September 20, 2018

Cayman Islands: 2018 CTO Tourism HR Conference – keynote speaker announcement

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9th CTO Human Resources Conference Theme: “Building a Resilient, High-performing and Sustainable Caribbean Tourism Workforce for Global Competitiveness” Dates: 28 – 30 November, 2018 (Media advisory will be sent) Location: Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (18 Sept. 2018) – Claudia Coenjaerts, director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) decent work team and office […]

Recipe of the week

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One-Skillet Roasted Steak & Potatoes THE MIDNIGHT BAKER From Yummly 8 Ingredients 630 Calories 55 Minutes Ingredients USMETRIC SERVINGS: 2 10 ounces steak (good-quality, sirloin, strip, T-bone, Porterhouse) 1 yukon gold potato (large) 1 red potato (large) 1 onion (medium, sliced) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 tablespoons olive […]

British woman `dies after cosmetic surgery in Turkey´

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By PRESS ASSOCIATION From This Is Money UK The devastated partner of a mother-of-three who reportedly died after travelling to Turkey for cosmetic surgery has said her family are “still waiting for answers” over the tragedy. Leah Cambridge, 29, is said to have died after undergoing a “Brazilian butt lift” at a clinic that boasts […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The CCJ – A court for the people

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Throughout the 185-year history of the Judicial Committee of the British Privy Council, it has never provided access for people of little means except for a few persons on death row who got free legal service from British lawyers. This stands in stark contrast to the Caribbean […]

Police activate stop and search powers for Notting Hill Carnival

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By Vikram Dodd From The Guardian UK Met says intelligence and recent violence in London prompted section 60 order Thousands of officers at Notting Hill carnival have been given the power to stop and search people without the need for reasonable suspicion in response to police chiefs’ fears of serious violence. The Metropolitan police said […]

Britain retains lead in currency trading despite Brexit vote

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From WN Britain has extended its lead in the global currency trading business in the two years since it voted to leave the European Union, in another sign London is likely to continue to be one of the world’s top two financial centers even after Brexit, Reuters reports. Leaving the European Union was supposed to […]

Harry Potter-inspired cocktail class

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An Instagram-famous, Harry Potter-inspired cocktail class with ‘magic’ working wands is coming to New York City By Tom Murray, INSIDER From Business Insider An interactive wizarding-themed bar is coming to New York city. After a successful run in London, The Cauldron cocktail-making experience is expanding across the pond. Guests dress up in robes, are given […]

Former Cayman Islands Solicitor-General and Trinidad Chief Justice loses Privy Council appeal on conduct review

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Trinidad judge loses bid to halt legal inquiry into his private life By Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent, from the Guardian, UK Chief justice Ivor Archie had tried to stop law association’s investigation which could lead to his removal from office Judges in London have dismissed an attempt by the chief justice of Trinidad and […]

US senators ask Assange to testify in Russia probe: WikiLeaks

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By AFP From This Is Money UK WikiLeaks said Wednesday that its founder Julian Assange was “considering” a request by a US Senate committee to testify about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US elections. The whistleblowing website posted on Twitter a letter purportedly from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence asking Assange to “make […]

The View From Europe” Valuing workers guarantees Caribbean Tourism’s long-term future

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By David Jessop From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. July 27, 2018: A few weeks ago, this column made the point that the time has come for tourism in the Caribbean to be managed in such a way that it is less about numbers and more about delivering lasting nation-wide social and economic growth. […]