September 30, 2023

Cayman Islands Key Clubbers attend conference in Orlando US

On April 10th 2015, 26 Key Clubbers left the shores of Grand Cayman to attend the 2015 Key Club District Leadership and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida. This annual event is attended by over 2,000 students and chaperones from clubs all over Florida and the Cayman Islands. The 26 attendees from Grand Cayman participated in […]

Annie Mae Ebanks celebrates 21 Years at Cayman Islands Turtle Farm

Congratulations to Annie Mae (Betty) Ebanks, who celebrated 21 years of service at the Cayman Turtle Farm this March 25th. Annie Mae is a Sales Clerk in Splash gift shop, and celebrated her milestone anniversary with a commendation from a customer. Annie Mae made sure that the customer ended up with the perfect souvenir of […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce 1,500 clean-up for Earth Day

The Chamber of Commerce (COC) 18th Annual Earth Day Clean-Up took place on Saturday April 18. Although the official start was 7 a.m. hundreds of people were out from sunrise as they committed to their goal of cleaning-up Cayman’s roadsides and beaches. Approximately 1,500 people came out representing schools, businesses, church groups, and other community […]

BVI to again host CBC hoops event championships

By Dean Greenaway (Special To The Virgin Islands Daily News) TORTOLA-The Caribbean Basketball Confederation announced Monday that the British Virgin Islands will host the men’s and women’s CBC Championships from June 8-21. This will mark the third time that the BVI has hosted the CBC Championships since 2009, the last time being last year. The […]

EPA and the private sector

By David Jessop From Trinidad Express Newspapers A little over five years ago the countries of Cariforum signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe. This asymmetrical free trade arrangement was meant to improve exports of Cariforum goods and services to Europe and to encourage regional integration. The agreement which was then, and still is […]

US: D.C. Circuit Judge gives advice on how to talk to police

By Zoe Tillman, From Legal Times “I do not wish to have an encounter with the police right now. Am I free to leave?” That’s advice from Judge Janice Rogers Brown about what to say to police on patrol in Washington for illegal guns. Writing on Tuesday, Brown urged citizens to address officers “firmly, politely, […]

UK: One of the General Election joys has been watching the Tories recycle their old policies

Opinion By Marksteel From Daily Mirror UK Tories say they will cut taxes and sell off houses, so Mark Steel asks what recycled policies they will be promising next One of the joys of this ­election campaign has been watching the Tories try out all their old hits. They’re going to cut taxes and sell […]

The Tryall Club: Green leader in Jamaica and the Caribbean

From eTurboNews TN Global Travel Industry News LOS ANGELES, California – Since June 2010, The Tryall Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica has been a Green Globe Certified resort and ranks among the top Green Globe members in the Caribbean with a rating of 82%. Shaku Ramcharan is the Environmental and Conservation Manager at The Tryall Club […]

iNews Briefs

Convicted killer’s appeal denied by Cayman Islands Court Tareek Ricketts who was found guilty of the murder of Jackson Rainford in December 2012 has had his appeal for transcripts dismissed by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal last Monday. Ricketts gunned down Rainford who was his former partner’s lover and given a mandatory life sentence. […]

Cayman Islands minister visits community agencies

Issued by: Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, Hon. Osbourne Bodden, recently visited agencies that provide services to youth, the elderly, as well as adults with drug rehabilitation needs. Accompanied by Chief Officer Ms. Dorine Whittaker and other senior Ministry staff, Minister Bodden first called on the […]