November 23, 2017

Archives for August 29, 2017

Invest 93L likely to become a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean this week

From The Weather Channel Story Highlights A tropical depression or tropical storm is likely to form in the eastern Atlantic this week. Heavy rain is expected in the Cabo Verde Islands through Wednesday. Impacts to other land areas down the road, if any, are far from certain. As we continue to track Harvey’s devastating flooding, […]

Cayman Islands police continue proactive weekend operations; Traffic and Warrant arrests

From RCIPS On Sunday, 27 August, police continued proactive operations in Eastern Districts to address drunk driving, noise complaints and unsafe boating practices. Uniform officers, together with armed and marine officers, carried out water, mobile and foot patrols in the areas of Rum Point, Starfish Point and Kaibo.  Two road blocks were also carried out […]

Fact sheet re the Cayman Islands Trade Mark Law

 The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) was established in May 2016 and falls under the remit of the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs.  The Trade Mark Law came into effect on 1 August 2017 – the law allows brand owners to locally register their symbols, slogans and other elements directly […]

New FDA 3D mammograms CTMH Doctors Hospital imaging

The CTMH Doctors Hospital 3D Pain Free Mammograms recently got an upgrade that has been dubbed ‘Genius’ in the medical community! The new FDA approved ‘Hologic’s GeniusTM’ 3D software reduces the radiation exposure to patients by 50%. This state-of-the-art technology known as Breast tomosynthesis, is the most modern version of mammography available. It creates a 3D […]

The Editor Speaks: What MIGHT happen is speculation

The word “MIGHT” is bandied about by the media to sensationalise their stories that are merely speculative and lack any hard facts or data. And seemingly not just by the media. The Cayman Real Estate Association and the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce have been warning the government that with the new rules regarding pensions […]

Bourdain, Boulud, Andres, Ripert to headline Cayman Cookout

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon  CJ Travel Editor From Caribbean Journal The lineup of chefs for the Cayman Islands’ premier culinary event, Cayman Cookout, has just been announced. Scheduled for January 10 to 14, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, the annual event will feature world-class chefs including Anthony Bourdain, Jose Andres, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and […]

Showtime hit with class action lawsuit for Mayweather vs. McGregor streaming issues

By Marc Raimondi From MMA Fighting Mayweather vs. McGregor is over, but Showtime is about to be involved in another fight. A fan is suing the cable company and pay-per-view distributor because he was unable to watch the boxing match Saturday night on Showtime’s app due to streaming issues, according to the U.S. District Court […]

Miss Teen Cayman Islands 2017-2018 has been crowned

Miss Kevie-Ann Peirre of Bodden Town is the new Miss Teen Cayman Islands! This was Miss Peirre’s second time in the pageant and she used her experience to full advantage, wowing the judges and earning their votes to make her the reigning Miss Teen 2017-18. It was Ms Kevie-Ann’s personal interview with the Judges that […]

Eastern Caribbean Chevening Scholarship winners announced

From Antigua News Room British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Janet Douglas has announced the Chevening Scholars for the academic year 2017-18. The awardees are from Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis and St Lucia. There were three awardees from Grenada. Kymanne Andrew- Alexander will be studying International Development at the University of […]

Caribbean Market Overview – 2017 Q3

From CIBC FirstCaribbean Caribbean Economic Overview Summary: In its July 2017 update to its World Economic Outlook, the IMF suggested that global economic growth had evolved in line with its initial expectations thus far in 2017. However, economic growth has varied from expectations in major economies as stronger than anticipated performances in Canada, the Euro […]