November 13, 2019

“Steve Higgins & Friends Concert series return to The Cayman Islands!” Sun SEP 1 6PM

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Consul General Oliver Mair makes debut appearance” August 20, 2019. Ft Lauderdale – For the fourth consecutive year, The Cayman Islands will once more receive a spectacular treat when Steve Higgins & Friends present their 2019 performance from their Annual “Evening of Excellence” concert series. This year’s theme will be “Music of the Heart!” The […]

UK: Boris Johnson’s Brexit policy ‘unacceptable’ – EU negotiator

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From BBC Top European officials have rebuffed the Brexit policy of Boris Johnson after his first speech to UK MPs. The new prime minister said he was committed to “getting rid” of the Irish border backstop, which has long been a bone of contention in negotiations. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said removing […]

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans

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By Erin Davis and Catherine Dillinger From CNN Facts you might not know about July 4th (CNN)All across America on July 4, men in red, white and blue tank tops dust off their grills, children chuck exploding paper wrappers in cul-de-sacs, and patriotic-themed commercials take over the airwaves.It’s Independence Day.If you grew up elsewhere and already […]

Anguilla and Montserrat strengthen capacity to mainstream climate change adaptation in their fisheries sectors

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Port of Spain, Trinidad – With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season mere weeks away, many Caribbean islands are already bracing for the possibility of being hit by a tropical storm or hurricane. One sector which has been particularly hard hit is the fisheries sector. Damage to important fisheries infrastructure and assets such as jetties, […]

Five OECS social entrepreneurs nominated for participation at the One Young World Summit 2019

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — As part of the OECS Commission’s commitment to drive youth development in the region, it has become a nominating agency for the One Young World (OYW) Summit held in London, United Kingdom, from 22 – 25 October 2019. This Summit seeks to encourage peer to peer learning, mentorship by leading figures in various sectors […]

Things to know before moving to the Cayman Islands

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Moving to one of the most booming British colonies – Cayman Islands, to some people is an easy decision. And we understand the reasons for that. The Cayman Islands are considered to be like heaven on Earth. What more could you wish for – beautiful beaches, crystal clear water, endless sun. However, moving to the […]

Hospitals and health centers in Belize are set to become more safe, “green” and resilient to natural disasters

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Ministry of Health is implementing the Smart Health Facilities Project, with technical cooperation from PAHO/WHO and financing from the United Kingdom and the European Union. The Belize City, 22 February 2019 (PAHO)- Eleven hospitals and health centers and a laboratory in Belize will be retrofitted to make them safer, “green” and able to continue operating […]

Coral salvage project, a success – Cayman Islands

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CANA News From TV6tnt The Department of Environment says a project to relocate pillar coral impacted by disease has been successful. The project involved taking coral tissue from affected reefs, growing them in coral nurseries and reattaching them to health reefs using cement. According to the research team, that includes scientists from the Untied States […]

The Editor Speaks: Halloween

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My early life living in England, Halloween was hardly celebrated at all. It was too close to GuyFawkes/Bonfire night held on November 5th. Now that was some celebration. The only memory I have of Halloween as a child was Apple Bobbing or Bobbing for Apples. We would play the game by filling a tub or […]

Cayman Islands looks for a new way forward with UK relationship

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● Foreign Affairs Select Committee considers resilience of Overseas Territories ● Cayman Islands representative answers review questions in London ● Cayman’s constitutional relationship with UK discussed LONDON – Eric Bush today told members of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee that the Cayman Islands has identified opportunities to work with the United Kingdom […]