June 15, 2021

Building an Energy Efficient Private Sector

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 12, 2016. The Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) Pamela Coke-Hamilton called on the Region’s private sector to drive forward with the adoption of renewable energy solutions at the EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference currently taking place in Barbados. “What we have found at Caribbean Export is that companies […]

Roanald Forbes named Cayman Islands flag bearer

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Ronald Forbes has been announced as the Cayman Islands flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Forbes will be making his third Olympic appearance competing in the 110 m hurdles on Aug. 15., says “it’s a great honor” to lead the Cayman Islands delegation for the second time. Having competed […]

The Editor Speaks: Permanent Residency holdup will kill our market real estate

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The astonishing revelation the David Ritch review of the Cayman Islands Immigration Law will not be published left me wondering if the present government actually wants to get re-elected. In Premier McLaughlin’s view the advice “is subject to legal professional privilege. As such, the advice is not intended for publication.” Oh dear. So government will […]

Commonwealth’s new boss is spending appalling amounts of public money

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By Guy Adams For Daily Mail UK Fit for public office? Dubbed Baroness Shameless for cosy links with evil tyrannies, the Commonwealth’s new boss is spending appalling amounts of public money self-promoting herself and chums Baroness Scotland of Asthal is head of body that runs the Commonwealth Labour peer added friends and political allies to […]

JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez resigns amid suit accusing him of racist, sexist comments

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By Patrick Coffee from Adweek Chief client team officer Tamara Ingram immediately assumes the role One week after JWT global communications chief Erin Johnson filed a discrimination suit against agency chairman and CEO Gustavo Martinez, the embattled executive has resigned. The agency’s parent company confirmed in a statement on its home page this morning that […]

What is the OUTLOOK for Caribbean Trade and Business?

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, March 11, 2016. What is the OUTLOOK for Caribbean trade and business? This is the question that the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has attempted to answer through the production of their signature publication the Caribbean Export OUTLOOK, which was released today at their headquarters in Barbados. Now in its 2nd edition […]

Tech, privacy and security: A debate we need to have

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By Naked CIO From TechRepublic Apple has announced it is fighting a court order in the US which would allow authorities to gain access to the contents of an iPhone as part of a terrorist investigation. It amazes me that technology companies can put in place encryption that prevent these type of investigations — yet […]

Islands Society appoints Mayra Gottardi as Community Engagement Manager for Caribbean Islands Society

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San Juan, PR, February 07, 2016 –(PR.com)– Today, the Islands Society announced the appointment of Mayra Gottardi as the Community Engagement Manager of the Caribbean Islands Society. Ms. Gottardi will now assist in the Islands Society’s efforts to build a new community dedicated to increasing the participation of Caribbean islanders in foreign affairs and overseas […]

The Editor Speaks: Public relations

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I have never understood why companies spend a fortune in advertising their product and virtually nothing on Public Relations (PR). It is rarely recognised like all the other disciplines. Why not? A case in point is today where one of our local Internet providers has been having problems over the last 24 hours and there […]

Cayman Islands: Firearm stolen during burglary in East End Mon (14)

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Clarification of Shotgun from 7 August Burglary Recovered  From RCIPS Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 4:13 PM –  In response to queries today from the press, please be advised that the shotgun stolen from a home in West Bay in early August was recovered in November. A man was charged on 6 November in connection for possession […]