October 22, 2018

Archives for July 2, 2018

Cayman Islands: CayFilm 2018 played to a Full House

Last Friday (June 29) crowds gathered at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman ballroom to attend a smaller scale 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival. Earlier in the year, Festival Director Tony Mark, had announced CayFilm was cancelled. Then this month he announced the show would go on in a very much watered down format. Mark said, […]

Harvard Business Review article cites Cayman Islands’ Health City as a “disruptor” in U.S. health care industry

Cayman Islands (June 29, 2018) – The Health City Cayman Islands model “is potentially very disruptive to U.S. health care” according to authors  Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti in an article published in the respected Harvard Business Reviewjournal. Both professors at U.S. universities, Govindarajan and Ramamurti have written the book Reverse Innovation in Health Care: […]

Meal production change for George Town, Grand Cayman Meals on Wheels

Meals produced for Meals on Wheels seniors in need in the George Town and West Bay districts will be produced by a new contractor beginning Tuesday 4th July, 2018. Rehoboth Ministries, led by Beulah McField, has been the longtime contractor for Meals on Wheels and recently decided to close the operation of the kitchen from […]

The Editor Speaks: “Witch hunt” ends in acquittal

The whole case has been a “witch hunt” and it has “taken its toll on me”. This is what Cayman Brac artist Ronald Gregory Kynes, known as “Foots”, said after he was was acquitted of the charge of being in possession of an obscene publication . The ‘obscene publication’ was in fact four sculptures Foots […]

TT rugby dreams dashed by RAN

From Newsday tt Request to reschedule Cayman match denied. RUGBY Americas North (RAN) has blanked TT’s request to reschedule their clash with Cayman Islands because it was not made in a “timely manner”. TT were unable to acquire funding to travel to Cayman Islands to play that country in the RAN Men’s 15s Tournament on […]

EY captive specialist relocates to Cayman Islands in expanded role

From Captive International James Bulkowski, senior manager at EY, will be relocating to the Cayman Islands from the US, effective July 9, and assuming an expanded role at the firm. In this new role, Bulkowski will help to further expand EY’s strategic captive insurance network expansion and commitment to the BBC market (Bahamas, Bermuda, British […]

Statement from the Board of Directors of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame on Lee Selisky – a Class of 2019 Inductee.

In an extraordinary announcement, the Board of Directors for the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) has announced the first member of the 2019 induction class as Mr. Lee Selisky. Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Cayman Islands Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism, The Hon Moses Kirkconnell, said, “Lee is the founder […]

Are digital IDs the start of a blockchain-based service economy for the Cayman Islands?

By David Bentley From Blockchain News Caribbean initial coin offering (ICO) hotspot, the Cayman Islands, last week outlined a timeline for a proposed digital ID system for its population; it aims to have the technology in place within a year. Premier Alden McLaughlin presented details of the initiative in a speech at the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands Premier presents business case in LA for CI Hong Kong office

Statement on business case for CI Hong Kong office By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Mister Speaker, as you and members of the House are aware in March I led a delegation to Hong Kong to attend the GREAT Festival of Innovation. We went at the invitation of the United Kingdom as part […]

Cayman Islands Premier, CARICOM Heads of Government to discuss UK, constitution matters in Jamaica

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, along with Hon. Attorney General Samuel Bulgin, travels Wednesday, 4 July, 2018, to Montego Bay, Jamaica, to attend the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to discuss, among other issues, the constitutional relationship of the Overseas Territories […]