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7 Caymanians graduate from WineSchool3 programme in Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A partnership between the National Work Force Development Agency (NWDA) and WineSchool3 turned out to be the difference between drifting through life without a purpose and finding a career about which to be passionate. Those were the sentiments of young Leonardo Borsetto at the recent graduation celebration for he and […]

Cayman Islands’ Employment and Labour Force grew in October 2016

The total number of persons employed in the Cayman Islands increased to an estimated 40,411 in the October 2016 Labour Force Survey, up from 39,138 persons in the October 2015 survey, a 3.3% increase. The total number of persons comprising the Labour Force in the Cayman Islands was estimated at 42,196 in October 2016, higher […]

Cayman Islands DCR promotes three Caymanians

The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is proud to announce the recent promotion of three young Caymanian employees, including the development of a new management position. Ms. Lisa Malice, from North Side, has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Director of DCR. “It’s truly an honour to be appointed as the department’s first […]

Celebrate good eating during Slow Food Day, Grand Cayman

By STEVE From Uncommon Caribbean If life moved pretty fast back in Ferris Bueller’s day (off), then it barely even registers as a blur for most of us these days. We’re all over-scheduled, over-worked, overwrought (to varying degrees), and essentially just… OVER IT All! Right? In many of our homes, all these overs are most […]

Cayman Islands Customs staff lauded for excellent customer service

Four Customs staffers were applauded on Friday, 31 March 2017 in a surprise celebration for their excellent customer service. Customs Officers Mr. Barry Solomon, Ms Brandi Sherieff and Ms Kara Ebanks as well as Customs Porter, Mr. Stephen Walton received fruit baskets as tokens of appreciation from a member of the Cayman Islands public, jointly […]

The Editor Speaks: Don’t do as I do – do as I say (and shut up!)

What on earth is in the Ritch Report to stop the public from viewing its contents? Freedom of Information? Shut up! The UK has stated for years they want OPEN Government. Freedom of Information!! Of course there can be exceptions – National Security and the ambiguous one “would not be in the public interest”. That […]

Cayman Islands asylum training course

Head of the Governor’s Office, Matthew Forbes, welcomed over 20 participants from the Department of Immigration’s Enforcement team and Immigration Appeals Tribunal (IAT) to a two week intensive course on immigration and asylum on Monday. Dealing effectively with migration and asylum is key to national security, but migration also plays a significant role in Cayman’s […]

Ogier recognised for Latin American work in funds sector

Ogier’s position as a leading investment funds adviser for Brazilian clients has been recognised by Latin Lawyer’s guide to the top business law firms working in Latin America. Head of Global Investment Funds Giorgio Subiotto has also been recognised as a “respected member the legal community, known for the high standard of his work and […]

Cayman Islands football programme promotes inclusivity

 Thanks to sponsorship from The Wellness Centre, the Special Needs Foundation and EFG Bank AG (Cayman Branch), Academy Sports Club’s Football4All programme has been providing children with special needs the opportunity to participate in an organised football programme for over four years. The programme first started in 2013 and has run about 40 weeks per […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s World Health Day Message 2017

Premier and Minister for Health Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA World Health Day Message 2017 7 April 2017 Each year, the Cayman Islands, along with countries around the globe, celebrates World Health Day on 7 April, the date that the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded. This year the theme is Depression: Let’s talk. […]