December 5, 2019

The Editor Speaks: When silence is not golden

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When it comes to all government bodies silence is their normal way of acting. However, silence is not always golden because it causes speculation. And speculation is more than often wrong and harmful. More than often when the true facts emerge we wonder why was the need for the silence? The latest silent notice involves […]

Cayman Islands: Woman arrested again in connection with unlicensed cosmetic procedures

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From RCIPS: Last Friday, 17 March, the 51-year-old woman who was arrested in January on suspicion of engaging in reckless and negligent acts in the course of cosmetic procedures, was arrested again on suspicion of criminal and immigration offences.  The woman, who is from Columbia and is a resident on island, is suspected of continuing […]

Cayman Islands Statement on World Health Organization (WHO)-approved HIV Testing Kits

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The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, and the Ministry of Health are providing further information regarding the reported “false negative HIV results” in response to queries relating to approved HIV testing kits. The three cases were separate, and unrelated incidents over a period of 12 […]

Former Cayman Islands MLA proposes medical research bill

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Former MLA Ellio Solomon has drafted a bill that would pave the way to allow medical research companies to conduct clinical drug trials in the Cayman Islands, with the goal of marketing and selling the resulting medications in the US and the UK. The Medical Research Regulation Bill, once enacted into law, is intended to […]

Cayman Islands LA: Premier tables Annual Report on Mental Health Commission

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Tabling the Annual Report on the Mental Health Commission for the year 2015 By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA April 2016 Madam Speaker, in accordance with Section 8 (a) of the Mental Health Commission Law, 2013, I am pleased today to place before this Honourable House the Annual Report of the Mental Health […]