March 27, 2017

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Cayman Islands Elections Office offering postal and mobile Balloting The Elections Office reminds registered voters that the period during which they may request postal ballots or mobile voting is underway, and will continue until close of business on Friday, 12 May 2017. Persons who will be away from the Cayman Islands on Election Day may […]

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Cayman Islands: Flags Lowered for London Victims Flags at the Government Administration Building in Elgin Avenue were lowered to half-mast today (Thursday, 23 March 2017) as a mark of respect for the victims of a terror attack in London, U.K. yesterday. Two civilians, a policeman and the attacker died, while at least 40 people were […]

In Memoriam: Derek Walcott and his Caribbean Odyssey

By Ankhi Mukherjee New Delhi From Hindustan Times Black faces sprinkled with continual dew– dew on the speckled croton, dew on the hard leaf of the knotted palm tree, dew on the elephant ears of the dasheen. Through Kurtz’s teeth, white skull in elephant grass, the imperial fiction sings. Sunday wrinkles downriver from the Heart […]

The Unfinished Work of Maurice Bishop, by Peter Binose

Here is an extract of the last chapter in Peter Binose’s unpublished book about Maurice Bishop. I am not sure when Peter actually wrote this because he started the book in 2004 and I believe but am not sure finished it in 2010. I thank his family for allowing me to publish this and I […]

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PROUD OF THEM NOMINATIONS CLOSE IN 2 DAYS Help spread the word! [Description: PROUD OF THEM_EMAIL SIGNATURE 20 MARCH 2017-01]<>   Cayman Islands: Butterfield adjusts loan rates in response to FED funds increase George Town, Grand Cayman—15 March 2017: Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited. (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) announced that, […]

Visit Cayman Islands Magazine launches 2nd issue

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) and North South Net Cayman Ltd. (NSN) recently celebrated the launch of the second issue of their in-house publication, Visit Cayman Islands. Major stakeholders, representatives from various accommodations and members of CITA’s Board of Directors and Executive staff attended the event held on Thursday, 16th February 2017 at Guy […]

World Poetry Day- Cayman Islands

From Cayman Literary Development Program Dr. Mervyn Morris has accepted to join us again and celebrate with us World Poetry Day. This time he will be teaching workshops for adults and kids, visiting schools, and leading a poetry recital on Tuesday March 21st at Camana Bay. (Please note that we still have few seats available for the […]

A master networker explains how to make your nerves work for you in any situation

By Richard Feloni From Business Insider Jon Levy is constantly putting himself into uncomfortable situations, from something as simple as asking a celebrity he never met before to join his “Influencers” group or running with the bulls in Spain. Levy founded the Influencers six years ago as a way to establish a TED Talk-type of […]

Tiny airborne probe could help local weather forecasts

By Jon Fingas From engadget You could get as-it-happens atmospheric data well beyond airports. To date, it hasn’t been easy to get loads of airborne weather data beyond major airports. Airliners have had a sophisticated probe system (TAMDAR Edge) for over a dozen years, but that doesn’t help much in those remote areas where you […]

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman invited to cutting ribbon ceremony in the Guatemala Literacy Project [GLP]

Past Presidents Chris Johnson and Derek Haines of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) were late arrivals for the GLP this year but joined Directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with fellow Rotarians from the USA and Canada in Antigua City in time to celebrate the inauguration of a new […]