June 23, 2018

Archives for March 8, 2018

Cayman Islands Residential Mental Health Facility planning approved

Plans for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility in the Cayman Islands have been approved by the Central Planning Authority. The application was considered and approved by the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, 7 March 2018. The Ministry of Health, which is building the facility, will now seek building permit approval and to prequalify […]

Statement from the Cayman Islands Chief Justice re Justice Ingrid Mangatal

In anticipation of the case involving Justice Ingrid Mangatal coming on for hearing next week Thursday, the Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie, has invited the Acting Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, to appoint a magistrate from overseas to preside. Acting Governor Manderson, on the advice of the Judicial and Legal services Commission, has agreed to the […]

Cayman Islands Chamber offers to lead new policy discussions surrounding crime

The Chamber of Commerce has stepped up to offer to mediate renewed discussions on the current state and solutions to the rising crime rates in the Cayman Islands. “We are not interested in just another discussion. The idea is to bring together the previous work done in this area and take a multidisciplinary approach to […]

Cayman Islands Chamber, UCCI unveil first videos in ‘Cayman Careers’ series promoting skilled trades

The first videos in a new series developed by the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce have been unveiled. In partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), the ‘Cayman Careers’ series will take a closer look at the vocational jobs and skilled trades available to young residents and those wanting to try something […]

Cayman Islands National Gallery’s Photography Exhibition celebrates the ocean

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) latest exhibition will feature a collection of images by celebrated musician and author D. Randall Blythe titled, From Whence We Came. Drawing upon the John F. Kennedy quotation “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail […]

The Editor Speaks: A tunnel without love

The DART tunnel along the West Bay Road that most people hate will be extended. The DART original application to extend it by 170 ft. to 595 ft. was turned down because the applicants, Cayman Shores Development, failed to demonstrate sufficient reason to increase it. Now they have come up with a reason. They MIGHT […]

Cayman Islands: CIAA staff earn leadership and management certificates

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (8 March 2018) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), hosted a private celebration luncheon on Friday, 23 February 2018 and presented five of their employees with Level 3 certificates in Leadership and Management after […]

Cayman Brac Cert Training 19th – 23rd March

Hazard Management (HMCI) and the Red Cross (CIRC) will commence Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Cayman Brac on March 19th. Residents can sign up for the 5 day course for either the morning or evening sessions. The training is free and food and refreshments will be provided. Group A from 9 am – […]

Cayman Islands Cert basic training programme outline

The CERT Basic Training Course is designed to provide volunteers with the basic skills and information needed to be prepared for, and respond to, emergencies and disasters in the community. Upon successful completion of the course (100% attendance required) participants receive a certificate verifying they completed the course. The volunteer group completing this training will […]

RE: International Women’s Day 2018: ILO: Women still less likely to be active in the labour market than men in most of the world

GENEVA (ILO News) – Women are less likely to participate in the labour market than men and are more likely to be unemployed in most parts of the world, says a new study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) released on the eve of International Women’s Day (marked on 8 March.) According to the World […]