August 20, 2019

Cayman: Eclipze 19th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer Awareness

We are very pleased to announce that Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa will be hosting our 19th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer awareness on Sunday October 20th, 2019! The Annual Cut-a-thon primary aims are to continue to raise awareness of Breast Cancer in the Cayman Islands. Darla the owner of EHD&DS and her sister […]

New Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe takes up post next month

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head […]

Caribbean: The challenge of change for regional media

The following is the text of the opening address by Gary Allen, president of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union, at the organization’s 50th Annual General Assembly in San Andres Island on August 12. A few years ago when one of our newest members at the time, Teleislas, raised the prospect of introducing us to another beautiful […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they […]

The Sustainable Growth Fund for investors seeking second citizenship shows promising results

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Caribbean islands of St Kitts and Nevis have been attracting foreign investors seeking second citizenship for 35 years in exchange for their contribution. This gave the country considerable funds to develop the islands and sustain a fifth of its GDP. During a recent radio interview, the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis announced that the Federal Government […]

Clarke rips Trump’s termination of Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Thursday strongly condemned the Trump administra­tion’s termination of the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program. Clarke told Caribbean Life that the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program, modeled after the Haitian Emergency Life Protection Act that she introduced in the US House of […]

Regional sugar producers want support for white sugar

From Jamaica Gleaner BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Sugar Association of the Caribbean is urging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to strengthen the regional market for Caribbean white sugar by enforcing the Common External Tariff (CET) on imported white sugar. The association said it may surprise Caribbean consumers to know that currently the lemonade or cola […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Cayman: DCI hosts anti-money laundering capacity building workshop

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing capacity building workshop for dealers in precious metals and stones at the Government Administration Building, Room 1038, on Thursday, August 15, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The workshop is aimed […]

Cayman: Sterling Trust (Cayman) appoints in-house counsel

Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Global Financial Ltd. has appointed Yvette Ratchford as in-house counsel. The appointment reinforces the firm’s dedication to further expansion and ensuring that clients continue to receive a bespoke level of support and advice.  Ms. Ratchford’s experience practicing as an attorney and now taking on the role of in-house […]