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Archives for May 21, 2017

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Healthcare & Environment

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto ACCESS TO QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE The current system of accessing healthcare and health insurance needs reform. Private sector insurance providers too often treat our older persons and those with long term conditions unfairly, either charging them unaffordable premiums or denying them coverage all together. These vulnerable members of our community […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Communities & Social Agenda

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto SAFER COMMUNITIES Economic success and more Caymanians in work has been a key part of the country’s recent successes. However, there is a risk that this overall success can hide emerging social issues. We share the real concern in our communities about the development of a gang culture and the […]

Cayman Islands Charity Fashion Show helps feed students

A recent fashion show held in conjunction with Sand Angels and local fashion house Isy B Designs has netted $500.00 donation for the NCVO’s Caring Cousins lunch programme. The “Hello Summer” fashion event held on Thursday 11th May, highlighted Isy B’s 2017 Summer Collection as well as swim, athletic and resort wear available at the […]

Cayman Islands Maritime Services Park expands to include aviation services

George Town, Grand Cayman, 19th May – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s award-winning Special Economic Zone, and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAA) announced this week the expansion of CEC’s Cayman Maritime Services Park, to include the opportunity for aviation services providers to be licensed into the Special Economic Zone. The Park […]

The Editor Speaks: How to hand over a seat in one easy lesson – don’t fight for it

Independent candidate for Bodden Town West, Chris Saunders, was handed the seat on a plate when Leader of the Progressives, Alden McLaughlin, decided not to take part in the CITN/Cayman27 National TV debate last Thursday (18). When leader of the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP), McKeeva Bush, announced he would not be attending, McLaughlin, along with […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Immigration & Good Living

From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 IMPROVING IMMIGRATION AND THE WORK PERMIT SYSTEM The Cayman success story has been built on the ability of businesses to not only hire and train Caymanians, but also to bring in guest workers to ensure that we have the resources and expertise to grow the economy. As we allow individuals […]

Mountains and Marathons challenge for Have a Heart Cayman Islands

Members of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman celebrated the presentation of US$155,384.72 to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart Cayman Islands at their weekly lunch on the 18th May, 2017. The funds were raised from the Mountains and Marathons challenge in support of the charity during 2016. Under the patronage of Her Excellency Governor […]

Jamaican Tenor Steve Higgins & Friends to perform in Cayman Islands

From South Florida Caribbean News “The Cayman National Choir & Orchestra welcome Steve Higgins & Friends, to The Cayman Islands!” Ft Lauderdale – Steve Higgins & Friends will arrive in The Cayman Islands where they will appear in concert with The Cayman National Choir & Orchestra to deliver “An Enchanting Evening of Musical Excellence” at […]

Hazard Management Cayman Islands Director receives prestigious award

Director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), Mr. McCleary Frederick, made history at the 31st Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Palm Beach, Florida as the first international recipient of the Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Frederick proudly accepted the most prestigious award of the conference today (Thursday, 18 May 2017). He was recognised for his […]

Kaya Scodelario: It was ‘hell’ shooting new Pirates of the Caribbean film

By Celebretainment From rrdailyherald Kaya Scodelario has admitted filming ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ was “hell”. The 25-year-old actress plays Carina Smyth in the upcoming fifth instalment of the popular swashbuckling adventure franchise – in which she stars opposite Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow – and has said she hated having […]