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Archives for May 26, 2019

CPR Cayman says Cruise Port Petition surpasses 25%

Statement from CPR Cayman: Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) Cayman are delighted to announce that the petition for the people initiated referendum on the proposed cruise berthing facility, in accordance with Section 70 of the Cayman Islands Constitution 2009, has now exceeded the minimum requirement to trigger a people initiated referendum. The grassroots community group have […]

Cayman Islands: New bus stop approved for Shedden Road

Approval has been granted to relocate Shedden Road public bus shelter. ·         Pre-emptive move comes as NRA works to improve safety for all road users. ·         The new bus shelter will be constructed on Sunday, 26 May 2019.  GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) has recently made road upgrades to the Shedden Road/Crewe Road area. […]

Paul speaks: Stupid vs. ignorant

By Paul McGowan Ok, file this post under Paul’s Pet Peeve department. In reading comments on YouTube and even our forums, why is it some call others “stupid” when they don’t see eye to eye? The dictionary defines stupid as: “having or showing a great lack of intelligence or common sense” and I don’t think […]

Two Cayman Islands police officers awarded as finalists in the Regional Recognition Awards Programme

This year the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is hosting the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) conference. During each conference, a Gala is held in honor of the Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) and the Regional Recognition Awards Programme’s winners are chosen. The nominees for these awards are all police officers who were […]

FinTech start-up looks to expand operations to Grand Cayman

Omise Holdings’ (“Omise”) founder and CEO Jun Hasegawa recently spoke at GAIMOps Cayman on The Real-Life Applications of Blockchain alongside Northern Trust. The leading payment gateway provider in Southeast Asia, Omise was on-island to explore opportunities to expand its operations to the Cayman Islands. Omise provides strategic advisory services to its subsidiaries (Omise Payment Gateway, OmiseGO and […]

Cayman Islands ACC makes another arrest

Anti-Corruption Commission Investigators, supported by Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, on Wednesday arrested an individual in connection with an ongoing investigation. Responsible for investigating serious allegations of corruption the Investigators arrested the 31 year old male, from the Prospect area, on suspicion of committing the following offences: Bribery of a public officer, […]

Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Hosted by Eric Ripert

From cvent BLOG The Cayman Cookout event at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a wonderful opportunity to book an incentive trip for small groups. Meeting planners who are interested in participating in this unforgettable celebration of food and wine may do so by booking the “Cayman Cookout” exclusive incentive package, starting at $1,536 per night […]

Cayman Islands school girl sells lemonades for dog charity

Alyssa Hislop, a Year 5 student at Cayman Prep and High School, was inspired to raise money for local dog charity, One Dog at a Time. Using her own initiative, she began organising a sparkling, pink lemonade stall with the extra bonus of delicious sweets and treats to run in conjunction with her parents’ warehouse […]

Cayman Islands’ first mental health peer support group for young adults, a success

From Alex Panton Foundation 23rd May 2019 George Town, Grand Cayman: The Alex Panton Foundation (APF) announced this week that the Cayman Islands’ first mental health peer-led support group for young adults, which was launched in April, is a success. The group welcomes young persons between the ages of 18 and 25 who are living […]

Caribbean Market Overview – 2019 Q2 shows global economic activity loses momentum

From CIBC First Caribbean Bank Caribbean Economic Overview Summary: Following almost two years of robust growth, the IMF indicates that global economic activity lost momentum in latter half of 2018 amid trade tensions, declining business confidence, tightening financial conditions and higher policy uncertainty across many economies. Consequently, the IMF estimates that global growth decelerated to 3.6% […]