June 24, 2018

Cayman Islands: DG’s 5K Challenge raises close to $90,000

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The event raised a total of $89,000. Funds to support five causes which aim to feed children and the elderly. The total exceeded the goal by close to $30,000.   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised a total of $89,000 for the five charitable causes, which focus on feeding the most […]

Why the Cayman Islands tourism is booming

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By Ed Wetschler From Recommend Anthony Bourdain’s suicide was announced just a day after I’d interviewed Tourism Minister and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell during Caribbean Week NYC. “We are deeply saddened by the news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing,” said a Department of Tourism statement. “The Cayman Islands will remember him most fondly and with much […]

Ideas sought for creating successful Cayman Islands schools

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The Office of Education Standards (OES) is actively seeking input from the general public on the new inspection framework, “Successful Schools and Achieving Students”, by holding district meetings and conducting social media polls via the Cayman Islands Government Facebook page. “The idea is to provide educators, parents and community members with the standards, goals and […]

Young Caymanian Leadership Award recipient Faith Gealey calls our community to mentorship

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Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA) Recipient Faith Gealey is actively fulfilling her mission this year to encourage mentorship. Since receiving her award last November, Faith has presented at more than a dozen engagements and has spoken to approximately 5,000 people in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac including the Girls Brigade, Big Brother, Big Sister, Cayman […]

Cayman Brac: Faith Hospital’s lab awarded the prestigious JCI accreditation

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Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac celebrated a major milestone this month after their medical laboratory achieved the international accreditation from the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI). The accreditation and certification from JCI is recognized as the Gold Seal of Approval for international quality standards for patient care and service delivery. “Faith Hospital is elated to […]

DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac

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DG’s 5K Challenge Kicks Off on Cayman Brac It was a double-win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac yesterday (Sunday, 15 April). Lizzette Yearwood, HSA’s CEO, took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Gayle scooped the […]

YMCA ropes challenge course

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Deputy Governor first to climb on YMCA ropes challenge course Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility today (Wednesday, 11 April 2018). The course was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from the 2017 Deputy […]

The Editor Speaks: When ‘Freedom of Expression’ is a crime

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“My art is an expression of my religious convictions and I do not understand why I’m being prosecuted for it.” The above was said by Cayman Brac resident artist Ronald Gregory Kynes (64) in Cayman’s Summary Court last Friday (6) at a case management hearing before his trial for possession of an obscene publication. The […]

Historic turtles released in Cayman Brac

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The Cayman Turtle Centre has made history by releasing eight yearling green sea turtles into the wild for the first time in Cayman Brac. Government leaders, local residents and island visitors gathered at the South Side public beach on Friday, 23 March 2018 to witness the turtles make their way out into the open sea […]

Cayman Islands: Registration opens for 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge

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Registration opens on Sunday, 1 April tor the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in all three islands later in the month. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the aim of the annual event this year is to fundraise towards a target of $60,000 for five good causes. In Grand Cayman, these […]