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Archives for December 22, 2019

I had a tropical Christmas vacation at one of the top 2020 travel destinations [Grand Cayman]

By Paula Griffin From Go Tech Daily At a particularly chilly New York breakfast, I was over ready to market snowflakes, 27 degrees and hot cocoa for palm trees, 85 degrees and piña coladas. The more I enjoyed the chocolate drink, the more I was going to start my first tropical Christmas holiday with my betie […]

The Publisher’s Xmas: I’m a bent Christmas tree

By Joan Wilson I wrote this when, for every year Rotary would put lights on a tree that was bent near the top, but decided they would import a metal wired tree that came complete with lights. The live Pine tree had stood proudly outside the Criminal Courts for many, many years. They placed this […]

Cayman: Become a Member of the National Museum!

From The Cayman Islands National Museum As we close out and begin another year, we at the Cayman Islands National Museum wishes to invite you to become a member or renew your membership with us in 2020. Without your support, all that we do would not be possible.  Located in Cayman’s oldest standing public building […]

Cayman: Inmate passes at Northward Prison

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Officials with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service have confirmed the passing of an inmate on Wednesday evening (18 December 2019) at the Northward prison compound. The prisoner, Durney Ebanks, was found laying unresponsive on his bed by two prison officers. The officers applied lifesaving measures prior to the arrival of emergency medical technicians […]

Cayman: National Gallery “Pinking” Workshop

National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, P.O. Box 10197, Grand Cayman, KY1-1002 Cayman Islands

Cayman Arts Fest Xmas Concert

Last Friday (20) at the beautiful St. George’s Anglican Church, the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) staged a Family Christmas Concert. The concert featured the award winning celloist, the talented teenager, Dequan Smith, with the youthful CAF Elite String Ensemble. The hour long concert included well known and less known carols and music that was a […]

Cayman: Ministry’s Agencies seek suitable accommodations for clients

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – During the long-standing and planned relocation of the occupants of Lyndhurst Apartments, George Town, at no time has anyone been evicted, left homeless or without suitable accommodations.  Following ongoing discussions with its clients, in the best interest of their health and overall comfort, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) gave initial notice […]

Cayman: DCFS retirement event marks over 100 years of service

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services acknowledged the outstanding contributions of four staff members who are retiring after a combined total of more than a century of service recently. The Retirement Recognition Ceremony, for Althea Warner Pryce (30 years), Elsa Annie Rose Scott (32 years total tenure, 27 years with DCFS), Novelete […]

Maples Group proud to support music programme at BVI High School

Tortola, British Virgin Islands | The Maples Group is proud to announce its support of the newly built music classrooms at Elmore Stoutt High School (“ESHS”) in the British Virgin Islands. Since the 2017 hurricanes, due to extensive damage to their facilities, ESHS has been unable to offer an abundance of extra-curricular activities. The Maples […]

Cayman Islands hosts Pre-JMC, Trade Summit

Heads of Governments from British Overseas Territories (OTs) will travel to the Cayman Islands later this month for the annual United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Pre-Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) Meeting followed by an inaugural UK/OT International Trade Summit to be held at the Kimpton Seafire resort. The Pre-JMC meeting allows Leaders to agree key […]