March 21, 2018

Archives for March 1, 2018

Cricket: [Cayman Islands beat Bermuda] We were outplayed, says Smith

By Lawrence Trott from The Royal Gazette Bermuda suffered a heavy defeat in their second ICC World T20 Qualifier against Cayman Islands today, going down by 63 runs in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Batting first, Cayman posted 165 for five before dismissing Bermuda for 103 in 18.4 overs to record their second straight victory in the […]

YCLA recipient inspires youth, as Cayman Islands Chamber programme reached 700 students milestone

The 2018 Mentoring Cayman class gathered for the annual students and mentors luncheon last week (Thursday, February 22) at the Wharf Restaurant. Mentoring Cayman, first introduced in 2002, is a year-long programme introduced by the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce that partners high-achieving year 11 students from public and private schools with an influential and […]

Cayman Islands police & Black Pearl Skate Park youth outreach initiative resumes

This past Saturday, 24 February, the RCIPS Community Policing Department along with the Cayman Islands Skateboard Association and Hurley’s hosted an afternoon of fun and games for kids at the Black Pearl Skate Park. The event was open to children from age 5 to 17 and included free admission to the park, free rental of […]

The Editor Speaks: Our friendly neighbourhood ‘copper’ to return

A new era of partnership and trust has been launched by the RCIPS and I applaud it. Twenty-six dedicated police officers spread over twelve beat areas have been assigned to “get to know us”, speak to us about our fears and concerns, especially to address crime in our communities. The concept of it is not […]

Turtle release in collaboration with Cayman Islands Tourist Association Accommodation Sector members

Local residents as well as visitors came to see members of the public releasing 15 turtles from Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter into the sea at Barkers National Park in West Bay on Wednesday 21 February. The turtles were each given names by the participants, as Turtle Centre crew members helped them by taking […]

Caribbean countries sign agreements deepening regional integration movement

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines has signed on to the new Caribbean Community (Caricom) Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) as the 29th Inter-Sessional Summit moved into its final day yesterday. The agreement expands the scope for airlines owned by Caricom nationals to provide air services throughout the 15-member grouping. The Caricom […]

Cayman Islands Chamber’s Executive Committee meet with Police Commissioner

President Paul Byles and members of the Chamber Council’s Executive Committee met with Commissioner of Police, Mr. Derek Byrne, at the end of February. CEO, Wil Pineau and Secretary, Roz Griffiths joined President Byles to discuss the Chamber’s Advocacy Agenda & Action Plan (AA&AP). Released to the general public at the 2018 Legislative Luncheon in […]

Knighthead appoints Vernie Coe as Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer

By Marianne Lehnis From Reinsurance News Knighthead Annuity & Life Assurance Company has named Vernie Coe as Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Coe will oversee the company’s anti-money laundering policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Cayman Islands’ regulations, working alongside other members of the Knighthead Annuity’s existing executive team. […]

OPINION: Chief Justice Ivor Archie has brought not only the Judiciary, but now the entire Republic of Trinidad and Tobago into disrepute. He must resign now

By Dr. Kirk Meighoo Chief Justice Ivor Archie has brought the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago into several controversies nationally and appears to have committed serious breaches while acting in his capacity as the Head of the Judiciary. While the honourable response would have been resignation, the Chief Justice has steadfastly refused to do so […]


By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Podcast is a linguistic blend of two words: iPod and broadcast. It was first coined by British technologist Ben Hammersley and it’s since become somewhat of a household name in the same way tissues became Kleenex. I have found myself rather addicted to these informative and entertaining means of […]