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Archives for May 17, 2017

Amadeus IT Group participation at the Social and Sustainable Tourism Summit 2017

The future of the ethical traveller at the Social and Sustainable Tourism Summit 2017 Amadeus presented perspectives on the future of ethical tourism in the study Future Traveller Tribes 2030 It was also highlighted a  growing trend of the future traveller and the importance of corporate social responsabilities strategies to serve this sector Cancun, Quintana […]

Rugby: South Panthers beat Cayman Islands

From This Is American Rugby The South Panthers have taken a step forward in their move for the Rugby Americas North Championship with a 39-5 win over the Cayman Islands. With the services of some experienced players, like World Cup vet Phil Thiel, the Panthers had little difficulty beating the Cayman Islands at Life University. […]

Probe locates $62mn held by Moreira family [account in Cayman Islands]

From Mexico News Daily US Treasury Department investigation finds cash in offshore bank accounts A United States Treasury Department investigation has located US $62.1 million held in offshore bank accounts by the wife and sister-in-law of ex-Coahuila governor Humberto Moreira. The Reforma newspaper obtained access to a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) file on the ex-governor […]

Cayman Islands’ One Dog at a Time Dog Show

The 2nd Annual Dog Show of One Dog At a Time, held on Saturday 14th April at the Seven Fathoms Rum Distillery on Bronze Road, raised over $1000 to assist with the rehoming of dogs and puppies freed from the Pound. The afternoon was opened by Tom Mayman representing Elite Marble and Granite, who generously […]

Cayman Islands cultural icons recognised

Two national ‘treasures’ of the Cayman Islands, who are both deceased, will be recognised in a unique way. World renowned, visionary intuitive painter from the Cayman Islands, the late Miss Gladwyn “Lassie” Bush, and beloved local folk musician and drummer, the late ‘Aunt’ Julia Hydes will be remembered with specially crafted headstones to mark their […]

Cayman Islands Customs arrests more suspects: E-cigarettes a concern

From CI Customs Department On 11th May 2017 Officers from the Customs Department arrested a 29 year old male Caymanian national for possession and importation of a liquid identified as a concentrated form of ganja (hash oil). Assistant Collector of Customs Tina Campbell who has responsibility for the Customs Narcotics Enforcement Team said that in […]

Cayman Islands University’s business programmes achieve IACBE accreditation

It took four years and thousands of hours of evaluation, development, and refinement, but the hard work bore fruit this week when the University College of the Cayman Islands UCCI) received the formal communication confirming that the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) has granted UCCI first-time accreditation of the business and management programmes […]

The Editor Speaks: LOUD!!!

Have you noticed nearly every advert you hear on the radio is loud? You have something that I believe is music (a very poor imitation of it to be sure) playing in the background at frantic speed comprising crashing drums, cymbals, guitars, etc. and loud. Above this mess is a voice shouting so as to […]

ODAAT leads Cayman Islands Guides through Community Badge

The Sixth George Town Girl Guides were surprised on Monday 8th May when puppies arrived!  Two of the directors, Paula Blane and Caroline Johnston from One Dog At a Time (ODAAT), visited their weekly meeting, held at St. Ignatius, to spread the word as to how the welfare organisation operates and why they are so […]

President of Tynwald to head Cayman Islands Election Observer Mission

By LC From isle of Man.com The President of Tynwald, Steve Rodan MLC, is to head a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR), election observer mission to the Cayman Islands. Mr Rodan will lead the six-strong observers’ delegation to Grand Cayman ahead of the general elections in the British Overseas Territory […]