October 16, 2018

Archives for July 27, 2017

Paper- option for Cayman Islands Immigration Reform Survey

A new format of the online survey, that aims to enhance services offered by Department of Immigration (DOI), will be available this Thursday (27 July 2017) and Friday, making it easier for customers to share their views before the deadline on Friday at midnight. Immigration clients will have access to a paper format of the […]

Solo Cayman Islands swimmer proud to plough a lonely furrow

BY LOW LIN FHOONG From Today Online Singapore 17-year-old keen to help her tiny Caribbean nation make its mark on the international stage BUDAPEST — Since arriving in Budapest last week, Cayman Islands swimmer Lauren Hew has trained by herself at the Duna Arena, eaten meals on her own, and slept alone in her hotel […]

The Editor Speaks: Long time comin’ but there is progress

The government have just announced plans are in the works for a mental health facility to be built in East End. The target date for completion is April 2019. The company that will spearhead the design of the facility is Montgomery Sisam Architects from Canada along with Cayman Islands Designers DDL Studio. The original intention […]

CPA to conduct seminar for Cayman Islands MLAs in early August

The Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly will conduct a post-election seminar on all aspects of practising democracy within the Westminster system primarily to benefit newly elected MLAs to the House. Conducted by the Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), the seminar will be held at the Legislative Assembly, starting with an opening ceremony […]

Cayman Islands branch to host CPA Roadshow for Youth

The Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will host a special event for Cayman Islands’ youth on Friday, 4 August 2017 at the Town Hall in George Town. The CPA Secretariat and Cayman’s MLAs will be bringing the ‘CPA Roadshow’ for youth that is taking place this year across 53 Commonwealth member […]

Intertrust Cayman Islands launches support for the Special Needs Foundation

George Town, Grand Cayman, 27 July 2017 Intertrust has been the title sponsor of the Cayman Islands Marathon for seven years supporting the islands biggest sporting event since 2011. This year Intertrust has teamed up with Cross Fit 7 Mile to create a unique marathon training programme. Led by long distance running authority Scott Ruby, […]

The View from Europe: Who will reform CARICOM?

By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now There is a pervasive view within and beyond the Caribbean that the regional integration process is foundering, and that its progress is being held back by an absence of political compromise and a failing bureaucracy. The outcome of the recently held Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government meeting […]

Angel Maria Villar: Suspended Spanish FA boss resigns from Uefa and Fifa

From BBC Suspended Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has resigned from his roles as vice-president of Uefa and Fifa. He and his son Gorka were arrested earlier this month as part of a corruption investigation. Villar, who denied all the allegations, has been suspended for one year by the Spanish football federation. “Villar […]

Cayman Island to expand trade engagement for 2018

From Breaking Travel News On the back of an increase in demand for the luxury Caribbean destination, the Cayman Island Department of Tourism has committed to an up-weight in its trade and consumer engagement for 2017/18 and beyond. Don McDougall, regional manager, Europe, for the Cayman Islands, said: “Demand for Cayman is strong, especially at […]

Chinese police detain ‘female Jesus cult’ members

From BBC Police in China have detained 18 suspected members of a banned religious cult, state news agency Xinhua said. The group is notorious for some of its members beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s restaurant in 2014 after she refused to give them her phone number. The Church of Almighty God cult […]