October 22, 2019

Archives for August 6, 2019

Cayman to host 200 intl. women at shipping conference

The Cayman Islands chapter of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) will be hosting the 2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference from 29 October to 1 November. This is the first time that Cayman is hosting the event which will bring over 200 maritime experts from 30-plus countries to discuss global shipping […]

Cayman: Elections Office Update – 80 per cent verified

he latest results of the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures are now live on the Elections Office’s new web ticker. Click here à  www.elections.ky  to view the updated figures. Also see – info graphic below Please note an additional 26 signatures were received on August 5th, bringing the total signatures submitted for verification to 5,663.

Cayman: Lauren Hew aims to break PBs at 2019 Pan American Games

We spoke to Lauren Hew yesterday afternoon regarding her Pan American debut on Wednesday 7 August.  Attached is the full interview along with photos of Lauren training in the Lima 2019 competition pool.  Below are her meet times:   Aug. 7, Lauren Hew, 200 Free, starts at 11:00 am. Aug. 8, Lauren Hew, 100 Free, […]

Cayman: Jesse Jackson battles for wind at Pan American Games

August 05 2019 – Lima, Peru – Jesse Jackson, Cayman’s Laser Standard sailor, had a slow start to his Pan American debut after facing multiple challenges delivered by Paracas Bay on the first two days of the Games. Light air led to problematic starts for several sailing classes on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 causing […]

The Editor speaks: Jamaica Independence Day

Today our Jamaican neighbours are celebrating their independence from the UK. Congratulations. It has taken fiftyseven years to nearly reach a milestone of sixty. It hasn’t been a pretty road but at long last there are good signs for this country. PM Andrew Holness, in his Independence Address, says,”we have much to be thankful for: […]

Cayman: Maples Group supports Pines Retirement Home with vehicle donation assisted by Ministry of Community Affairs

George Town, Grand Cayman | The Maples Group has donated a multi-purpose vehicle to the Pines Retirement Home (PRH) to support the organisation to conduct its day-to-day operations more efficiently. The new vehicle will assist with routine deliveries, collection of food supplies and household donations that are needed to care for the PRH residents on […]

Jamaica: Independence Message 2019 Prime Minister The Most Hon. Andrew Holness

My fellow Jamaicans, As we celebrate our 57th year of independence, we have much to be thankful for: . The lowest unemployment rate in our history at 7.8% and youth unemployment fell by 6 percent. . The annual inflation rate is low and stable at 4.2% and the consumer price index is trending downwards. . […]

Gadget of the week – bent furniture

Bae Se Hwa’s Bentwood Furniture Continues to Inspire By Aleaxandra Alexa From Core77 We’ve been following the work of artist and designer Bae Se Hwa since we first discovered his steam bent series back in 2010 (and soon after realized he has an entire body of non-bentwood work that’s just as compelling). We got our […]

This weekend: Miss Cayman Universe motorcade

The ever-popular motorcade event, traditionally held on the weekend before the pageant, will take place this Saturday, 10 August starting from the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal in George Town from 8:00am. The scheduled route is as follows: • Royal Watler Cruise Terminal to Cayman Turtle Centre via West Bay Road • Cayman Turtle Centre to […]

Celebrating Jamaica’s Independence with stamps

From South Florida Caribbean News SOUTH FLORIDA – A Jamaican National living in South Florida celebrates Jamaica’s Independence with stamps collected years ago while growing up in Jamaica. Some people collect music albums, art, sports trading cards, books and other keepsake items but I decided to collect stamps not knowing that one day this would become a lost […]