October 23, 2017

Archives for October 2016

Cayman Islands Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Dress for a Cause Day

Government workers, members of the public and the Acting Deputy Governor, Stran Bodden, dressed for a cause on Friday (28 October 2016). Civil service staffers wore pink to mark the ongoing Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign by the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens (LCTG). A contingent from the Cayman Islands Immigration Service was among the […]

Cayman Islands: UKOTA meeting kicks off week of JMC

LONDON, England -Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and other Overseas Territories leaders met Monday morning to discuss issues that will be discussed in this week’s Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting including Brexit. He was joined at the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Political Council meeting by Finance and Economic Development Minister Hon. Marco […]

The Editor Speaks: Old persons

I am one of the old people that one of our media houses has dubbed us “old folks”. To whoever came up with dubbing us “folks” probably thinks that makes us feel younger. We are folk not persons. Sorry it makes no difference. We are persons no matter what you want to re classify us […]

Cayman Islands: Commercial and Property Litigator joins HSM Group

The HSM Group is proud to welcome Ms. Hilary Brooks to its growing practice. Ms. Brooks recently joined HSM and will be primarily focused on Corporate and Commercial law. She will also be practicing in the areas of property and finance. Ms. Brooks began her career by obtaining a Bachelors of Arts in Hotel and […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism hosts a Cookout-Inspired Media Luncheon with special guest

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) hosted an exclusive media event for top-tier national travel, food & wine and consumer lifestyle media in New York on Tuesday, October 18. Providing the esteemed media guests with a Taste of the Cayman Islands and teasing the Cayman Cookout 2017 lineup with the help of special guest […]

Caribbean Youth Making Agriculture Their Business

From Caribbean360 October 31, 2016 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 […]

A royal snub for local media

By Brenton Henry From Antigua Observer Much like when then British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to grant interviews during a 2015 visit to the Caribbean, Prince Harry is poised to do the same during a royal visit here next month. In an email to OBSERVER media, Kensington Palace said: “There are no current plans […]

C’bean countries approve strategy to achieve gender equality by 2030

From NY Carib News MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (CMC) — The 13th Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean ended here on Friday with delegates, including those from the Caribbean, approving the Montevideo Strategy to achieve gender equality in the region by 2030. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said […]

Intertrust supports Cayman Islands’ Bone Marrow Registry with charity sprint

George Town, Grand Cayman, Staff of Intertrust Cayman recently held an impromptu 100 meter dash for charity and to settle a debate about Intertrust Cayman’s fastest employee. Seven sprinters participated, each selecting a charity to support. Over the course of the day, leading up to the event, participants solicited family, friends and colleagues for donations […]

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman expands the real Cayman resort experience

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, Oct 31, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) – The luxury hotel on Seven Mile Beach is unveiling a number of new and exciting experiences to make you feel like a Grand Cayman local The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has introduced several Real Cayman offerings to its already robust, locally-inspired resort experience, allowing guests […]