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Archives for February 7, 2017

Jamaican/Cayman Islands religious leader talks about inequalities in the Caribbean

From Presna Latino Kingston, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Jamaica and of the Cayman Islands, Howard Gregory, remembered today [Feb 6] that the unequal distribution of the wealths might give place to disturbances in the region of the Caribbean. The persons in charge of the formulation of politics must […]

Cayman Islands Premier discusses Brexit with UK Government

LONDON, England – Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and other leaders from Overseas Territories met today to discuss the approach to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Joining Mr. McLaughlin were the Minister of Financial Services the Hon. Wayne Panton and the Cayman Islands delegation. They participated in the Overseas Territories Joint […]

Cayman Islands national energy policy consult begins

In 20 years 70 percent of electricity generated in the Cayman Islands could come from renewable sources states a new draft energy policy on which Government is seeking public feedback. The Planning Ministry today (Tuesday 7 February 2017) launched a two week consultation period on the document, which is available from the publications section of […]

Couple fall from Caribbean hotel balcony after railings broke

By Daily Mirror From travel.aol Greta Jarasuite and Jerome Anyanwu both needed surgery as a result of the fall A couple suffered serious injuries when they fell 40ft to the ground after their Caribbean hotel room balcony railings gave way. Greta Jarasuite was sitting on boyfriend Jerome Anyanwu’s lap on the third-floor balcony of the […]

Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival 2017 winners announced

For the second year in a row, Seven at the Ritz Carlton won the people’s choice award of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival 2017, which was held at the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Saturday January 28th. Each festival goer was given a wooden token at the event to […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace draws 1,000 participants

The Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which was held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, the Bahamas, attracted an estimated 1,000 registrants, including 271 travel, meeting and incentive buyers. Of the 32 first-time buyers who attending this year’s event, five were from meetings and incentive firms, a new target market for the Caribbean Hotel […]

The Editor Speaks: NIMBY

Most of us want the best. Most of us believe the social welfare projects for the less fortunate, the homeless, wayward youths, recovering alcoholics, halfway houses, affordable homes, etc. are a good thing. They support them. All of us want somewhere to dispose of our waste – the mess we all make – we hammer […]

Political leadership in the Caribbean

From Trinidad Daily Express The remarks in this commentary were spoken in a television interview in Grenada on the day that Fidel Castro, the former president of Cuba, died. The discussion centred on whether contemporary Caribbean leaders lacked the courage that previous leaders, such as Castro, displayed: Fidel Castro is a controversial man of history. […]

Cayman Airways Joins AFI KLM E&M 737 Component Service Program

Cayman Airways opts for proven expertise for component support on new 737-800. Amstelveen, Miami, Paris, 6 February 2017 – The Cayman Islands flag-carrier has signed a contract covering full component support for a Boeing 737-800 that joined its fleet in December. The aircraft was supported by AFI KLM E&M with its previous operator. The agreement […]

Fabrinet beats Street 2Q forecasts

Associated Press February 6, 2017 GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) _ Fabrinet (FN) on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $25.3 million. The George Town, Cayman Islands-based company said it had profit of 67 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, came to 91 cents per share. The results surpassed […]