October 22, 2019

Archives for July 8, 2019

Cayman Islands Developer proposing iconic tower

By Brian Major The Cayman Islands’ largest real estate firm is proposing the construction of a “five-star” skyscraper that would become the Caribbean’s tallest building, according to local press reports. Dart Real Estate, which owns several Grand Cayman hotels and the Camana Bay residential, entertainment and shopping development, has discussed building a multi-story tower as part […]

The Counselling Centre provides DUI workshop on Cayman Brac

The Counselling Centre (TCC), in partnership with the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR), hosted its first-ever DUI workshop on Cayman Brac earlier this month.  Five participants attended the workshop, which included educational and non-judgmental presentations by TCC staffers, Dr. Katheryn Whittaker and Sarah Dewson on Friday, 7 and Saturday, 8 June 2019.  The Minister for […]

Cayman: Historic Role of Town Hall recognised

Celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands constitution moved to George Town Town Hall on Monday, 1 July 2019.  The Town Hall, which is still in use today, was the venue where the Cayman Islands first constitution was signed.  Members of the public joined elected leaders, senior officials and international guests at the […]

The Publisher speaks: Remembering Ivan

By Joan Wilson Colin asked me to republish my poem I wrote about Hurricane Ivan as it is the start of the Hurricane Season. We must not get too comfortable in thinking it won’t happen again. It WILL happen again and so far we have dodged a number of bullets recently. So here it is. […]

Cayman Airways adds extra Jamaica flights

In anticipation of another busy Summer for visiting family and friends, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added an additional 28 roundtrip flights between Grand Cayman and Jamaica for travel in July and August.  “Each year, there is always heavy demand for extra flights during the busy Summer travel months, and this is particularly true for […]

Jamaica – Cayman Islands to strengthen trade, bilateral relations

From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica is moving to improve trade relations with the Cayman Islands, prime minister Andrew Holness said speaking to the Jamaican diaspora in the Cayman. He also engaged bilateral talks with the Premier of the Cayman Islands Alden McLaughlin and government officials; amid the framework that Jamaica is experiencing […]

Cayman: Hannah’s Heroes 7th Big Shave

CAYMAN COMMUNITY SET TO UNITE AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER ONCE MORE AT 7TH ANNUAL BIG SHAVE Every September hundreds of supporters come together in Cricket Square to unite as one voice against childhood cancer at The Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave. What started in 2013 as a small group of cancer parents with a mission to raise […]

Jamaica: PM announces State of Emergency for South St. Andrew

From JIS Story Highlights Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced a State of Public Emergency (SOE) for the South St. Andrew division. Speaking at a press conference at Jamaica House on Sunday (July 7), Mr. Holness said that the declaration was made after “careful consideration and review of the current crime situation.” […]

Women’s Chain-Dive in Cayman’s

From Diver-Net If you’re a qualified female diver and happen to be in the Cayman Islands this month, you could be in the right place at the right time to join in a “world-record” attempt. Last year 86 women created what they claimed as the world’s longest female underwater human chain at a 5m-deep site […]

Weird ways to get around

5 weird ways to get around this summer By Sasha Lekach If you thought an electric scooter was an outlandish way to travel, you better hold on — you haven’t seen anything yet. This summer, it’s all about balancing your way down the street on various one-wheeled personal vehicles.  These remote-free vehicles are all electric […]