January 21, 2020

Haiti’s musician president to perform in benefit

By TRENTON DANIEL From Boston.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s singer-turned-president is set to get back on the stage Saturday for a rare concert. Two government officials say President Michel Martelly will perform under his old stage name of ‘‘Sweet Micky’’ as he celebrates 25 years as an entertainer. Proceeds for the private show will […]

CUC wins regional awards

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) has won two of the top awards at the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) 2012 Benchmarking Awards. The award for Best Performance in Transmission and Distribution Services won by CUC was given based on CUC’s regional leading performance in efficiency, productivity, reliability and cost effectiveness. The second award won […]

Antigua & Barbuda front and center for finale episodes of The Bachelorette

Antigua and Barbuda, “The Romance Capital of the Caribbean,” was chosen from among other Caribbean destinations as the perfect location for this season’s two-part finale episodes of the ABC TV show, The Bachelorette. That translates into more than 8 million viewers world-wide tuning in, with the romantic islands of Antigua & Barbuda taking center stage […]

The TSA is expanding its reach far beyond airport security

By Paul Szoldra From Business Insider The next time you have to take off your shoes and get searched by an employee of the Transportation Security Administration, it may not be at the airport. Ron Nixon reports in The New York Times on the expansion of TSA’s Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response squads, or VIPR, […]

A remarkable scuba diving journey

Southern Cross Club Guest says dive instructor helped change her life Scuba Diving can change your life.  Just ask long-time Southern Cross Club guest Paula Brazier who reached an important milestone in her scuba training this March when she earned her Master Scuba Diver rating in Little Cayman. To attain the highest non-professional level in […]

JN Money Transfer expands coverage in Caribbean and Pacific

From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – JN Money Services Limited (JNMS) has expanded its global JN Money Transfer network to over 8000 locations, up from 350 agents and branches at the start of the year. Leesa Kow, General Manager, JNMS says the increased network has come as a result of two partnerships, which […]

Service of Thanksgiving for the life of C. Charles Adams OBE, JP

Elmslie Memorial United Church last Tuesday (6) was packed with family and friends of the late lawyer C. Charles Adams who died on Thursday 1st August, 2013 at the age of 92. The congregation included members of the Legislative Assembly including Cayman’s premier, Alden McLaughlin, who also gave his own tribute, and Minister of Education, […]

GIS Spotlight makes Cayman Airways Special

Be sure to tune into CIGTV on cable Channel 20 to catch a special GIS Spotlight show dedicated entirely to national airline Cayman Airways’ 45th anniversary. The show airs today (Thursday, 8 August 2013) at 7.15 pm and 8.05 pm as well as between 7 and 8 pm the rest of the week. Also, you […]

UPDATE: DVDL Closure for Friday

DVDL Closure for Friday The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing advises that its hours of operations are now amended for Friday August 16th 2013. Please note that due to the inclement weather, the staff function that necessitates the closure has been put off from today (Wednesday) now to Friday. Both the offices on Crewe […]

UWC receives US$25K from Maples

The Maples Foundation has donated US$25,000 to the United World Colleges Cayman Islands National Foundation (UWC). Each year, UWC Cayman Islands provides full scholarships for students selected to attend one of twelve prestigious UWC colleges worldwide. Since 1984, almost 70 Caymanians have studied the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma in this international boarding school setting designed […]