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Archives for December 21, 2017

Cayman Islands: Her Excellency The Governor Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick, CB Christmas Message 2017

Christmas is a special time to enjoy with our families and friends, but it is also a time for all of us to reflect on the events of the last year and to count our blessings. This year, the devastating hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the Caribbean. Once again, the Cayman Islands were spared but […]

Rare surgery at Health City Cayman Islands gives octogenarian new lease on life

CAYMAN ISLANDS (December 21, 2017) – An 80-year-old woman’s life took a turn for the better thanks to intervention by a team of doctors, nurses and physiotherapists at Health City Cayman Islands. Cayman Islands resident Zoe Bodden was still dealing with the effects of the pulmonary embolism she suffered in August 2016. Struggling with her […]

The Editor speaks: A very Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year

Having lived in the beautiful Cayman Islands for over 35 years I was waiting for the outcry from the business community (and others) that there will be no dancing, singing or live music in public places, after midnight on New Year’s Eve (into New year’s Day). Aghast! One would think from other media Editorials, letters, […]

CIMPA announces 2018 board to lead the growing Cayman Islands marketing association

The Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (“CIMPA”) recently held its 2017 Annual General Meeting, where it toasted a successful year for marketing in the Cayman Islands and voted in a new Board. The 2018 CIMPA Board is as follows: Outgoing Board members include Laura Skec (Chairman), Karen Ebanks (Vice Chair), Maya Lewis (Secretary) and Eileen […]

Passport2Success graduation

Passport2Success celebrates 24th graduation ceremony Nineteen young adults are the newest alumni of the Passport2Success programme, after participating in a commencement ceremony on 14 December. Earning certificates were: Ashley Allen, Shamar Bodden, Gabriella Carbajal, Toni-Ann Chambers, Abigail Ebanks, Keeron Ebanks, Shania Ebanks, Abigail Ferguson, Coriah Hill, Christina Lynch, Jonassi Mclean, Mia Morrison, Isiah Powery, Brooke […]

Whirlwind of a year for Cayman Captive Insurance

The Insurance Managers Association of Cayman have reported another successful year for Cayman’s captive insurance industry. “This year has definitely been a whirlwind,” commented the association’s Chair, Erin Brosnihan. “We work hard to promote the Cayman Islands as the jurisdiction of choice when it comes to international insurance, so we are very proud of the […]

Cayman Islands Chamber Orchestra celebrates Birth of Christ

The Bodden Church, like the legendary “little-engine-that-could,” again distinguished itself on the Adventist music scene with a full scale orchestral Christmas classics concert on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The evening’s performance featured international music luminary Trinidad and Tobago’s violinist Harold Beckles, and local rising stars, saxophonist Junior Hines and flautist Janelle Tibbetts. The 20-member Seventh-day […]

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered two boats to survey the waters off Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac as part of the UK’s Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme (OTSMP) commitments. The survey data gathered will be used to produce more accurate navigation charts and guides, improving access for trade and tourism related industries […]

St. Kitts and Nevis pursues strategy towards poverty eradication

OECS Media Release Thursday, December 21, 2017 — The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis launched their Enhanced Country Poverty Assessment (CPA), under the theme Assessing the level of progress made towards reducing poverty, and charting the course for promoting equitable growth”; and tagline “It takes you and me to Eradicate Poverty”. The launch was […]

Cayman Islands: Child seriously bitten by ferocious dog in Prospect

From RCIPS Child Seriously Bitten by Ferocious Dog in Prospect, 20 December Just before 5PM yesterday, Wednesday, 20 December, police and emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a ferocious dog attack on a child at a residence on Birch Avenue in Prospect.  A dog belonging to the residents […]