October 22, 2019

Archives for July 15, 2019

Cayman Islands duo at Regional CPA Youth Parliament

       Two UCCI students will represent the Cayman Islands in regional Youth Parliament. ·        The event is a part of the ongoing Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s regional meeting. ·        Topic for debate this year highlights some situations with migrants. Grand Cayman (GIS) – University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) students Reon Porter and Leah Robinson will represent the Cayman […]

Dart buys Grand Cayman Comfort Suites

From ScubaBoard Dart is the giant real estate development corporation that is responsible for a number of the large construction projects on Grand Cayman. The Comfort Suites has long been one of the more economical lodging options on Seven Mile Beach so it will be interesting to see what plans that Dart has for it, […]

Cayman: Landfills get extra NiCE work, Minister to tour project work sites

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is coordinating the use of grab trucks to collect sargassum from South Sound, Coe Wood and New Cemetery Beach in Bodden Town; as well as from the Frank Sound Junction launch ramp. The seaweed once collected is being taken to George Town Landfill, where it is […]

The Editor speaks: Listen up!

Yes readers, I’m really going to sound off today. You can blame one of our regular columnists, Melissa Martin, who today has warned us all to, Shhh…do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day approaching; an annual global event held every […]

Cayman: Deputy Director appointed as ESO Head

Experienced professional Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is the new Director of the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO). ·        As head, he will direct the ESO’s remit to produce high quality, reliable statistics and advise Government on statistics and macro-economic development matters. ·        He leads a current team of 23 staff members. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is […]

Leadership Cayman celebrates 10th Annual Graduation

A total of 26 participants recently celebrated their graduation from the 2019 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cayman programme, at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The participants came together to celebrate the end of a six-month intensive programme, designed to give participants a well-rounded view of the Cayman Islands community; a detailed understanding of the islands’ history; […]

Culture ministry works to relocate historic home

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Culture along with the National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) and other heritage stakeholders has taken the lead to save a traditional Caymanian style cottage from the early 1800s from destruction by relocating it to the Mission House property in Bodden Town. The Ministry has just concluded the […]

Cayman: CDS – Into The Woods CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

WE NEED YOU! No experience needed! We are looking for volunteers to assist with back stage for the magical production of Into the Woods, opening September 12th.   Interested?  Please contact stage managers:  Erica Ebanks on [email protected] or Karen Gunderson on [email protected] the show!Share the show! We hope to see you there!

Official Statement from the SVG Medicinal Cannabis Authority

Sunday, July 14, 2019 — The Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) wishes to inform the general public, that the Cabinet of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has accepted the recommendations of the Board of the MCA to approve medicinal cannabis licences for the following: Eight (8) local farmers’ producer cooperatives with an aggregated membership of over 100 traditional […]

Robo-ants

These robo-ants can work together in swarms to navigate tricky terrain By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch While the agility of a Spot or Atlas robot is something to behold, there’s a special merit reserved for tiny, simple robots that work not as a versatile individual but as an adaptable group. These “tribots” are built on […]