November 19, 2019

Archives for October 17, 2019

The Editor speaks: The new and improved plans for the GT port

We received yesterday (Wed 16) a Government Press Release (PR) that unveiled the new and improved plans for the controversial George Town port. This is after our Premier, Alden McLaughlin told the Cayman Compass (his ‘happy’ news outlet) we would not get much new information until after the Referendum. After informing us that the new […]

Cayman: Dart Real Estate introduces readyspaces – flexible, turnkey shared office spaces

Located in Regatta Office Park in the heart of Seven Mile Beach, these office spaces are ready for immediate occupancy readyspaces, Dart Real Estate’s newest endeavour, offers local and international business owners the opportunity to work in a space that is modern, flexible and move-in ready. Located in Regatta Office Park on West Bay Road, […]

Cayman: Students tackle Anti-Bullying at forthcoming Stood Up Fair 2019

GRAND CAYMAN – The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites students to take a stand against bullying at its 3rd annual Stood Up Fair 2019 later this month. The event, which is open to the public, will take place at the John Gray High School’s new gymnasium on Saturday, 26 October 2017 from 9.30 […]

I was told to sign US$1 bil deal with Caribbean [Cayman] company, says ex-1MDB CEO

By Ho Kit Yen From Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today his management staff told him it was “okay” to sign the sovereign fund’s US$1 billion deal with a Caribbean company, purported to be a subsidiary company for Petro Saudi International. Shahrol […]

Leadership Cayman welcomes Class of 2020

Leadership Cayman’s Class of 2020 met as a group for the first time when they came together for their Orientation Dinner at the Wharf Restaurant on October 9, 2019. The orientation was planned to give class members an insight into what the Leadership Cayman year holds for them. Participants were given the opportunity to network […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Cayman National sponsors the Parade of Lights

In recognition of Cayman National’s 45th Anniversary this year, a new hallmark event has been adopted and will uphold the tradition of ushering in the Holiday season. It is with great pleasure to announce that Cayman National has signed on as the title sponsor of the Parade of Lights in partnership with Hurley’s Production Ltd. […]

Culture of the Cayman Islands – what to expect as a newcomer

Lifestyles are diverse all around the world. Different destinations offer different attractions. Choosing the best place to live in is, therefore, a matter of somebody’s preferences. A peaceful, cozy, family town, or the urban and never-ending speed of cities. The decision is all yours. However, if you are planning to move somewhere in the Caribbean, […]

Steneck: Local conservation enables Caribbean reef to recover after hurricane, coral bleaching

From The University of Maine October 16, 2019  Even with ocean warming, coral bleaching and an intense hurricane, local conservation actions helped a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem rebound in about a decade. Bob Steneck began studying coral reefs off the island of Bonaire, near Venezuela in the Dutch Caribbean in 2002.  And for more than […]

Royal Caribbean announces Lelepa, Vanuatu is perfect for “Perfect Day”

NEWS PROVIDED BY Royal Caribbean International South Pacific Island To Be First Carbon Neutral Private Cruise Destination in the World SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vanuatu, one of the natural gems of the South Pacific, will be the new home of Royal Caribbean’s newest private island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. The announcement of the new project […]