May 27, 2019

CanEx Cannabis Investment Summit held in Cayman Islands

CanEx invited you to join them for an afternoon that gave the opportunity to engage experts with a range of real life expertise in the cannabis industry.  The cannabis industry has been called “possibly the greatest investment opportunity of a lifetime” and is estimated to be a US$30B+ industry by 2025 and already employs over […]

Understanding journalists and what they do

University Miami Researchers from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries, hosted by the Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas, will share information on the challenges journalists face and their contributions to society. Verbal targeting by presidents. Online harassment, especially of women. Low pay and sometimes economic hardship. And in some countries, danger. Why […]

Invitation: Economic Substance update – BVI and Cayman Islands

From VISTRA Event details: 31 May 2019 The recent economic substance laws in major offshore jurisdictions have left many in our industry questioning how these new substance requirements may affect them. It is clear that there may be significant operational and structural impacts to businesses with entities in these jurisdictions. The BVI and Cayman Islands […]

Investigation into suspected examination breach in Trinidad and Tobago

From CXC Bridgetown, Barbados, May 16, 2019 –  The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has been made aware of a breach in examination security in Trinidad and Tobago. At this time we are working closely with the Trinidad Ministry of Education to conduct an investigation surrounding the report.  Appropriate corrective action will be taken quickly to reinforce […]

Conyers Cayman Islands office celebrates 90th anniversary with furniture donation

The Department of Children and Family Services, The Ministry of Sports, Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman, and the Sunrise Adult Training Centre were recipients of a large donation of office furniture from Conyers. The firm was left with a surplus of furniture suites after their move into their new offices at SIX at Cricket Square […]

The truth about Caribbean medical schools

By Jessica K. Willett From Kevin MD I graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada and now work as an emergency medicine physician at a trauma center in Northern California. To some, that may seem like an extreme jump or a rare success story. The stigma of a Caribbean medical school education […]

URL Shortener: Reduce the Length of Long URLs

URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the address of a particular web page. Or you can say that a URL is what takes you to a specific web page. When you want someone to enter your home or go to a specific restaurant, you tell them the address. Right! It is more or less the same. […]

The Publisher speaks: Believe you me

By Joan Wilson Life on Grand Cayman in my ‘growing up days’ was a very simple but enjoyable experience. We were all so close. Everyone was your friend. Personally speaking, I had a different friend for every occasion. For instance, if I wanted to sing I’d go to certain friends; cycling, I’d go to another; […]

Cayman Islands HSA offers free evaluation for children and adults with speech and language disorders

With speech and language disorders ranking among the most common disabilities in children, parents and caregivers are encouraged to learn the signs and seek evaluation at the Health Services Authority’s (HSA’s) Speech Therapy Open House this month if they have concerns about their child’s ability to communicate. Complimentary developmental screenings for children and cognitive-linguistic screenings […]

Anguilla and Montserrat strengthen capacity to mainstream climate change adaptation in their fisheries sectors

Port of Spain, Trinidad – With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season mere weeks away, many Caribbean islands are already bracing for the possibility of being hit by a tropical storm or hurricane. One sector which has been particularly hard hit is the fisheries sector. Damage to important fisheries infrastructure and assets such as jetties, […]