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Archives for February 18, 2019

The Editor speaks: KAABOO was “…a magical weekend..”

The whole sentence is “What a magical weekend its been… I don’t think there’s anywhere in the Caribbean that’s ever had anything quite like this.” The above is attributed to Virgin owner, Sir Richard Branson, and he was speaking about the KAABOO Cayman festival that took two years to plan but was over in two […]

Cayman Islands DOE warns against wildlife mistreatment

The Department of Environment (DoE) has received a number of reports within the past month regarding various instances where local marine life has been mishandled by divers or swimmers. These incidents include reports of a diver grabbing a sea turtle by its carapace, Stingray Sandbar visitors lifting rays out of the water and Starfish Point […]

Cayman Islands’ Big Brothers Big Sisters launches new group mentoring programme: Go Girls!

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LAUNCHES GROUP MENTORING PROGRAMME ‘GO GIRLS!’ AT JOHN GRAY HIGH SCHOOL 18th February 2019 George Town –Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Cayman Islands, in partnership with John Gray High School (JGHS), has launched a new group mentoring programme for young females: ‘Go Girls!’. Go Girls! is a group mentoring […]

KAABOO’s Jason Felts on how the Festival put out the Fyre in the Cayman Islands

By Fred Bronson From Billboard Jason Felts, CEO of Virgin Produced and Chief Brand and Marketing Officer of the KAABOO music festival, had a dream to stage the first international KAABOO in the Cayman Islands. Then along cameFyre Festival. It was such a spectacular, public disaster that it could easily have damaged the entire music festival […]

KAABOO Cayman celebrated the closing of its inaugural 2019 event with a sold out crowd in the Cayman Islands

“What a magical weekend its been… I don’t think there’s anywhere in the Caribbean that’s ever had anything quite like this” – Richard Branson  February 18, 2019 (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands) – It’s official; this past weekend KAABOO Cayman debuted on the shores of the world famous Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman and made island history. […]

2019 Cayman Islands FA Youth Football Leagues: George Town’s U11 Boys score first win of the season

Focus resumed on the Boys and Girls Under 11 age-groups as the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, February 16 with a full schedule of games at the Annex Field. After opening the season with two losses in the Boys Under 11 league, George Town SC I secured their first […]

Cayman Islands strive to raise their level

From FIBA GEORGE TOWN — Focused on the philosophy of long-term athlete development, ACX Basketball, along the Cayman Islands Basketball Association (CIBA) organized this week a training camp for their young talent with one of the main resources in the region. Sefu Bernard, development director of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, alongside CIBA technical director Victor […]

Ogier promotes eight in its Cayman Islands team

Ogier has promoted six Caymanians in a round of eight New Year promotions spanning its legal, corporate administration and business services teams. Cayman practice partner James Bergstrom said: “I am proud to see that our commitment to developing local talent continues to bear fruit. “This cohort of rising stars has made a mark on the […]

OPINION: Maduro’s lies and support by Apparatchiks

By Jolly Green Maduro’s claims that nothing is wrong with Venezuela that cannot be put right if the British, the Americans and all countries in between holding Venezuelan funds and gold, paid over such to him. But thankfully they won’t, they have impounded it for safe keeping for the people. I was considering something today […]

Cayman’s Coco Fest

Cayman Islands Coco Fest was a crowd pleaser [More than 2k turn out for annual Coco Fest] Savannah, Grand Cayman, – More than two thousand people wandered their way through the grounds of Pedro St. James at Coco Fest on Saturday, celebrating the resurgence of the Cayman Coconut industry while raising funds for local charity […]