January 17, 2019

Archives for December 3, 2017

University College of the Cayman Islands received 3D printer from CSC

Thanks to Cayman Spirits Company (CSC), students at the University College of the Cayman Islands can now look forward to using a cutting-edge device that encourages collaboration, enhances critical-thinking and problem-solving skills whilst providing a fun element towards learning. Recently, UCCI received a brand new Robo-R2 3D printer from the local distillers which will further […]

Cayman Islands TBL Board prepares for Christmas break

From Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment. The Trade and Business Licensing Board will hold its last meeting of the year on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 and will resume its meetings on Tuesday, 9 January 2018, according to Board Chairman Garth Arch. Persons seeking renewals and grants of their trade and business licences before […]

The Editor speaks: Disabilities

Today (3) as I write this it is International Day of Persons with disabilities. I am one of the lucky ones as the only disability I have is being short sighted that is easily corrected. I am therefore not really disabled and I don’t also have to have the added burden of fighting the social […]

The evolution of the Cayman Captive Forum

From Captive International This year the Cayman Captive Forum celebrates 25 years since it was created by the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman. Cayman Captive takes a look back at how it started—and how much has changed. A visitor to the Cayman Islands in 1993 might not have noticed at the time, but a small […]

YMCA celebrates 5 years in the Cayman Islands!

Celebrating 5 Years of the YMCA in the Cayman Community The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is celebrating five years of service and commitment to the community this month. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Cayman Y has quickly and significantly made a positive impact on our Islands. Over […]

Software Developer: Tax woe drove us to Cayman Islands

By NEIL HARTNELL From Tribune242 A Bahamian software developer yesterday revealed he was forced to domicile in the Cayman Islands to prevent VAT and Business License fees “killing” his competitiveness. Bruce Raine, International Private Banking Systems (IPBS) principal, told Tribune Business that his company’s experience showed that the Government needed to enact multiple, far-reaching economic […]

Cayman Islands Government: Duty concessions extended

From Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Finance & Economic Development The Government has extended the flat 15% import duty rate on building materials imported to Grand Cayman for a further year, to 31 December 2018. In explaining the reason for the extension of the duty concession, the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s Message for Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education International Day of Disabilities Message from Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, & Lands, Hon. Dwayne Seymour. On 3 December, the world will unite to focus on creating sustainable and resilient communities for all on International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Locally, we will recognize this day on Monday, […]

Transit Visas for the United States? Why ? UNWTO Secretary General agrees…

By Juergen T Steinmet From eTurboNews After devastating natural hurricane disasters, Caribbean countries are struggling to bring the islands together. MOU signed at the just-concluded UNWTO Sustainable Tourism conference in Montego Bay opened more doors to establish enhanced and direct air service to and between the island countries. Besides the lack of air services to fly from […]

Aspiring model from NY found brutally murdered in Caribbean

By Jim Dolan From 6ABC.com NEW YORK (WPVI) — A New York woman was found dead in Jamaica, lying on the side of the road with her throat slashed. WABC-TV reports, 26-year-old Desiree Gibbon of Queens was found along the roadway in Anchovy in the Parish of Saint James on Saturday. Residents stumbled across her […]