November 19, 2018

Archives for October 17, 2018

Cayman Islands: YCLA 2017 Recipient- Faith Gealey’s Year in Review

With the 2018 YCLA Gala Event is in just a few weeks, the Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation wanted to take the time to share more on our 2017 Recipient, Faith Gealey, and her year in review! Since last year’s 2017 YCLA Gala, Faith has addressed more than 10,000 young people in schools, service clubs and […]

Cayman Islands looks for a new way forward with UK relationship

● Foreign Affairs Select Committee considers resilience of Overseas Territories ● Cayman Islands representative answers review questions in London ● Cayman’s constitutional relationship with UK discussed LONDON – Eric Bush today told members of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee that the Cayman Islands has identified opportunities to work with the United Kingdom […]

Cayman Islands Airports Authority announces new airport concessions

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (17 October 2018) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) announced today the winning bidders to operate the Retail, Duty-Free and Food & Beverage locations at Owen Roberts International Airport. The locations will primarily be featured in the expanded departures hall within the new food court and shopping gallery, as part of […]

The Editor Speaks: Grilled but not over cooked

I was very thankful I wasn’t in Cayman Islands representative in London, Eric Bush’s shoes, yesterday (16). Bush faced a real grilling when he appeared before the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee that is reviewing Britain’s relationship with all its Overseas Territories (OT’s). The Cayman Islands is trying hard to protect itself from […]

Cayman Islands September 2018 funerals

Rhonda Lue Ebanks        – 19 Sep 2018   Garden of Eden Rose Vernice Ebanks        – 26 Sep 2018    West Bay Hafford Duel Rivers           – 28 Sep 2018   Boatswain Bay Jacqueline O Jackson Newball – 28 Sep 2018 Oswald Barrington Charles Gregory   22 Sep 1953  – 2 Sep 2018   Prospect Hebe Georgiana McKenzie      16 Sep 1917 – 10 […]

BVI hires second attorney to stay off EU’s blacklist

By: Pedro Goncalves |From International Investment The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has hired another attorney from the UK to draft legislation intended to keep the territory off the European Union’s blacklist of tax haven jurisdictions. The government will not be incurring any additional expenses for the second attorney, according to a Cabinet’s […]

Canada set to become largest country ever to legalize recreational marijuana

From WN Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran his 2015 campaign on a promise to legalize marijuana for recreational use and will now see Canada become the largest country in the world to do so on Wednesday, according to USA Today. The move could start a global revolution concerning the legalization of marijuana as Canada […]

Guyana CG in Barbados calls for strengthened relations

BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Consul General of Guyana in Barbados, Cita Pilgrim has said now that there is a new administration in place in Barbados, the two countries have a long way to go, since Guyana is on the brink of huge development and the nature of its relationships in the region must […]

YouTube reports widespread outage, and users panic

By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS |From Daily News YouTube is experiencing outages and engineers are working to restore access, the world’s biggest online video sharing and streaming service said. “Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We’re working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed,” YouTube, part […]

Caribbean countries to test ocean acidity link to greenhouse gases

From teleSur A recent UN report on climate change said limiting global warming to 1°C, would avoid some of the most devastating consequences of the phenomenon. Caribbean nations plan to test the acidity of the sea surrounding them to learn whether it’s acidity is linked to greenhouse gas absorption. According to Mike Haughton, the Executive […]