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Archives for April 29, 2018

Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World Opens at the Cayman Islands’ National Gallery

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is proud to support the International Year of the Coral Reef initiative by hosting the work of 30 local and international underwater photographers. Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World is a unique chance view one of the world’s most diverse environments and to take a close-up look […]

Cayman Islands: Officials from the RCIPS, Customs, and CI Hot Rod Association survey land for off-road motorsports facility in East End, 26 April

On Thursday, 26 April, RCIPS officials joined representatives from HM Customs, the Youth Services Unit, and the Cayman Hot Rod and Motocross Associations, in East End, to survey land that will be the site of a new off-road racing facility. Yesterday’s meeting marks another step forward in finding a community-based solution to the issue of […]

YouthFlex hosts Poetry Slam Final this May

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Def jams and monster slams will be showcased to listeners when the New Self Help Community Foundation’s Poetry Slam Final airs soon on Radio Cayman. The Youth Services Unit (YSU), which coordinates the weekly YouthFlex radio show, will host the finale of the lyrical competition on Wednesday, 2 May from 4 […]

The Editor Speaks: An apology?

One of our main stories published today is headlined “Cayman Islands Ombudsman recommends Government Ministry to apologize”. Excuse me? A government department to apologize? That’s asking for the moon. The article centres around someone (a woman) who “ was not satisfied with the Ministry’s response to her original request for information on stamp duty abatements. […]

Caribbean Development Roundtable brings together ministers to discuss economic growth and climate resilience

Climate resilience through green investment, the impact of de-risking and the promotion of sustainable economic growth were the center of focus at the fifth Caribbean Development Roundtable (CDR). Decision makers, senior policy makers and ministers addressed these pivotal topics over the course of a fruitful day of discussions, which took place on 26 April 2018 […]

Health City Cayman Islands nominated for 2018 Health Value Award by World Health Care Congress

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 27, 2018) – Health City Cayman Islands has been nominated for a Health Value Award in the category of Direct Care Providers by the World Health Care Congress. The tertiary care hospital in Grand Cayman is among 57 finalists from the hundreds vying for a variety of awards in several categories. In […]

PwC shares insights on how businesses can increase success through better risk management practices

Nassau Bahamas, 26 April 2018 – PwC argues that developing and integrating a robust Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework will lead to cost savings, more efficient allocation of resources and reduction in reputation risk exposures. Bruce Scott, Risk Assurance Leader for PwC in the Caribbean says, “Companies that equip their line managers (i.e. the first […]

‘Caribbean needs its own bank’ Barbadian Government Minister suggests

From teleSUR TV Adriel Brathwaite said a regional bank would offer Caribbean countries greater financial protection. Barbados’ Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, has suggested that Caribbean countries should cement their unity by establishing a nationally owned regional commercial bank. The proposal has been advanced as a safeguard against threats from foreign-owned […]

Crypto collectible ‘Ether Online’ partners with WAX and OPSkins Marketplace

HONG KONG and GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ether Online and Worldwide Asset eXchange™(WAX) today announced that the company’s Crypto Collectibles™ will be available on OPSkins, the world’s leading marketplace for online video game assets, and will be tradable with WAX Tokens, Bitcoin, ETH, US dollars, Euros and dozens of other […]

US: Pascrell meets with Dominican Ambassador and Dominican Republic Leaders to discuss Caribbean recovery efforts

Press Release WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued the following statement on his meeting with the Dominican Ambassador to the United States, Jose Tomás Pérez Vázquez. Hosted by Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13), the meeting was called to discuss the […]