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Archives for October 22, 2017

Cayman Islands FA Men’s Premier League Week 2 games

  From CIFA   Score for Wednesday 18th October 2017 night’s game @ Annex   Cayman National U20 Mens 0-2 Latinos Football Club     Goal scorers   #9 Darvin Arzu Dixon 69’ #8 Jarol Smith Rizo 79’     Attached is Week 2 fixtures – Click to enlarge  

Cayman Islands Spookfest Oct 28 – Pedro’s Castle – Free Event

Hershey’s presents Spookfest 2017 sponsored by DMS (kiss, Hot, CayRock, 107), Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), Progressive, and Visual Art Society (VAS). The event is open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm at Pedro’s Castle and entrance fee is one Hershey wrapper per person or 2 per family. There will be many fun […]

The Editor Speaks: Conservation to become more conservative?

Now that former Minister of the Environment Wayne Panton is ‘out of the way’ the door has opened or shut, depending upon what side you are on, for a more conservative approach to Cayman’s conservation. It has long been known Prime Minister Alden McLaughlin was not 100% behind Panton’s take on the liberalising sweeping changes […]

Sanders: No winners in secession – in Europe or the Caribbean

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Should areas of countries break away and govern themselves as they see fit? That’s a question that has been debated in several parts of the world, and is in focus now between Catalonia and Spain; Scotland and the United Kingdom, and to a lesser extent Barbuda and […]

Red Stripe, Jewel Grande Resort and Rose Hall resort sign sponsorship agreements for the UNWTO Global Conference in Jamaica next month

A signing took place this morning (Oct.20) of sponsorship agreements for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica, World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, from November 27 to 29, 2017. IMAGE: Captions: UNWTO Conf. […]

Catastrophic hurricanes Irma and Maria underscore need to press ahead with risk insurance for fishers, CRFM says

Belize City, Friday, 20 October 2017 (CRFM)—Several Caribbean countries have been recently devastated by two catastrophic hurricanes, Irma and Maria, underscoring the need for Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) to press forward with risk insurance for the fisheries sector—being developed by the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF […]

New bond issue: Banco do Brasil, Grand Cayman Branch issued international bonds

(USP3772WAH53) with a 4.625% coupon for USD 1,000.0m maturing in 2025 October 19, 2017 – Cbonds October 18, 2017 Banco do Brasil, Grand Cayman Branch issued international bonds (USP3772WAH53) with a 4.625% for USD 1,000.0m maturing in 2025. Bonds were sold at a price of 99.551% with an initial yield of 4.75%. Bookrunner: BTG Pactual, […]

Antigua PM’s call to nationalize Caribbean hotels is folly – Mackenzie

From Freedom SKN The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne’s declaration that Caribbean governments should have ownership stakes in hotels has been described as a dangerous way for the region to go if it hopes to attract investors. Antigua News Room reported that Browne said: “ The hoteliers, they are brutal in their […]

Dominica and Cuba: A hand in tough times

From Caribbean News Now HAVANA, Cuba — Dominica’s ambassador to Cuba, Mathew Walter, has conveyed the gratitude of the Dominican people and government to the people of Cuba for their assistance after the ravaging effects of Hurricane Maria on that sister Caribbean island nation. Walter recalled that, when the hurricane began hitting his country, Cuba […]

Deep into the Eye of the Hurricane in the Caribbean

By Angel Rivera-Agosto From United Church of Christ In the Caribbean people look up and see God in the winds. They sense God’s overwhelming presence in the nature that shelters them, and in its contours and limitations, becomes a dominant force that creates, destroys, and transforms. As human beings, we confess our limitations by understanding […]