January 21, 2020

Archives for October 2019

The Editor speaks: Bernie bids “bye bye”

After clinging to the tail coat of his West Bay colleague House Speaker McKeeva Bush, Bernie Bush bid “Bye, bye” to the government benches, crossed the floor and joined the back benches. It comes as no surprise as it has been obvious for some time there had been a falling out between the two Bush’s. […]

Cayman: CNCF brings back Gimistory

CNCF Brings Back Gimistory International Storytelling Festival Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – 31 October 2019 – Some of Cayman’s favourite performers will return to beaches and parks on all three islands this November and December to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the very popular Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, Gimistory. After a year’s hiatus, the […]

Cayman uses real cases of criminality, to thwart criminality

NOTE: This is a revised version of the original posting on October 31 2019 November 5 2019 Real-life criminal attempts – including from the Cayman Islands – involving real estate, drug trafficking, jewellery, non-profit organisations, corporate services, tax evasion, and trade – are being used to sharpen Cayman’s use of law enforcement and regulatory intelligence, […]

Cayman: North Side district heritage day cancelled

[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Office in conjunction with the North Side District Heritage Committee advises the public the Heritage Day originally scheduled for Thursday, 14 November and all events associated with the North Side District Heritage Committee have been cancelled for this year. The Pirates Week Office assists committees in […]

Cayman: Leisa’s passion for ministry’s success leads to EOM

Leisa Welcome from the Ministry of Community Affairs (MCA) is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month (EOM) for September. Ms Welcome, a Personal Assistant and Officer Manager, captured the award for Delivering an Outstanding Customer Experience, making it the second consecutive month that an MCA staff member snapped up the coveted EOM Award. Ms […]

Cayman: Government needs a long-term education strategy to help achieve better educational outcomes

From Office of the Auditor General of the Cayman Islands The report “School Education,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today reviewed how efficiently and effectively the Ministry of Education is using its resources to maximise student achievement. The report specifically looked at whether the Government has a clear strategic direction for improving performance of […]

Mid century modern furniture

Look at the Prices These Mid Century Modern Furniture Pieces Fetched at Auction By Rain Noe From Core77 Mid Century mortgage: Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl, Ib Kofod-Larsen, Ole Wanscher, Flemming Lassen, Kaare Klint Mid Century Modern fans with average budgets hunt through flea markets and secondhand stores, hoping to find that undiscovered, dust-covered […]

Cayman: Conch and whelk open season starts Nov. 1

31 October, 2019 The Cayman Islands’ open season for conch and whelk begins Friday, 1 November.  The season will run through 30 April and allows the taking of conch and whelk from coastal waters within legal limits. The legal daily limit for possessing conch during the open season is five per person or 10 per […]

Harmonic riches

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio One of the reasons I love acoustic guitar is its wealth of harmonic richness. Contained in the pluck of a string or the strum of a chord is a treasure chest of overtones. Pianos come close, but rarely the same as an acoustic guitar. Those ringing tones with their […]

LEVEL arrives in Las Vegas on its inaugural flight from Paris

LAS VEGAS — The first nonstop LEVEL flight from Paris to Las Vegas arrived at McCarran International Airport on October 30, 2019 with a water arches salute. LEVEL, the low-cost long-haul airline from IAG and sister airline to Aer Lingus, British Airways and Bueling, will operate two flights per week on Wednesday and Sunday.   To celebrate […]