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Archives for July 12, 2017

Cayman Islands very first food bank

From The Good Samaritan Food Bank The Good Samaritan is a core hunger-relief organization comprised of programs such as the island’s central Food Bank, Meal and Foodstuff Delivery, and Wellness and Sustainability Education. We will strive to help feed the most vulnerable populations – children, families and seniors.  Working together to efficiently and effectively fight hunger, our multi-tiered approach and comprehensive programs are dedicated […]

Cayman Islands: OT leaders meet in London

LONDON – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, along with Minister Roy McTaggart and Minister Tara Rivers,  on Tuesday attended a pre-Joint Ministerial Council gathering of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association with leaders or representatives from the Overseas Territories, including Bermuda, Gibraltar, BVI, Montserrat, Anguilla, Falkland Islands, St. Helena, TCI, Tristan da Cunha and Pitcairn. The […]

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre hosts Opa! My Big Fat Greek Gala

Crisis Centre to Bring Ancient Greece to Cayman for the Return of their Annual Gala Grand Cayman, 12 July 2017: The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (“CICC”) is to host its second fundraising dinner and auction, “Opa! My Big Fat Greek Gala”, on Saturday, 16 September at Ristorante Pappagalo. Marking the start of gala season, and […]

The Editor speaks: Good but not perfect

The following is taken from the Executive Summary of the Final Report by the Commonwealth observers on our May 2017 elections. First the GOOD: The 2017 general elections in the Cayman Islands met the international standards for democratic, genuine and transparent elections. There was a vibrant election campaign, which took place in a peaceful environment, […]

Cayman Islands: GEM (Going the extra mile) Award  – CTMH Doctors Hospital

The GEM Award, is for particularly notable and outstanding contributions to CTMH Doctors Hospital employees and its mission. The winner is selected based on their insight, innovation, skill, and dedication in their work. This award is presented to honour our hospital staff and how they performed their duties in an exceptional manner that boost morale, […]

Cayman Islands Immigration reform begins

From Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Fulfilling its campaign mandate to establish a National Human Resources Department, the Cayman Islands Government is inviting the public to take part in a project that will help shape improvements to services offered by the Department of Immigration (DOI), while enhancing customer service. The first step, of what […]

Cayman Islands: International scamming attempts using legitimate means, 11 July

From RCIPS  Wed July 12 2017 A report was made to the Financial Crimes Unit yesterday, 11 July, about a matter of attempts to defraud a local charity. The Cayman based Charity received an invitation to a legitimate conference being held in the USA, with the offer of free airfare. He was however informed to […]

Paris Air Show

The 52nd Paris Air Show kicked off last January, displaying all manner of aircraft, from small drones to hulking passenger jets. The event ran until June 25, but the F-35A Lightning II, which many considered to be the marquee piece of hardware on hand, put on an air demonstration. Aside from the F-35, the US showed off […]

50th Toronto Caribbean Carnival

50th anniversary of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival kicks off From CBC Annual celebration of Caribbean culture runs from July 17 to August 7 A half century after the first ‘Caribana’ made an indelible mark on the city, revellers officially kicked-off the 50th anniversary of the Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival in Nathan Phillips Square on Tuesday. The […]

CARICOM leaders make new commitment to tackle NCDs

From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday July 11, 2017 – The push for a healthier Caribbean received a considerable boost last week as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders at their 38th annual summit in Grenada made new commitments to tackle the epidemic of chronic diseases which is costing the region dearly in terms of health and development. […]