December 14, 2017

Royal Caribbean searching for worker who vanished on board ship that departed Galveston

From ABC13 Cruise worker goes missing after ship departs Galveston Tuesday, December 12, 2017 GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) — A search is underway for a cruise ship worker who vanished during a 5-day voyage from Galveston. According to Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 24-year-old pool attendant failed to report for work on board the Visions of the […]

A Caribbean increasingly more prosperous, equitable, secure, and united is possible

Full text of speech presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of stare and Ministers, during the VI Caricom-Cuba Summit. Antigua and Barbuda, December 8, 2017, Year 59 of the Revolutio Author: Raúl Castro Ruz | Speech presented by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of stare and […]

IDB official says inclusive approach will improve tourism

By Kadian Brown From JIS Story Highlights Country Manager for the Caribbean at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Therese Turner-Jones, says the region must take a more inclusive and environmentally sustainable approach to improve competitiveness in the tourism industry. “It is very important that climate change be mainstreamed as an idea when we are thinking about […]

Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

The Caribbean Climate-Smart Coalition seeks rapid implementation of US $8 billion climate investment plan that will transform regional energy system, build resiliency, drive economic growth and set a global example Paris, 12 December 2017 – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private […]

Cisco and Digicel sign to accelerate digital transformation

From The Financial The FINANCIAL — Cisco have signed a Caribbean Countries Digitization Agreement outlining their objectives and strategic plans for accelerating the digital agenda and existing digitization policies for 26 countries in the Caribbean and Central America. Under the Frame Agreement, the two companies will collaborate to develop a digitization vision for each country […]

Andrew Rosindale, MP, Proposes British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories have equal treatment as part of wide British family

Leading Conservative MP calls for key changes in British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories’ relationships with the UK government Andrew Rosindell, MP, says it is time that all British Territories are treated as being equal partners in the British family. He has argued for all Territories to be dealt with by one UK government Minister, […]

Cayman Islands Ministry staff help spruce up Mission House

The Mission House in Bodden Town was spruced up yesterday morning (Monday, 11 December 2017) by members of the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, who were “giving back” to the community. The team swapped office attire for yard clothes to spend a couple of hours cleaning, sweeping, working in the garden and carrying […]

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott participates in Bloomberg/Hedge Fund Association’s 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing

George Town, Grand Cayman – Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, spoke as a panelist on Wednesday, November 1, at the Hedge Fund Association’s 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing. The event took place at the office of Bloomberg LP in New York City, New York. “Regulators, law enforcement authorities and industry associations like Cayman Finance and […]

Cleveland Clinic unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018

A panel of top doctors and researchers presents the advancements with the power to transform healthcare in 2018 Dec. 11, 2017, Cleveland: An artificial pancreas to help diabetics. A pacemaker for sleep apnea.  Gene therapy for blindness. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according […]

Cayman Islands Mourant Ozannes supports four local charities during annual away day

Employees from the Cayman office of law firm, Mourant Ozannes, once again contributed to their community during their annual away day. Teams of people from the firm went out into the community to help local organisations including Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the Cayman Islands Red Cross, Francis Bodden Children’s Home, and the Cayman Islands […]