August 19, 2018

Archives for July 9, 2018

CARICOM Heads of Government stand with the Cayman Islands, OTs in solidarity against United Kingdom’s unilateral action

• CARICOM supports the Cayman Islands to stop the United Kingdom’s efforts at constitutional overreach • Meeting held at request of Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin • Official statement coming this week GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stand squarely behind the Cayman Islands and other Overseas […]

Cayman Islands’ John Bodden hands McKendree verbal commitment

From Swimming World NEW COMMIT: Hailing from the Cayman Islands, John Bodden has recently given a verbal commitment to swim for McKendree University starting in the fall of 2018. Bodden swims for the Stingray Swim Club and is a member of the Cayman Islands National Team. He was named co-captain for the 2017 CARIFTA team, where he helped […]

Cayman Islands: Forward thinking creates moments of magic

The Department of Immigration’s Acting Finance Manager Shushan O’Connor is May’s Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month. Ms O’Connor received certificates and a cheque from Acting Governor Franz Manderson and Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Chief Officer Wesley Howell yesterday (5 July) for creating an exceptional customer experience. Seeing an opportunity to reduce […]

Cayman Islands: Bob Soto Memorial Scuba Scholarship

From Suzy Soto Award to be presented at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, Sept 14th, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel. Bob’s passion was sharing the underwater magic with the world. He trained a lot of Caymanian young men who worked with him and carried on to open their own dive operations. This memorial […]

Save the date: Scuba Hall of Fame – Sept. 14, 2018 Cayman Islands Marriott Hotel

By Suzy Soto, Cert.of Hon Dear Friends, Scuba Lovers, July 1, 2018 It is my passionate hope you will recognize the value of attending and supporting the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, formed in 2000 jointly by the diving community and the Cayman Island Government to honor pioneers, promote Caymans tourism product, and to […]

The Editor Speaks: Help

We read continually about the destruction, rape, murder, violence, war, etc that humans inflict upon one another. It makes one wonder is there any goodness left in this world. There is and far more than the bad news that makes up over 80% of the news we read. The number one story heading our world […]

Protocol amending treaty establishing Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) signed by Prime Ministers

ECTEL Media Release Monday, July 9, 2018 — Montego Bay, Jamaica – The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announces the signing of the Protocol Amending the Treaty Establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada during CARICOM’s 39th Regular Meeting of […]

OPINION: Ralph Gonsalves Doesn’t Want any Rich People Investing in SVG

By Jolly Green Worse still he does not want any Vincentian getting rich either unless they are a member of the family dynasty or a chartered supporter thereof. Citizenship by investment is a No! No! As far as Ralph Gonsalves prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is concerned. He has spent seventeen years […]

Communiqué issued at the conclusion of the Thirty-ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

The Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Montego Bay, Jamaica, 4-6 July, 2018. The Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, chaired the proceedings. Other Members of the Conference in attendance were: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne; […]

Haiti protests leave US church youth groups stranded in Caribbean nation as violence, roadblocks continue

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn From 105.1FM News Radio KWPM As the violent protests in Haiti over fuel prices continued, youth groups from multiple U.S. churches have remained in the Caribbean nation, unable to get to the airport to travel home. The nonprofit My Life Speaks said the mission teams from Woodland Community Church in Bradenton, Fla., […]