November 21, 2019

Archives for July 25, 2019

Cayman: RCIPS, DCI and CIFS conduct safety checks of liquor licensed premises

From RCIPS This past Friday, 19 July, RCIPS officers joined with staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment and the Cayman Islands Fire Service to conduct checks of liquor-licensed premises in George Town. The objective of the checks was to determine whether the establishments were meeting the requirements of their liquor licenses, and in […]

Cayman: Tribute to the late Ronald L. Kipp

From Cayman Islands Department of Tourism Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (25 July 2019). Widely regarded as one of the pioneers who placed Cayman Islands diving on the map, Mr Ronald (Ron) L Kipp was a true visionary and his story, like our waters, is one of a kind. Ron was first introduced to diving in […]

The Editor speaks: No hiding place

“No Hiding Place“ was a British television series that was produced at Wembley Studios by Associated-Rediffusion for the ITV network between 16 September 1959 and 22 June 1967. It starred Raymond Francis as Detective Superintendent, later Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Lockhart. It was one of my favourite TV shows as a teenager and young adult. […]

Rum market high growth possible during 2019 – 2025 : Westerhall Rums, Cayman Spirits

From Melody Reports A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global (United States, European Union and China) Rum Market Research Report 2019-2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy. The Global (United […]

Cayman: OfReg approves the Water Authority minor up rate adjustment

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 23 July 2019  The rate charged for water by the Water Authority will only increase a minor increase of 1.46% this year, to account for inflation. This small increase is less than two-thirds of what the utility applied for last year. This will represent a marginal increase of approximately $1.50 per month for […]

Cayman: Pan American Games – Welcome Ceremony

From Jade Webster We have finally made it to Peru and have officially been welcomed to the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. afternoon we attended the Welcome Ceremony, a small service in the Athletes Village, where Team Cayman, along with the Bahamas, Brazil, Bolivia and St. Lucia watched their flag being raised, while national anthems were played in the […]

Grenada beat Cayman Islands as CONCACAF qualifying for Tokyo 2020 continues

By Dan Palmer From Inside The Games Grenada beat hosts Cayman Islands 1-0 as the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) qualifying process for the Tokyo 2020 men’s Olympic tournament continued. Darren Modoo scored the only goal of the game in the 54th minute to give his side the perfect start […]

New Lions

Cayman: LCTG Members of the 2019 to 2020 Board & Committees The following members of the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens were elected recently at a luncheon held at The Wharf Restaurant in George Town: Position   President Lion Tonita Powell 1st VP & Leadership Chairperson Lion Kareefa Jalim 2nd VP Lion Maxine Bravo 3rd […]

Setback for ArcelorMittal: Cayman Island court refuses worldwide freeze on Essar Global Fund

From Economic Times Reuters CAYMAN ISLAND/NEW DELHI: In a setback to ArcelorMittal, the Grand Court of Cayman Island has declined its plea for a ‘Garnishee Order’ and a ‘Freezing Injunction’ against Essar Global Fund Ltd, the parent firm of Essar Group of companies, for recovering a USD 1.5 billion arbitration award.  ArcelorMittal has mounted legal […]

“Town Crier” series

Performance Artist Kunst Calls Out Miami Gentrification and Inequality Through “Town Crier” Series By Juan Antonio Barquin There’s a good chance you’ve heard of Kunst if you’re familiar with Miami’s queer scene. Regardless of whether you know the name, you might hear the performance artist’s politically charged shouts on the street in any one of […]