November 15, 2018

Archives for May 1, 2018

New Cayman Islands police website launches as a platform for greater communication and transparency

By Jacqueline Carpenter From RCIPS Today (Tue), 1 May, the RCIPS launched a new website that significantly expands public access to immediate information about public safety, crime news and the RCIPS itself.  The new site, which displays all police press releases publicly for the first time and features an interactive beat map, is a sophisticated […]

Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation Youth Ambassador’s visit

The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) will be hosting six student athletes in the Cayman Islands the week of June 18th, 2018 to serve as ambassadors for the sport of volleyball, both indoor and on the beach. Led by Cayman National Beach Team member and youth player, Marissa Harrison, for five days the athletes will […]

Cayman Islands’ youngsters continue to impress in Youth Leagues

The level of play continues to be impressive in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues as the ninth round of games kicked off this past Saturday, April 28. In the only Girl’s Under 11 game played, Sunset Fusion grabbed a late winner in their 1-0 win over George Town SC with their […]

The Editor Speaks: Gloom

I was going to write an Editorial today on the Gloom Promo Ads that Rooster101 continually run to promote their fading talk show “Crosstalk”. The latest is Leader of the Opposition, Ezzard Miller’s pronouncements re the Cruise Ship terminal, where he knows he will get a lot of support. The sound byte Rooster uses in […]

Pre-season tropical or subtropical system could form late week and bring flooding threat to parts of the Caribbean

From The Weather Channel By Linda Lam Story Highlights An area of low pressure may develop in the southwestern Atlantic late this week or into the weekend. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall will bring the threat of flooding from Puerto Rico to eastern Cuba. May has just begun but there are already signs something may […]

The System of National Accounts (SNA) and Balance of Payment (BOP) Survey Questionnaires are due June 1, 2018

Reminder to all businesses Re: SNA and BOP Surveys for A & C Business Solutions In early April 2018, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) sent the System of National Accounts (SNA) and the Balance of Payments (BOP) survey forms to your organization. This email serves as a gentle reminder that the completed survey forms […]

New UK Interior Minister vows to resolve immigration scandal

BY JILL LAWLESS, Associated PressFrom USA News Britain’s new interior minister is vowing to sort out an immigration scandal shaking the government, saying that as the child of immigrants he had been angered by the mistreatment of long-term residents from the Caribbean. LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new interior minister vowed Monday to sort out an […]

Cayman Islands Ministry addresses Chamber of Commerce

The Ministry of Financial Services outlined its priorities to the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce membership during a breakfast seminar on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. More than 100 Chamber members heard the Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, give an overview of the current state of […]

Creating a Caribbean cruising haven in Barbados

From Cruise and Ferry Cheryl Franklin, executive director of Cruise Barbados, tells Rebecca Gibson how the organisation is working with partners to encourage cruise lines to make longer calls and bring bigger ships to Barbados Named in honour of the Bearded Fig Trees that were once found in abundance on its shores, the Caribbean island […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean’s main aviation forum

From Tribune 242 The Bahamas will host the Caribbean’s largest aviation conference this June, bringing together major players from the sector and tourism industries for three days of discussions. The third annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup is scheduled for June 12-14 in Nassau, with its main goal to find new ways to increase airlift into the […]