December 15, 2019

Cayman: Health City surgeon to receive CMEx Award

MIAMI (December 12, 2019) – Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, clinical director and chief cardiac surgeon of the highly acclaimed Health City Cayman Islands, will be honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards on December 14 in Miami, Florida. Since joining Health City at its inception in 2014, Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil, known as “Dr. […]

Presentation Summary ECLAC launches the Preliminary Overview of the Caribbean 2019

At the launch of the Preliminary Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean, Sheldon McLean, the Coordinator of Economic Development Unit of ECLAC, Port of Spain, reviewed the macroeconomic performance of the Caribbean economies in 2019 and outlined projections for 2020. Economic growth was subdued in 2019 across most Caribbean economies due to the impact […]

Draw delivers matchups for 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 Matches

The elite club competition that crowns the regional champion will begin play the third week of February Miami (Monday, December 9, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today conducted the official draw for the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League, at the historic University of the Cloister of Sor […]

Draw delivers matchups for 2021 Gold Cup Qualifying Matches

12 nations already qualified via the Concacaf Nations League; the last four participants will be determined via a two-round qualifier Miami (Wednesday, December 11, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today conducted the official draw for the qualifying matches of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. The gala event […]

Jamaica: Merciless killers who beheaded mom, daughter get life in prison

BY ALICIA DUNKLEY-WILLIS Senior staff reporter, Jamaica Observer HIGH Court Judge Justice Vivene Harris yesterday said her move to go beyond the maximum penalties prescribed by the sentencing guidelines in pronouncing judgement on the four men convicted for the death of a St Catherine mother and daughter in July of 2011 was buffered by several […]

Cayman: The top 5 CHCC most read topics of 2019

From Cayman Healthcare Consulting (CHCC) The following are our top 5 stories from Cayman Healthcare Consulting for 2019 (based on total website visitor views and readership). Enjoy! Healthcare in the Cayman Islands – State of Health or Illness? – Try an online search to find out how healthy is healthcare on our three Cayman Islands and you […]

Organ donation and the question of consent – a Cayman Islands perspective

This article was written by Wendy Stenning, a Senior Associate at Higgs & Johnson From Lexology The shortage of organ donors compared to those persons needing an organ transplant as a life saving measure presents elaborate ethical challenges. In 2018, the Cayman Islands implemented legislation to allow organ transplant in the Cayman Islands. This article explores […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

WORC Holiday Hours 2019 WORC is announcing its holiday working hours, as well as dates for the remaining board meetings for this year. WORC at Apollo House West on Mary Street will close to the public at 11:30 am Tuesday, 24 December and will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, 27 December. On Monday, 30 […]

12 Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

12 Dec Thu 2019 Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds and seas are expected to continue for the next 24 hours as a stationary cold front in the Gulf of Mexico increases the pressure gradient across the Northwest Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area which […]

Cayman: Walkers hosts annual career fair

Grand Cayman, December 2019  On 19 November 2019, Walkers welcomed more than 70 students, parents and faculty members from multiple high schools and tertiary institutions in the Cayman Islands to its annual career fair in George Town. Students from Clifton Hunter High School, Triple C School, Grace Christian Academy, Cayman Academy, John Gray High School, […]