September 21, 2019

Jamaica wins big at Caribbean Tourism Industry awards in New York

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From South Florida Caribbean News NEW YORK – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) proudly served as the co-sponsor for the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner held on June 6th at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. Part of CTO’s annual Caribbean Week in New York City, the awards program recognizes excellence in the promotion of […]

Cayman Islands DCFS appoints new Deputy Director

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – TheDepartment of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rayle Roberts as its incoming Deputy Director. Mr. Roberts takes up his post on Wednesday, 15 May 2019. The appointee comes well-qualified to the position having a master’s degree in social work and counselling with a minor […]

Former Cayman Islands Immigration Assistant Chief Officer named WORC Deputy Director of Compliance

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 26 September 2018 Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) has announced the appointment of the former Assistant Chief Immigration Officer, Mr. Jeremy Scott, as Deputy Director of the new department. Mr. Scott has 21 years of experience with the Cayman Islands Immigration Department in a number of roles. In his position […]

Cayman Islands: WORC welcomes Deputy Director Sian Pairaudeau

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Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Sian Pairaudeau as its new Deputy Director of Labour Needs and Supply. Mrs. Pairaudeau’s role will involve the implementation of strategies and procedures aimed to deliver durable employment and opportunities for the advancement of Caymanians in the workforce and evaluate labour […]

Cayman Islands women’s prison launches new rehab course & receives updates

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Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, has recently launched a makeup training course at the Fairbanks salon. During the free 22-week course qualified MAC makeup artists will teach inmates the basic techniques and skills needed when professionally applying various cosmetic products. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the training course […]

Cayman Islands prison making a difference together

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Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) leaders and juvenile inmates are currently working together to construct a basketball court on the prison grounds. Prison Director Neil Lavis said the juveniles recently asked for a basketball court because they did not have one in their exercise yard. “Although exercise is mandatory and built into their […]

Cayman Islands DCR promotes three Caymanians

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The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is proud to announce the recent promotion of three young Caymanian employees, including the development of a new management position. Ms. Lisa Malice, from North Side, has been promoted to the new role of Deputy Director of DCR. “It’s truly an honour to be appointed as the department’s first […]

Top banker: Best return on investment? You might be surprised

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From Bahama islands info What we have in common – Commonwealth Bank Vice President of Operations Mavis Burrows, far right, links banking principles to parenting, explaining the best return on investment is the time parents lend to their children and their children’s education. Ms. Burrows addressed a full house at a parenting forum along with […]

Dr Ulric Trotz reviews the latest IPCC Report

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Posted by Nicholas Robson The Cayman Institute The Cayman Institute is an apolitical, privately funded, non profit organization established to consider the long term effects and implications of diverse technological, sociological, economical and cultural issues to the Cayman Islands. Its members work on a voluntary basis and offer strategic plans for consideration to guide the […]

iNews Briefs – Updated

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Children & Family Services New Offices The Department of Children and Family Services (the admin and George Town office) reminds the public that their new offices are now located in Commerce House (formerly Jennett Building) found on the corner of Dr Roy’s Drive and Genesis Close. For more information, contact 949-0290 or 946 0024. The department […]