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 […]

Rotary Central Cayman Islands launches disabled parking awareness campaign

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Today, June 14th 2018, Rotary Central Cayman Islands launched Not Your Spot, a national awareness campaign highlighting the correct use and importance of disabled parking spots. The campaign aims to not only educate the public on the proper and improper use of disabled ‘blue spots’ around the island, but also why these parking spaces are […]

Cayman Islands’ Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen

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Cayfilm (mini) is back on. It is for one night only and 5 local films will be played at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.  This is a Friday 29th June event with cocktails from 7pm and screenings starting at  8pm. Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen. Born to musicians and theater  performing parents […]

Cayman Islands Airport Authority conducts emergency exercise at Brac Airport

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Airport emergency exercise conducted on Cayman Brac. Exercise was conducted in a realistic scenario. Debrief concludes that overall was a successful exercise. Grand Cayman, (GIS): A highly realistic emergency preparedness exercise took place at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The lifelike scenario that played out in the simulation involved a […]

RCIPS helicopter Medevacs pregnant woman in Cayman Brac, 14 June

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From RCIPS This morning (Thu), 14 June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit deployed to conduct an emergency air lift of a pregnant woman from Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman. The woman, a local resident, had entered premature labour the previous evening, 13 June, and doctors assessed that the child was preterm and […]

First-ever Cayman Islands student volunteer fair launches thismonth

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018. Twenty-three charities and non-profit organisations have signed up to display booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9 through 13) the chance to speak directly to volunteer organisations, and […]

Cayman Islands police helicopter executes medevac from passing supertanker, 11 June

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From RCIPS Shortly before 3PM, Monday, 11 June, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a call from a member of the public on the Brac for assistance to the crew of a supertanker, Explorer Spirit. A 43-year-old male crew member had fallen on board the ship, resulting in a fractured leg and head injuries that required […]

Cayman Islands “PIRATES WEEK FESTIVAL 2018!”

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[Celebrating the Seas at Pirates Week 2018!] [George Town, Grand Cayman, June 5, 2018 – The Pirates Week Festival Office is proud to announce the official theme of the 2018 festival as “‘Celebrating the Seas”, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Coat of Arms, and in an effort to raise awareness on […]

Cayman Islands ZQFS makes donation to Cayman Airways Flight Club

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7 June 2018 GT, Grand Cayman.The Zak Quappe Flight Scholarship (“ZQFS”) made a donation in the amount of CI $1,200 to the Cayman Airways Flight Club (Clifton Hunter High School Chapter). The CHHS Flight Club will be sending Flight Club members to the Florida Institute of Technology’s week long flight camp this summer. Pictured is […]

The Cayman Islands launches Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee

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From Travelweek Group GRAND CAYMAN — The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is promoting a ‘Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee’, with on-island partners vowing to cover any cancellations made prior to arrival and compensation if vacation time is cut short due to inclement weather during a Cayman Islands getaway. The destination says it wants to put […]