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Archives for December 4, 2019

Caymanian Voices National Survey preparations postponed

Following the recent decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands to delay the people-initiated cruise port referendum until such time as the judicial review process is complete, the Executive Committee of the Caymanian Voices National Survey has taken the decision to temporarily suspend survey activity in order to maximise voter participation. This temporary suspension includes […]

Cayman: Disability-focused Dress for a Cause attracts good turnout

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The National Council for Persons with Disabilities marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) (Tuesday, 3 December 2019) with a colourful ‘dress for a cause’ photo opportunity. The annual United Nations (UN) observance aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities and celebrate their achievements and contributions. This […]

Caribbean Airlines’ inaugural launch of GCM-KIN service, starting on Tuesday December 17th 2019

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES INAUGURAL FLIGHT FROM GRAND CAYMAN TO JAMAICA As part of Caribbean Airlines’ mission to connect the Caribbean, we are delighted to announce the start of our new service between Kingston and Grand Cayman, on Tuesday 17 December, 2019.  The flights will operate twice weekly on Tuesday and Saturday. To celebrate this milestone there will […]

The Editor speaks: Heads need banging together

I applaud our Police Commissioner, Derek Byrne, for his stand to not grant road-closure permission to CayMAS nor Batabano Committee for their proposed 2020 carnival events. He said his approach “was it is not that we could not manage it or could not handle it. There were two events in quick succession requiring very high […]

Cayman: Arrival of new RCIPS H145 helicopter

WHAT:                                   Arrival of new RCIPS H145 helicopter WHEN:                                   Friday, 6 December – please arrive between 2:30 – 2:45 p.m. at the latest so the Head of the Air Operations Unit can provide a safety brief before set up.   WHERE:                                 Air Operations Unit hangar PARTICIPANTS:                   H.E. Governor Martyn Roper, Hon. Premier Alden McLaughlin and RCIPS crew BACKGROUND:                   The […]

STEM-focused drones & robots

DJI’s new line of STEM-focused drones and robots make great gifts By STACKCOMMERCE From Mashable As fun as it is to indulge in theories about robots taking over, it would be unwise for us to fear technology. Especially when DJI’s new line of ridiculously fun products challenge minds, improve skills in fields of science and […]

Cayman Marathon This Weekend!

Event Preview There will be lots of excitement this weekend when the annual Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and 4-Person Relay happens this Sunday, 8 December starting at 5am on the waterfront. The public is encouraged to come out and support this great charity event which raises funds for the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps and […]

Commuting to school in snow

Kids in Finland Commuting to School by Bicycle and Sled, in Snow, at Negative-22 Degrees By Rain Noe From Core77 “You can use your single-speed upright granny bike with summer tires all year long” I’m a native New Yorker and former die-hard urbanite. But now I’ve given the city up for good, and have permanently […]

Cayman: No need to panic about new fines and penalties regime: CIMA

From Captive International “Captives do not need to panic,” about the implementation of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s (CIMA) new fines and penalties regime, according to Ruwan Jayasekera, head of insurance at CIMA. Speaking at the Cayman Captive Forum, Jayasekera said CIMA is only implementing a new fines and penalties regime to demonstrate that it […]

IQ-EQ appoints new Managing Director of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

Leading global investor services group, IQ-EQ, has appointed Colin Targett as Managing Director of its Bermuda and Cayman Islands operations. This strategic new hire follows other senior appointments announced in recent months evidencing the Group’s drive to build its Funds, Private Wealth and Corporate servicing operations in the region. Colin brings to IQ-EQ more than two […]