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Archives for May 22, 2017

The Progressives: Youth, sport & the elderly

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto YOUTH & SPORT ENHANCING THE LIVES OF Life today is more complicated than it was a decade ago and it is becoming increasingly challenging for young people. It is crucial that we focus on the future of Cayman – our youth. A new Progressives Government will: • Update the comprehensive […]

The Progressives: STRONGER

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto A STRONGER CAYMAN BRAC & LITTLE CAYMAN Our vision for Cayman Brac & Little Cayman includes a development plan that encourages economic growth based on the preservation of the environment, culture, and traditions of the Sister Islands. Development must be sufficient to allow Brackers to be able to make a […]

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands to host The Business of Art • Symposium with guest presenter NAGB Director, Amanda Coulson

Join the NGCI for a full day of presentations and workshops that explore how artists and creatives can build a business around their talent, from initially developing a presence in the art world through to learning to sell your work directly to the public or finding suitable representation. Among the topics surveyed will be: starting […]

Cayman Islands: Liquor Licence Holders Cannot Sell Alcohol During Elections

Liquor licence holders in the Cayman Islands are reminded that they cannot conduct liquor sales between 7am and 7pm on Wednesday, 24 May. According to section 91 of the Election Law (2013), no intoxicating liquor shall be sold, offered for sale or given away at any premises situated in any electoral district in which an […]

The Editor Speaks: There was little good nature in Progressives motorcade clash.

The Progressives put on a very Impressive motorcade last Saturday (20) that started at West Bay and went around Grand Cayman and finished up in Savannah in the backyard of one of the Progressives candidates, Heather Bodden. There were very nearly 300 cars in the motorcade and it was a spectacular sight. For most of […]

Higgs & Johnson associate wins Worldwide Excellence Award

Jo-Anne Stephens earns highest average marks in exams leading to STEP Diploma in International Trust Management GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 22 MAY 2017. Jo-Anne Stephens, an associate at full service corporate and commercial law firm Higgs & Johnson, has been awarded the Society of Trust & Estate Professionals’ (STEP) Student Award, presented to the STEP […]

Cayman Progressives: Finances & Government

From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 STRONG GOVERNMENT FINANCES Over the last four years, the Progressives Government, has returned the country to a secure financial position. We did so through economic growth and carefully managing our finances. This has resulted in solid budget surpluses. Surpluses that have been used to fund education, policing, health services, garbage […]

Jamaicans dominate foreign prisoner population in Cayman

From RJR News According to newly released data, there are more Jamaicans than any other foreign nationals imprisoned in The Cayman Islands. A report published by the Cayman Reporter newspaper shows that, of the 147 inmates behind bars, 17 are Jamaicans. Two of the Jamaican inmates are serving life in prison, one for murder and […]

ICC World League: Qatar to start campaign against Cayman Islands

By Fawad Hussain  From The Peninsula Qatar will take on Cayman Islands in their opening match of ICC World League Division 5, according to details revealed by the International Cricket Council for the eight-nation tournament to be played in South Africa in September. Qatar have been placed in Group A in the competition, which also […]

Pressure mounts on Carnival Cruise Lines as TripAdvisor pulls the plug on selling tickets to cruel Cayman Turtle Centre

On the eve of World Turtle Day, the world’s largest travel website – TripAdvisor – has removed the sale of tickets to the Cayman Turtle Centre, where over 5,000 endangered sea turtles live in horrific conditions. The TripAdvisor decision puts even more pressure on one of the world’s largest cruise line companies – Carnival Cruises […]