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Archives for May 18, 2017

South Dakota State to play in first ever Cayman Islands Classic

From ESPN South Dakota State will be spending Thanksgiving week in the tropics, but this won’t be a vacation. The Jackrabbits are one of eight teams in the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic, presented by Global Sports Management. The event takes place November 20 – 22, 2017. Iowa, Buffalo, Louisiana-Lafayette, Richmond, Cincinnati, Wyoming and Alabama-Birmingham round […]

Cayman Islands’ hurricane shelter volunteers sought

With hurricane season commencing Thursday, 1 June and running until Thursday, 30 November 2017, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is making its annual appeal for persons interested in becoming shelter volunteers in Grand Cayman. To facilitate, the Department, jointly with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), will hold training sessions on Wednesday, 31 […]

Cayman Islands: Proud of Them Bios Part 3

Brittany Mobley – Sports – 23 – George Town Brittany Mobley has the distinction of being a member of two national sports teams, and has represented the Cayman Islands, in ten different countries, in both football and netball. Her ability to excel at both sports, and be a key player in both areas, shows her […]

The Editor Speaks: Sharon sizzled

I was asked to speak last night (Wed 17) at Candidate for George Town East Sharon Roulstone’s Yard Meeting. It was nothing big. Just a few words and a prayer. The prayer was very specific. It was not just for Sharon but for ALL the candidates standing in the May 24th Elections. After a small […]

Cayman Islands: From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto Part 3

Delivering on our promises – four years of accomplishment by The Progressives Government 2013 ~ 2017 STRONG, SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH Over the last four years we have: Restored economic growth Supported private sector investment projects to create jobs and further grow the economy Secured the future of our Financial Services industry with the new legislation […]

The Progressives: OUR PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT In The Cayman Islands

THE BEST EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL OUR CHILDREN Education outcomes have improved in recent years. But there is more work to be done. There are still too many students who leave high school ill-prepared to successfully enter the work force or move on to tertiary education. The Progressives led Government faced the problems of our […]

Miami Cancer Institute Names Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., Director of Microsurgery

MIAMI, FL – May 17, 2017 – Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., has joined the team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Medina will serve as the Institute’s director of microsurgery. He specializes in the treatment of patients requiring skilled plastic and […]

April air arrivals to Cayman Islands hit record breaking highs

One in every four months since 2013 has been a record breaker Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (17 April, 2017) Stayover visitor arrivals for the month of April 2017 were the highest of any April in Cayman Islands history. The arrival of 38,927 visitors represented an increase of 12.62% over the corresponding period in 2016, easily […]

Plane is missing in Caribbean with 4 aboard, including N.H. man

By Maddie Kilgannon from Boston Globe The United States Coast Guard has searched 8,200 square miles of ocean over the past 30 hours, for a Lee, N.H., man who went missing along with a New York woman and her two young children as they were flying from Puerto Rico to Florida. Missing are Jennifer Blumin, […]

Grand Cayman investment company launches limited-service brand on island

By David Eisen From Hotel Management Limited-service is hitting the islands. Grand Cayman, known for its high-end resorts and hotels, will soon have some down-scale product via a new brand from a local investment group. Howard Hospitality Group (HHG), a Grand Cayman-based international hotel investor, developer and operator, has announced the launch of Locale, which the […]