September 22, 2018

Archives for September 9, 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac likely to be a hurricane by Monday

From NBC – 2 Tropical Storm Isaac continues to strengthen after being named on Saturday. While it is the weakest of the three systems in the Atlantic presently, it’s also a storm we’ll have to keep an eye in the days to come. Tropical Storm Isaac is almost a hurricane as we close out the […]

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame announces 2018 Cayman Islands Honourees

The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) is pleased to announce that Wayne Hassen, Daniel Tibbetts and Darryl Bud Walton Jr. will be inducted for their contributions to the sport during a gala ceremony on 14 September, 2018. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 September 2018) – The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) […]

Cayman Airways flights affected by server outage last Thursday (6)

Last Thursday (6) three Cayman Airways flights were delayed because of a “third-party flight planning software server outage”. According to Cayman Airways, the server outage that occurred in the morning, affected two Kingston flights and a New York flight. The servers were down between  7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. the airline added. The flight plans […]

Men’s Squash’s Julian Jervis represents Cayman Islands in Pan American Squash Championships

By Haley Hunt From GW Sports Senior co-captain gains international experience The World Squash Federation Pan American Squash Championships hosts the world’s top players for competition across five divisions: men’s and women’s doubles and singles, and mixed doubles. This year, teams from 20 countries met in the Cayman Islands from Aug. 26 to Sept. 1 […]

The Editor Speaks: Anne Frank’s Diary is a wake up call

I was with other media writers and invited teenage school pupils last Tuesday (4) to watch the dress rehearsal of the newly adapted Wendy Kesselman stage play, “The Diary of Anne Frank”. Originally written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Kesselman’s version portrays Anne as she really was – a young woman capable of being […]

Lions: District 60B 1st Cabinet Meeting in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

The Lions Clubs in the Cayman Islands (Lions Club of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Tropical Gardens) hosted the International Association of Lions Clubs District 60B – 1st Cabinet Meeting in Grand Cayman from August 23rd to 25th 2018 at the Lions Community Centre, Grand Cayman. Over 80 Lions and Leos from various Caribbean islands […]

Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference takes place this week in Cayman Islands

More than 100 delegates, including government and industry leaders will gather for the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort from 13-14 September to discuss the latest advancements in renewable energy technology and how to create models of sustainability for small island nations. The conference, being held for the second year, will […]

LIFE donates books to Cayman Islands Maple House

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Maple House residents had 55 reasons to be pleased by their visitors: the (LIFE) Literacy Is For Everyone charity on Monday (5 September 2018). The Cayman Islands only literacy charity donated a box full of lightly-used picture books to the home’s special needs children and young adults. The presentation, on the […]

The Caribbean is (re)open for business [especially the Cayman Islands]

By Meredith C. Carroll From The Aspen Times While spending a semester abroad in college, a friend and I island-hopped around Greece during our fall break. Starting from Athens, we ferried over to Mykonos then planned on heading to Santorini, although since it was nearing offseason and some Greek islands experience flash floods (and we […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Black must be discharged!

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Nowhttp://www.sirronaldsanders.com Sir Ronald Sanders is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own. Responses to: www.sirronaldsanders.com By […]