October 23, 2017

Archives for October 2, 2017

Second Contingent of Cayman Islands officers leave for BVI; First contingent returns Monday, 2 October

From RCIPS This morning, Monday, 2 October, a contingent of sixteen RCIPS officers was deployed to the British Virgin Islands to relieve the first contingent of officers who deployed to the islands on 9 September.  These officers will take over their colleagues’ duties as reinforcements to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, helping it provide […]

Cayman Islands utility company sends planners to Turks & Caicos Islands

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) has increased its presence in the hurricane-hit Turks & Caicos Islands with the addition of two Transmission and Distribution (T&D) planners and estimators. Joshua Ebanks, Supervisor T&D Planning & Estimating, and Aaron Perera, Engineering Technologist are now in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, to lend their expertise to hurricane restoration efforts […]

Camana Bay’s luxury skincare and beauty boutique Le Visage announces sponsorship of Miss Cayman Islands Anika Conolly in lead-up to Miss Universe

Camana Bay’s luxury skincare and beauty boutique, Le Visage, recently announced it will sponsor the skincare, make-up and beauty needs for Miss Cayman Islands, Anika Conolly, in the run up to her participation in the Miss Universe pageant this November. Anika had been a regular customer of Le Visage after Ruthanna Young, Anika’s official sponsor […]

Cayman Islands Prospect Primary battle South Sound schools

The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons began this past Saturday with games at various venues across Grand Cayman. In Prospect, Group B’s Prospect Primary and South Sound Schools opened the new season with two very entertaining games. In the Under 9 division, an energetic South Sound […]

HBO’S 2017 Documentary Season kicks off October 2

MIAMI, FL, October 2, 2017 – HBO kicks off its sixth consecutive Documentary Season today, Monday, October 2 at 22hrs AST*, with the premiere of a new documentary each Monday through the end of the month. This year’s documentary lineup includes: Landfillharmonic (October 2) Music director Favio Chavez guides the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a […]

The Editor Speaks: A picture paints a thousand words even the ones that lie

Yesterday I watched the BBC’s coverage of the Catalan referendum. The BBC led with the story and gave nearly ten minutes of coverage. This compared with the coverage given by NBC that was three minutes and down in fourth place of importance. World news according to the US media outlets begins and ends nearly always […]

Right to Know Day celebrates 10th Anniversary in Cayman Islands

From The Cayman Islands Office of the Ombudsman The 10th annual Right to Know Day was celebrated Thursday, 28 September 2017 with Government workers and officials opting to wear blue to mark the occasion. Co-ordinated by Deputy Ombudsman Jan Liebaers and attended by the Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson as head of […]

Catalan referendum: Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

From BBC Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence. He said the door was open to a unilateral declaration of independence after Catalan officials said voters had backed secession with a 42.3% turnout. Spain’s government has warned it could […]

Get ready for Cayman Islands’ STEM Carib 2017!

The STEM Carib 2017 Conference, Cayman’s landmark Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Conference hosted by the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) in partnership with Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) is slated for October 10-13, 2017. STEM Carib was established in 2012 to spark the youth’s interest in all things science, technology, […]

JTC completes acquisition of International Trust division from Merrill Lynch

Independent private wealth, funds and corporate service provider JTC has confirmed the formal completion of its acquisition of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management’s International Trust and Wealth Structuring business (“ITWS”), following regulatory approval from the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. The ITWS business, which will now be assimilated into JTC’s Private Wealth Services division, provides […]