December 14, 2017

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Menorah lightings planned around the world for Hanukkah/Judith

From RNS (AP) — Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas.Hanukkah begins Tuesday night (Dec. 12) and lasts for eight days. If you’re traveling or vacationing during the holiday, there may be a […]

Cayman Islands residential mental health facility to go to planning

Plans for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility in the Cayman Islands are to be submitted to the Central Planning Authority this month (December 2017). Design and construction costs have been drawn up by Toronto-based Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc., which specialises in the design of mental health facilities, in collaboration with the Cayman Islands […]

Royal Platinum Anniversary

Cayman Islands latest stamp issue marks Royal Platinum Anniversary Four new stamps feature Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to commemorate their platinum wedding anniversary. This is the latest issue from the CI Postal Service, offering yet another interesting choice of stamps during this busy holiday season. The four stamps are available […]

Can’t stand Face ID? This company put a fingerprint scanner under a smartphone screen

BY JACK MORSE From Mashable Could the future of smartphone biometrics look a lot like a shinier version of the past? The answer is most definitely yes — that is, if Synaptics Incorporated has anything to say about it. The San Jose-based hardware manufacturer announced plans on Monday to mass produce an optical in-display fingerprint […]

Cayman Islands Mourant Ozannes supports four local charities during annual away day

Employees from the Cayman office of law firm, Mourant Ozannes, once again contributed to their community during their annual away day. Teams of people from the firm went out into the community to help local organisations including Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the Cayman Islands Red Cross, Francis Bodden Children’s Home, and the Cayman Islands […]

Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc. announces partial exercise of over-allotment option

NEWS PROVIDED BY Four Seasons Education Inc. SHANGHAI, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: FEDU) (“FEDU” or the “Company”), a leading after-school math education service provider in China, today announced that the underwriters of the Company’s initial public offering (the “IPO”) have exercised their over-allotment option in part to purchase […]

4 tips for planning the perfect holiday

From WN Everyone loves to enjoy a holiday from time to time. Getting some time off is perfect for unwinding and relaxing the mind. Following the same routine every day can get repetitive and boring. Getting a chance to visit a new place and experience new things can help in keeping the mind and the […]

Cayman Islands Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa announces Second Annual Seafire Stage

Free General Admission Tickets to Be Offered for Island Celebration GRAND CAYMAN (December 7, 2017) – Today, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa announces its second annual Seafire Stage, which will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 8 p.m. on the resort’s grounds along Seven Mile Beach. Seafire Stage celebrates the spirit of Grand Cayman […]

52nd Annual Rotary Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

By Georgina Wilcox For me, the Christmas Season doesn’t start until the traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration in George Town. I have been present at this event every Christmas since I arrived here 35 years ago. The venue is the same, outside the Courts Building. but then it wasn’t called Heroes Square. We had a […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court celebrates golden anniversary

From St Kitts&Nevis Observer Basseterre, St. Kitts – This year marks 50 years since the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in 1967 when members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, […]