December 16, 2019

Cayman: Health City surgeon to receive CMEx Award

MIAMI (December 12, 2019) – Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, clinical director and chief cardiac surgeon of the highly acclaimed Health City Cayman Islands, will be honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards on December 14 in Miami, Florida. Since joining Health City at its inception in 2014, Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, known as “Dr. […]

Prolonged sitting raises health risks

By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs, From Newsmax Extreme movie mavens brag about watching “Fanny and Alexander,” which clocks in at more than five hours long, and “West of the Tracks,” with a runtime of nine-plus hours. And they are bested by intrepid fans who go to see “La Flor,” an 807-minute […]

IMF Trade / Argentina / ECB / Ukraine

The IMF welcomed report that the US and China may be on the verge of a trade deal and supports ratcheting down of the tension between the Washington and Beijing, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (December 12) in Washington. “We of course are encouraging of progress.  We are hopeful that there will be progress.  […]

Pakistan protest: Patients die as lawyers ransack Lahore hospital

From BBC Three patients died when hundreds of lawyers attacked a hospital in Lahore during a furious dispute with doctors. Video showed the lawyers ransacking wards at the cardiac hospital, beating up staff and smashing equipment. As panic spread, doctors and paramedics hid, leaving patients unattended, including those in a critical state. Riot police fired […]

White Island volcano: NZ to recover bodies despite danger

New Zealand police say army troops will recover bodies from White Island – where a volcanic eruption killed at least eight people – on Friday morning. The recovery mission would go ahead despite the risk of another eruption, police said. “Today is less safe than yesterday, and the day before that,” volcanologist Dr Graham Leonard […]

Long-term injury: David Denton deals with life after rugby

By Alan Dymock From Rugby World The former Scotland back-rower retired from the game in September following a lengthy lay-off with concussion Looking ahead: David Denton in his last playing season, with Leicester Tigers (Getty Images) Long-term injury: David Denton deals with life after rugby David Denton retired from rugby in September after almost 14 […]

France postpones G5 Sahel meeting after deadly Niger attack

From France24 French President Emmanuel Macron and Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou agreed on Thursday to postpone to early 2020 a meeting of Sahel country leaders due to take place in France later this month, the French presidency said. The decision to postpone the event, which was to address France’s military presence in the region as well as […]

Saudi Aramco reaches $2-trillion value in second day of trading

By AP From Los Angeles Times RIYADH, Saudi Arabia —   Shares in Saudi Aramco gained on the second day of trading Thursday, propelling the oil and gas company to a more than $2-trillion valuation, where it holds the title of the world’s most valuable listed company. Shares jumped in trading to reach up to 38.60 Saudi […]

Cayman: CBC Holiday Hours for Sea and Air Cargo Collections and Visa and Extension Office

We would like to inform you of our opening and closing holiday hours for sea and air cargo imports, and for the Visa and Extension Office.  Normal operational hours at our Collections Office (sea and air cargo imports): 2nd – 14th December ·         8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m. Holiday hours: 16th – 21st  December and 23rd – 31st December ·         8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. (Monday – […]

Cayman: More charges laid in boating collision in North Sound last August

From RCIPS Dec 11 2019 The man, age 36 of George Town, who was arrested in relation to the below incident, has been formally charged with 2 counts of Manslaughter and one count of Assault GBH. He appears in court this morning, 11 December. Oct 8 2019 A man, age 35 of George Town, has […]