October 16, 2018

Archives for October 4, 2018

Cayman Enterprise City supports UCCI student to pursue a career in marketing

Local Student’s Career Gets a Boost Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (4 October 2018) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) was pleased to be able to make a dream come true for local student Taija McRae at the recent Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) Conference held 25-26 September 2018. Taija, aged 18, is currently pursuing her […]

Joan’s Poem for the “Month of the Older Person”

“Ageing is a life-spanning process of growth and development from birth to death. Old age is an integral part of the whole, bringing fulfillment and self-actualization. I regard aging as a triumph, a result of strength and survivorship” Month of the Older Person By Joan (Watler) Wilson They say you’re old at forty, and over […]

Older Persons Month 2018 recognises Cayman Islands’ civic-minded six

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is pleased to announce the older persons who have been selected for special recognition in October, as Older Persons Month Ambassadors. According to Social Work Manager and Older Persons Month Committee Chairperson, Cassandra Fearon, the three women and three men were selected on […]

The Editor Speaks: When three months becomes six months

The FBI can conduct an investigation in just over three days (see Kavannaugh). It takes six months and longer to investigate a civil servant here in the Cayman Islands. How many civil servants have been placed on leave, required or unexplained leave, whilst investigations into their work performance and related matters are investigated and the […]

22 Participate in Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture Course on Pesticide Safe Use and Handling

Twenty-two (22) individuals from the farming, pest control, landscaping, lawn and garden maintenance and plant nursery industries recently completed the Department of Agriculture’s (DoA) “Safe Use and Handling of Pesticide Products” course.  The six-day workshop consisted of presentations by officials from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Environmental Health, Health Services Authority and the local […]

Forbes Travel Guide announces First Listings of Hotels and Spas – verified world’s most luxurious

Forbes Travel Guide has created its first two listings with “the best” of 2018, highlighting the world ‘s most luxurious hotels and luxury Spas of the World. Fifty-eight hotels and 30 spas around the world have received this prestigious award. Verified Listings were made from data provided by incognito inspectors from the company who stayed […]

The Caribbean should be leading the electric car revolution. so why isn’t it?

By Dan Nosowitz From New York Mag The islands of the Caribbean are not a monolith, but they do have one thing in common: sunshine, and, aside from Trinidad and Tobago, a general lack of domestic fuel sources. Entrepreneurs and governments alike see an opportunity there, one that takes advantage of what the Caribbean has […]

Caribbean food innovations with Truly Turmeric and Caribbean Cure, Teas Recognised at SIAL, Paris

Two Caribbean companies have been selected as finalist in the SIAL Innovation Awards 2018 for their product innovation. They are Caribbean Cure Ltd of Trinidad and Tobago and Naledo Belize Ltd. SIAL is regarded as the world’s largest food innovation exhibition and hosts the SIAL Innovation Awards each year to recognise those who help to […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates stakeholders on EU assessment

The Ministry of Financial Services has been advancing the discussion surrounding the European Union’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes with key audiences; namely EU officials, Cayman Islands Government officials and local financial services industry representatives. Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers travelled to Belgium last month to discuss Cayman’s position with EU officials. Upon her return […]

Caribbean organization alleges Brooklyn Arts Council misused their intellectual property

By Jasmine Weber From Hyperallergic Caribbeing sent a cease and desist to the BAC in July regarding their alleged use of the term “Caribpolitan” in a recent exhibition. Brooklyn-based organization Caribbeing has voiced concerns over the Brooklyn Arts Council’s alleged use of the company’s term “Caribpolitan,” a term they say is under common law trademark […]