May 9, 2021

Rowley and Gonsalves: UWI Sciences battle with them

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Dr. Keith Rowley as a geologist at The UWI Seismic Research Unit The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. As The University of the West Indies (The UWI) stands in active solidarity with the people of Saint Vincent […]

Cayman: Botanic Park Orchid Show & Sale: A Springtime Oasis

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Monday 29th March) This weekend’s visitors to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park were greeted with an array of colourful blooms at the Orchid Show and Sale organised by the Park in association with the Cayman Islands Orchid Society.  While the show’s display was on a smaller scale due to […]

The UWI salutes CDB on its golden anniversary

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Thursday, 13 February 2020. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) congratulates the Caribbean Development Bank on its 50th Anniversary.The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. Fifty years ago, in 1970, as the fledgling nations of the Caribbean sought to shape a post-colonial […]

Cayman: WORC announces the appointment of Kyle McLean as Deputy Director for Business Operations

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Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) would like to announce the appointment of Kyle McLean as the Deputy Director for Business Operations, effective 9 January 2020. Mr. McLean has over 19 years’ experiences as a civil servant, beginning in 2000 when he served as a Budget  Liaison Officer with the Budget & Management Unit. In […]

Cayman: 2019 Pirates Week Cardboard Boat Regatta winners announced

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“Cardboard boat regatta winners announced” [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office is pleased to announce the winners of the Cardboard Boat Regatta 2019. As usual the event was fun filled with lots of spectators watching on as teams of up to four sailors paddled their handmade carboard boats out and […]

Cayman: The Matrixx wins 2019 Pirates Week Song Competition

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[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office along with the Tourism Attraction Board, Ministry of Culture and the Cayman Music and Entertainers Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 National Song Competition. Taking first place and the $5000 cash prize at Saturday’s event (9th November) is The Matrixx […]

Cayman: Pirates Week Golf Tournament raises funds for Meals on Wheels

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[George Town, Grand Cayman – October 29th, 2019] The annual Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic took place on Friday 26th October at the North Sound Golf Club with fifteen corporate teams enjoying a day on the green and helping raise funds for Meals on Wheels Cayman. “North Sound Golf Club is proud to have hosted […]

The UWI’s Dr David Smith among scientists who prepared the first Sustainable Development Report

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, 29 October 2019—Dr David Smith, Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) and Director of the Centre for Environmental Management (CEM) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), is one of 15 independent scientists who prepared the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR). This inaugural global report, commissioned by […]

Chamber of Commerce launches Cayman Clean Campaign

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The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce celebrated the launch of their Cayman Clean Campaign on Thursday, October 3 at Smith Barcadere. The Cayman Clean initiative is a public awareness campaign to focus attention on littering and its impact on the environment, our tourism product and our communities. It is an extension of the Chamber’s Earth […]

Cayman: Pirates Week National Song Competition boasts $10k in cash prizes

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[Pirates Week Seeks Song Competition Entrants] [George Town, Grand Cayman, – The 2019 National Song Competition is returning to the Pirates Week calendar after a strong comeback last year with over a dozen entrants. This is the second year the top prizes will amount to CI$10,000 with the Ministry of Culture, the Tourism Attraction Board […]