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Archives for June 5, 2019

Cayman Islands DCI hosts “Staying on Top” team-building retreat

Author and TEDx Speaker Joy Baldridge facilitated DCI retreat, themed “Staying on Top”. Staff focused on customer service, communication, team-building and time management during retreat.  GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Commerce and Investment hosted a team-building retreat for staff on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. Author of “The Joy in Business” and TEDx Speaker Joy […]

The Editor speaks: Press freedoms

It is unusual for us to place a story in our Top Spot that has no connection with our country or the Caribbean. However, it is unusual for a legitimate democratic nation like Australia to act as they have done today when police raided the offices of one of the leading public broadcasters ABC. There […]

5th Wind of Hope 5K to benefit the Cayman Islands NCVO’s Nadine Andreas Residential Home for Children

Recognition of Wind of Hope’s 5-year Commitment Grand Cayman— 5 June 2019 — For the fifth consecutive year, the Wind of Hope 5K, 9 June 2019, will benefit the “Healthy Meals” programme for the children of the Nadine Andreas Residential Home. The NCVO, the non-profit organisation which oversees the home, is immensely appreciative of the […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s statement on Cruise Berthing Project

Statement to the LA on Cruise Berthing Project By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 5 June, 2019 Mr. Speaker, the deadline for the submission of the bids for the Cruise Berthing Project was 12 noon EST on Friday, 31 May, 2019. This is a historic milestone to have been reached in the procurement process […]

What are dynamic paygates and does your news organization need them? Part 1

By Giles Cross From Reuters Community Dynamic paygates are disrupting legacy payment models by using data to monetize readers in increasingly sophisticated ways. Peter Doucette, a managing director in the telecommunications, media & technology practice at FTI Consulting, spoke exclusively with Reuters about flexible monetization and maximizing paygate potential. Before joining FTI Consulting, Peter was Chief […]

What are dynamic paygates and does your news organization need them? Part 2

By Giles Cross From Reuters Community In the second part of our paygates exploration, Paul Johnson, MPP CEO and co-founder, reveals how dynamic paygates, as part of smarter revenue management, could shake-up journalism for good. What is dynamic paygate technology? Our dynamic paywall functionalities, be that for metering, paywall, datawall, signwall or sharewall implementations, all utilize our […]

Mr Caribbean

Men get to show talents too From Newsday Trinidad & Tobago Contestants in the Mr Caribbean 2019 competition are calling on individuals to change their mindsets and appreciate the creative talents and expression of the youth, whether male or female. The Mr Caribbean show, which is being held for the first time in Tobago, takes […]

US and Caribbean countries prepare for hurricane season

By Ken Richards From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) – An appeal has been made from Linda Taglialatela, the Barbados-based US Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS to work together to prepare for the potential destruction storms from the coming hurricane season can unleash. Taglialatela sees the devastation of Hurricanes Maria […]

‘Thank You’ – Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans

By Dylan Martinez, Steve Holland From Reuters PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end. The queen, […]

Grenada Tourism Authority prepares for momentous Caribbean Week 2019 attendance

From CTO News St. George’s, Grenada W.I. – June 2, 2019— Caribbean Week New York, hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), is the most highly anticipated Caribbean-focused industry event of the year and 2019 already proves to be the most successful for destination Pure Grenada. With three awardees representing various tourism platforms including media, public […]