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Archives for October 17, 2017

Cayman Islands women’s prison launches new rehab course & receives updates

Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, has recently launched a makeup training course at the Fairbanks salon. During the free 22-week course qualified MAC makeup artists will teach inmates the basic techniques and skills needed when professionally applying various cosmetic products. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the training course […]

Cayman Islands: Dive like you own the place….

Buy a luxury condo at East End’s Compass Point Dive Resort; have that dream dive vacation home you’ve always wanted, it’s easier than you think East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Oct 17, 2017)  IMAGINE THIS: You are going on a much-needed dive vacation in the Cayman Islands, so you call ahead to the staff […]

The Editor Speaks: Senseless charge that will do much damage

I had hoped and thought positively there would be no charges made against Cayman Brac artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes over the nude sculptures that were displayed on his property and visible to the general public. I was wrong. Common sense goes out of the window and Kynes has been charged with displaying an obscene object […]

Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference- Dr. Gatcliffe

Baptist Health South Florida announces the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, from October 19th-21st, 2017 at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Grand Cayman. This year, the conference is surrounded by the theme of ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship between Nutrition and Health’, where Dr. Troy Gatcliffe, part of the gynecologic oncology team at Miami Cancer […]

NWDA and Cayman Islands DoA partner to offer internship supporting hurricane evacuees

Due to the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, and in order to accommodate persons relocating to the Cayman Islands, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) established a temporary quarantine facility for their pets that did not […]

Antigua: New agreement to access development assistance

From Antigua Observer Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed the Agreement for Encouragement and Protection of Investment with the Director General of OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish. According to the prime minister, the signing of this agreement is important to the future development of Antigua and Barbuda as it places the […]

Greenlight Capital Re Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Conference Call

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE), a specialist property and casualty reinsurer based in the Cayman Islands and Ireland, today announced that it expects to release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 after the market closes on Monday, October 30, 2017.  A live […]

Interactive Breakout Sessions at the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

With the 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference only days away, the committee has announced the interactive breakout sessions that will take place on the afternoon of Friday, October 20th, highlighting this year’s theme of “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman, […]

DART Group of Companies to Expand Cayman Islands International School

The Dart group of companies unveiled plans recently for a large-scale expansion of the Cayman Islands International School. This expansion comes as a result of the current school’s facilities and their inability to meet the growing demand of the students and faculty. The Dart group has recently applied for the permit to clear and level […]

Russia hopes to launch its own digital currency

By Jon Fingas From engadget Surprise: it wouldn’t be as open as existing cryptocurrencies. Russia has been talking openly about the prospect of creating its own cryptocurrency, and it looks like the country might turn those words into action. Local news outlets report that Communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov has confirmed plans to launch a state-controlled […]