July 22, 2017

Archives for April 3, 2017

Three Centuries of Forged History -Cayman Islands

From CAYMAN ISLANDS NATIONAL MUSEUM : Three Centuries of Forged History Almost three centuries of forged history is clearly visible, printed in indelible ink, in the annals of a 2003 Caymanian history book. Am I questioning the factuality of an impressive historical document? No, I am describing a recently repatriated three-hundred year-old wood object – […]

Historic event as Cayman Islands Financial regulators sign MOU

The Auditor’s Oversight Authority (AOA) and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) have recently executed a memorandum of understanding with respect to co-ordinating quality assurance review visits and inspections and also to ensure no duplication in any investigations or disciplinary cases. There is overlap in the purview of the AOA and CIIPA where […]

Cayman Islands positions itself for future arrivals as TripAdvisor ratings soar

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 3 April 2017 – A part of the Department of Tourism’s ongoing 2017 strategy is growing visitation. Particular areas of focus are targeted to support increased growth in stay over visitors during the slower visitation months with in market promotions, addressing seasonality. With this goal in mind the destination is seeing […]

Choir Festival attracts capacity crowd in Cayman Islands

The Berea Seventh-day Adventist Church’s choir festival attracted a capacity crowd last weekend to witness the annual Conference-wide event held at the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School. Berea Church’s 176-strong congregation, which has organised the festival every year since members introduced it four years ago, normally worships at the much smaller Grace Christian Academy […]

The Editor Speaks: Inhumane.

The Editor Speaks: Inhumane. Where are the Christian values we hold dear and even common sense? The Cayman Islands probably has more churches per capita than anywhere else. If that isn’t true we still have a lot of churches. We hold Christian values dear to our hearts – well that is the preaching from our […]

OSEI is one real solution for oil spills

By Bill Roncall OSEI has the best solution for Oil Spills. We can clean any soil regardless how deep it is. We also clean aquifers and spills on water. We can even clean the spills on parking lots that stay there forever usually. We have cleaned over 40,000 spills in 80 countries. We have 48 […]

NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE: Could Brexit lead to a Caribexit?

By Pat Hoyos, From Nation News Barbados In her speech to the House of Commons announcing that government had triggered the legendary Article 50, thus putting Britain on a two-year deadline in which to negotiate its departure from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit would be “this generation’s chance to shape a […]

Tourism Matters: What does this have to do with Barbados?

By Adrian Loveridge From Caribbean News Now While it is very tempting to second guess the possible effects of the now declared Brexit, I think our tourism planners have to be fully cognizant over the implications it may bring. In a recent TravelMole article under the alarming headline “UK airlines told to move to EU […]

Recipe of the week

How To Make Pumpkin Dessert Lasagna By Meghan Splawn From The Kitchn OPEN COOKING LESSON Dessert lasagna is the modern take on trifles. Cookies or cake are layered with pudding, mousse, or whipped cream (or in some cases, all three) in a 9×13-inch baking dish, giving it distinct layers like its savory counterpart. But dessert […]

10 Dead, 50 injured in Russia subway blast

From Newsmax ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — An explosion Monday afternoon ripped through a subway train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the spokesman for the city’s governor told Russian television. The blast came as Russian President Vladimir Putin was visiting the city, his hometown. Putin, […]