March 22, 2019

The blessings and burdens of a Cayman Islands trust dispute

From Carey Olsen Raw family wounds, generational rifts, and suspicions of wrong-doing are the bread and butter of trust disputes in the modern world.  It is therefore a brave, and perhaps foolhardy, trustee who would seek to implement momentous change to a trust in the face of such contention – even where expressly empowered to […]

With Boeing 737 Max grounded, some routes no longer feasible

By Robert Silk From Travel Weekly DENVER — The Boeing 737 Max has enabled airlines to fly further than they could before with a narrowbody jet.  And so, the plane type’s worldwide grounding following the Ethiopian Airlines crash has left some airlines struggling to fly routes that are ideal for the 737 Max but not […]

Married couple ID’d as suspects who threw 4 Chihuahuas over Sumter SPCA fence

By Kayla Robins From The Sumter Item Woman has turned herself in, says they turned the dogs in because they escaped an enclosure on their property A married couple has been identified as the suspects who are accused of throwing four Chihuahuas over the fence at the Sumter SPCA earlier this month, after which two […]

Paparazzi photos of Prince Charles and Camilla on the beach in Barbados are causing controversy

By Caroline Hallemann From Town and Country Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are currently on a 13-day royal tour of the Caribbean. Yesterday, paparazzi photos of Prince Charles on a beach in Barbados in his swimming trunks were published by several media outlets. According to Britain’s Press Association, “a letter from the prince’s […]

Guyana left out of Trump’s meeting with Caribbean Leaders on Friday

From iNews Guyana Several Caribbean leaders have been summoned to meet with United States President Donald Trump at his resort in Florida. However, Minister of State Joseph Harmon says he is unaware if Guyana was invited. “I have not seen a letter…I haven’t heard about it,” Harmon said when asked if Guyana was invited. A […]

‘US president eroding Caribbean unity’

From Trinidad Express A SENIOR adviser to the Dominica government yesterday warned of a possible erosion of Caribbean unity as he criticised the decision of US President Donald Trump to meet with five regional leaders to discuss issues ranging from Venezuela to Chinese economic intervention in the Caribbean. Speaking on state-owned DBS radio in Dominica, […]

What if the Caribbean refused royal visits until reparations were paid?

From IBW21.ORG Charles and Camilla are the latest to arrive and help whitewash the injustices of slavery and empire. By Nalini Mohabir, The Guardian — Once upon a time monarchs ruled by divine right, then later with charismatic authority. The future king Prince Charles (#NotMyPrince) has neither. Yet Caribbean governments are paying for Prince Charles and Camilla’s royal […]

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RUBiS Cayman Islands launches RUBiS Top Student 2019 awards program

RUBiS Cayman Islands launched the RUBiS Top Student 2019 awards program this week opening the submission period for the program which aims to recognise, reward and motivate children with a financial grant to pursue their passions. The contest is open to students aged 7-12 in the Cayman Islands who demonstrate enthusiasm towards activities they are […]

Look what’s happening in a few weeks at the Cayman Islands National Museum!

Looky Ya! (North Side) Join us on Friday, 29 March 2019 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM for the relaunch of our District Looky Ya! Featuring the District of North Side. The event will take place in the National Museum Courtyard on the Waterfront. There will be local food by Marcia’s Kitchen, desserts and smoothies by Ms […]