October 22, 2017

Archives for June 2015

Cayman Islands Lions Club of Tropical Gardens installs its 22nd President and first male

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens held its Change of Administration and Installation breakfast on Saturday June 27th, at the George Town, Town Hall. The Club also broke with tradition with its 22nd President being the first male to take up the mantle of service. Historically women weren’t allowed in the Lions Clubs and this […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

Community Events Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs will be hosting public meetings in every district, including Cayman Brac, to discuss the Education Bill, 2015 and gain the public’s feedback on the proposed changes. The meetings will be as follows: Bodden Town: Wednesday 1st July, 2015, Savannah Primary School Hall from 7:30pm – 9:00pm […]

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame announces 2015 Cayman Islands Honourees

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Three innovators in the diving industry of the Cayman Islands have been chosen as the local honourees for the 2015 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). Gladys B. Howard, Nancy Easterbrook and the late Dr (Doc) James (Jimmie) Poulson will be honoured at the induction ceremony in October. The […]

TEDxSevenMileBeach Cayman Islands event comes to a close

Thirteen speakers uplifted and challenged their audience with passionate talks at the second TEDxSevenMileBeach event, held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on June 10. The 110 people who were in attendance enjoyed thought-provoking presentations which spoke to the theme: The Life of an Idea: Plant. Nourish. Harvest., with each speaker giving talks on […]

The Editor speaks: Should we be worried?

With all the new regulations coming into force, blacklisting, money laundering, Greece, etc. that could affect the revenues over the next years from our offshore sector, should we be worried? I am, but then I am a natural worrier. The older I get certain worries go but new ones take their place. I am not […]

Cayman Islands: Traditional arts/Summer camp

Summer came early for a group of lucky youngsters in the middle of this month, when they got the chance to spend an entire day soaking up lots of Caymanian traditions, fun activities and creating scrumptious local sweets at a special Summer Camp Day produced by the Heritage Arts programme, run by Cayman Traditional Arts. […]

Cayman Islands Funds

Chris Humphries, Managing Director at Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries, discusses what the Cayman Islands has to offer prospective hedge funds Chris Humphries is the managing director and one of the founding directors of Stuarts. He is a recognised leader in his field by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500; he has registered several hundred mutual […]

Summer of Art at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is thrilled to be hosting a Summer of Art, free programming that allows kids to utilise their creativity by participating in a range of imaginative activities. The Summer of Art at NGCI will include a variety of activities, from Cine Club for kids to Summer Camp Drop-ins sponsored […]

Coast Guard lowers hammer on drug-running on high seas

By Alfonso Chardy From Miami Herald When the cutter Vigilant docked at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach on June 12, its crew offloaded bales of marijuana and packets of cocaine worth millions on the illegal market. It was the latest catch in the ongoing Operation Martillo dragnet in which vessels and aircraft from […]

Cayman Islands ‘Equestrians Celebrate Olympic Day

By Pamela Fowler CIEF Equestrians across the island celebrated Olympic Day with two very different competitions this past weekend. The first was Event #1 of the FEI’s World Jumping Challenge (“WJC”), where top show jumpers from across the region compete in their own countries on their own horses, and measure themselves against each other over […]