Monday, August 20, 2018

Cayman Islands News

News feed courtesy of the Cayman Compass.

  • Cayman performers retake the spotlight
    by Staff on August 20, 2018 at 1:58 am

    Actress Rita Estevanovich says the success of a small team of Cayman Islands performers at the recent World Championships of Performing Arts should give entertainers here more confidence. […]

  • Job program workers to receive training, references
    by James Whittaker on August 20, 2018 at 1:57 am

    Workers taking part in the summer National Community Enhancement program will receive extra incentives for the work they do, in a bid to improve their resumes and their chances of eventually finding full-time employment, the government announced Friday. […]

  • Authorities ask public to be alert about cockfighting
    by Staff on August 20, 2018 at 1:56 am

    The Department of Agriculture and Royal Cayman Islands Police Service issued an advisory Friday urging Cayman residents to report information it may have about cockfighting. […]

  • Former solicitor general fails to block inquiry
    by Mark Muckenfuss on August 20, 2018 at 1:56 am

    Former Cayman solicitor general and current Trinidad and Tobago Chief Justice Ivor Archie’s attempt to stop an investigation into his conduct was struck down by the London-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council on Thursday. […]

  • CUC, US manufacturer fail to settle faulty equipment lawsuit
    by Ken Silva on August 20, 2018 at 1:56 am

    A conference was scheduled to take place on Aug. 13 in the United States for the Caribbean Utilities Company and the U.S.-based manufacturer Howard Industries Inc. to reach a settlement over CUC’s claims that the company sold it defective electrical equipment, costing Cayman’s power provider “millions of dollars” in damages. […]

  • Church promotes drinking more water
    by Jewel Levy on August 20, 2018 at 1:54 am

    Seventh-day Adventist churches took to the streets Friday to promote the importance of drinking more water. […]

  • Nearly 200 tickets issued for illegal tint in a month
    by Staff on August 20, 2018 at 1:40 am

    The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service issued nearly 200 tickets for illegal vehicle window tint during the month of July. […]

  • Local therapist addresses opioid addiction in Cayman
    by Mark Muckenfuss on August 20, 2018 at 1:40 am

    Mental health counselor Sutton Burke told a hotel conference room filled with pharmacists that thorough screening of patients and a centralized computer system for tracking drug prescriptions are critical tools in keeping an opioid addiction problem from coming to Cayman and the rest of the Caribbean. […]

  • New legislation targets child grooming
    by James Whittaker on August 20, 2018 at 1:39 am

    Sex offenders who target children via cellphones and social media face tough penalties under new legislation that goes to the Legislative Assembly next month. […]

  • Cayman opens new home for Olympic Committee
    by Spencer Fordin on August 20, 2018 at 1:39 am

    Cayman’s Olympic Committee has a new home, thanks to a crucial assist from the Panam Sports organization. Cayman opened its new Olympic House – the first permanent facility of its kind – on Thursday with a brief ceremony that featured speeches from some visiting dignitaries. […]

  • Ninth tourist dies in water-related incident
    by Staff on August 20, 2018 at 1:19 am

    A 45-year-old male died after encountering difficulties while snorkeling off Rum Point on Thursday, the ninth water-related death involving a tourist in 2018. […]

  • Teacher pleads not guilty to indecent assault
    by Carol Winker on August 20, 2018 at 1:19 am

    A high school teacher appeared in Grand Court on Friday, when he pleaded not guilty to charges relating to a girl under the age of 16. […]

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