October 22, 2018

Archives for April 8, 2018

Cayman Islands: Bo Miller and Raymond Barnes have died

It is with much sadness we have to announce the deaths of Derringtom (Bo Bo) Miller and Raymond Barnes. Both were prominent business men and Mr. Miller was a community  leader and stood in the 2013 election but was unsuccessful. Mr Barnes is the owner of Barnes Plaza on Walkers Road.

UH CEO Tom Zenty spent personal time in Cayman Islands as fertility center crisis unfolded

By Jonathan Walsh from News5 Cleveland CLEVELAND – University Hospitals CEO Tom Zenty chose to take some personal time in the Cayman Islands as the UH fertility clinic crisis was still unfolding. This comes after News 5 first reported Zenty had left town for what UH called a business-related meeting. A new email from University […]

Business surveys on Cayman Islands economic performance start on 9 April 2018

The Economics and Statistics Office will commence its annual business surveys for measuring the economic performance of industries in the Cayman Islands for 2017. The survey will begin on 9 April 2018. Survey forms will be hand-delivered, mailed or emailed to all entities that produce goods and services in the Cayman Islands. The surveys seek […]

Grand Cayman voted one of the best Caribbean travel destinations

From Aqua Bay Club Every year TripAdvisor produces lists of top destinations worldwide. Awarded based on traveler’s reviews, Grand Cayman has been voted the #6 best Caribbean destination. Unlike other online publications where ratings are based on single opinions of a group or like-minded individuals and brands, TripAdvisor is used internationally by travelers from all […]

The Editor Speaks: Missing: Yellow lines! Missing: Road sweeper! [UPDATE- sweeper found, missing white lines]

Have you noticed the missing yellow lines along our roads? I have to admit I hadn’t until it was brought to my attention by one of our readers. This is what he wrote to The NRA: Dear Mr Parchment I note that many yellow lines have been destroyed by sidewalks and road alterations or just […]

Reggae Boyz coach, Theodore Whitmore resigns

By Howard Campbell From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s soccer program will soon be on the hunt for a new head coach following the resignation of Theodore Whitmore the former head Coach of the Reggae Boyz. Dalton Wint, general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), confirmed Whitmore had resigned on April […]

Country advisors appointed to the OECS ahead of the open call for proposals under the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, April 5, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union commenced a 3-day workshop to train Country Advisors from OECS countries on the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) at the Trade Winds Hotel, St. John’s, Antigua yesterday, April 4, 2018. The Agency announced last month that grant […]

February 2018 Cayman Islands Funerals

June Marie (Jackson) Borden Scott – 1 Feb 2018 Private Marguerite Vinola Rankine 7 Oct 1917 – 10 Feb 2018 Dixie Cptn Thomas Shelby Hydes – 13 Feb 2018 West Bay Alfred Myers – 13 Feb 2018 Prospect Arlene Anette Berry – 14 Feb 2018 New Bodden Town Ruth Johnston – 15 Feb 2018 Prospect […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government Schools now open

The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s message for World Health Day

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Cayman Islands will be holding World Health Day activities from 9 to 13 April. WHO’s constitution came into force on 7 April 1948. This year, the Cayman Islands will celebrate a week of activities commencing on Monday, 9 April. […]