May 27, 2019

FinTech start-up looks to expand operations to Grand Cayman

Omise Holdings’ (“Omise”) founder and CEO Jun Hasegawa recently spoke at GAIMOps Cayman on The Real-Life Applications of Blockchain alongside Northern Trust. The leading payment gateway provider in Southeast Asia, Omise was on-island to explore opportunities to expand its operations to the Cayman Islands. Omise provides strategic advisory services to its subsidiaries (Omise Payment Gateway, OmiseGO and […]

Cayman Islands school girl sells lemonades for dog charity

Alyssa Hislop, a Year 5 student at Cayman Prep and High School, was inspired to raise money for local dog charity, One Dog at a Time. Using her own initiative, she began organising a sparkling, pink lemonade stall with the extra bonus of delicious sweets and treats to run in conjunction with her parents’ warehouse […]

Cayman Islands youth poets have their say

Snaps and claps were given to the 10 finalists of this year’s Poetry Slam finals held by the New-Self Help Community Foundation in partnership with Youth Services Unit’s YouthFlex radio show as a Department of Children and Family Services Child Month activity. The event, which took place at Radio Cayman on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 was […]

Rugby: ‘Green Machine’ to tackle for RAN sevens championship this July in Cayman Islands

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) senior men’s sevens team have been placed in Pool B alongside their rivals and defending champions Jamaica, hosts Cayman Islands and Trinidad and Tobago for the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens championships that will scrum on July 6 and 7. Pool A consists of Canada, Bermuda, Mexico and Barbados […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris says regional leadership reaches a higher plateau as policy makers map out digital economy moonshot

May 25 2019 The two-day Regional Conference titled Digital Economy Moonshot for the Eastern Caribbean closed yesterday, Friday, May 24th, 2019, with Timothy Antoine, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) thanking Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister for attending the ECCB-World Bank meeting in Washington, D.C.  Yesterday, Friday, in […]

Cayman Islands Teen Panel shares underlying causes of stress and anxiety

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), organisers of Teen Panel 2019, underscored this year’s Child Month theme of ”Be Strong! Be Bold! Be You! by asking the forum to discuss how to cope with stress while commenting on its root causes. Held at George Town, Town Hall, the event was […]

Cannabis Oil (Cannabidiol CBD) now legal in all 50 States. But should it be banned?

From Medicine Scoop USA Public interest in CBD was aroused by a recent CNN report on medical marijuana by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Previously a skeptic on medical marijuana, Dr. Gupta admitted to having been “brainwashed” by government propaganda. Gupta featured the story of a 5-year-old girl, Charlotte Figi, who suffered continual epileptic seizures from a […]

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Cayman Islands Premier pens letter of congratulations to new Opposition Leader

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin has written to the Hon. Arden Mclean, JP, MLA, to congratulate him following the Governor’s formal announcement of his appointment as the Leader of the Opposition. The Premier also noted that there are several important areas that he worked very closely with Mr. McLean’s predecessor […]

Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation receives $300K donation to support shark research

Anonymous donor makes significant contribution in support of shark genomic research Scientific breakthrough could have major implications on human health FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) is excited to announce that they have received a $300,000 USD donation in support of shark genomic work being done at the Guy Harvey Research […]