October 22, 2019

Archives for April 9, 2019

Public comments deadline for Cayman Islands mortgages, foreclosures reform

The Law Reform Commission would like to remind stakeholders and members of the general public that comments on the Discussion Paper entitled “The Enforcement of Mortgage-type Security Over Real Estate: Is Reform of The Law Necessary?” are due by 30 April 2019. The Discussion Paper was prepared in response to a referral by the Honourable Attorney General […]

Why the Cayman Islands needs to believe in Unicorns

Further to the launch of Cartan Group last month, the team is excited to be working with the next wave of technology unicorns around the world. Fintech (financial technology) is widely seen as a disruptive force in the financial services industry. But as billion-dollar companies in the fintech space (“Unicorns”) look to scale and expand […]

The Editor speaks: OfReg? No. Just off the reg and find the pump

The Utilities Regulation and Competition Office known as OfReg is the most incompetent and useless body ever dreamt up by any government. One of its main duties is to monitor the prices of fuel. It monitors them alright and give the nod to let the two fuel companies here that have a monopoly and a […]

DEH rids Grand Cayman of derelict vehicles

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has removed 93 derelict vehicles from communities throughout Grand Cayman since Monday, 4 March as part of its ongoing efforts to address some of the long-standing nuisances on the island. “We have been able to significantly reduce the number of vehicles that pose an immediate threat to public health,” […]

Cayman Islands: HSA and Cancer Registry observe Cancer Registrars Week

The Health Services Authority and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry join communities throughout the world to observe Cancer Registrars Week, April 8-12, 2019 and recognise the country’s progression in cancer registration and research. Cancer Registrars Week promotes how the data cancer registrars collect provide essential information to researchers, healthcare providers and public health officials to […]

Cayman Islands hosts Port State Control Officer’s Seminar

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman The Cayman Islands has been designated to host the 11th annual Port State Control Officer’s (PSCO) Seminar as well as the 6th annual On-the-Job Training Programme (OJT) for the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding (CMOU) on Port State Control (PSC). The seminar takes place 8 – 12 April 2019 at Cannon Place, […]

New floating city

The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes By Aria Bendix From Business Insider The United Nations just unveiled a concept for a floating city that can hold around 10,000 residents. The city is built to withstand natural disasters like floods, tsunamis, and hurricanes. The design […]

Official opening of Cayman [Islands] Career Academy

Cayman Career Academy located at Smith Road Plaza held its Open House on the 25th March 2019. The Open House marked the official opening of the first Beauty Academy in Cayman Islands to offer various diploma and certificate courses leading to CIDESCO qualifications. Josephine Wackett, a CIDESCO International Honorary Board Member and Examiner, said, “this […]

Cyber-agriculture

MIT’s ‘cyber-agriculture’ optimizes basil flavors By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch The days when you could simply grow a basil plant from a seed by placing it on your windowsill and watering it regularly are gone — there’s no point now that machine learning-optimized hydroponic “cyber-agriculture” has produced a superior plant with more robust flavors. The […]

Cayman Islands Easter bun, the junk-food experiment, Summer camps for weight loss and more

Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Spring Programs Begin After EasterScroll Down to Read About:Bun and Cheese – An Easter Tradition in Cayman and JamaicaFresh Start – Achieve Your Healthiest WeightThe BBC Fast Food Experiment – A Game Changer?Specialty-Summer Camps Support Weight Loss for Teens             Although I offer a variety of programs and services, (see my […]