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Archives for June 6, 2019

New Cayman Islands recruits to target UK trade

By Samantha Mayling From Travel Weekly The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has appointed Adrian White as regional manager to oversee marketing in the UK and European region. Based in the Department of Tourism’s office in London, White’s task will be to implement the Cayman Islands’ global five-year tourism plan and increase visitor numbers from the […]

You have to hear Empire Star Grace Byers’ Caymanian accent — and the reason she hid it for so long

From Madamenoire June is National Caribbean Heritage Month, and for actress Grace Byers (neé Gealey), it’s the perfect time to bring her colorful Caymanian accent out of hiding. The 34-year-old Empire actress, born in America to a Caymanian mom and American father, moved to the Cayman Islands when she was a toddler. She returned to the United States for college, […]

Cayman Islands: Talent Expo stages a Night of Youth performances

With Child Month having just come to a close, the observance was certainly “Moving in the Right Direction” with an impressive roster of young acts at the first-ever Child Month Talent Expo. Following words of welcome by DCFS Director Paulinda Mendoza-Williams, the show at the Harquail Theatre opened to a stirring rendition of the National […]

The Editor speaks: The Games People Play

Don’t you just like playing games? Well, ones you enjoy. Even we in the media like playing games. Politicians LOVE playing games and the longer the game goes on the better they like it. Nothing is more evident of game playing than the two sides, including some of the our media, on the cruise berthing […]

CCMI launches the Healthy Reefs Challenge

June, with registered participants completing specific activities each month that are identified as helping protect and preserve coral reefs. The time is now to take positive action for coral reefs, and the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is issuing a special Healthy Reefs Challenge to get members of the community involved! This five-month challenge begins […]

CPHS students tour new Cayman Islands Airport Terminal

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (4 June 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), was pleased to host a group of Year 10 students of the Travel & Tourism class of Cayman Prep and High School at ORIA. Members of […]

Cayman Islands Auditor General: More needs to be done to strengthen approaches for collecting government revenues and protecting the borders

The report “Customs in the Cayman Islands,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today reviewed how efficient and effective Cayman Islands Customs was at collecting revenue and protecting the border. The report specifically looked at whether Customs operations were supported by sound legislation and strategic direction; how efficient and effective Customs is at collecting revenue […]

Cayman Islands: Appleby Attorney named “Private Client Lawyer of the Year”

A prominent figure in the Private Client and Trusts sector, Appleby Partner Carlos de Serpa Pimentel has been named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Who’s Who Legal 2019 awards.  As the Group Head of the Private Client and Trusts department of the Appleby Group, Carlos specialises in all aspects of Cayman Islands trust law advice […]

Joel Burke’s leadership applauded with Cayman Islands Government’s EOM

The Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Financial Officer Joel Burke is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for April 2019 under the Deputy Governor’s Award Programme. He was selected on the basis of his exceptional leadership skills. During the presentation last Thursday (30 May), Deputy Governor Hon Franz Manderson commended Mr Burke for […]

5th Wind of Hope 5K to benefit the NCVO’s Nadine Andreas Residential Home for Cayman Islands’ children

Recognition of Wind of Hope’s 5-year Commitment Grand Cayman— 5 June 2019— For the fifth consecutive year, the Wind of Hope 5K, 9 June 2019, will benefit the “Healthy Meals” programme for the children of the Nadine Andreas Residential Home. The NCVO, the non-profit organisation which oversees the home, is immensely appreciative of the Wind […]