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Water Authority staff gets lesson in prostate cancer prevention

The Lions Club of Grand Cayman’s Prostate, Colorectal and Testicular Cancers Event (PACCE) committee took its cancer awareness campaign to the Water Authority on Tuesday.
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Deputy premier’s mother passes away

Zita Foster Kirkconnell, 92, the mother of Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell, passed away on Wednesday morning.

CUC outage planned for West Bay

CUC is advising customers on Fountain Road in West Bay that they will experience interruptions to their electrical service on Friday, 20 Sept. between 9am and 4pm.

Fintech adoption expected to increase quickly

Earlier this summer, consulting firm EY released a report highlighting that financial technology (fintech) adoption among consumers nearly doubled over the past 18 months, and the adoption rate was growing faster than anticipated.

Walkers celebrates legal training programme with alumni evening

Walkers hosted a special Alumni evening on Tuesday, 10 Sept., in honour of the more than 50 articled clerks who have undergone legal training with the firm and have been called to the Cayman Islands Bar since 1983.

EY donates to hurricane relief

EY has donated $200,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. Leadership of the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands will donate $100,000, with EY Americas matching that figure, to the Bahamas National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).

JTC reports first half year growth

Fund and corporate services firm JTC grew its revenue by 32% to £46.6 million (US$58.25 million) in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year.
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Cayman retains United States Coast Guard’s QUALSHIP 21 status

The Cayman Islands is allowed to continue in the United States Coast Guard’s Quality Shipping for the 21st century (QUALSHIP 21) Program for the ninth consecutive year.
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Republic edges closer to complete Scotia transaction

Republic Financial Holdings Limited is one step closer to expanding its reach within the Caribbean region, after the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank approved the transfer of Bank of Nova Scotia’s assets and liabilities in Anguilla, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Medical supplies donated to Bahamas

The Cayman Islands’ three local hospitals have donated more than 4,000 pounds of medical supplies to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

Mosquito spraying, overheating theories in bat deaths

Environmental officers are investigating a mysterious spate of bat deaths between Prospect and Rum Point this summer.
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Premier reaches out to stricken Bahamas

Premier Alden McLaughlin paid a flying visit to the Bahamas Monday to offer Cayman’s solidarity and support to the hurricane-hit island chain.

Doctors Express ordered to pull cannabis vapes from shelves

A local healthcare facility has been ordered to stop prescribing and selling vaporising cannabinoids after the Health Practice Commission on Saturday issued a cease notice.

Boating crash victim remains in hospital

Police have made no arrest or laid any charges in connection with a fatal boat crash last month that claimed the lives of two men and left one woman seriously injured.

Charges withdrawn on Kittiwake crash case

Photographer and environmental advocate Cathy Church is no longer facing criminal charges for a boat crash at the Kittiwake dive site.

Insurance, pharmacy leaders grouse over drug ads

Insurance and pharmacy leaders in the Cayman Islands say advertisements promoting THC products at a local healthcare facility are unacceptable and highlight the need for updated laws regulating the advertising of any prescription drugs.

Weekly numbers dip, but cullers surpass 900,000 iguanas

The number of green iguanas turned in by Grand Cayman’s cullers took a dip this past week compared to the previous period.

Trial called off in case of drug smuggling trio

Three drug smugglers arrested with hundreds of pounds of ganja, a loaded gun, cocaine and ecstasy entered guilty pleas in the Grand Court Tuesday.

Blue iguanas have an extra 10 acres to roam

The Blue Iguana programme is getting a helping hand from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds with the purchase approximately 10 acres of land adjacent to the National Trust’s Salina Reserve in East End.
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DEH director calls for fines for litterbugs

It’s hard to miss the scores of abandoned cars that clutter the narrow roads of communities like Washington Boulevard, Watlers Drive, Central Scranton and Windsor Park.

Charges brought in hospital security probe

Two men have been charged with various corruption offences in connection with a probe into alleged abuses of overtime by security staff at the Health Services Authority.

Battery storage could mean cheaper, cleaner power

A new utility scale battery storage project could mean cheaper electricity bills and accelerate Cayman’s switch to renewable energy, regulators said Monday.

Government seeks $153 million loan for bullet bond pay-off

Government is turning to local banks with the hope of securing a $153 million loan to help pay off its $261 million bullet bond which is due to be repaid in full in November this year.

HSA: Refrain from e-cigarettes, vaping

Cayman Islands health leaders are urging the public to abstain from using e-cigarettes or vaporisers on the heels of a series of illnesses and deaths in the United States.

Trust defends chairman amid concern over Beach Bay ‘conflict’

The National Trust has defended its chairman, architect Andrew Gibb, following public criticism of his role in a planning application for a new resort in Beach Bay.

Red Cross child safety programme open to local schools

The Cayman Islands Red Cross has opened its child safety programme ‘My Body is My Own’ to local primary schools and early education centres throughout Grand Cayman for children ages 3 to 6 years old.

Grand Court trial called off after last-minute guilty pleas

Moments before a jury was selected in the Grand Court trial of 27‑year-old Levi Ambrose Powell and 28‑year-old Toria Angella Terry, the duo entered guilty pleas to two counts of handling stolen goods.

Second weekend shooting reported in Prospect

Shots were fired at a house in Prospect on Sunday night in the second shooting incident reported over the weekend.

Police appeal for accident witnesses

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses in Saturday’s three-vehicle collision on Shamrock Road.
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