January 27, 2020

Cayman: VERY LATEST/FURTHER UPDATE/Dump on fire again/Update – DEH and CIFS Respond to Fire at Vehicle Recycling Plant

VERY LATEST: Fire at Vehicle Recycling Plant Now Under Control JAN 25 11:20AM Department of Environmental Health (DEH), Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and National Roads Authority (NRA) crews worked throughout the night to bring the fire at the vehicle recycling plant under control.             CIFS crews have made good progress to extinguish visible signs […]

All hell has broken loose within the Grammys

By Eve Barlow From Vulture “Music’s biggest night” is this Sunday, but it’s already been overshadowed by behind-the-scenes tension. Last Thursday, a dramatic news story broke revealing that Recording Academy president Deborah Dugan, newly in the role as of August 2019, was put on administrative leave only ten days ahead of this year’s Grammys ceremony. Dugan, […]

The fight against IP crime

From LEXOLOGY We have an IP related webinar coming up in February as Red Points uncover how digitisation is advancing the fight against IP crime on 4 February 2020. Tackling large-scale counterfeit networks is predicted to have the biggest impact on eroding brand value in 2020, according to IP experts. Meanwhile, the problem of counterfeiting continues […]

EU Ambassador commends Caribbean Export for work done to support Economic Partnership Agreement

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, January 24, 2020 – The Caribbean Export Development Agency has recently received commendation from H.E. Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, Head of the EU Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, Eastern Caribbean, OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM, for the agency’s work involving the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement or EPA. The CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement or EPA is […]

Is quartz better than granite countertops?

From Best Kitchen Countertops If you are an avid watcher of homebuilding or home improvement shows, you’ve no doubt enjoyed watching the quartz vs. granite countertops debate at least a few times. Which side were you rooting for? And do you really know why you prefer one over the other? It’s easy to make a […]

Delegation promotes Cayman’s Financial Services

NEW YORK, New York– Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin on Tuesday delivered opening remarks at the 7th Annual Cayman Finance New York Breakfast Briefing on Tuesday, 21 January. Speaking at the briefing Premier McLaughlin thanked those in attendance for doing business with the Cayman Islands and provided a brief update on the stellar performance of Cayman’s […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 17 January, 2020

From CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. You can also follow our Social Media Platforms and be sure to click the subscribe button below to stay in the loop. Highlights:             0:01:08 – BUILDING BACK BETTER: The Bahamas receives pledges in excess […]

Cayman delegation visits Culinary Institute of America

NEW YORK, New York – The Cayman Islands delegation took the opportunity whilst in New York on Wednesday to visit the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). The CIA is the premier culinary college in the United States with currently more than 3,200 students representing every state and more than 40 countries enrolled in masters, bachelors, […]

Empower survivors to be independent

By Miriam Karmaili From Freedom United Instead of focusing on their recovery, the current UK system means after leaving situations of modern slavery, some victims go on to be exploited again. This is because their only option is to seek asylum in the UK, which prevents them from working and moving forward with their lives. Join us […]

Kia Motors India shares a sneak peek of its compact SUV concept

Global unveil to take place at the Delhi Auto Expo 2020 Kia Motors India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation, today revealed a sneak-peek of its upcoming concept compact SUV from its stable. The concept will be globally unveiled at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo 2020 and is the third offering of Kia for […]