November 21, 2019

Archives for August 15, 2019

Tributes paid to Grays man who died in a boat crash in the Cayman Islands

From Southend Standard UK A THURROCK man has been killed in a boat crash in the Cayman Islands. John Turner, 70, who had moved to the idyllic Caribbean location from his home in Grays, was one of three people onboard a boat when it collided with another vessel on Sunday night. The two boats crashed off […]

The Editor speaks: The Blame Game

I am not talking about the hit British television show called “The Blame Game” where news and comedy collide in a satirical Northern Ireland chat show, where members of the public get to ask a panel of comedians their burning questions of the week. If you haven’t seen it you can view many of the […]

Cayman: Eclipze 19th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer Awareness

We are very pleased to announce that Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa will be hosting our 19th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer awareness on Sunday October 20th, 2019! The Annual Cut-a-thon primary aims are to continue to raise awareness of Breast Cancer in the Cayman Islands. Darla the owner of EHD&DS and her sister […]

Cayman: Starbucks opens in Camana Bay

Global coffeehouse’s first in the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 15 August, 2019 — Cayman Islands-based developer Dart Real Estate announced today that the global coffee company, Starbucks, arrived in Camana Bay, and becomes the newest addition to its more than 15 food and beverage venues at Camana Bay, a 685-acre master-planned New Urbanist […]

New Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe takes up post next month

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head […]

Is the tropical Atlantic, including the Gulf of Mexico, about to spring to life?

By Alex Sosnowski From AccuWeather AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks. “Indications are that inhibiting factors for tropical development, such as dry air, dust and […]

Caribbean: The challenge of change for regional media

The following is the text of the opening address by Gary Allen, president of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union, at the organization’s 50th Annual General Assembly in San Andres Island on August 12. A few years ago when one of our newest members at the time, Teleislas, raised the prospect of introducing us to another beautiful […]

RC changed cruise industry

8 ways Royal Caribbean changed the cruise industry By Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog Royal Caribbean is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and with a milestone of that magnitude, it seems fitting to review the cruise industry firsts that figuratively put Royal Caribbean on the map. Innovation is a byproduct of competition among […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they […]

The Sustainable Growth Fund for investors seeking second citizenship shows promising results

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Caribbean islands of St Kitts and Nevis have been attracting foreign investors seeking second citizenship for 35 years in exchange for their contribution. This gave the country considerable funds to develop the islands and sustain a fifth of its GDP. During a recent radio interview, the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis announced that the Federal Government […]