November 13, 2019

Gastroenteritis outbreak reported in Grenada

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ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) — Health officials in Grenada are stepping up their response to manage and control what appears to be an increase in the number of gastroenteritis cases (gastro/stomach flu) in some parts of the island. On Wednesday, local health authorities issued an advisory, which indicated that there was an increase in gastroenteritis […]

World Animal Protection calls on Cayman Islands DoE to join them in calling for an end to all turtle handling

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From World Animal Protection July 22 – Leading animal welfare charity World Animal Protection has today called for the DoE to join them in calling for an immediate end to all handling of sea turtles by tourists. This follows the Chief Conservation Officer of the Department of Environment’s (DoE) remarks that that this type of […]

Canada: CBSA officers seize “hot” cargo at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

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From The Government of Canada The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on July 7 2016 the seizure of approximately 19.34 kilograms of suspected cocaine following a cargo offload at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA). On June 23, 2016, CBSA officers, from Air Cargo, attended the offload of a flight arriving from Port of Spain, […]

The Editor speaks: Music

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With all the hatred, violence, wickedness, shocking, discrimination, terror, grief and on and on, that surrounds us seemingly every day, I awoke this morning with this reminder from an online friend, Paul McGowan, that music soothes the soul. This is what he said: The arithmetic of music Reader Per Borgen from Denmark was kind enough […]

RCIPS FCU warns Cayman Islands public of new phishing email

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On Wednesday, 11 May, the RCIPS FCU learned from several members of the public that they had received an email (copied below) purporting to be from a local bank and informing them of a pending payment. We have confirmed that this is indeed a phishing email and have been in contact with the bank in […]

Cayman Islands lawyer and activist warns of “a looming financial crisis”

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A looming financial crisis hidden from electorate 2017 and facing Cayman Islands’ Government after elections? By Peter Polack   1.The Cayman Islands Government has failed to include some $1.3 billion of liabilities for post-retirement healthcare benefits and pension liabilities for civil servants in its recently completed consolidated accounts. https://caymannewsservice.com/2015/10/cig-ignoring-serious-liabilities/comment-page-1/ 2.Representatives of the Finance Ministry have […]

Anglers in Cayman Islands’ Fishing Tournament to tag whitetip sharks

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Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament collaboration with Guy Harvey enhances conservation work WHO: Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) WHAT: Will work with anglers in the Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament to tag whitetip sharks. This is the third year anglers in the tournament are participating in the tagging study. GHOF, which promotes ocean conservation and […]

Cayman Islands: FOOD SAFETY TIPS FOR EASTER

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) advises of the following outdoor food safety tips to help keep you and your family safe from food poisoning during the Easter break. Ensuring the safety of food can be challenging this time of year because temperatures are warmer and we often cook outdoors during picnics, barbecues, and camping […]

Cyber wire transfer fraud alert issued to Cayman Islands

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CIRT-KY is issuing a public cybersecurity alert in response to an increase in wire transfer fraud by email against Cayman Islands businesses and government entities. This type of payment fraud involves the masquerading as, or compromising of legitimate business e-mail accounts for the purpose of conducting an unauthorised wire transfer. Actors use the compromised account […]

Cyber wire transfer fraud alert issued to Cayman Islands

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CIRT-KY is issuing a public cybersecurity alert in response to an increase in wire transfer fraud by email against Cayman Islands businesses and government entities. This type of payment fraud involves the masquerading as, or compromising of legitimate business e-mail accounts for the purpose of conducting an unauthorised wire transfer. Actors use the compromised account […]