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Archives for May 7, 2019

The Editor speaks: One carnival – one spectacle – one organiser

I believe the large majority of us agree the separation of Batabano and and Swanky International (CayMAS) was unnecessary and ill thought. Government have announced, “Beginning next year the street parades staged by the Cayman Islands’ two non-profits Batabano and CayMAS will take place on the same day in May 2020, instead of a week […]

Cayman Islands: Upcoming hurricane exercise

Hazard Management Cayman Islands 2019 Annual Hurricane Exercise Hurricane Kali The 2019 Annual Hurricane Exercise takes place on May 23rd and 24th. ‘Hurricane Kali’ has been designed to test the National Hurricane Plan and those involved in the national response mechanism. The exercise commences at 3 pm on May 23rd with a meeting of the […]

Rugby: Qatar and Cayman Islands among unions keen to host Sevens World Cup

from Rugby World Eleven unions from all over the planet declare interest in 2022 event GettyImages-1004132616-630×420.jpg Last time out: Action from San Francisco in 2018 (Getty Images) Qatar and Cayman Islands among unions keen to host Sevens World Cup Eleven unions have formally expressed their interest in hosting Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2022. Argentina, […]

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit supports females in ICT through Women Code Cayman

From Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) drive growth and innovation worldwide, and can yield socio-economic benefits for both the community and economy. ICT has permeated all aspects of life, and many professional jobs in a variety of fields incorporate a digital technology component, therefore ICT qualifications give persons an advantage […]

Australia: Labor backed $1.7b hospital deal with tax-haven link [Cayman Islands]

By Eryk Bagshaw and Colin Kruger from the Sydney Morning Herald Labor approved a $1.7 billion foreign takeover of Australia’s largest private hospital operator, Healthscope, by two Cayman Islands-linked companies when it was last in power, including one that had just been served with a $620 million tax bill by the Tax Office. Opposition leader […]

Happy Nurses Week from Cayman Healthcare Consulting

Happy Nursing Week – Remember Why You Became A Nurse? I became a nurse later in life. I was looking for a way to support our growing family with a career that also matched my love for people. Life can make you calloused and when I travelled to cities like New York, I saw people […]

Batabano Committee welcomes the return to one parade on Grand Cayman

Having served as the National Carnival of the Cayman Islands since the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman established Batabano in 1983, the Cayman Carnival Batabano Committee welcomes the Government’s decision to no longer grant road closure permission for a second carnival parade on a separate date, on Grand Cayman. We are also happy that the […]

Turtling at Junior Batabano

Cayman Carnival Batabano pays homage to Cayman’s turtling heritage at Junior Batabano Junior Batabano is set to hit the streets of George Town on Saturday May 11, 2019 with the theme “Once Upon A Turtle”, which pays homage to Cayman’s turtling heritage. “One of our new marketing initiatives for Cayman Carnival Batabano overall going forward […]

Teams for 2019 Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament announced

Caymax Sports Ltd., organisers of the Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, today announced the eight US college teams that will compete in the third annual tournament scheduled for 25 to 27 November at the John Gray Gymnasium. Loyola-Chicago, Nebraska, New Mexico State, Old Dominion and University of South Florida – five teams which advanced to […]

CHTA & 7 Pillars joins forces to provide new business solutions

7 Pillars Marketing on Demand Portal to Support Member Marketing Strategies  MIAMI (May 7, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has announced a new partnership with business solutions provider, The 7 Pillars of Digital Marketing, which is a partner company of Blueliner Marketing. 7 Pillars is a group of professional marketing specialists with experience in teaching […]