November 19, 2019

Cayman: ’Tis the season for giving back with the Camana Bay Christmas Give

This year’s Christmas Give initiative will benefit Cayman Food Bank. Last Saturday saw thousands turn out to watch the beloved tradition of Camana Bay’s annual Tree Lighting. As Santa pushed the lever to “on” and the town lit up into a Christmas wonderland, Saint Nick also officially kicked off a busy calendar of holiday events […]

Motor show premiere for Taycan 4S, Macan Turbo and 99X Electric in California

Stuttgart. The Porsche Taycan is celebrating its US premiere at the LA Auto Show on 20 November 2019. The all-electric, four-door sports saloon offers the performance and connectivity expected of a Porsche, with everyday usability. Highly advanced production methods and the Taycan’s capabilities are setting new standards in the fields of sustainability and digitalisation. Taking centre […]

UNFPA Caribbean continues to work in the region to improve sustainable development

Caribbean Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organisations have agreed to re-commit to #SRHR agenda Nairobi, 17 November 2019: The UNFPA Caribbean Sub Regional Office is working with regional Governments, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Youth advocates to improve access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) as a pathway to sustainable […]

Caribbean leaders agree to enhance bilateral ties with Kenya during meeting with Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 November 2019 – Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda and Vice President of Costa Rica Mrs. Epsy Campbell Barr recently paid separate courtesy calls on Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during which they discussed ways of   rejuvenating bilateral relations and deepening cooperation between Kenya and the Caribbean in several areas of mutual […]

Dutch Caribbean air navigation service provider deploys Space-Based ADS-B in Curaçao

Curaçao leads Caribbean region in aviation safety and efficiency WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Today, the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP) announced it has deployed Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance service in the Curaçao Flight Information Region (FIR). This milestone follows years of collaboration, with the two organizations signing the data services agreement (DSA) in October […]

Report: Hurricane Dorian inflicted $3.4B losses on Bahamas

By Danica Coto, Associated Press From Detroit News San Juan, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP, according to a report released Friday. The report by the Inter-American Development Bank also said there were 67 confirmed deaths and that […]

Cayman: CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review – CUC PFL Playoffs set for Saturday

This past Saturday, November 16th marked the conclusion of the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) regular season as schools jostled for positions that would determine their playoff standings. The start of the Boys’ Under 9 and Under 11 Champions Cup and Consolation Cup playoffs kick-off this Saturday, November 23rd at the Annex Field. In […]

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The future is 2020: The Cayman Islands announces new inductees for 20th Annual International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Finds Permanent Home at Grand Cayman’s Pedro St. James GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) and the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) today announce the four new members who will be inducted into the prestigious 2020 Hall of Fame. To commemorate the IDSHF’s 20th anniversary, […]

Cayman: CRESSI celebrates its Ambassadors at DEMA Show

By Victoria Brown From Deeper Blue DeeperBlue.com stopped by the Cressi booth at DEMA Show 2019 to learn more about the company’s ambassador program from Cressi Ambassador and Caribbean Manager Theo Knevel. Jason Washington’s bold underwater images cover the stand at DEMA this year. Cressi’s latest ambassador to have joined the already impressive line up has worked in the Cayman Islands for two decades where […]