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Archives for April 2015

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Community Events (Cayman Islands) MAY 1 Rundown Opens Comedy revue Rundown opens on Friday (1 May) at the Harquail theatre. For ticket information call 939.7513 Department of Commerce and Investment Closure The Department of Commerce and Investment including its Trade and Business Licensing Counter on the first floor of the Government Administration Building, will close […]

The Editor Speaks: The Earth is not flat Minister Bush so stop debating it

Instead of providing valuable insight into how his West Bay District should be divided up when the single member constituencies are introduced, Opposition Leader, McKeeva Bush wanted to inform the Electoral Boundary Commissioners and everyone else at the meeting, THE EARTH IS FLAT. Well, not exactly, but he might just as well as. And I […]

Mucinex Fast Max recall in Cayman Islands

From Foster’s Food Fair Foster’s Food Fair-IGA would like to announce that Parsippay, NJ, RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser) has recalled certain lots of liquid bottles of MUCINEX FAST-MAX because the over-the-counter medications, which correctly label the product on the front of the bottle and lists all active ingredients, may not have the correct corresponding drug […]

Brazil and England juniors head for Caribbean [Cayman Islands] showdown

From Inside World Football U15 champions Honduras 2013April 30 – Brazil have joined England in sending teams to the Caribbean this August for the second CONCACAF Boys’ Under-15 Championship that now has grown to a 37-nation tournament. Brazil and England will also be joined by Vanuatu from the Oceania Football Confederation as the only non-CONCACAF […]

Cayman Islands Fashion Week and Athaliah Samuel

Athaliah Samuel is a Trinidadian designer who returned to the Cayman Islands for the fifth anniversary fashion show at Cayman Islands Fashion Week (CIFW) 2015. The fashion show was staged at the Lions Centre on Saturday, April 25th and Samuel was featured with other Caribbean designers as well local Caymanians. Samuel is not only a […]

New e-Govt team starts work in Cayman Islands

A new service portal should be launched by year-end, with enhanced customer services and improved public sector efficiencies being two primary objectives. The new e-Gov Steering Committee (EGSC) first met this month to begin this work. Led by co-Chairpersons Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Councillor Alva Suckoo MLA, the group commenced work on Thursday, […]

Catholic newspaper weighs in on Supreme Court lethal injection case

By Tony Mauro, From Supreme Court Brief For more than 50 years, the National Catholic Reporter has covered issues of interest to American Catholics from the sidelines. But the newspaper has stepped into the legal debate over capital punishment by filing a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to find Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol unconstitutional. […]

Cable & Wireless (LIME) obtain English PL Football audio rights

CWC Obtains Audio Rights for Barclays Premier League Football in the Caribbean for 2015/16 Season Official Match Commentary Will Also Be Available Across Broadcast Radio, Flow TV Audio and Mobile App Platforms in English and Spanish Under a Partnership Agreement With talkSPORT APRIL 29, 2015 — LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — (Marketwired) — 04/29/15 — Cable […]

Diversifying the EU-CARIFORUM Trade Dynamic

[Montego Bay, Jamaica, April 30, 2015] The recently concluded 3rd CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum in Jamaica succeeded in strengthening Caribbean-EU trade relations. Over a two-day period, well over 100 representatives and entrepreneurs took part in focused meetings to discuss the potential of Caribbean foods, the region’s pulsating musical creative products and its growing higher education sector. […]

Annual surveys on all the Cayman Islands’ Economic Performance continue

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) is urging local businesses to fill out and return questionnaires for the System of National Accounts (SNA) and Balance of Payments (BOP) surveys. The survey forms were hand delivered or mailed on March 30th to April 10th and are expected to be completed by May 15th. The surveys cover […]