February 25, 2017

Cayman Islands artist opens art studio in Cayman Brac

From Gordon Solomon Dear friends and family – art lovers! RE: Grand Opening – Solomon Studio It is with much pride and honor that I extend an invitation to you to attend the grand opening of my fine art studio and creative space, ‘Solomon Studio’. As a young man, growing up in the district of […]

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Cayman Islands Voters Claims and Objections Period Closes 20 February 2017 Elections officials are urging all Caymanians who plan to vote in the General Elections on 24 May 2017 to check the revised voter details, published in the Electors’ List, before 20 February 2017. You can go online at www.elections.ky or visit in person any […]

Cayman Islands The National Gallery launches extensive programmes of events to celebrate Maritime Culture and Heritage

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) latest exhibition series, curated by Natalie Urquhart and sponsored by Butterfield, celebrates Cayman’s maritime identity – past present and future. Seeking to engage visitors and members of the public with the story of maritime heritage and national identity, the ambitious three-month exhibition series and programme of events […]

‘Special’ launch for Black History Month

By Steph Crosier, From Kingston Whig-Standard With Black History Month a few days away, the launch was hosted Sunday evening by the African & Caribbean Students’ Association at Queen’s University. Judith Brown, president of the Afro-Caribe Communty Foundation and adviser to the Queen’s students, was pleased to learn the launch was in the Robert Sutherland […]

Temporary Road Access for Cayman Islands National Gallery

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has a new temporary access road while work is being done to improve site access as well as develop the front sculpture gardens. NGCI exhibitions and programming will continue as per usual. For more information on roadworks related to NGCI please do not hesitate to get in […]

Ashrita Furman, daredevil

The daredevil life of Ashrita Furman, the man who’s broken more than 600 Guinness World Records Caroline Praderio, INSIDER From Business Insider When Ashrita Furman was growing up in Queens, New York, he was more brainy than brawny. He was the junior high valedictorian who excelled in school but never in sports. But today, at […]

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African refugee drowns in Venice as tourists film on phones while laughing and making racist remarks By Samuel Osborne From Independent UK No one jumped in to help the man An investigation has been opened after an African refugee drowned in Venice’s Grand Canal as onlookers watched from nearby boats and filmed him with their […]

Cayman Islands Elections: Alva Suckoo, MLA and Gilbert Mclean declare

Today [Wed Jan 5] Mr. Alva Suckoo, MLA and Mr. Gilbert Mclean, former MLA announced that they have agreed to form an alliance and will stand as candidates in the May 2017 general elections for the district of Bodden Town. Mr. Alva Suckoo, MLA will run as a candidate in the constituency of Newlands and […]

Cape Cod Shipbuilding boat design finalist for British award [1 sailing in Cayman]

By Andrea Ray From Wareham Village Soup Cape Cod Shipbuilding President Mary Goodwin is tickled pink by the company’s latest honor – one of its boats is a finalist for an English award that recognizes traditional craftsmanship. “The award is concentrating on the real craft, not the cookie cutter production boats, just like we do […]

UPDATE: Road Blockages Tue Morning in Central GT – All roads clear

From RCIPS Wed 25 Jan Please be advised that, due to a change in weather conditions, all road closures in central George Town were discontinued this morning. Tue 24 Jan Due to the weather, there is debris on Harbor Drive this morning causing road blockages. It is highly recommended that motorists do not use the […]