […]

Safe stolen from Treasure Island

Police are seeking witnesses to a crime believed to have occurred between 4 and 5am on Sunday (6) morning at the Treasure Islands Resort, West Bay Road. George Town CID confirmed that security at the resort reported a burglary to them around 6am on Sunday. Police require any witnesses to the crime that involved the […]

Bank robbery suspect released on bail

The 25-year-old man arrested in connection with last Thursday’s bank robbery at Scotiabank has been released on police bail while enquiries continue. Anyone who has information in relation to the robbery, or who witnessed the car being abandoned in Bronze Road, to come forward. Information can be passed to George Town CID on 949-4222, the […]

Two Men and One Woman Arrested; Firearm and Ammunition Recovered

An early morning road check by officers in the George Town area led to the arrest of two men aged 26yrs and 24yrs, a 21 year old woman and the recovery of a handgun/ammunition . Shortly before 1am on Saturday (5th May 2012) uniformed officers, who were on routine patrol in the Seymour drive area of […]