August 16, 2018

Archives for February 7, 2018

On Little Cayman, conservation efforts on both land and sea

Island-wide beach cleanup and Grouper Moon Project bring conservationists together Conservation is always front and center to those who live and work on Little Cayman, but during the full winter moon, with researchers gathered there for the Grouper Moon Project, a study of the annual spawning of Nassau Grouper, the conservation effort expanded to include […]

2018 off to a rousing start for Cayman Islands dive industry

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Feb 6, 2017) – After a record breaking 2017 for Cayman tourism overall, and projections for continued growth, the island’s dive operators expect 2018 to be a banner year for their industry, and they are prepared for it. As a leader in dive tourism, Cayman has always balanced responsible diving and […]

Southern Cross Club wins 2 prestigious 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards

Little Cayman, Cayman Islands (Feb 7, 2018) – The Southern Cross Club, Little Cayman’s original dive and fish resort, has won 2 prestigious 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards from TripAdvisor©, the world’s largest travel planning and booking site. Based on reviews posted by travelers during the past year, the resort ranks in the top ten in […]

Cayman Islands PWD’s Apprenticeship Programme bags top award

Public Works Department’s “world-class” apprenticeship training programme has been chosen by the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) as the ‘Best Training Programme’ in the Cayman Islands for 2017. The Department earned the prestigious award at the society’s 8th Annual Top Employer and 3rd annual CISHRP Awards for Human Resources Excellence (CAHRE). Director […]

The Editor Speaks: I opened the window and in flew Enza

There was a little girl, and she had a little bird, And she called it by the pretty name of Enza; But one day it flew away, but it didn’t go to stay, For when she raised the window, in-flu-Enza. My ‘bird’ is not pretty and it did stay. Mine is called ‘Influenza’. I have […]

Cayman Islands Olympic Committee to move into new headquarters

From Inside The Games The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC) are poised to move into a new headquarters by the end of the month. Grants from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and PanAmSports have enabled the organisation to purchase a new facility. The building is located in the Cayman Business Park in George Town. COIC […]

Cayman Islands firm to build Lamu gas plant

By VICTOR JUMA From Daily Nation In Summary Midway Resources International and local partner set to carry out feasibility study The project is anticipated to produce between 50 and 200 MW of electricity in the first phase, which could be scaled up to 1,200 MW Amu Power, a consortium comprising Centum Investment Company, also plans […]

Lawsuits allege NYPD cops are targeting Caribbean-owned businesses

From TheGrio The NYPD has been hit with lawsuits alleging that they are unfairly targeting businesses that cater to Brooklyn’s Caribbean community. Former City Councilman Kendall Stewart and his son, Omar, have both filed suit against the NYPD as well as the city and claim that their lounge, Cafe Omar, has been unfairly targeted by […]

Cayman Islands Government hosts Industry Day for pre-qualified cruise port bidders

George Town, Cayman Islands (6 February, 2018) The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) held an Industry Day on Monday February 5, 2018 with pre-qualified applicants seeking to participate in the development of the Port of George Town cargo and cruise facilities (the Project). The attendance list included pre-qualified applicants for the Project and representatives for the […]

University holds billions offshore in Central America and Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

By Spencer Dembner From The Chicago Maroon The University of Chicago holds $2.8 billion in investments in Central America and the Caribbean, according to its most recent tax returns. Many universities hold similar offshore investments, hoping to avoid taxes on certain high-yield, high-risk investments. The University has had significant assets in the region since at […]