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George Town Harbour named global environmental Hope Spot

Local environmental advocacy group Save Cayman announced on Friday 9 September the awarding of the greater George Town Harbour area as one of 14 new global Hope Spots. Hope Spots are designated by Mission Blue, which is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA) to ignite public support for …

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New acting CIMA Head of Banking Supervision Division appointed

Gloria Glidden has been appointed Acting Head of the Banking Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) as of 1 October 2016 consequent to the resignation of outgoing Head Charles Ilako. His last day will be on 28 September 2016. The Authority expresses thanks and appreciation to Mr …

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CI Govt office in London assists local entrepreneurs

Just over two months since taking up the post of Cayman Islands Representative in London, Eric Bush has facilitated talks between Tortuga International Holdings Limited – producers of the world-famous Tortuga brand of Caribbean products – and potential buyers in the United Kingdom of Tortuga products, including its rum cakes. …

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Focus On the Juice

In times when we are faced with problems we tend to retreat and get afraid of moving forward.  We find the probabilities of everything that could go wrong and hang on tight to them and literally paralyze ourselves from going forward because of it.  Sometimes we sabotage our very destiny …

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Grenadian humanitarian worker “amazed” by Health City

A nurse who works in some of most difficult parts of the world experienced a very different type of care when she chose Health City Cayman Islands for her medical needs. Marguerite Sheriff, from Grenada, volunteers for the humanitarian aid charity Doctors Without Borders. She is a sexual and reproductive …

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HSA physiotherapists certified in lymphoedema therapy

The Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) has awarded a training grant to two physiotherapists at the Health Services Authority (HSA) to obtain certification in lymphoedema therapy. Janette Fitzgerald, Chief Administrator of the BCF, said the foundation recognised there was a huge gap in the availability of such medical treatment for patients …

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The health of nations

By Thomas Johnson ‘Who should pay for a person’s healthcare, the individual or the entire community?’ The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority has uncollected debts on its books. People owe the authority for services they have received. The total amount of ‘red ink’ is an eye-watering figure in excess of …

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Long awaited Legal Practitioners Bill to go before the LA

Calling it an ‘immense improvement’ that promotes and protects the interests of Caymanian lawyers while also addressing international compliance standards, Financial Services Minister, Wayne Panton highlighted today’s gazettal of the Legal Practitioners Bill, 2016, as a defining moment for the Cayman Islands. “This bill has taken the better part of …

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No change to marriage definition in Cayman

Premier addresses family values rally Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin ensured those gathered at a rally organised by the Cayman Ministers Association and the Seventh Day Adventist Church about family values on Sunday evening (11 September) that his Government has no intention of changing the definition of marriage in the Cayman …

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