November 14, 2018

Usain Bolt wins BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year

Sprinter Usain Bolt has been named the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year after winning triple Olympic gold for the second successive Games. The 26-year-old Jamaican starred at the London 2012 Games as he claimed 100m, 200m and 4x100m titles. Bolt became the only man to have retained both individual sprint golds and helped […]

Stingray Swim Club Takes Jamaica

Swim Club had an incredibly successful swim meet in Jamaica this past weekend and the attached provides highlights of the four session meet. Stingray Swim Club competed in the Capri Sun Christmas Open in Kingston, Jamaica December 14-16th and 14 swimmers’ commitment to training was rewarded with 71 Personal Bests (PBs), 25 medals (top 3 […]

FROM THE GLEANER: Embattled Cayman Islands premier might quit party

Byron Buckley, Associate Editor Although insisting he won’t resign as a result of his recent arrest, Cayman Islands Premier William McKeeva Bush says he is considering whether to lead his United Democratic Party into general elections due next March. There have been calls from the Opposition party in the Cayman Islands for Bush’s resignation following […]

Focused regional action recommended for small-scale fisheries, and climate change and disaster risk management

From CARIBBEAN REGIONAL FISHERIES MECHANISM (CRFM) SECRETARIAT Belize City, Belize, Friday, December 14, 2012 A series of milestone, regional meetings—which spanned 8 days and which brought together nearly 100 participants from 36 countries to discuss topics such as international guidelines for small scale fisheries, as well as climate change and disaster risk management—have concluded in […]

Cayman Islands leader dismisses corruption allegations as witchhunt

From The Telegraph Cayman Islands premier rejected calls to resign over his arrest on suspicion of corruption, calling the investigation a plot by political enemies who are trying to weaken him and smear his reputation. McKeeva Bush shrugged off the allegations during a visit to Jamaica’s capital on Thursday, two days after he was arrested […]

OCG expresses grave concerns over non-compliance with Stat. Regs.

OCG Submits Special Report to Parliament – Expressing Grave Concerns with Cabinet’s Non-compliance with the OCG’s Statutory Requisitions Kingston; December 13, 2012– The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has, today, completed and submitted a Special Report to the Houses of Parliament of Jamaica, in which it expressed and documented its grave concerns with the […]

Caribbean Broilers exporting meat to Cayman Islands

Corporate Affairs Manager at Caribbean Broilers, Dr Keith Amiel announced that the company exported a container of chicken to that country this week and plans are also being made to export pork. He however said, with the company’s facilities up to international standards, more markets will be tapped for exports Caribbean Broilers are part of […]

A Slice of Jamaican Christmas for JN Money Transfer Customers

SOUTH FLORIDA – Jamaicans in the Diaspora across the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada and the Cayman Islands will experience a touch of a truly Jamaican Christmas when they step into a JN Money Transfer Branch, or Agent location, in their community. On selected days from December 11 to Christmas Eve, customers […]

TCI under scrutiny by anti-corruption group

By Gemma Handy THE TCI is being probed by a major worldwide anti-corruption group in the aftermath of the international headline-grabbing Commission of Inquiry. The investigation by the NGO, Transparency International (TI), is expected to see the Islands ranked for transparency in a global list for the very first time. It is being headed by […]

Stingray Swim Club Travels to Jamaica

Stingray Swim Club, Grand Cayman, 11 December 2012: Stingray Swim Club members travel to Kingston, Jamaica this weekend – December 14-16th – to compete in the 2012 Christmas Open Swimming Championships, taking place at the National Stadium Pool which is an 8-lane, 50m pool. The 14 swimmer strong squad will compete in over 80 individual […]