April 3, 2020

Archives for January 2020

The Editor speaks: Where were you when the Earthquake struck?

I am sure all of us will remember, until the day we die, where we were on the Cayman Islands when the 7.7 mag. earthquake struck. We even had an aftershock that was just over 6 mag. What is incredible is there were no lives loss, no injuries and no severe damage to properties. Apart […]

Cayman: HSA to host World Cancer Day public forum

On World Cancer Day, 4 February 2020, the Health Services Authority (HSA) will host a public forum exploring the current status of cancer in Cayman, more specifically at the HSA, and sharing actionable advice on how each person can play their part in the fight against cancer. Taking place under the theme of ‘Cancer in […]

UK: Minister for the Commonwealth addresses Brexit

Statement from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Minister for the Commonwealth, the UN and South Asia) on the UK’s departure from the EU As the United Kingdom Government’s Minister of State responsible for our Overseas Territories (OTs), a priority for me, and for the entire Government, has been to work closely with Territory leaders to identify […]

Stakeholder collaborations

Cayman: Need for Stakeholder Collaborations to Achieve Sustainable Development – Minister Hew GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew has underscored the need for multi-stakeholder collaborations at all levels to enable countries to achieve sustainable growth and development. Minister Hew was speaking as part of a panel discussion alongside […]

Rugby: Six Nations France v England Preview

By Sarah Mockford From Rugby World There is much anticipation about the 2020 edition of Le Crunch – here’s what you need to know The captains: Charles Ollivon and Owen Farrell pose with the Six Nations trophy (Getty Images) Six Nations France v England Preview Le Crunch. Yet all the talk in the build-up, with […]

Cayman: Standards in Public Life Regulations

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA January 2020 Mr. Speaker, I rise to announce that at its next meeting the Cabinet intends to make a Commencement Order taking the Standards in Public Life Law into effect on 1 March this year. It has been a long and involved process and thus I believe […]

Las Vegas paints the town purple in celebration of campaign launch

LAS VEGAS – Yesterday, Las Vegas celebrated its new campaign with special events and activations across the destination to light the town purple. The campaign was launched on Sunday, Jan. 26 with a 60-second ad debuting the destination’s new slogan “What Happens Here, Only Happens Here,” which aired during the 62nd GRAMMY™ Awards. The ad continues to reinforce […]

Saint Lucian photographer inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

OECS Media Release Courtesy Kirk Elliott Photography nternationally acclaimed Saint Lucian Photographer Kirk Elliott recently saw hisSt Lucia Photo Tour inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. Elliott created the St Lucia Photo Tour in 2014 and this unique visitor experience went on to win TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for five (5) consecutive years and as a consequence […]

Caribbean Tourism and Health Authorities proactive on Coronavirus

MIAMI (January 31, 2020) – No cases of the coronavirus have been reported in the Caribbean, assured regional tourism and health officials, who are hard at work aiming to keep the region coronavirus-free.   A partnership established five years ago between the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the private sector-led Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association […]

Cayman: Ogier’s Rachael Reynolds named Offshore Litigator of the Year

Ogier’s Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Contentious Trusts Rachael Reynolds was named Offshore Litigator of the Year at last night’s Citywealth International Finance Centre awards. Ogier also took home Law Firm of the Year awards in Jersey and Hong Kong & Singapore. Now in their ninth year, the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards were established […]