October 22, 2019

Archives for August 13, 2019

Cayman: Elections Office Update on Cruise Port Referendum – 85.1% of required signatures verified

The 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 on the update at top.   The Elections Office wishes to publicly thank all the staff and teams who are going door […]

Cayman: NCVO and 3 Girls & a Kiln launch “Love Banks” project

Grand Cayman— — The NCVO and 3 Girls & a Kiln are teaming up to decorate ‘Love Banks’ to help raise the 1.6 million needed to operate by October 2019. The event will take place on 22 August from 6pm-8pm, and for a CI$65 donation, attendees will be able to glaze a ‘Love Bank’ while […]

Cayman: Official Funeral to be held for First Governor

Former Governor, Mr Athelstan Long, to be honoured at Official Funeral. ·         Official Funeral and Interment open to the public. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – On Wednesday, 14th August, an Official Funeral will be held to commemorate the life of the Cayman Islands’ first Governor, Mr Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, CMG, CBE, MBE. The Official Funeral, which is open […]

The Publisher speaks: Scrabbling

I wrote this poem twenty plus years ago when chickens were having a bad time scrabbling for food because of the new development in George Town. Yes, this was before Camana Bay changed things. Since then, the chickens moved out, multiplied, and have become a pest. Chickens weren’t the only ones who have moved out […]

Cayman Secrecy: 1/3 of business court cases in 2019 sealed from public view

From OffshoreAlert In what appears to be an ongoing effort to conceal allegations of insolvency against hedge funds and other firms from foreign investors and creditors, one-third of all cases filed at the financial services court in the Cayman Islands for the first seven months of 2019 are sealed from public view, OffshoreAlert can reveal. […]

Cayman: Renowned designer and television host to judge Miss Cayman Universe pageant

International award winning designer, Charlie Lapson, will be one of the judges for the upcoming Miss Cayman Islands Universe pageant, this Saturday at The Ritz Carlton. Mr. Lapson is recognised for his collections of jewellery, fashion and lifestyle products. He has been defined by the global press as an authority of style, while Entertainment Tonight […]

Talking the Tropics

Talking the Tropics With Mike: Lots of Saharan dust all the way to the Caribbean By Michael Buresh From Action News JAX CBS47 FOX30 August is often the beginning of the more active part of the Atlantic hurricane season. The third named storm is usually “on the map” by Aug. 13… the 4th by Aug. 23 […]

Cayman: Graduation Ceremony for new Savannah CERT Members

WHO:                                     Hazard Management Cayman Islands WHAT:                                   Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduation  WHEN:                                  Wednesday, 14 August 7.00 p.m. WHERE:                                Bodden Town, Civic Centre PARTICIPANTS:                 Minister of Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers; MLA, Mr. David Wight; MLA, Mr. Alva Suckoo; Acting Deputy Director of HMCI, Teresita DaSilva; Disaster Manager Cayman Islands Red Cross, Eddie Tingling-Miller

Sanders: Caribbean contempt of Haitians is shameful

By Sir Ronald Sanders From The Tribune 242 THE response to Haitians arriving in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries has been lamentable at best and contemptible at worst. They have been treated, for the most part, as pariahs particularly by the ignorant and bigoted. Recently, in Guyana, the arrival of Haitians has been greeted with an […]

CBS and Viacom are finally reuniting

By CNN Wire From WGNO ABC CBS and Viacom are merging to become ViacomCBS Inc., they announced Tuesday. The long-awaited deal between the two media giants puts some of the biggest brands in entertainment back under one corporate banner. Those brands include CBS’ broadcast network, the streaming service CBS All Access, movie studio Paramount and […]