October 23, 2017

Archives for November 2016

Cayman Islands: Historic first Annual “Brac Breeze-Fusion”

In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, Radio Cayman recently held its first annual Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run on the beautiful south shores of Cayman Brac. Funds raised at the event (held Saturday, 26 November, 2016) has benefitted the Harmony Learning Centre with a $1000 donation. Paula Malone, a student at Harmony Learning Centre accepted […]

Cayman Islands: Enterprise City’s Google/ICCI Selfie Contest winner announced

Student with a Simple Smile and Winning Ways Wins! 29th November, George Town, Grand Cayman – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) has announced that ICCI student Enyer Rivers is the winner of their CEC/Google/ICCI Selfie Photo Contest. Dr. David Marshall, the charismatic President of ICCI, led a student delegation on a seminar trip to San Francisco […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service recruitment process begins

Prospective firefighters put their knowledge to the test last week (Tuesday, 22 November 2016), hoping to score high enough to snag one of 15 openings at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). A total of 79 Caymanian applicants took the 20 question test as part of the Fire Service entry exam. Potential recruits, who met […]

Transportation and parking on offer at this weekend’s Cayman 27 Parade of Lights

The annual Parade of Lights event hosted by Cayman 27 at Camana Bay is this Saturday, 3 December from 4-8pm. To help ease parking at this ever-popular event, guests are encouraged to park at Regatta Office Park and hop on a complimentary shuttle running in a loop between Regatta and Camana Bay from 5-10pm. If […]

The Editor Speaks: AIDS

World AID’s Day Thursday 1st December. Premier Alden McLaughlin delivered a message supporting World AID’s Day here in the Cayman Islands and congratulating “the excellent work being done by the Health Services Authority, Cayman AIDS Foundation and the Red Cross to educate and inform our people on HIV and AIDS.” He also said : “According […]

Cayman Islands 911 dispatcher awarded Chief Officer’s Choice Award

Before police, fire or emergency medical services responders, it’s the voice of a 911 dispatcher that many people hear after they have witnessed or been the victim of a tragic or violent situation. Emergency dispatchers are the first of first responders. They quickly collect all information required by the responding units, and often calmly provide […]

PAHO urges stepping up nine measures to end AIDS by 2030

Accelerating response in combined prevention, early detection and access to treatment could end the epidemic as a public health problem  Washington, DC, November 29, 2016 (PAHO/WHO) – “Take the challenge. End AIDS” is the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) campaign slogan for World AIDS Day (1 December), which urges governments and society to intensify nine […]

Mourant Ozannes Cayman Islands Office swap desks for community work at special away day

Staff from leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, donated their time during their annual Away Day to help local organisations, including the Cayman Islands Humane Society, the Francis Bodden Children’s Home, the YMCA Afterschool Care Programme at John A Cumber School and the Lighthouse School. More than 70 people from the firm volunteered to swap […]

Remote tropical island now completely powered by solar energy in the South Pacific

By Shehab Khan From Independent UK More than 5,000 solar panels and 60 Tesla power packs in use to run the city A remote tropical island in the South Pacific has managed to rid itself of its reliance on diesel and is now completely powered by solar energy. Ta’u Island, part of American Samoa, is using […]

Cayman Islands still number 1 in latest Banker survey

From Cayman Finance The Banker magazine’s 2016 survey has confirmed the Cayman Islands position as the world’s number one specialised financial centre. This is the eighth consecutive year that the Cayman Islands has maintained the top spot in this highly-regarded, global survey. “The Cayman Islands’ continued dominance in this category is unprecedented and is further […]