November 17, 2019

Archives for February 5, 2019

Inflatable Water Park for Grand Cayman

Documents supplied to us show government are allowing an inflatable Oasis Aqua Park to be installed offshore by the south side of the cruise ship landings at the beginning of South Church Street. See below: “In June 2018, after considering the comments from adjacent landowners and various government departments, Cabinet granted approval, subject to certain […]

A day of ‘Firsts’ for Cayman Islands’ dressage riders

From CIEF Cayman’s dressage riders tacked up on Sunday to compete in the first of three national dressage shows scheduled to take place this season, each of which is sponsored by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF). Held at the Equestrian Center located in George Town on the Linford Pierson Highway, the show saw 29 […]

Octopus’s garden party another successful National Trust event in Cayman Brac

The Cayman Brac District Committee of the Cayman Islands National Trust hosted a very enjoyable and successful fundraiser this past Saturday 26 January.  The small but adaptable Trust House at the end of White Bay Road on the north side was the venue for a capacity crowd. The Octopus’s Garden Party theme set the mood […]

The Editor speaks: Lack of information

Why is it successive government provide the public with lack of information? It is not just limited to government of tiny Caribbean islands like ourselves. It is everywhere. It’s like a disease that permeates everyone that is appointed by the public. Civil servants, however, have a duty to provide us with little or no information […]

Minds Inspired announces Cayman Islands Interschool Chess Tournament

Dart Minds Inspired is proud to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Interschool Chess Tournament, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 27 February, at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. Hosted by Cayman International School, the competition will feature round robin and championship rounds with divisions for primary, middle school and high school […]

Cayman Drama Society: Into The Woods auditions THIS WEEKEND (Feb 10 & 11)

Auditions for our next musical, Into The Woods, are Sunday 10th and Monday 11th February. There are 20 available roles (10 female/10 male).  As with all Sondheim shows even the simplest sounding moments are generally very complex with a lot of overlapping singing and unusual rhythms.  Strong singing voices for the lead and most supporting roles are essential […]

Faith Hospital staff completes Cayman Brac’s first air medical training course

Last month, six members of the Faith Hospital’s medical team completed Cayman Brac’s first air medical training course that enhances the safety of critically ill or injured patients needing airlift services from the Brac for higher-level treatment. The staff concluded the 40 hour Air Medical Crew Course within five days, gaining invaluable and advanced level […]

Janet Hislop appointed President of Cayman National Bank

Cayman National Corporation Ltd. (CSX: CNC) KY (“CNC”) announced today that, pending regulatory approval, Janet A. Hislop has been appointed President of the CNC’s banking subsidiary, Cayman National Bank Ltd. Ms. Hislop joins Cayman National from her 11 years as Chief Country Officer of Deutsche Bank (Cayman) Limited.  As President of Cayman National Bank, her […]

Gadget of the week

Sleepace has a sleep tracker for newborn babies By Daniel Cooper From engadget The mat will analyze breathing and motion, sounding an alarm if it detects neither for 20 seconds. In the mind of any parent is the nagging worry about conditions like SIDS, but you can’t be watching your rugrat 24/7. That’s why there’s been […]

Cayman Islands’ Leader of the Opposition calls for Cruise Port Contingency Plan

With the latest Tourism Department figures showing a bumper year for cruise ship passenger arrivals in 2018, surpassing the trend of steadily increasing annual figures, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Ezzard Miller has expressed concerns about the lack of information on interim arrangements for processing of passengers should the cruise port project materialize […]