June 26, 2019

The Publisher speaks: Bulldozing and building

by Joan E. Wilson Have you noticed all the building work going on around us at this moment? I cannot ever remember such a lot of construction work being expected here in my life time. Looking ahead there appears to be even more in the pipeline. Even a 20 storey high rise that I hope […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 21 June 2019

From CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Tusankine English-Francis and Ms Michelle Nurse, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights: 00:34:20 – Guyana’s President assures CARICOM SG the country will abide with CCJ’s rulings03:37:16 – CARICOM congratulates new Kazakhstan President And, CARICOM signals interest […]

Trading vitriol for views

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio No, I am not going to mention any websites nor point any fingers. I don’t need to because you already know what I am talking about. Angry forums with millions of views. If you build a platform for angry voices they will rush to spew their ill temper. One […]

Martin: Hip hip hooray for newspapers

By Melissa Martin “For the times they are a-changin’” sang Bob Dylan. And the digital age has changed the way information is eaten, swallowed, and digested. We can’t stop progress, but we must maintain the salience of our newspapers (in print or digital). Why? Newspapers, whether country, state, or local serve significant roles in societies […]

Cayman Islands: 2-Session coaching for senior staff, training programs and more…

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna ever think, “What About Me?”  Are you the solutions person?  The person people come to.  Are you the boss or Head of a Department?   Need some work-life balance coaching, greater clarity, a solution to a problem or just someone to talk to confidentially?  Schedule a 2-Session Coaching with Donna, in person or on-line. Program […]

Little Cayman is overlooked

Little Cayman Is the Oft-overlooked Caribbean Destination You Need to Check Out By Ellie Nan Storck From Departues If you’re in search of one of the world’s dreamiest vacation spots—minus the pomp and circumstance—this is it. Departures is published by Meredith Corp. and owned by American Express. While American Express Card Member benefits are highlighted in […]

Road Closure Notice for Pre-JMC and Trade Summit, and Celebrate Cayman Events this Week, 24 June

As of today, 25 June, dignitaries are arriving to participate in the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council and Trade Summit set to begin at the Kimpton Hotel tomorrow, 26 June.  Motorists are advised to expect slight delays as convoys with police vehicles traverse the SMB corridor throughout the day and at different times throughout the week. No […]

Cayman Islands hosts pre-Joint Ministerial Council

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands will host Overseas Territories Heads of Government for a pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting this week. The meeting will be chaired by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and is an opportunity for all Overseas Territories Heads of Government to exchange views on political and constitutional issues, especially as they […]

In this Shanghai bookstore, searching a book becomes a psychedelic experience

From Designer Daily Located in Chongqing, China, the Zhongshuge Bookstore is truly out of the ordinary. It was inspired by the movie Inception, that became famous for its mind-bending visual effects. Based in Shanghai, interior design company X+Living used gigantic optical illusions to mess with the bookstore’s visitors shopping experience. The worked with mirrors on the roof to […]

The Editor speaks: “I think God is a very good Cellist”

I had the good fortune to interview sixteen year old Dequan Smith McConvey, Cayman Islands 2019 Young Musician of the Year. He played two classical pieces to win the title, Kol Nidre by Max Bruch and Elegie by Faure. Dequan auditioned for and won a scholarship to go to the beautiful Wells Cathedral School in […]