May 28, 2023

WIPO and Caribbean IP, what’s the point?

By Abiola Inniss From Caribbean Life Recent months have seen a few interesting intellectual property symposia in the Caribbean, in particular the WIPO–JIPO Regional Conference on IP and creative industries, which was held in Jamaica from Feb. 10-12, 2014. It is quite interesting that in spite of the intention that it should be regional as […]

Dancing Colombians in Copacabana ahead of Brazil Match

By Peter Millard From Bloomberg June 30 (Bloomberg) –Afro-Caribbean beats from Colombia are gaining traction on Copacabana’s main boardwalk ahead of a soccer showdown with World Cup host Brazil. Colombia is one of the final four Latin American teams still competing in the tournament after Uruguay and Mexico were eliminated over the weekend. Colombia will […]

Summer Camps and other things at Camana Bay

Camana Bay, Grand Cayman (July 1, 2014): Summer…that enchanted season when days are longer, seas are calmer and fashions are flirtier. Camana Bay has everything you need to make this summer even sweeter. Learn all about kids’ camps, outdoor movies, special events and offers or find must-have essentials in our Summer Wish List and inspiration […]

Over 20,000 Jamaicans attend church-led rally against LGBTI agenda

From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday June 30, 2014, CMC – Over 20,000 people gathered on Sunday afternoon at a mass rally organized by church groups under the umbrella of the newly formed civil society group – Jamaica CAUSE. The estimated crowd of 25,000 packed Half Way Tree square for close to four hours to take […]

Don’t Pack a Pest outreach programme to be launched

The launch of the “Don’t Pack a Pest” programme, a very important initiative designed to educate the traveling public about the risks associated with bringing undeclared agricultural items into the Cayman Islands and other ports of entry, either in the US, throughout the Caribbean region or globally. The goal of the program is to protect […]

Eco Mad Hatter Hats

By Eco Chic Cayman From Eco Chic Cayman Last weekend [21], The National Trust for the Cayman Islands hosted an awesome 5K Glow Run!! [see iNews Cayman story published June 23 under iNews Briefs “Cayman’s Glow Run is a delight” at: “Light up the night for a brighter future” In the spirit of this […]

Cayman Pirates Trail Mud Run

“Get down and dirty for Pirates Week” Event: Pirates Trail Mud Run Date: Saturday, 5th July, 2014 Time: Late registration 6:30am   First race: 8:00am Location: End of Sparky’s Drive (across from Progressive Distributors) Registration: Kids 5-14 – $15.00   Adults 15 and over – Teams of 4 $120 or $40 Individuals In just a few days […]

Cayman Islands HSA to host Critical Illness Symposium in September

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is pleased to announce their first Critical Illness Symposium, scheduled to take place at The Westin Grand Cayman Resort 12 – 13 September 2014. The Symposium will provide an educational platform for clinicians working in the field of critical illness, but is open to all healthcare providers, whether […]

China has the fastest supercomputer in the world — again

By Lance Ulanoff From Mashable Zipping along at 33.86 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second), China’s Tianhe-2 is the world’s fastest computer for the third year in a row, according to Top500, a twice yearly compilation of the fastest computers on Earth. The results were announced on Monday at the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, […]

Women’s Caribbean Cup finals schedule announced KINGSTON, Jamaica – June 26, 2014 – The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) announced Wednesday the final round schedule for the inaugural Caribbean Women’s Cup, the region’s championship for national teams that is doubling as a qualifying competition for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Trinidad & Tobago will host the eight-team event to be […]