May 29, 2017

Archives for May 4, 2017

2 New cranes ordered for Cayman Islands GT Port

KONECRANES BOXHUNTER RTG ARRIVES IN THE CARIBBEAN In April 2017, the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands signed a contract with Konecranes for the delivery of two Konecranes BOXHUNTER RTGs. The cranes will be delivered to the Port of George Town in mid-2018. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose the value of the […]

Cayman Islands hospital and pharmacy introduce medical cannabis

CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group pioneer introduction of Medical Cannabis Grand Cayman’s CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group have made a ground breaking medical introduction by acquiring an initial quantity of Medical Cannabis for the treatment of physician selected patients who are resident to the Cayman Islands. The export partner, […]

Cayman Drama Society: SISTAHS – Auditions at the Prospect Playhouse/Footloose The Musical

“SISTAHS” Cayman Drama Society is holding auditions on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 7:30pm for the Caribbean play “SISTAHS” which will be presented 7th to 23rd September 2017. The play will be produced and directed by Paul de Freitas. It requires a cast of four Caribbean women in their 30s and a female teenager – […]

Early May weather pattern will be especially extreme in Northern Hemisphere

BY ANDREW FREEDMAN From Mashable During the course of the next 10 days or more, the weather pattern across the Northern Hemisphere will feature an undulating, wavy jet stream that will be stuck in place, with storms backed up like cars on an interstate highway at rush hour. Large dips in the jet stream, which […]

The Editor speaks: How to make a tragedy even worse

The horrific tragedy in East End where four lives were lost and two others are lying seriously injured in hospital was bad enough. However, the incident has become even worse. I have only minutes ago received a press release form the RCIPS that prompted me to write this Editorial immediately. We can all speculate at […]

Farnham holiday-makers killed in ‘worst ever’ crash on Caribbean island [Cayman]

From Farnham Herald THREE members of the same Farnham family were killed in a horrific car crash in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday (May 2). Husband and wife Ian and Pamela Mansell, and Pamela’s sister Marlene Wright died after their Kia Rio hire car was hit head-on by a Honda Accord at around 7.17pm, just […]

Cayman Marathon Man HAINES 2nd!

Marathons and volcanoes challenge appeal for CCMI update A significant donation of CI$15,000 from “Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited” together with contributions from DART Cayman and Jacques Scott to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) appeal set Derek Haines off with a happy heart at the Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, marathon on the 30th April. Derek (68) […]

POC monsters & villains

THE COOLEST MONSTERS AND VILLAINS IN THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN (POC) MOVIES BY JESSE SCHEDEEN From IGN These are the villains who keep Jack Sparrow on his toes. While the Pirates of the Caribbean movies owe much of their success to the wacky antics of Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow, that’s not the only […]

Intertrust N.V. Q1 2017 results – Revenue increases by 38.4%

By GlobeNewswire,  May 04, 2017, 01:15:00 AM EDT Amsterdam – 4 May 2017 – Intertrust N.V. (“Intertrust” or the “Company”) [ticker symbol INTER], a leading global provider of high-value trust, corporate and fund services, today announces its results for the first quarter of 2017. Intertrust financial and operating performance for Q1 2017 Revenue in Q1 […]

Cayman Islands Government appoints first head of Internal Communication and Engagement

As organisations around the world are increasingly recognising the power of effective internal communications to drive high performance, Aubrey Bodden has been named Chief Internal Communication Officer for the Cayman Islands Government. This new post will have a huge impact on how civil servants are engaged to deliver on Government’s and departmental priorities. Embedding a […]