February 25, 2017

Archives for February 1, 2017

Cayman Islands:Truman Bodden Law School lecturer’s research presented in Brussels

TRUMAN BODDEN LAW SCHOOL Lecturer and Course Leader of the LLM Programme to be introduced in September 2017, Laura Panades-Estruch, an expert in Public-Private Partnerships, has been selected to inform the European Parliament’s policy agenda for 2016-17. She recently presented her latest research paper on labour regulation clauses in public procurement to a conference in […]

Kent McTaggart announces candidacy for the constituency of Savannah

Kent McTaggart, community advocate and businessman announced his candidacy today to run in the constituency of Savannah, after much speculation and anticipation. Politically, Kent has been an agent for change by pushing for legislation to achieve greater social fairness and dignity for all of our people.  He is the neighbor that does what others didn’t […]

Cayman Islands’ riders have the Hotz for Dressage

By Eve van den Bol From Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation On Sunday, January 29th, the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation held its second dressage show of the season at the Equestrian Center in the morning and at Cayman Riding School in the afternoon. Sandy Hotz, a USEF-S and FEI 4* judge, from Colorado flew in to […]

RFA Wave Knight to visit Grand Cayman

The Naval Support Ship RFA WAVE KNIGHT will arrive in Grand Cayman on 2 February for a 4 day visit during her deployment to the region on Atlantic Patrol Tasking North (APT(N)). This is a year round commitment to the region in support of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR) and Counter Narcotics Operations. During […]

The Editor Speaks: If it works for Trump then play the trump card

Social media seemed to work for Donald Trump when against all the odds and the recognized US media outlets, who were nearly all against him, he won! Now social media, Facebook seems to be the favourite, the Cayman Islands candidates for the May General Elections have also adopted it. It’s cheaper for one thing – […]

WICB appoints chief operating officer

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has made another strategic appointment to its executive team. This time it is the appointment of Verlyn Faustin as chief operating officer (COO) Faustin, who is the current corporate secretary, will be responsible for the day to day operations of the business, ensuring the organisation […]

Off The Beaten Track ultra-marathon and relay attracts runners for 8th annual race

The 8th annual Off the Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay, one of the most challenging athletic events in the Cayman Islands’ sporting calendar, will be taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017. Kenneth Krys, founder of KYrS Global and race founder is encouraging teams to sign up, promoting the importance of corporate bonding through […]

Cayman Islands: eXtra Cayman Arts Festival 2017

The 2017 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) events will take place from February 9th to February 11th, 2017, showcasing world-class performers including Dama Trio from Italy and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble performing with Helen Sung. CAF has traditionally supported various art forms in addition to music. This year, its ‘fringe’ events will feature the Cayman […]

Guyana: New areas of law to accelerate modernisation for Caribbean countries

GINA, Guyana As Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean countries are emerging into new economies, the JOF Haynes Law School of the Americas (JHLSA) which will be established in Guyana is expected to produce a core of lawyers that will help to accelerate modernisation. Law is a catalyst for modernising any economy, aside from […]

Two more Haitian migrant vessels intercepted in Turks and Caicos

From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — As police and immigration officials in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) continue to search for bodies that may still be in the waters of the North West Point area of Providenciales from an illegal Haitian migrant vessel that capsized last Tuesday, two more illegal Haitian vessels were […]