June 4, 2023

No sleep for these bed fellows

Ten dream teams with ten dream themes were all ready and steady to go to beddy – but sleeping wasn’t on the agenda at Cayman’s first ever Bed Race to end polio. The race, organised by all four of Cayman’s Rotary clubs, was a comfortable success, with several thousand dollars being raised for the cause. […]

SOY many choices for young people

Three teams took honours at the SOY Foundation Football Extravaganza fund-raiser and competition on Saturday at the George Town Annex, bringing home a message of positive choices for young people. Twelve teams took part, watched by hundreds of parents, spectators, supporters and friends while scores of players, substitutes, coaches, assistants and referees were in constant […]

New facility will create 1500 local jobs

KPMG accountants yesterday met government officials about the draft report on the George Town port project, completing a several-month value-for-money study, now set for legal scrutiny, prior to final signatures. UDP officials roughly estimate that the “upland” portion of the two-pier project and associated transport, retail, customs and port operations will create between 1,200 jobs […]

Appleby set to expand into mainland China

Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services, is set to expand into mainland China with the opening of a new representative office in Shanghai. The new office, due to open on 2nd April 2012, will deliver fully integrated fiduciary and administration services and operate in tandem with the firm’s Hong […]

Walkers Foundation committed to children’s health

For the third successive year, the Walkers Foundation has supported the Childrens Health Task Force, Health4Youth Program with a grant of $30,000.00.   The Walkers Foundation has been the premium sponsor of this program from its inception in 2009. The Health4Youth program started in 2009 as a pilot project at the Clifton Hunter and John Gray […]


Aidan’s family at a loss after water tragedy She can hardly speak, trembling on the verge of tears from one moment to the next. Shana Pars is outside her Minzett Drive home waiting for Aidan’s father, Keron Cupid, to appear. “He doesn’t know what to do. He’s taking it so hard,” she said, just able […]

HSBC donates $30,000 to Junior Achievement

HSBC Cayman has announced its commitment to the Cayman Islands Junior Achievement ‘Corporate Ambassador’ programme by promising an annual donation of $10,000 for a three year term. Mr Gonzalo Jalles, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Cayman said the bank was pleased to partner with Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands to help build the minds […]

Data can fine-tune education

National Education Data Day was an opportunity for senior Ministry of Education officials to meet with principals of all government schools, in order to find out how data could be used to fine-tune the education system to meet growing expectations and challenges. Chief Policy Advisor in the Education Policy & Planning Unit, Dr. Jo Wood, […]

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Free immigration application to launch

Local business owners and human-resource professionals are invited to the launch of the Department of Immigration’s new computer application, Immigration On-Line (IOL), on 21 February. Chief Immigration Officer Linda Evans encourages all interested businesspeople to take advantage of this introductory session, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton’s Cayman Brac Room on Tuesday afternoon, […]