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Archives for August 27, 2017

Julene Banks funeral Mon Aug 28

Everyone at iNews Cayman extend condolences to dear friend Loxley Banks and the DeCosta family on the loss of their loved one, JULENE BANKS. Funeral service for the late Julene Banks is on Monday August 28, 3PM at Wesleyan Holiness Church, West Bay.

Cayman Islands Prison Service announces Employee of the Month

HMCIPS Employee of the Month  Prison Officer Marlon Watson, with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), has been named the department’s newest employee of the month. As the officer in charge of the prison’s workshop, Mr. Watson is responsible for the overall operation and for the well-being of all inmates who take part in […]

DG 5K Challenge funds support Cayman Brac youth camp

A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the DG’s 5K Challenge […]

Cayman Islands Chamber supports minister’s call for increased resources for education

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce supports Education Minister the Hon. Julianna O’Connor-Connolly’s recent call for the allocation of additional resources to the public education system and confirms its commitment to work with the Minister and school officials to improve the public education system. “Improving public education is a top priority for the business community. […]

The Editor Speaks: Government has a healthy plan

I hope they do because the healthcare in this country, especially for the poor and the elderly is very ill. North Side MLA Ezzard Miller filed a Private Members Motion in the LA to have a six member panel to be made up of four government members and two opposition members to join forces and […]

Cayman Islands’ student interns soak up knowledge at Mourant Ozannes

16 young Caymanians have been getting to grips with the world of offshore law before returning to their studies across the globe thanks to Mourant Ozannes’ Summer Internship Programme. Mourant Ozannes offers internships and bursaries globally to students who meet the firm’s criteria. The Programme provides a learning opportunity for students interested in a career […]

Jamaica to export Irish potatoes to Cayman Islands

From Jamaica Observer The way has been made clear for Jamaica to export grown Irish potatoes to the Cayman Islands. This was announced by JC Hutchinson, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, while addressing farmers at an Irish potato and onion production seminar, held Thursday, at Hounslow in St […]

Cayman Islands police want special constables

RCIPS launches recruitment drive for special constables Today, August 25th 2017, the RCIPS is putting out a call for all those interested in a very special and rewarding type of volunteering. The Service is launching a recruitment drive to bolster the ranks of the RCIPS Special Constabulary, a group of dedicated volunteer police officers who […]

Airbnb First Platinum Sponsor for Tourism Global Conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica; August 24, 2017: Online marketplace and hospitality service Airbnb has committed approximately J$8.3 million (US$64,906.00 )to the Government of Jamaica, towards the staging of the UNWTO, GOJ, World Bank Group Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism. This makes the mega-technology company the first platinum sponsor for the conference, which […]

Caribbean Utilities Co. (CUP) to Issue $0.17 Quarterly Dividend

From True Blue Tribune Caribbean Utilities Co. (TSE:CUP) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.17 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of Infinity. The ex-dividend date of this dividend […]