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Archives for February 21, 2019

Promoting a culture of leadership development for the Cayman Islands Fire Service

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of its on-going commitment to staff training and development, the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs circulated a notice inviting expressions of interest from all frontline personnel at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) in relation to participating in coaching for the positions of Captain and Lieutenant on 23 […]

The Editor speaks: UK’s new report “Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories” will cause much concern here

We have published today the “Introduction” and Conclusions” contained in a new UK Parliamentary Committee report titled “Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship”. You can find the whole report at : https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmfaff/1464/146402.htm Of course one of the issues that is going to cause the most concern is same-sex marriages and the […]

Cayman Islands public alerts police to stranded dogs in Well in West Bay; 2 dogs rescued

From RCIPS Around 6PM, on Tuesday 19 February, a member of the public called the West Bay Police Station to inform police that two dogs were stranded in a well in the Shores area of West Bay. Two officers dispatched to the area where two black dogs, one with some brown colouring, were at the […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon 2019 Address from the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA

Cayman Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon 2019 Address from the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA Noon, Thursday, 21 February, 2019 Kimpton Seafire Good afternoon. Thank you and your team for inviting us again. Last year I highlighted the improving relationship between government and the business community and the importance of continuing to develop […]

Cayman Islands: John Gray High School history students receive an official photograph of the late Reverend John Gray, MBE.

On Monday February 18, 2019 Year 11 Caribbean History students at John Gray High School received an official photograph of the late Reverend John Gray, MBE, for whom the school was named. The occasion was made possible through the efforts of the Cayman Islands National Archive, as well as through the kind and gracious loan […]

Jamaican hurdler Dowie, former Cayman star Mothersille, join experienced SportsMax panel for Gibson

By Kwesi Mugisa From Sportsmax Jamaica national representative Danielle Dowie and former Cayman Islands sprint star Cydonie Mothersille, will lend their expertise to an already knowledgeable SportsMax panel put together for this weekend’s Gibson McCook Relays.  Mothersille, who represented the Cayman Islands at four Olympic Games and six World Championships, will bring plenty of experience […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Storyboard Competition

WHO:          Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP) in association with and sponsored by the Cayman Islands Public Library Service and Rotary Sunrise WHAT:       CIIP Storyboard Competition – includes exhibition, judging and prize giving WHEN:        Saturday, 23 February 2019 @ 10am WHERE:      George Town Public Library ATTENDEES:         Cetonya Cacho, Acting Chief Officer BACKGROUND: The CIIP Storyboard Competition […]

‘Human: Fall Flat’

The puzzling chaos of ‘Human: Fall Flat’ is coming to phones By Saqib Shah From engadget The hit indie has sold five million copies across PC, Mac and consoles. Soon it won’t just be Switch owners who get to play indie platform-puzzlerHuman: Fall Flat on the go. After shifting five million copies across PC, Mac and […]

Belize outperforms Cayman Islands in tourism growth

From Breaking Belize News By BBN Staff: Belize has outperformed the Cayman Islands in terms of tourism sector growth, according to a report from the island’s media outlet Cayman27. The news outlet reported today that the Cayman Islands saw double-digit growth at the end of 2018, as the tourism sector in many Caribbean territories are still […]

Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship

From House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Fifteenth Report of Session 2017–19 NOTE: THIS NOT THE FULL REPORT Summary The British Overseas Territories (OTs) are a set of largely self-governing territories spanning nine time zones, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Antarctic to the Caribbean. These territories are not part of the UK and […]