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CNCF Red Sky at Night Registration Continues

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is inviting applications from visual and performing artists, filmmakers, food vendors and volunteers interested in taking part in the annual Cayfest Red Sky at Night event. Registration deadline is the end of day Friday 15 January, 2016. The Red Sky at Night festival is set for Saturday 27 February. Registration forms can be downloaded online at http://www.artscayman.org/cayfest or contact the CNCF on [email protected] or call 949-5477 for more information.

 

AR-1601098445.0 earthquake hits T&T

By Sandhya Santoo From Trinidad Express

Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada registered a 5.0 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, and the experts are warning of more to come.

According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake occurred at 10:33 a.m. North of the Paria Peninsula Trinidad, at a depth of 33 kilometres.

“This zone is one of the most active areas around Trinidad so that this event is not surprising and well within our range of expected activity”, according to a statement from the SRC.

Director of the SRC, Dr Joan Latchman said Tuesday’s quake was not generated by the Kick’em Jenny underwater volcano located eight kilometres north of Grenada.

She said the earthquake is one of many expected to occur during the year.

She said, “in the Paria peninsula area there is no volcanism at this time. So this earthquake was tectonic”.

Latchman also warned that Trinidadians need to be better prepared for a long overdue quake.

She said, “we have seen some improvements in the attention by the citizenry are taking for what we are saying. However, we would like to see that translated into actual preparedness in getting and putting the measures in place, so that when that event does occur, we have measures in place”.

Latchman said she hopes that both individually and nationally, citizens are prepared.

She said the SRC will continue to monitor and advise, “of the levels of activity we are recording but at this time this is constant with what we see in this area. We can expect more to occur”.

For more: http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20160105/news/50-earthquake-hits-tt

 

British Airways Nassau / Grand Cayman Aircraft Changes from July 2016
By JL From Airline Route
British Airways starting 01JUL16 is increasing capacity on London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman route, as the airline plans to operate 3-class Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, instead of 767-300ER.
The airline operates this route 4 times a week.
BA253 LHR1030 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 57
BA253 LHR1035 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 1
BA253 LHR1045 – 1505NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 3
BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2225 – 1200+1LHR 777 57
BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2230 – 1205+1LHR 777 13
For more: http://airlineroute.net/2015/11/23/ba-nasgcm-jul16/

COMMUNITY EVENTS

WED JAN 6

Jerusalem Uncovered: An Archaeological Journey

The National Trust in partnership with the Chabad (hah-bad) Cayman Jewish Community presents Jerusalem Uncovered: An Archaeological Journey at St. Matthew’s University Lecture Hall Leeward 3 on Wednesday (6 Jan) at 7pm.

 

 

10 – 17

West Bay Wesleyan Holiness Church Revival Services

The West Bay Wesleyan Holiness Church invites you to REVIVAL SERVICES with Guest Speaker, Rev. Sidney Grant , Sunday — Sunday (10 — 17 Jan)

 

THU JAN 14

Introduction to Cayman Islands Business Environment
When
14 Jan 2016
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location
To Be Determined
Spaces left
40
Registration
CISPA Member – CI$100.00 (KYD)
Non-Member – CI$125.00 (KYD)
Develop knowledge, skill and understanding of the general legal framework and of specific legal areas relating to business. This an entry-level course is for persons who are new to financial services in the Cayman Islands, and covers a range of specific legal areas relating to various aspects of business of most concern to accounting and finance professionals.
Participants will learn to:
Describe and explain how companies are managed, administered and regulated
Recognise the legal implications relating to companies in difficulty or in crisis
Demonstrate an understanding of governance and ethical issues relating to business
Programme level: Introductory
Delivery method: Group-Live
Morning and afternoon snacks included

 

SAT JAN 16 – FEB 7

Permanent Residence course

The next staging of the Permanent Residence course for persons planning to sit the exam, will be from January 16- February 7 at UCCI. The course can be taken Saturdays or Sundays. If you are living in Cayman Brac, you can take the course at the UCCI Camus there. Registration is currently underway.

 

TUE & WED JAN 19 & 20

Basics of Budgeting

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Basics of Budgeting by Terry Carson on Tuesday and Wednesday (19 & 20 Jan) from 9:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. at their office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky/events.

 

THU JAN 21

Time Management & Productivity

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a course on Time Management & Productivity by Catherine Tyson on Thursday (21 Jan) from 9:00a.m. — 4:30p.m. at their office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky/events.

 

FRI & SAT JAN 22 & 23

4th Annual Arbitration and Investment Summit – Caribbean, Latin America and Other Emerging Markets
Cutting Edge, Local, Regional and International Speakers.
22nd – 23rd, 2016 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Auditorium of The Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre College of the Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas
Early Bird Registration Ends January 8th, 2016
International – $350.00 Local – Adults $100, – $60, Students – $25
At the door – Adults – $150, One Day – $75, Students – $30

 

SAT JAN 23

Cayman Brac Full Moon Sock Hop

The District Committee of Cayman Brac presents the Full Moon Sock Hop on Saturday (23 Jan) on public beach from 630pm until midnight. Call 916.3960 for tickets, tables and reservations.

 

January Events at Camana Bay

The New Year starts off on an exciting note with a carnival launch celebration and this month also features Cayman’s biggest culinary event, Taste of Cayman. There are many enrichment activities, including a free juicing demonstration and a chance to express your creativity with an open mic night of poetry and readings. Let’s not forget, this is the month to get back on the healthy track and we have two exciting fitness challenges happening at Camana Bay.

Here is a quick look at our special events:

Swanky Fashion Show
Friday 8 January
8pm
The Festival Green

Juicing Demonstration
Saturday 9 January
2pm
Bon Vivant

Walk and Wag 5k
Sunday 10 January
6:30am
Town Centre

The Bookends Club
Wednesday 13 January
6:30-7:30pm
Books & Books

Master Sommelier Series 001
Thursday 14 January
5:30-7pm
West Indies Wine Company

Rum Run Distance Race Finish
Sunday 17 January
12pm
The Island

Floetry
Wednesday 20 January
6:30-7:30pm
Books & Books

Taste of Cayman
Saturday 23 January
5:30pm
The Festival Green

Cuisine of the Sun Dinner
Thursday 28 January
7pm
Ortanique

Culture at the Cinema: Behind Beautiful Forevers
Saturday 30 January
7pm
Regal Cinemas

 

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