September 25, 2017

Another exciting competition [Cayman Islands receive gold medal]

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From Barbados Today It is always amazing to leave the culinary arena after the finals of the Caribbean Junior Duelling Challenge (CJDC) competition and return a mere few hours later to a glitzed-up, glamourized and beautifully decorated space, befitting the event’s Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony. It is almost as if by magic, the chef […]

Cayman ‘copter comes back

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Cayman Islands police helicopter arrives back Friday (15) From RCIPS The police helicopter arrived back on island last friday afternoon around 3PM at the hangar at Island Air. The helicopter with the crew have been in Turks and Caicos Islands that received serious damage from Hurricane Irma. Attached is a photo of the crew before […]

All Party Parliamentary Group for Cayman Islands reconstituted

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The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands was reconstituted in Westminster, London, on Tuesday night (12 September 2017), for the first time since the U.K. general election in June. The group, which promotes Cayman Islands interests in the U.K. and internationally, now has more than 30 MPs and Peers. This is a significant […]

TURKS AND CAICOS – Tourism officials urging visitors to leave

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From Caribbean News Service As Hurricane Irma takes aim at the Turks and Caicos Islands, tourism officials here are urging visitors to leave is they have the means to do so safely. “Visitors unable to leave or opting to remain within the destination are urged to stay inside during the storm and pay attention to […]

U.S. attorney shot in Turks and Caicos

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From Caribbean News Service PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jul 31 2017 – The police have launched a manhunt for gunmen who shot a prominent U.S. attorney and tied up a security guard here late Friday, The police report that Michael Jones, 57, a Washington D.C. attorney and Georgetown law professor, was staying at a beachfront […]

CDB rolls out training programme to support regional institutional reform in 19 countries

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From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has introduced a training initiative to help governments of its 19 borrowing member countries (BMCs) more effectively manage policies, programmes and projects. One course participant, and one institution at a time, the Public Policy Analysis and Management (PPAM) and Project Cycle Management (PCM) […]

Caribbean Development Bank : Climate change impacts to be discussed at CDB’s 47th Annual Meeting

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From Caribbean Development Bank The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is calling attention to the work that remains to be done to strengthen the Region’s resilience to climate change impacts. On May 24, 2017, CDB will host a seminar to review the Caribbean’s gains in climate adaptation and mitigation, and to examine the implementation of the […]

Turks and Caicos toddler gets critical diabetic care in the Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Sunday March 5, 2017 – A two-year-old toddler from the Turks and Caicos Islands has a new lease on life after receiving critical diabetic treatment at a Caribbean hospital. Bahamian Lakeisha Wilson, who works as a nutritionist in a Turks and Caicos Islands hospital, traveled to Health City Cayman Islands, a […]

Crackdown on tax havens would risk UK ‘crime-busting capability’

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From Sputnik News A decision by members of the UK House of Commons to pass a bill designed to make it harder from criminals to cover their identities by using UK-linked tax havens to disguise property and asset ownership has been criticized for limiting Britain’s “crime-busting ability.” MPs passed the latest stage of the Criminal […]

Two more Haitian migrant vessels intercepted in Turks and Caicos

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — As police and immigration officials in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) continue to search for bodies that may still be in the waters of the North West Point area of Providenciales from an illegal Haitian migrant vessel that capsized last Tuesday, two more illegal Haitian vessels were […]