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Charge against Cayman Islands Speaker dropped

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Charge against Cayman Islands Speaker dropped

- FLORIDA – The charge of misdemeanour against the Speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislature, McKeeva Bush, following an incident involving a waitress at a Florida casino on July 17, has been dropped. The spokesman for the Florida State Attorney’s Office, Ron Ishoy, in a statement, noted that “the Broward State Attorney’s office in Fort Lauderdale filed paperwork Friday afternoon – an announcement of no information – noting that it will not file a charge of misdemeanour battery against William Bush
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Mission Hills woman sentenced to prison for lying to feds about Cayman Island businesses

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Mission Hills woman sentenced to prison for lying to feds about Cayman Island businesses

- A prominent Mission Hills businesswoman was sentenced Monday to one year and six months in prison for lying to government lawyers during a civil tax investigation. V. Cheryl Womack on Monday paid $1.7 million in taxes that her attorneys and federal prosecutors agreed she owed to the government. Womack, 66, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Kansas City where she pleaded guilty last year to a charge of attempting to interfere with the administration of U
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Canberra Times sport podcast: ACT Brumbies & Canberra Raiders must win to stay alive

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Canberra Times sport podcast: ACT Brumbies & Canberra Raiders must win to stay alive

- Join the Cayman Islands (Caden Helmers and Eamonn Tiernan) as they discuss what the Brumbies and Raiders must do to keep their seasons alive this weekend. The Brumbies will look to snap a 10-game losing streak against Kiwi opposition when they host the Wellington Hurricanes in a knockout final at Canberra Stadium on Friday night. The Hurricanes are the reigning Super Rugby champions and boast the best attack in the competition which was on full display when they belted the Brumbies 56-21 in Wellington earlier this season
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New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents

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New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents

- GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – It’s a done deal! Tomorrow, a new 13-member government of the Cayman Islands will be installed with leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) Alden McLaughlin at the helm once again. After several days of intense negotiations that featured three previous deals, Premier-elect McLaughlin convinced his former political rival McKeeva Bush and his teammates from the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP) Bernie Bush and Eugene Banks, as well as three independents Austin Harris, Tara Rivers and Dwayne Seymour to join forces
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CAYMAN ISLANDS: New coalition government formed

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CAYMAN ISLANDS: New coalition government formed

- In a dramatic turn of events that has struck out a deal brokered on Friday between the two major political parties – Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush is set to become premier of the Cayman Islands. According to Bush – a former Premier – at the 11th hour, he formed a “government of national unity” with the independents. The Cayman Compass reports that shortly before midnight, Bush made the declaration, stating that he had already written to Governor Helen Kilpatrick to rescind the agreement that was signed only hours earlier with the leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM), Alden McLaughlin
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A diver's delight in the Cayman Islands

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A diver's delight in the Cayman Islands

- “Little,” as locals call the Caribbean’s Little Cayman Island, is a diminutive chunk of porous limestone 110 miles south of Cuba with a human population of about 150. There are thousands more red-footed boobies, frigate birds and iguanas here than there are people. Although it has lovely white-sand beaches, this 10- by 1-mile-wide islet is geographically boring, rising only several feet above sea level at its highest point
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Canadian cannabis company starts exporting to Cayman Islands

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Canadian cannabis company starts exporting to Cayman Islands

- GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, (CMC): The Canadian based medical cannabis company - CanniMed Thera-peutics - exported its first international shipment of cannabis oil to the Cayman Islands, as a way of testing the territory's potential as an export market. The company exported its first international shipment of cannabis oils this month, including 12,960 millilitres to a pharmacy here. The shipment makes Canada the second country, after Jamaica, to export cannabis oils to Cayman since the product was legalised here last October
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Cayman Islands vote could pull back veil of secrecy for businesses

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Cayman Islands vote could pull back veil of secrecy for businesses

- The Cayman Islands, one of the world’s best-known tax havens, may soon give international authorities better access to information about companies that have long been shrouded in secrecy. Lawmakers in the Cayman Islands are expected to vote this week on a trio of bills that would pave the way for law enforcement, especially in the United Kingdom, to rapidly learn more about some of the nearly 100,000 companies registered in
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From sand beach to frozen lake, meet the guys of the Cayman Islands pond hockey team

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From sand beach to frozen lake, meet the guys of the Cayman Islands pond hockey team

- The Cayman Breakaway team practices in Tampa, Fla., for its 13th straight appearance at the World Pond Hockey Championship starting later this week in Plaster Rock, N.B. GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS— After trading long Canadian winters for the perpetual summer of this luxurious Caribbean tax haven, Bill Messer was content to enjoy the soft sands and warm waters of island living. The only thing he really missed was hockey.
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Sand Between Their Toes, and Blades on Their Feet

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Sand Between Their Toes, and Blades on Their Feet

- GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — After trading long Canadian winters for the perpetual summer of this luxurious Caribbean tax haven, Bill Messer was content to enjoy the soft sands and warm waters of island living. The only thing he really missed was hockey. So in 2003, when he saw a television report about the nascent World Pond Hockey Championship, he began plotting a strategy to get a team from his
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Cayman Islands announces conditional visa exemption for Jamaicans

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Cayman Islands announces conditional visa exemption for Jamaicans

- The Caymanian government has announced a conditional visa exemption for Jamaicans visiting that country. According to a report in the Cayman Compass, Premier Alden McLaughlin on Thursday announced the immigration initiative. Here are the conditions:1) The Jamaican traveller must have a valid United States, United Kingdom or Canadian visa. 2) The Jamaican traveller must be visiting the Cayman Islands directly from the US, UK or Canada. 3) The Jamaican traveller
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Six Jamaican children head to Cayman Islands for heart treatment

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Six Jamaican children head to Cayman Islands for heart treatment

- Six children from the Bustamante Hospital for Children are set to access well needed Cardiac treatment at the Health City Hospital in the Cayman Islands. Two of the six left Jamaica for the Cayman Islands on Tuesday to begin treatment and the remaining four will depart the island later this week. Children at the BHC will be able to access cardiac treatment because of an agreement, established in January 2017,
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Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man

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Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man

- The Cayman police are seeking a Jamaican man who they say is believed to be in the country illegally. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIP) posted the information on their Facebook page advising the public to be on the lookout for 34-year-old Norval Maconia Barrett. The police are requesting the public's assistance in their search for Barrett, who, according to investigators, is originally from Jamaica. The RCIP has advised
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Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business

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Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business

- Submit. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Monday October 31, 2016 – Caribbean young people, many of whom are formally educated, even at the university level, are increasingly seeing prospects in the agricultural sector amidst a tightening job market. One such person is 31-year-old Dominican, Kamarsha Sylvester, who graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology (major) and International Affairs (minor). Sylvester is owner
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Young Caymanian gets "second chance at life" after severe accident

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Young Caymanian gets "second chance at life" after severe accident

- Submit. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Thursday May 26, 2016 – A young Caymanian who suffered life-threatening injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident is recovering today thanks to the skilled teamwork and timely response of heart surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands. John Miller III, 25, arrived at the international hospital in critical condition with a traumatic aortic injury. Typically, only 10 percent of people with such an injury
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US judge delays Webb's Fifa sentencing

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US judge delays Webb's Fifa sentencing

- A US judge on Thursday delayed until November 18 the sentencing of disgraced Fifa former vice president Jeffrey Webb in the sweeping corruption scandal rocking world soccer. The 51-year-old from the Cayman Islands was scheduled to become the first defendant sentenced in the Fifa scandal in New York on Friday after pleading guilty to racketeering, conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering. But in a letter, Webb's New York lawyer Edward
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  • New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents
    New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents

    , caribbean360.com

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – It’s a done deal! Tomorrow, a new 13-member government of the Cayman Islands will be installed with leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) Alden McLaughlin at the helm once again. After several days of intense negotiations that featured three previous deals, Premier-elect McLaughlin convinced his former political rival McKeeva Bush and his teammates from the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP) Bernie Bush and Eugene Banks, as well as three independents Austin Harris, Tara Rivers and Dwayne Seymour to join forces
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Politics & Government

  • New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents
    New Cayman Islands Government Includes Both Political Parties Along With Independents

    , caribbean360.com

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – It’s a done deal! Tomorrow, a new 13-member government of the Cayman Islands will be installed with leader of the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) Alden McLaughlin at the helm once again. After several days of intense negotiations that featured three previous deals, Premier-elect McLaughlin convinced his former political rival McKeeva Bush and his teammates from the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP) Bernie Bush and Eugene Banks, as well as three independents Austin Harris, Tara Rivers and Dwayne Seymour to join forces
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  • Sand Between Their Toes, and Blades on Their Feet
    Sand Between Their Toes, and Blades on Their Feet

    , nytimes.com

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — After trading long Canadian winters for the perpetual summer of this luxurious Caribbean tax haven, Bill Messer was content to enjoy the soft sands and warm waters of island living. The only thing he really missed was hockey. So in 2003, when he saw a television report about the nascent World Pond Hockey Championship, he began plotting a strategy to get a team from his
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  • Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business
    Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Monday October 31, 2016 – Caribbean young people, many of whom are formally educated, even at the university level, are increasingly seeing prospects in the agricultural sector amidst a tightening job market. One such person is 31-year-old Dominican, Kamarsha Sylvester, who graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology (major) and International Affairs (minor). Sylvester is owner
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  • CDC issues zika travel alert for the Cayman Islands

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    ATLANTA, USA -- Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) on Thursday issued a zika virus travel notice for the Cayman Islands. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with zika virus and are spreading it to people. Because zika virus is primarily spread by mosquitoes, CDC recommends that travelers to the Cayman Islands
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  • Young Caymanian gets "second chance at life" after severe accident
    Young Caymanian gets "second chance at life" after severe accident

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Thursday May 26, 2016 – A young Caymanian who suffered life-threatening injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident is recovering today thanks to the skilled teamwork and timely response of heart surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands. John Miller III, 25, arrived at the international hospital in critical condition with a traumatic aortic injury. Typically, only 10 percent of people with such an injury
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  • Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man
    Cayman police launch hunt for Jamaican man

    , jamaica-star.com

    The Cayman police are seeking a Jamaican man who they say is believed to be in the country illegally. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIP) posted the information on their Facebook page advising the public to be on the lookout for 34-year-old Norval Maconia Barrett. The police are requesting the public's assistance in their search for Barrett, who, according to investigators, is originally from Jamaica. The RCIP has advised
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