January 23, 2020

Archives for April 2019

The Editor speaks: Did April 23rd pass you by?

Does April 23rd mean anything to you? If you are English it should mean something as April 23rd is the birthday of the great Bard himself, William Shakespeare. Just as important to the English is it is St George’s Day. St George is the Patron Saint of England. Unlike Ireland, Scotland and Wales there strangely […]

Conch/Whelk seasons close on 1st. May in Cayman Islands

30 April, 2019 The Cayman Islands annual conch and whelk seasons close on Wednesday, 1st May 2019. Anyone possessing, attempting to sell or attempting to buy locally-caught conch or whelks during the closed seasons, which last from 1 May through to 31 October each year, will face prosecution under the National Conservation Law (NCL). The […]

Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation announce Show Season Champions

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held its sixth annual awards celebration on Sunday, April 28th. Over the horse show season in the Cayman Islands, which runs from September to March, the CIEF holds three National Dressage Shows and three National Jumping Series Shows that lead up to the Annual Awards Dinner. Based upon the […]

Four sharks found dead in Cayman Islands waters since February

Three others injured, DoE reminds public of species protections Four sharks have been found dead in Cayman Islands waters since 27 February, according to reports investigated and confirmed by the Department of Environment’s (DoE) shark research team, Shark Conservation Cayman. The circumstances involved in the demise of the four marine predators vary in each case. […]

Cayman Islands HSM IP continues to educate students on counterfeits

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Tuesday, 30 April 2019): Shantel Ritch, Victoria Whittaker and Larissa Bennett of HSM IP Ltd. presented International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Unreal Campaign to over 150 students at the Clifton Hunter High School in North Side on Tuesday, 30 April. INTA’s Unreal Campaign is a consumer awareness programme aimed at educating […]

Battle of Winterfell

Every Game of Thrones Character Who Died in the Battle of Winterfell By Kathryn Van Arendunk From Vulture The night was long and full of terrors, and death finally came to Winterfell. But depending on the quality of your TV, you may not have seen some of them. Look, it was really dark, okay? So in case […]

Celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth in 2019

The modern Commonwealth came into being 70 years ago with the London Declaration, signed on 26 April 1949. Across the Commonwealth, many organisations, including the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, are celebrating the 70thanniversary with a series of events throughout the year. Pre-1949 The origins of the Commonwealth stretch back much further than 70 years, but the […]

Eric Ripert announces Cayman Cookout 2020 Lineup

From Elite Traveler In an exclusive lunch at Le Bernardin, chef Eric Ripert announced the dates and lineup for the 12th annual Cayman Cookout, a four-day food festival held at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. Cayman Cookout stands out for its relaxed, yet exclusive atmosphere: The hotel is open only to guests who have purchased packages […]

List of Top 2019 International Summer Destinations holds surprises

From Travel Pulse It looks like Americans are choosing to stay closer to home this summer travel season. Recent data from Allianz Global Assistance has resulted in some surprising news when it comes to global travel hotspots. In Allianz’s recent analysis of customers’ trips planned for this summer (May 24, 2019 through September 3, 2019), the results found […]

Gordon Barlow: “Offshore tax havens – what they do”

By Gordon Barlow This essay is a wee bit out of the ordinary, in that it was written six years ago for my personal blog. Since then, it has become the third most visited of all my 200-plus posts – and was actually #1 for the month of April this year. The title discloses the […]