October 23, 2017

Archives for October 12, 2017

Cayman Islands delegation visit Manchester and London

Cayman Delegation Meetings Manchester and London GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following on from the successful meetings in Brussels with key EU decision makers, the Cayman delegation led by Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin, travelled to Manchester to the Conservative Party Conference.  The aim was to utilise the conference to continue engagement with elected members of […]

Cayman Islands Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast held

Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and linked hands this morning (Wednesday, 11 October 2017) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Speaker, Hon. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, paid homage to the late Dr. Edlin Merren […]

The Editor Speaks: HSA debt is over $100M

One of the practices in place at the Cayman Islands Hospital when you go to the Clinic to see a doctor or get a prescription refilled is to charge you $75 BEFORE you get to see a doctor, or in the case of a prescription refill, you actually don’t see a doctor. And the prescription […]

Cayman Islands Customs Registration of Importers begins 16 October 2017

From The Cayman Islands Customs Department To help importers start using a system for entry declaration, the Department will start registering importers starting Monday, 16 October 2017. The registration is required by the implementation of a new online electronic system for entry declaration. Effective 1 November 2017, the Cayman Islands Customs Department will implement the […]

Cayman Islands: CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards nominations announced

Local Marketing Agencies and In-House Teams Shortlisted for CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards, with Winners Announced at a Prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner on November 3rd. Over the summer, many of Cayman’s marketers compiled their most successful marketing initiatives from the past two years for submission to the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association’s (“CIMPA”) 2017 Marketing […]

Cayman Islands: Woman arrested in ACC investigation

Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission, with the assistance of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, have arrested an individual in connection with an ongoing investigation. Responsible for investigating serious allegations of corruption the Investigators arrested the 31 year old female, from the Bodden Town area, on suspicion of committing the following offences: 1. Bribery of […]

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

AP From Newsmax Friends and relatives desperately checked hospitals and shelters and pleaded on social media for help finding loved ones missing amid California’s wildfires, with hundreds of people unaccounted for Wednesday. “We’ve been to 17 evacuation centers. We’ve called probably 12 hospitals. I mean, my whole family, all my friends looking for her,” Jessica […]

Cayman Islands Government application process for Early Childhood Assistance Programme Funding

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Education provides financial assistance through the Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) fund for young Caymanian children who were born between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014.   ECAP applications are once again being accepted from families that meet certain criteria to assist with the payment of fees […]

JHTA Endorses the UNWTO International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development Conference

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has endorsed the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, to be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James, November 27 to 29. Camille Needham, JHTA […]

Cayman Islands Squash Club recognizes outstanding athletes

From CI Squash Club In a brief ceremony held at the Cayman Islands Squash Club (CISC) on Saturday the 7th of October 2017, three young athletes were recognized for their outstanding performance at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships that were held in Guyana last July. The athletes recognized were: Ø            Jace Jervis – Champion: Boys […]