September 26, 2020

Cayman Islands’ Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon just around the corner

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The 8th annual Off The Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay will again be taking runners off road thought the trails, brush, beach and back roads of Cayman. Taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017, this race continues to grow each year in numbers and excitement and this year will be raising funds for their […]

Cayman Islands Prospect Community Group appoints new executive team

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, (8 February, 2017) At its first meeting for 2017, the Prospect Community Group announced the appointment of six officers elected to serve on the Executive Committee for a period of one year, commencing January 2017. The new Executive Committee members are: Chairperson: Mrs. Sabrina Turner (former Deputy Chair) Deputy Chair: Mr. […]

Cayman Islands educators given child protection training

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A group consisting of Government teachers, deputy principals, counsellors and pastoral support workers recently underwent Child Protection (CP) training as part of the Ministry of Education’s continued efforts to ensure that its policies, procedures and practices are in line with international standards as it relates to the safety of children. […]

Committee formed in Cayman Islands to steer the development of the OBC for the new Sunrise Centre facility

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A committee has been formed by the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs to steer the development of the Outline Business Case (OBC) to review viable options for a new Sunrise Adult Training Facility. The ultimate goal of this project would be to provide a purpose-built Centre of Excellence […]

Countess of Wessex addresses 100 Women in Hedge Funds in Cayman Islands

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Her Royal Highness Sophie, Countess of Wessex attended a luncheon at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands on Monday 7th March, 2016 visiting with members of the philanthropic group 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100 WHF). The Countess is a Global Ambassador for the 100 WHF Next Generation initiatives which advocate for increased diversity […]

Cayman Islands MRCU explains Zika control methods

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The Mosquito and Research Control Unit (MRCU), beginning on Monday 1 February, 2016, commenced its plan of action in destroying the breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito and preventing the potential threat of Zika virus to the Cayman Islands. The Director of MRCU, Dr. William Petrie said his staff launched the first of two […]

Cayman Islands health pros receive prestigious awards

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Two healthcare professionals at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) recently received 2015 Laboratory Awards from the Regional Council of Caribbean Association of Medical Technologists (CASMET). Ms Sheilane Ricot was awarded Phlebotomist of the Region and Ms Marcia Robinson-Walters was awarded the Meritorious Award for Medical Technologist of the Region. Both Ms Ricot and […]

Cayman Islands National Workforce Development Agency introduces a revolutionary accounting training programme

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The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) partnered with the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (CIFAA) to introduce and train Caymanian’s on a revolutionary new way to learn accounting used by top corporations, universities and law firms around the world. Fourteen NWDA clients completed training in Colour Accounting through the NWDA National Training Programme. ‘Colour Accounting’ […]

HSA physiotherapy department receives donation from local charity I AM CO

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Local charitable organisation, I AM CO, recently made a generous donation to the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority’s (HSA) physiotherapy department. With approximately forty children regularly using the physiotherapy department, I AM CO saw the need for a selection of sensory toys and equipment. Ms Rockella Smith, Physiotherapy Manager at the HSA, said the department […]

100 percent pass rate for Purple Dragon

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Students who study martial arts at the Cayman Islands Purple Dragon dojo at the Mirco Centre were recently put through a grading event that allowed each student to showcase their skills in front of Professor Don Jacob, the founder of the Purple Dragon Don Jitsu Ryu System. Accompanying Professor Jacob was Sensei Tarick Bowrin from […]