March 21, 2018

Archives for March 13, 2018

Online store brings affordable interior design to Cayman Islands homeowners

Local design powerhouse Lydia Uzzell Interior Design has launched HUIS, a new-to-market interiors e-retail store offering designer-approved furniture and accessories across a range of budgets and styles to island homeowners. The new concept was conceived to help make interior design more accessible, without the long-term commitment or higher costs of a full-service interior design firm. […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints new private wealth investment advisor

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Paul Michael Jenkins, to the post of Private Wealth Investment Advisor. The banking executive will work with CIBC FirstCaribbean clients in The Cayman Islands, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to provide international investment advice. He has worked with institutional and private […]

The Editor Speaks: Where government wastes our money

Sue Winspear, Auditor General of the Cayman Islands, has just issued a report how effectively the Government manages its use of consultants and temporary staff. Her conclusion: “The Government does not generally plan or project its need for consultants, with the exception of consultancy services for major capital projects. Nor does the Government routinely monitor […]

FIFA Appeal Committee rejects the partial appeal lodged by Jeffrey Webb

From FIFA The FIFA Appeal Committee has rejected the partial appeal lodged by Jeffrey Webb, and confirmed the decision taken by the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee. Mr Webb had not contested the lifelong ban imposed on him by the adjudicatory chamber, but appealed the fine in the amount of CHF 1,000,000. After […]

Jim Mauer appointed Vice President/Managing Director at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

From eHotelier Hot off the completion of a top-to-bottom, $50 million transformation, the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Jim Mauer as Vice President/Managing Director. Mauer brings more than three decades of experience overseeing day-to-day operations, maximizing revenue and developing high-performance leadership teams. In his new role, Mauer […]

Leadership Cayman class tour Lighthouse School as part of latest seminar

With Education a key focus of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce right now, the Leadership Cayman class also turned its attention to the matter for the latest seminar on Wednesday, March 7. Focusing on ‘Education & Workforce Development,’ the class was tasked with understanding the challenges facing the education system, how key stakeholders are […]

Cayman Islands HSA doctors save patient after lung collapses from acupuncture

An acupuncture therapy visit at a local establishment left Caymanian Debbie Pennington-Ebanks with a collapsed lung, a potentially fatal medical emergency. Mrs. Pennington-Ebanks had returned to work, after the acupuncture procedure when she begun to have difficulty breathing. 911 was called and she was transported by ambulance to the HSA where an x-ray was done […]

Latin America, Caribbean countries collaborate to eradicate hunger and malnutrition

BY ERNIE SEON From Jamaica Observer MONTEGO BAY, St James (CMC) — A much more concerted effort is underway to stem rising hunger and food security and eradicate all forms of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The 33 member countries of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), at the end of their […]

CNN interviews Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Live on Tourism

From South Florida Caribbean News London, UK – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett this evening wrapped up a live interview on CNN with its prominent News Anchor, Richard Quest on his show Quest Means Business. The live interview took place at CNN’s studios in London with Quest in CNN’s New York City studios. “Today was […]

Cayman Islands police update on attempted child abduction in West Bay, 10 March

From RCIPS An investigative team has been established to investigate the report of an attempted abduction of a child on Saturday, 10 March in West Bay. This report is being evaluated in the context of two other reports received where a man was observed behaving in a suspicious manner near children. In neither of these […]