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Archives for March 9, 2017

Cayman Islands will Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Youth of the Nation lead the way by Flying High For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth, and to celebrate this great family of nations, young members of the United Kingdom Army Cadet Force (ACF) will take the Commonwealth flag to the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland, Wales and […]

Cayman Islands launches first coaching course of 2017

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, March 6, 2017 – The FIVB and the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) successfully organised the first course of the year – an FIVB Level I Coaches Course – from March 1 to 5 at the Lion’s Centre on Grand Cayman. CIVF president Kennedy McGowan, CIVF technical director Kevin Solomon and […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration SILENCE

All is not well at Cayman Islands Immigration but the motto there is SILENCE. It would appear anything that ruffles feathers at Immigration a great cloak of SILENCE envelopes it. Even when one of our Commissioner’s rules against this cloak when the premier refused to disclose the Ritch Report ruling the silence must be broken […]

DART Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club hosts ‘St. Patrick’s Blitz’ at Camana Bay

On the Saturday 18th March 2017, the DART Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club will host a free training and games session at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch. This event will encompass training of skill sets for each age group and culminate in a round robin of games. All children between the ages of […]

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute completes $120 Million expansion project

Multidisciplinary cardiovascular care facility offers world’s most advanced Cath Lab, including the Philips Azurion Image Guided Therapy System  MIAMI, FL – March, 2017 — Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has completed its $120 million expansion project on the Baptist Hospital campus. The state-of-the-art facility includes additional space and cutting-edge technology, facilitating the creation of several […]

Jamaica-Cayman Heart Surgery MOU leaves parents, doctors overjoyed

By Jodi-Ann Gilpin From Jamaica Gleaner Latheva James and the rest of her family are nervous yet overjoyed as they prepare to travel with three-year-old Lashell Campbell to the Health City Hospital in the Cayman Islands, where the younger is to undergo heart surgery. Campbell is among three babies from the Bustamante Hospital for Children […]

Ascension’s Tersigni, others cited in WSJ study on high pay at nonprofits

By Angela Mueller From St. Louis Business Journal Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO of St.Louis-based Ascension, had the largest compensation package in 2014 among the 100,000 nonprofit organizations whose data was recently analyzed by the Wall Street Journal. Tersigni’s 2014 compensation totaled $17.6 million, which included a $10.2 million bonus, according to the newspaper. Ascension, […]

HBO confirms debut dates for the comedy special Jerrod Carmichael: 8 and the second season of Animals

HBO has confirmed the March debut dates for the comedy special Jerrod Carmichael: 8and the second season of Animals.. Jerrod Carmichael: 8 debuts Saturday, March 11th at 22hrs AST*, simultaneously with the United States. Taped in December, this exclusive presentation features the hot comedy star in his second HBO solo special. Animals. kicks off its […]

Registration opens Tuesday for Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration opens at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (14 March) for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge being held in April. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, with full details about the […]

Weekly Chart: Women in the Workforce in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Elizabeth Gonzalez From AS-COA Women’s participation in the global workforce has fallen 2 percent since 1990. But it’s a different case in Latin America and the Caribbean, where it’s jumped 14 points. The region saw women join the workforce at a faster pace than anywhere else in the world, adding up to 80 million […]