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Archives for January 20, 2020

Cayman: CUC provides an update to the CORE programme

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (“CUC”) has offered two programmes under which customers could interconnect renewable energy systems to the grid. The first programme called the Consumer Owned Renewable Energy (“CORE”) programme offered customers a fixed and subsidized rate at which the company purchased all of the renewable energy generated from their systems. The second programme […]

TCI: Conch crisis

From TC Weekly News THE TCI could be at risk of losing one of its most cherished national foods due to overfishing. The shortage of conch has reignited calls for a total ban on its export, and local observers say the only way of saving the delicacy is to keep it for tourists and local […]

TCI: Public input on development plan needed from Monday

By Olivia Rose From TCI Weekly News PUBLIC consultations on the new National Physical Development Plan (NPDP) will begin on Monday (January 20), Deputy Premier Sean Astwood has announced. The revised plan, which has not been updated since 1997, will guide the Government’s decisions on development throughout the territory, with a focus on sustainability. Speaking […]

Cayman’s Supervisors receive specialised AML/CFT training

Recognising the importance of effective regulatory supervision for financial services and other designated businesses and professions, the Cayman Islands Government recently organised a training session on assessing and monitoring AML/CFT (anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism) compliance. The training, held 8-10 January 2020 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, was led by […]

Cayman Drama Society: Tickets for “The Illusion” are now on sale!

The opening production of the 50th year of the Cayman Drama Society extends its reach into France in the 1600’s. THE ILLUSION is a play about a father whose son ran away years ago because of the father’s attitude. Now aged, he wishes for reconciliation. Unable to find his son, he hires a magician who, […]

New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai

From BBC The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities. There are now more than 200 cases, mostly in Wuhan, though the respiratory illness has also been detected in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Three people have died. Japan, […]

The Cayman Heart Fund’s (CHF) 13th Annual International Symposium

Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:00pm – 9pm at the Margaritaville Resort Grand Cayman Refreshments and food will be provided. The Cayman Heart Fund’s 13th Annual International Symposium welcomes internationally renowned Hospitals and Doctors specializing in cardiovascular disease from: Cleveland Clinic Florida, Holy Cross Health, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute of Baptist Hospital South Florida, Jackson Health Systems, […]

Bahamian businesswomen produce delegate bags for Caribbean Tourism Conference

NASSAU, BAHAMAS (January 19, 2020) – Close to 1,000 delegates who will converge in Nassau this week for the 2020 edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will collect some meaningful mementos produced by entrepreneurs who survived last year’s Hurricane Dorian, which displaced thousands in northern Bahamas.  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), along with the […]

Gasparino: Bloomberg plans to spend $2 Billion on Trump

By Solange Reyner From Newsmax Democrat presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is willing to spend $2 billion on himself or another Democratic nominee to beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, according to campaign officials who spoke with Fox Business‘ Charles Gasparino and Lydia Moynihan. Bloomberg, a billionaire, has already spent close […]

Popular televangelist Jack Van Impe dies at 88

By Solange Reyner From Newsmax Popular televangelist Jack Van Impe died on Saturday at the age of 88, according to his website. Van Impe preached in response to current events and end-times prophesy for 30 years on his TV show, “Van Impe Presents,” which was broadcast for decades on the Trinity Broadcasting Network.   “The beloved Dr. […]