February 23, 2019

Promoting a culture of leadership development for the Cayman Islands Fire Service

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of its on-going commitment to staff training and development, the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs circulated a notice inviting expressions of interest from all frontline personnel at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) in relation to participating in coaching for the positions of Captain and Lieutenant on 23 […]

2nd Annual Cayman Islands Youth Mental Health Symposium

The 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, organized by the Alex Panton Foundation, is taking place this Saturday, February 23 at the Orchard Ballroom at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Suites starting at 9:00am. This year’s symposium will be covering the theme of ‘Addressing Our Past, Supporting Our Future’. Alex Panton Foundation What: Alex Panton Foundation’s 2nd […]

Canadian tourists stuck in Haiti as protests rock Caribbean country

By The Canadian Press From City News MONTREAL — Dozens of Quebec tourists are stuck in a Haiti hotel, unable to make it to the Port-au-Prince airport because of violent street protests. The hotel on the Caribbean country’s Cote des Arcadins is about 75 kilometres north of the capital. The only highway linking the all-inclusive Royal Decameron […]

US: McCabe reveals why he ordered Trump obstruction probe

By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax Andrew McCabe, the former acting director of the FBI, said he ordered obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigations involving Donald Trump and his ties to Russia, shortly after the president fired James Comey as director of the agency in 2017, CBS News is reporting. McCabe’s comments came during an interview for “60 […]

US: A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison

By Gwen Filosa From Miami Herald This Florida Keys-inspired honeymoon ended in prison time. A federal judge Monday sentenced a Keys couple to 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing a 40-foot catamaran sailboat they took to Cuba in search of a romantic adventure on the high seas after quitting their jobs. Prosecutors had asked […]

Norwegian Air: U.S.-Caribbean routes will not return

By Ben Mutzabaugh From USA Today European low-cost giant Norwegian Air will not return to the Caribbean once its current seasonal service comes to an end this spring. While Norwegian is perhaps best known to Americans for offering dozens of trans-Atlantic routes to Europe, the carrier also flies several routes from the USA and Canada […]

New York: City teens advocate for greater tobacco control

By Alexandra Simon from Caribbean Life Dozens of city students traveled to Albany last week to speak to state lawmakers on the harmful effects tobacco-use has on their communities. On Feb. 4, organizers from anti-tobacco group NYC Smoke Free traveled with students to the capital on Legislative Education Day, to show their support for more […]

Caribbean unity or mutiny?

By Tony Deyal from Jamaica Gleaner In a bar in Oistins in Barbados, way past midnight into morning, we had gathered eating our fish, partaking of the waters of life, and talking about this, that and the other. We had exhausted religion, politics and women and somehow reached our Caribbean friends and neighbours. Not for […]

Road Closures and Traffic Diversions for Cayman lslands KAABOO Festival

The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions along West Bay Road and the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in order to facilitate the KAABOO Music & Arts Festival on Friday and Saturday, 15 and 16 February. These road closures and diversions will be in place beginning from Thursday, 14 February at 12:00PM and […]

Tickets to the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup in Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Park to go on sale Friday, January 25

US National Team to round out Group D play in Kansas City on June 26Miami (Tuesday, January 22, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that tickets for the June 26 Group D doubleheader, featuring the United States National Team, will go on sale this Friday, January […]