November 13, 2019

Police activate stop and search powers for Notting Hill Carnival

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By Vikram Dodd From The Guardian UK Met says intelligence and recent violence in London prompted section 60 order Thousands of officers at Notting Hill carnival have been given the power to stop and search people without the need for reasonable suspicion in response to police chiefs’ fears of serious violence. The Metropolitan police said […]

Leadership Cayman class tour Lighthouse School as part of latest seminar

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With Education a key focus of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce right now, the Leadership Cayman class also turned its attention to the matter for the latest seminar on Wednesday, March 7. Focusing on ‘Education & Workforce Development,’ the class was tasked with understanding the challenges facing the education system, how key stakeholders are […]

The Editor Speaks: Violent places

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With the escalation of gun violence on our streets and the gun touting criminal elements here showing little respect for our police, do we want to be compared with Kingston, Jamaica? One of our stories published today has the headline – “This Caribbean city is the 16th most violent in the world”. We have pre-fixed […]

Cayman Islands DNA Unit celebrates 10th year anniversary

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The DNA Unit of the Cayman Islands Forensic Science Laboratory, a not-for-profit, multifunctional, state of the art laboratory operated by the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) in Grand Cayman, celebrates its 10th year anniversary. Established in 2006 and internationally accredited since 2009, the DNA Unit conducts human identity testing for criminal, legal and private […]