September 21, 2019

PayPal, Daniel Wellington and Coty to share best practice on brand protection

Brand Protection Online Europe (14 October, London) will provide a unique forum for brand protection experts to explore strategies for maximising the opportunities and minimising the risks presented by the ever-evolving online and technological environments. To provide insight from inside the online brand protection trenches, WTR is pleased to announce that experts from Tommy Hilfiger, Coty, PayPal and […]

Cayman: FOSTER’S Rebrands

The island’s supermarket that shoppers trust has rebranded after nearly 39 years. For the better part of the last year, the Foster’s team has been working to refresh the brand and are excited to announce that Foster’s Food Fair – IGA has rebranded to simply, Foster’s. The name change isn’t the only new element to […]

Reverend, Soca Artiste and “Father of the Internet Search Engine” among 10 to receive UWI Honorary Degrees

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. August 27, 2019. Ten persons will receive honorary degrees during the 2019 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The honourees, approved by the University Council, are recognised for making significant contributions to the region and the wider world in their respective fields of expertise, including the Arts, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Planning Department to host session on application and permit process The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process at the Family Life Centre on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be […]

Cayman Brac airport temporarily closed

Aug 29 2019 Cayman Airways has been notified that the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) in Cayman Brac is temporarily closed due to a disabled private aircraft on the runway. The airport is expected to remain closed for several hours this afternoon to accommodate the removal of the aircraft from the runway. As a result […]

Cayman: National Emergency Notification System testing

Hazard Management Cayman Islands and the Department of Public Safety and Communication are to begin testing the National Emergency Notification System’s Radio Alert System this week. We would be grateful if you could assist with informing the public about these tests. All radio broadcasts will be briefly interrupted on the following dates whilst we conduct […]

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES SERVICES AFFECTED BY TROPICAL STORM DORIAN – PORT- OF-SPAIN TO ST. MAARTEN SECTOR KINGSTON-TO- ST. MAARTEN SECTOR

From Caribbean Airlines Port of Spain, August 28, 2019. Caribbean Airlines advises that due to Tropical Storm Dorian, the following flight sectors for were cancelled. Please be advised that passengers affected by the cancellation of the aforementioned sectors, as a result of the Tropical Storm, will be re- accommodated on on the following services:

CITN-CAYMAN 27 to close

We have just heard that the local free over the air broadcast station CITN/Cayman 27 will permanently close. We understand all employees were called to a staff meeting today where the announcement was made. The company, now owned by Randy Merren, has been battling with the ICTA Authority over government fees and no agreement could […]

PM Harris expresses condolences on the passing of Kenrick Anderson Georges, Author of OH LAND OF BEAUTY!, St. Kitts-Nevis’ National Anthem

Over 35 years later, our national anthem remains an iconic masterpiece that will forever leave an indelible impression on all citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis and on all of our lives,” Prime Minister Harris said about Kenrick Georges’ beautiful composition, which he wrote to celebrate St. Kitts and Nevis’ Independence in 1983. […]

IP investment in the APAC region

China’s National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and its top banking regulator have promised a new set of policies to facilitate Chinese SMEs’ access to IP-backed lending. The CNIPA said that the goals of an upcoming new policy on IP finance would be improving risk management and enhancing ‘innovation in services’. Sustaining private-sector investment while managing debt-related risks […]