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Archives for May 25, 2017

HBO renews original comedies “Silicon Valley” & “Veep”

Miami, Fla., May 25, 2017 – HBO has renewed its original comedy series Silicon Valley and Veep for a fifth and seventh season, respectively. The new seasons for both programs will premiere in 2018. Created by Mike Judge, Silicon Valley follows the story of a startup company in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon […]

Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa Nears Completion of Its Two Phase, $50 Million Renovation

From Hotel Online Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – (May 25, 2017) – Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is putting the finishing touches on the second phase of a property-wide renovation that will debut distinctive enhancements to all guest rooms and suites and adjacent corridors. The project follows the introduction of a […]

Freeport International Junior Rugby Festival largest to date

By Sarah Kirkby From The Bahamas Weekly Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas – Last weekend saw the largest Freeport Junior Rugby Festival, in its seven-year history, and some amazing games of rugby played the Freeport Rugby Football Club (FRFC). Both girls and boys played in matches on Saturday and Sunday from the Under 8’s division all […]

Cayman Islands soccer official pleads guilty to money laundering

By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle After originally pleading not guilty to a money laundering conspiracy, an official of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to transferring millions of dollars in bribes to the former FIFA vice president. U.K. native Costas Takkas pleaded guilty to receiving and transferring […]

Dressage Day

Cayman Islands’ Dressage Day of Double Winners At the final Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) dressage show of the season, that was hosted last Sunday, five riders were double class winners: Stephanie Lloyd, Lara Humphries, Abbey Swartz, Tracey Surrey and Jardae Barnes. High Point Champions at the show were Stephanie Lloyd in the Adult category […]

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman Celebrates National Burger Day

Burger lovers, rejoice! In honor of National Burger Day this Sunday, May 28, Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman is celebrating with a Burger Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its 5 o’ClockSomewhere Bar & Grill. Locals can enjoy a brunch station with custom-built burgers, fries and sides with unlimited Hoegaarden or Stella Artois […]

Triple C #1 again

Triple C’s Under 18 Volleyball – #1 Again On Wednesday, April 5th, Triple C’s Under-18 co-ed volleyball team won the annual Private School Association (PSA) volleyball tournament that was held at the Cayman International School in Camana Bay. The team was also one of the winners of the PSA league through a 3-way tie. This […]

Angel Investment

More Firms Set to Get Angel Investment BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 25, 2017 — The Caribbean Export Development Agency hosted the inaugural Caribbean Angel Investor Forum in Montego Bay on May 12, 2017. The event, which attracted some of the region’s most influential business people, came together to lay the foundation for a more buoyant and […]

The reduction of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis slows down in Latin America and the Caribbean, warns PAHO

A new report shows that progress towards the elimination of pediatric HIV has been reduced and the number of children with congenital syphilis has increased. PAHO calls for early diagnosis and treatment of pregnant women to prevent transmission to their babies Washington, May 25, 2017 (PAHO/WHO).- A new report by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) […]