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Archives for February 27, 2019

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit bolsters Honouring Women Month

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Preparations for March’s Honouring Women Month (HWM) events have been significantly boosted by a strategic alliance between the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) and the Family Resource Centre (FRC). “The Gender Affairs Unit and the FRC essentially share the same goals in advocating for gender equality and highlighting the […]

Cayman Drama Society: On Golden Pond, and AGM!

On Golden Pond focuses on ageing couple Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. During the year the story takes place, they are visited by daughter Chelsea with her fiancè and his son in tow. The play explores, with both humour and pathos, the often turbulent relationship […]

Sign up today for the 10th Annual CARE/BRITCAY – K9/5K!

From CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts The 10th Annual CARE/BRITCAY -K9/5K     Registration for the 10th annual K9/5K 2018 is now open!  This year, our annual walk/run will take place on Sunday, March 3rd @ our NEW location Dragons Bay,  Safehaven Drive at 7.00am.   Online registration is available through Cayman Active and you can access the […]

The Publisher speaks: What happened to the ‘Avon Calling’ girls?

Do you remember the Avon girls? The TV and Radio Ads with a door chime and a lady’s voice saying, “Avon calling”? They’re not calling anymore. And last year I learnt that Avon has closed in Australia and New Zealand. This was after their Press Release that said: “Today [Sept 21 2018] Avon Products, Inc. […]

Red Sky At Night to showcase the best of Cayman Islands’ culture

Cayman will celebrate all things arts and culture at the seventh annual Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair, presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation. The event takes place on Saturday, 2 March from 4pm to midnight on the grounds of the F. J. Harquail Cultural Centre, and is the anchor event for Cayfest, […]

Bizarre Invention #179

Steven M. Johnson’s Bizarre Invention #179: Socioeconomic-Class-Based Dining BY STEVEN JOHNSON From Core77 For more on this story go to: https://www.core77.com/posts/84410/Steven-M-Johnsons-Bizarre-Invention-179-Socioeconomic-Class-Based-Dining?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+core77%2Fblog+%28Core77.com%29

Enhanced recruitment process is focus for Health Ministry managers

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) –   Some 20 senior managers and human resources (HR) staff from the Ministry of Health recently attended a two-day training intended to enhance their recruitment skills. SHRM Senior Certified Professional Susan White, a former Senior Vice President and Human Resource Executive at global financial services firm JP Morgan Chase, led the sessions. Key […]

Impressive riding for Cayman Islands’ dressage riders

by Tanya Ziemniak From CIEF Cayman’s dressage riders tacked up on Sunday to compete in the second 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 […]

Cayman Islands: Ogier advises on innovative security token offering

Ogier has advised long-standing client BTG Pactual, Latin America’s biggest standalone investment bank, on its first security token offering (STO) known as “ReitBZ”. The token will be backed by distressed real estate assets. Residents in Brazil, the U.S. and certain other jurisdictions are restricted from participating in the STO. An Ogier team led by partners […]

Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman awards

US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman awards and the Caribbean 600 By David Schmidt From Sail World Outside of achieving America’s Cup, Olympics, The Ocean Race (nee, the Volvo Ocean Race) or World Championship glory, winning a coveted US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman or Yachtswoman of the Year award is one of the highest honors that […]