September 24, 2017

Another exciting competition [Cayman Islands receive gold medal]

From Barbados Today It is always amazing to leave the culinary arena after the finals of the Caribbean Junior Duelling Challenge (CJDC) competition and return a mere few hours later to a glitzed-up, glamourized and beautifully decorated space, befitting the event’s Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony. It is almost as if by magic, the chef […]

Cayman Islands couple inquest delay

From Farnham Herald AN inquest into the deaths of three members of the same Farnham family killed in a car crash while on holiday in the Cayman Islands on May 2 this year, has been delayed until at least the end of October. Proceedings were opened and adjourned at Basingstoke Law Courts on July 4, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Business Excellence Awards The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, working in partnership with Digicel, are proud to introduce the Business Excellence Awards – where we will be honouring some of our brilliant local businesses. Date: October 14 Website: https://www.businessexcellenceawards.ky/ Venue Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman, KY1-1209 Cayman Islands Phone: +1 […]

Collas Crill supports Cayman Finance student education and work experience programme

Offshore law firm Collas Crill has once again demonstrated its commitment to supporting local Cayman Islands students with their career development goals through its summer internship programme. For the second year the firm has offered two students quality career development opportunities in both the legal and company management services sectors. This year Allena Rankine joined […]

The Editor Speaks: Ship wanted. One up for sale

In today’s iNews Cayman we have published two articles about ships: “Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship” “RMS St Helena goes up for sale” In the first story, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Caribbean bowed but far from beaten

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Anguilla News This week I was asked to provide an answer to a question posed by an influential Washington-based publication regarding the future of tourism in the Caribbean in the wake of the damage wreaked, in quick succession, by two Category 5 hurricanes. The question was disturbing. Its inference was […]

St. Lucia’s Prime Minister backs Cayman Islands Health City medical model

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 21, 2017) – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, is showering accolades on leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands for raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean. Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands last week to meet with medical professionals at the three-and-a-half-year-old facility, […]

Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation offers help for horses impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation has written to the website Storm Caribe with a Special Request re Equine Relief. The letter reads: From: Sharon Hinds – CIEF Seretary General Date: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 8:52 PM Subject: Storm Caribe – Special request – Equine Relief To: gert at gobeach.com Dear Mr. van Dijken, Thank […]

Cayman Islands’ Danielle Coleman to help BVI Red Cross aid efforts

Danielle Coleman, the Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), is being deployed to the British Virgin Islands to help with aid efforts. She will assist the BVI Red Cross and the BVI Department of Disaster Management following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Ms Coleman is flying to the […]

Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies. Responding to Member of Parliament for Central Kingston Ronald Thwaites, who pointed to the need for such a vessel […]