June 26, 2019

Archives for February 25, 2019

Ministry of Culture supports growth of the Cayman Islands National Art Collection

The Ministry of Culture has supported the expansion of the National Art Collection at the National Gallery for a second year through the acquisition of four new artworks. Each artwork is by a significant Caymanian artist, working in a contemporary context. As part of the National Gallery’s (NGCI) acquisition strategy, significant works of art by […]

The Editor speaks: I believe…..

“I believe above the storm the smallest prayer will still be heard, I believe that someone in the great somewhere hears every word” Song written by Ervin Drake / Irvin Graham / Jimmy Shirl / Al Stillman. The above words are taken from the very famous song “I Believe” first sung by Jane Frohman and […]

2019 H4H Coconut Cup Paddleboard family fun day

What/Where/When? A social and family orientated paddleboard event. A joint parent and kids’ paddle (under 14s only), a team corporate cup and an individual 1.5 mile sprint (all paddle vessels encouraged in the 1.5 sprint).  Sunday 10 March, from 8.30am at Public Beach, SMB.  Events: Parent and Kids: Half mile paddle. Entry $25 per team. Registration from 8.30am. Race starts 9am. Board […]

“Rebirth” doc. about Cayman Islands cruise berth & environment protection

Union Producer to Have Film Screened at Garden State Film Festival By Kathy Cryan From TAP INTO UNION, NJ – Tyler Kubicz, a 23-year old film producer from Union, will see his film Reberthshowcased at the upcoming 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park. “We were absolutely thrilled to be accepted into the Garden […]

Cayman Islands MS Foundation to host International guest speaker at upcoming fundraiser

The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the date for their 3rd Annual “Pretty on the Outside” fundraiser. The cocktail gala-style event will be held on Saturday 16th March, at the National Gallery, from 6 pm onwards. The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands was founded by Alyssa Christian in 2016, after being […]

NAN’s Photo of Day

CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – BERMUDA From News America Now Today’s Caribbean Travel Photo of the Day is a flashback to a period before the mobile or smartphone. These vintage phone booths still stand in Bermuda. For more on this story go to: https://www.newsamericasnow.com/caribbean-travel-photo-of-the-day-bermuda-2/

Alternative Investment Industry leaders say investing in innovation is top priority for CEOs in 2019, Cayman AIS survey finds

45% of respondents expect the rise of automation and machine learning to be the technology shift driving the greatest near-term market impact NEWS PROVIDED BYCayman Alternative Investment Summit  Feb 25, 2019, 09:00 ET GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) today announced the results of its recent survey of approximately 100 […]

Cayman Islands: Uptick in ferocious dog attacks this past weekend, 22-24 February

From RCIPS Police officers responded to several ferocious dog reports over the weekend in different areas around Cayman.  These reports primarily involved attacks on other dogs, and in all instances the dogs involved were confirmed not to be strays. Officers responded to three ferocious dog reports last Friday alone, two of which were in George […]

The View From Europe: PetroCaribe, sanctions and collateral damage

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate AS this is being written, an uneasy calm prevails in Haiti following nearly two weeks of widespread demonstrations against the Government of President Jovenal Moïse. Protesters had been demanding his resignation, blocking roads, burning vehicles and attacking government buildings and businesses in many parts of the country including the […]

Youth Football: East End United triumph in district battle

2019 CIFA Youth Football Leagues The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, February 23 highlighted by action in the Boys Under 11 and Girls Under 13 games at the Annex Field. In Group B of the Boys Under 11 league, East End United FC triumphed in the ‘district battle’ as […]