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Archives for October 10, 2019

Cayman: Inmates on a journey to rehabilitation

In keeping with their commitment to offender rehabilitation, the Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) continues to offer programmes and interventions designed to provide inmates with skills for change and recently held graduation ceremonies this week to celebrate the completion of two Prison Fellowship International (PFI) programmes. “These are just two of the many […]

Cayman: Better data on modern finance reveals uncomfortable truths

By Gillian Tett From Financial Times What the heck is happening in the Cayman Islands? That is a question often asked in relation to corporate tax. This week, for example, the OECD called for an end to the loopholes that let global companies cut their tax bills in places like the British overseas territory. As […]

Cayman: Opposition urges Government to reconsider Referendum date

Leader of the Opposition, Hon. V. Arden McLean expressed his disappointment with Governments plans to hold the Cruise Berthing referendum on December 19th, 2019. Speaking on behalf of the Official Opposition, Mr. Mclean pointed to the announced date as the worst possible time that the Government could have chosen to hold the referendum. With many […]

Cayman: Panel discussion on positive ageing taps seniors’ insights

From Radio Cayman The Older Persons Month Panel Discussion attracted interesting and thought-provoking responses by panellists on (Thursday, 3 October). Aired live on Radio Cayman’s Talk Today show, the dialogue hosted by the Department of Children and Family Services, was moderated by the show’s presenter Sterling Dwayne Ebanks. The panellists responded to questions, in Constitution […]

The Editor speaks: Miracles do happen Mr. Premier

Like the rest of Cayman’s media houses I have had to go to the Cayman Compass to read our premier, Alden McLaughlin’s, discourse on the Cruise berthing Facility/Referendum. He gave the interview to the newspaper he raged about not so long ago. It seem it is back in his favour. The interview did not sit […]

Cayman: 2019 Water Authority Scholarship recipients announced

The Cayman Islands Water Authority has announced the recipients of its annual scholarship. Typically, one scholarship is awarded, but this year the Authority has presented the scholarship to two deserving applicants; Alexander Elias and Kaled Giron. The Authority’s scholarship, of up to CI$30,000, is provided to a suitably qualified Caymanian to obtain an undergraduate academic or technical/vocational […]

Cayman: DOT welcomes new media agency to propel tourism marketing strategy

Following a competitive procurement process, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) announces Kelly Scott Madison (KSM) as its new U.S. agency of record for media planning and placement, which will be effective immediately starting October 2019. Based in Chicago, IL, KSM is a media and marketing agency built to drive change that has worked with numerous travel, tourism, and destination-based organizations, […]

Soap: Alternative packaging

This Plastic-Alternative Packaging for Personal Care Products Is Made Entirely Out of Soap By Alexandra Alexa from Core77 When you’re done with the contents inside, use the “bottle” to scrub up On average we each go through eleven bottles of shower gel and ten bottles of shampoo a year—and that’s without factoring in all the […]

Cayman: Seniors try Bliss and like it

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – One of the key take-aways from Grand Cayman’s newest fitness class is that yoga is for all fitness levels and all ages. Bliss Yoga Cayman, is hosting its first-ever Seniors Chair Yoga classes during Older Persons Month in partnership with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The 45-minute class, being […]

Cayman: RCIPS issue Safety Advisory as a result of spike in DUI offenses

From RCIPS Since July 2019 police officers have made just over 70 citations for persons driving under the influence of alcohol, with the most recent figures showing that in the month of September alone, 27 citations were made for the offense. Of the persons cited in the month of September, reports show that 8 of […]