October 16, 2018

Archives for October 15, 2017

e-Government for Cayman Islands

From eGA Summary Cayman Government has decided to take Estonian e-government model as an example in building its e-society and developing public e-services. During that project eGA acts as main contractor for all consultancy services on e-governance between Estonia and Cayman Islands. The project is proceeded from the “Advisory mission to Cayman Islands” . Activities Project has […]

After-hours viewing & film screening at Cayman Islands Gallery

AFTER HOURS VIEWING AND FILM SCREENING Thursday, 19 October 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Did you miss the exhibition opening last week? Can’t make it to the National Gallery during our opening hours? Well you’re in luck. NGCI is hosting a special after hours viewing next week Thursday, 19 […]

The Editor Speaks: Is our Civil Service value for money?

In the 12 month period between years 2012/2013 the total number of civil servants employed was 3,601. At the lowest end of the scale – under $30.000 nearly 850 persons were employed and at the highest $200,000 and above only 2 persons and 3 between $190,000 – $200,000. The largest section of just over 2,000 […]

4th Annual Cayman Islands Book Fair

CayWriters will host the 4th Annual Cayman Islands Book Fair on October 28 and 29. Starting at 10:30am on Saturday, October 28 at the George Town Public Library until 2:30 p.m., there will be book sales by local authors, author readings and kids activities.  The Fair continues that evening at Art Nest Creative Studio from […]

Cayman Islands prison making a difference together

Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) leaders and juvenile inmates are currently working together to construct a basketball court on the prison grounds. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the juveniles recently asked for a basketball court because they did not have one in their exercise yard. “Although exercise is mandatory and built into their […]

Manes appointed USA Youth Ambassador for World Orphans Day

Second Monday in November each year The LIGHTS 4 LIFE Campaign of THE STARS FOUNDATION joins forces with GARRETT MANES Garrett Manes is the youngest Ambassador of Goodwill to champion a cause for The Stars Foundation. The Virginia born rising star in auto racing, currently holding over 300 wins in various forms of racing, is […]

Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)

ILO encourages employment-centered response in line with its Recommendation 205. Statement | 13 October 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction Today we focus on the hundreds of millions of people threatened by natural disasters every year, and what the world should do to protect them. The devastating impact of these extreme events on lives and […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism receives three awards at the 2017 IMPACT Awards

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DOT) received three prestigious IMPACT Awards for Marketing at the Internet Marketing Association’s annual awards celebration held 29 September 2017 at the Enclave in Las Vegas. The DOT received the Content Marketing Strategy Award for Cayman Vows Magazine. The magazine was launched in June […]

FAO: Hunger in the Caribbean remains prevalent

From 103FM tt The Caribbean remains the sub-region with the highest prevalence of hunger at 17.7% according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. According to the Panorama of Food Security and Nutrition, hunger levels are still low in Latin America and the Caribbean in comparison to the rest of the world. However, there are signs […]

Stop using America’s children as pawns!

By Albert Baldeo From Caribbean Life “I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don’t know why he chose to write it, but I’m glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can’t become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany […]