September 16, 2019

Archives for September 2, 2019

Cayman: Cruise Line Senior VP to deliver keynote address at Int’l Women In Shipping Conference

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Cayman’s Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association – WISTA Cayman Islands – has announced that Captain Patrik Dahlgren, Senior Vice President, Global Marine Operations at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference which is being hosted by WISTA Cayman from […]

The Editor speaks: So KAABOO goes down the LOO!

A ‘loo” in the UK is another name for a toilet.. I have to admit I am not surprised KAABOO 2020 is not going to happen. We will also not know the TRUE reason or reasons why. Does the word “corruption” spring into your mind? Of course not. The 019 festival held in February was […]

KABOO Cayman will NOT be returning in 2020

From KABOO “After careful deliberation, the partners behind KAABOO Cayman regret to announce that the event will not be returning to the Cayman Islands in 2020, as originally planned. The KAABOO Cayman partners are arranging for all blind-sale passes and corporate partnerships that were sold earlier to be fully refunded.  The success of KAABOO Cayman in 2019 as a multi-day, premium music, […]

Cayman: Governor and Premier offer support and solidarity to Bahamas

From Cayman Islands: Office of the Governor and the Office of the Premier. His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper and the Honourable Premier, Alden McLaughlin today spoke of their sympathy for the people of the Bahamas as they endure the terrible effects of Hurricane Dorian.  As the devastating winds, storm surge and rainfall continue to […]

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas sees ‘unprecedented devastation’

From BBC Hurricane Dorian appears to have caused “unprecedented” devastation in the Bahamas, the country’s leader says. The storm, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, remains “extremely dangerous”, said Prime Minister Hubert Minnis. Some 13,000 houses are feared damaged or destroyed, according to the International Red Cross. Pictures showed surging floodwaters, upturned cars and snapped […]

Pirates Week: A connection to Cayman culture

Pirates Week 2019: Shipwrecked Thousands of people line the streets to watch the spectacle of the Pirates Week “mock invasion”  and its good-natured fun which boasts a new twist every year. This year’s theme is Shipwrecked and will highlight the cultural importance of the Cayman Catboat (a boat first designed and built by Daniel Jervis in 1904 […]

PM Harris conveys care and concern for the people of the Bahamas on behalf of the Government and People of St. Kitts and Nevis

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has reached out to Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Dr. the Honourable Hubert Alexander Minnis following Dorian’s direct hit on the country as a Category 5 hurricane on Sunday. Prime Minister Harris spoke with Prime Minister Minnis on Sunday night.  “I assured him that we are praying for […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Scotiabank: Is might, right?

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Antigua Observer The Canadian-owned Bank of Nova Scotia, or Scotiabank, has more than US$1 trillion in assets; the Gross Domestic Product of the small island state, Antigua and Barbuda, is just US$1.5 billion. Yet, there is what the Canadian newspaper, Globe and Mail, described, on August 26, as a “stand-off” […]

CIFS: New recruits

CIFS Welcomes New Recruits ·         CIFS welcomes 21 new fire officers to the agency on Monday 26th August. ·         The new recruit class is made up entirely of Caymanians. The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has welcomed a class of 21 new fire officer recruits to the agency on their first day in their new role on Monday, […]

Hurricane Dorian Update and Relief Fund

DAMIANOS SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY OFFICES WILL BE OPEN TO ACCEPT DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE DORIAN RELIEF, GOFUNDME ACCOUNT IN PLACE NASSAU, The Bahamas (Sept. 2, 2019) — While the entire country is mourning the devastation we’ve already learned has taken place in Abaco and anxiously awaiting to assess the damage Hurricane Dorian will wreak on Grand Bahama, […]