June 4, 2023

Cayman Island resource managers learn how to manage threats to coral reefs

Resource managers are faced with environmental changes that threaten the health and vitality of coral reef ecosystems as a result of expanding coastal development, tourism and new industries in many Caribbean nations. To assist coral reef resource managers in their mitigation and conservation efforts, NCCOS, through the Coral Disease and Health Consortium with funding support […]

Stuff you didn’t know you didn’t know!

Men can read smaller 
print than women can; women can hear better. Coca-Cola was originally green.   It is impossible to lick 
your elbow.     The State with the 
highest percentage of people who walk to work: 
Alaska The percentage of 
Africa that is wilderness: 28% 
(now get this…) The percentage of 
North America that is wilderness: 38% The cost of […]

PLP: Richards way off base on Cayman term limits

Public Relations Officer for the Progressive Labour Party Curtis Williams fired back yesterday on the Shadow Minister of Finance’s call for the lifting of term limits in Bermuda. One Bermuda Alliance MP ET Bob Richards on Monday suggested Bermuda would do well to follow the lead set by the Cayman Islands on the issue of […]

Latest CPI figures released and costs are rising

The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures have just been released by government and although inflation (despite the recession) increased only marginally (0.1%) compared to 2011 we, here in the Cayman Islands, spend a lot more on fuel (6.4%). These latest CPI figures relate to the first quarter of 2012 and one has to dig […]

St. George’s Church Annual June Fair

If you want a fun time for the whole family then you can’t go wrong visiting the Annual June Fair this Sat (23) at St. George’s Anglican Church, Courts Road (near Cox Lumber) off Eastern Ave., George Town. The Fair commences at 10am and lasts until 4pm and admission is only $10 and that includes […]

Maples and Calder makes big donation to UWC Cayman Islands

UWC Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the donation of US$25,000 by the Maples Foundation to support its scholarship programme. Each year, UWC Cayman Islands selects outstanding students from a pool of academically talented and service-oriented Caymanian applicants to attend the various worldwide UWC campuses on full scholarship. It is through the continued support of […]

Deutsche Bank maintains significant support of UWC Cayman Islands

UWC Cayman Islands has recently received a generous donation of US$20,000 from Deutsche Bank (Cayman Islands) Limited to help support its scholarship programme for exceptional Caymanian students. Deutsche Bank began its support to mark UWC Cayman Islands’ 25th anniversary in 2009 and has continued to provide financial assistance annually since that time. UWC Cayman Islands […]

Digicel Sponsors Cayman Islands Flag Football League “Digicel’s Sponsorship Value worth CI $6,000.”

Wednesday, June 20, 2012, GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN –Digicel made another bold move by adding the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association to their list of sponsorships.  It was announced today that Cayman’s Bigger, Better Network had agreed to a sponsorship value of CI$6,000 with the league’s representatives.  The sponsorship includes a combination of cash and […]

Air Passenger Duty (APD) hurting region

Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Richard Skerritt says Britain’s controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) has resulted in a decrease in visitor arrival from the United Kingdom to the region. Last week, UK officials confirmed that the APD will increase by eight per cent as of April 1, despite several initiatives by regional governments […]

Cayman Islands Athletic Association National Championships Results

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