August 20, 2019

Archives for July 10, 2019

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

The Publisher speaks: Idle thoughts

By Joan E. Wilson I wrote this poem over twenty years ago. It was my very first to get published in 2006. A lot of thoughts have passed since then but seldom am I idle. However, I was idle when I wrote this as I was working as a receptionist with not very much to […]

Cayman: Miss Cayman Universe confirms contestants, sets pageant date

The Miss Cayman Islands Universe committee is pleased to announce that its annual pageant is set for Saturday, 17 August at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. This year will see six contestants vying for the crown to compete at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant. “We are very excited to launch this year’s events and to […]

Cayman: Special lecture – Homegrown – Portraits of Cayman’s native plants by David Hartwell and Bill Ferehawk

From National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Thursday, 11 July, 6.00PM – FREE Artists and collaborators David Hartwell and Bill Ferehawk will discuss their project: Homegrown – Portraits of Cayman’s Native Plants, an exhibition that seeks to explore a dimension of Cayman’s identity through large photographic portraits of native flora. Plants are powerful visual markers of […]

Cayman Islands represented at Americas Cultural Summit 2019

The Cayman Islands through the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) was invited by the International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies to participate in the 2019 Americas Cultural Summit hosted by Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology of Argentina with the theme of “Cultural Change in a Diverse Territory” held in Buenos Aires […]

Cayman: Elections office launches web ticker

As part of its objective to ensure a transparent and efficient verification process, the Elections Office has launched a web ticker so interested persons are able to track the ongoing progress. The web ticker will provide the public with regular updates as Elections Office officials continue to verify the signatures on the provided cruise port referendum petition. The […]

Cayman: CoP meets with second landowner in West Bay land dispute

From RCIPS Last Monday, 8 July, Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne and West Bay Area Commander Insp. Lloyd Marriott met with Mr. Wilson Mendoza on his property in the Kings Road area of West Bay.  During the meeting the CoP spoke with Mr. Mendoza regarding developments in the ongoing dispute regarding a registered easement across […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association recognises Tourism Excellence

MIAMI (July 10, 2019) – St. Maarten hotel association executive Wyb Meijer, Aruban guest experience supervisor Berlinda Engelhardt, and Puerto Rican Security Supervisor Luis de Jesus were named among three Caribbean tourism industry stakeholders who have exemplified excellence across the region’s bread and butter industry. Meijer, Executive Director of the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA), […]

Cayman 27’s ‘Country Classics’ to be hosted by Sammy Sadler

Former Top-40 country artist and SOLE SURVIVOR of the infamous “Murder on Music Row,” Sammy Sadler is slated to host “Country Classics,” a Syndicated television show produced by CJM Productions packed with thirty minutes of music videos, interviews and more from the biggest and best traditional country music artists. The two episodes featuring Sadler were filmed at the […]

NiCE tackles sargassum

NiCE Summer Project Tackles Sargassum GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Four hundred and eighty-six unemployed Caymanians and out-of-work spouses of Caymanians attended the National Community Enhancement (NiCE) summer project’s registration and orientation recently. This season’s two-week paid initiative is taking place Monday, 8 – Friday, 19 July. Participants were advised about two new elements introduced into the […]