September 22, 2018

Archives for August 9, 2018

Cayman Islands Under 15 Girls suffer defeat in CONCACAF tournament

CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 6th – 12th, 2018 The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team dropped their first points in international play this morning as the local young ladies lost 4-0 to St. Lucia in Group E at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. […]

Several burglaries of Cayman Islands’ churches reported between June and August

From RCIPS The RCIPS would like to inform the community of a trend where churches have become targets of burglaries in recent weeks. There have been 8 such reports received in the last two months, including the two reported yesterday morning. However, only one report of a church burglary was received in the first five […]

Cayman Islands’ Government introduces raft of red tape cutting measures

Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Government is pleased to announce a raft of measures, recently implemented by the Civil Service, to address the Unity Government’s commitment to cut red tape and to further the priorities of the 5-Year Strategic Plan. Listed among the initiatives are: ■ the Immigration Department enabling customers into the […]

You can ditch the mosh pit for the spa at these luxury music festivals [Cayman Islands is one]

By MORGAN GOLDBERG From Travel + Luxury And they’re expanding to two new locations next year. If you’re feeling a little too old to camp out at Coachella — fending off dust with a bandana just to see Beyoncé and Eminem perform live on back to back days — then KAABOO might be just what […]

The Editor Speaks: Last call for cullers

Today (Thu Aug 9) is your last chance to join the submission of information on the green iguana culling. There are approx 2 million green iguana here, although I haven’t actually seen anybody physically counting them. Perhaps the police are doing this when they are up in the air in their helicopter looking for thieves […]

UK: MP visits Cayman Islands

From The Enquirer The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has lead a delegation of MP’s to the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands, last weekend. During his trip, the MP was asked to give a speech and also had the incredible opportunity to release a young turtle into the ocean as part of the conservation […]

Cayman Islands: Extension of RCIPS local recruitment deadline and expansion of minimum criteria for applicants

Today, Thu 9 August, the RCIPS announces that it will be extending the deadline for its local recruitment by two weeks, to Friday, 24 August. “As of yesterday, 8 August, we have received 81 applications from people meeting the minimum criteria, which we consider a very good result,” said Derek Byrne, Commissioner of Police. “However, […]

CANADA, Toronto: Caribbean Carnival letdown

BY NATASHA RAMOUTAR, CHANTEL COLE From Now Toronto The City of Vaughan’s decision to cancel Carnival Kingdom concert demonstrates a larger trend of municipalities employing a double standard when it comes to African and Caribbean cultural events Caribbean-Canadians wait all year for the festival we know as Caribana, now officially called Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival. […]

Owners react to Malaysian government’s detention of ‘Equanimity

From Superyacht News A spokesperson for Equanimity (Cayman) Ltd has issued a statement to purportedly set a few facts straight… In March this year, SuperyachtNews reported that 91.5m M/Y Equanimity had been seized in Bali following links to an ongoing fraud investigation. Since 2015, the United States’ Department of Justice (USDOJ) has been investigating alleged […]

Schedule and Kick Off Times confirmed for the inaugural matches of the Concacaf Nations League qualifying phase

Thirty-Four Concacaf Member Associations will compete in the official FIFA Match window in September Miami (Thursday, August 9, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the schedule, kick off times and venues for the inaugural matches of the Concacaf Nations League qualifying phase, which will take place […]