January 27, 2020

CDB to co-host Education Sector Enhancement Project ii

CDB to co-host Education Sector Enhancement Project ii Launch workshop in Barbados This week the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Barbados, will formally launch the Education Sector Enhancement Project II. The project is expected to upgrade/build 194 classrooms, train 1,280 teachers, and benefit over 18,700 […]

Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili admits election loss

President Mikheil Saakashvili has admitted his party has lost Georgia’s parliamentary election, in a live TV announcement. He said the Georgian Dream bloc of his main rival, billionaire tycoon Bidzina Ivanishvili, had won Monday’s election. Victory for Mr Ivanishvili means the first democratic transfer of power in Georgia’s post-Soviet history. Mr Ivanishvili said the “only […]

First Gala Parilla Winners Welcomed to the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands welcomed Jody and Dana Reeser, the first set of prize-winners from the Gala Parilla event held in Tampa, Florida during that city’s annual pirating event Gasparilla which takes place in January of each year. Gala Parilla, a special events and marketing promotion hosted by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Cayman Islands […]

WestJet launches code-share agreement with British Airways

WestJet today announced it has entered into a code-share agreement with British Airways, enabling British Airways to market and sell WestJet-operated flights. Starting from Monday 24th Sept, the “BA” code will be placed on select WestJet flights connecting from Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto to Ottawa, Edmonton, and Victoria. Bookings can be made through British Airways […]

Conyers Advises HKT On Hong Kong Listing

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London Offshore law firm, Conyers Dill and Pearman has advised on a cross-border deal involving the listing of HKT Limited’s shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The shares of HKT Limited, a Cayman Island company with British Virgin Islands subsidiaries, were stapled to and listed along with the units of […]

Cayman Islands Triathlon

The 2012 Cayman Islands Triathlon (CIT), sponsored by KrYS Global and A Step Ahead Physiotherapy, will take place on Sunday November 4th. The Cayman Triathlon is one of the Cayman Islands’ premier annual sporting events and is always attracting a strong field of local and international competitors, as well as keen amateurs and spectators. Questions? […]

Revealed: The real story behind stingray photobomb

From Herald Sun IT was the holiday snap that had everyone talking – a group of woman were posing for the camera when a stringray got in on the action. The trio looked less than impressed as the sea creature reared onto their backs. The hilarious image, taken in the Cayman Islands, went viral and […]

‘Hundreds of problems’ at EU nuclear plants

Hundreds of problems have been found at European nuclear plants that would cost 25bn euros (£20bn) to fix, says a leaked draft report. The report, commissioned after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, aimed to see how Europe’s nuclear power stations would cope during extreme emergencies. The final report is to be published on Thursday. The draft […]

Portico by Exclusive Resorts Celebrates 60 Luxury Destinations [including Cayman Islands]

Portico™ by Exclusive Resorts® announced on Monday (1) the addition of 19 private residences in nine new destinations to its global portfolio, providing the most comprehensive collection of vacation homes in 60 of the most sought-after locales around the world. Boasting more than 150 highly-vetted homes and villas, Portico offers a new, effortless way for […]

A Night Under the Stars, 13 October 2012

The Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation (ESRF) is hosting a fundraising event called “A Night Under the Stars” to be held at Sunset Bay on Saturday, 13th October 2012 at 8:00 pm in order to celebrate Estella’s life and raise awareness about the Foundation’s work to promote “Gender equality and a life free of violence for all.” It […]