82° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
GEORGE TOWN

Election Day May 24, 2017 - 7am -

Recent Posts

Kanuga tackles Marathon des Sables

Kind-hearted ultra-distance runner Kerri Kanuga is on her way to the Marathon des Sables to compete in what is often described as the worlds toughest race, to raise money for charity. The Marathon des Sables is a truly gruelling multi-stage adventure through a mythical landscape in one of the worlds …

Read More »

John Gray students hear of Unreal Campaign

HSM IPs Attorney Sophie Davies and Head IP Paralegal Natasha Whitelocke presented the International Trademark Associations Unreal Campaign to a group of students at John Gray High School at a morning assembly held on Monday, April 3. The Unreal Campaign is INTAs public awareness initiative designed to educate teenagers about …

Read More »

Jamaican wins Caribbeans Next Top Model

Shamique Simms is the Caribbeans Next Top Model 2017. The finale of the TV show took place on Monday, April 3 and this years competition ended in dramatic fashion, as two contestants tied for second place Samantha West from Trinidad and Nkechi Vaughn Guyana. It was, however, the 5-ft 9-ins …

Read More »

Local firm promoted at EU Forum

By Lindsey Turnbull A local accounting firm, Accounting & Enterprise Solutions, Ltd., has recently been promoted online and overseas thanks to a European Union-funded programme called COSME (Strengthening the development of the Caribbean OCTs’ Small and Medium Enterprises). Owned by Madhavi Mathura, the business was featured as one of the …

Read More »

Corned beef ban from Brazil lifted

The Department of Environmental Health is advising the public that the recent food alert issued concerning the recall of corned beef products from Brazil has been lifted. A multi-agency committee was set up immediately after the initial food alert to monitor the situation. The committee consisted of representatives from the …

Read More »

Clough back for PwC glory

The Cayman Islands Tennis Club hosted the PwC Junior Circuit Tennis Tournament last weekend giving some of the best young talent another opportunity to compete. This was the third tournament for the 2017 season. The tournament welcomed some new juniors in the under 10 division as well as seeing a …

Read More »

Church worships in song

Musical talent from across Grand Caymans Adventist churches performed at the Maranatha Church in George Town in its annual Music Day on Saturday, April 1. The stirring special service centred around the theme My Praise Goes to You. The theme captured the perspective of 19th century pioneers of the Adventist …

Read More »

Chamber launches Growth Matters videos

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce launched the Growth Matters Initiative this week, a series of 10 animated, educational and fun videos that have been developed over several months with the intention of educating the community about the importance of economic growth, and how growth is attained. Education is the …

Read More »

Caymans TripAdvisor ratings soar

A part of the Department of Tourisms ongoing 2017 strategy is growing visitation. Particular areas of focus are targeted to support increased growth in stay over visitors during the slower visitation months with in market promotions, addressing seasonality. With this goal in mind the destination is seeing some success; February …

Read More »

Brac champs in Battle of the Books

After flying in to compete for the first time in the Lera Parchment Battle of the Books competition, Layman E Scott High School from Cayman Brac went home victorious as senior division champions. This annual event was held at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay on Saturday, …

Read More »

Asylum training course begins

Matthew Forbes, Head of the Governors Office, welcomed over 20 participants from the Department of Immigrations Enforcement team and Immigration Appeals Tribunal to a two-week intensive course on immigration and asylum on Monday, April 3. Dealing effectively with migration and asylum is key to national security, but migration also plays …

Read More »

Art Nest hires digital expert

Art Nest Creative Studio in Pasadora Place, has expanded its services to full digital media services by bringing a digital media specialist and filmmaker. Freddy Diaz, who holds a masters in digital media and bachelors degree in film, has over 15 years of experience. My professional goals involve delivering high …

Read More »

Pedal to the Point raises $5k

A triathlete who regularly raises funds for good causes has raised around $5,000 for the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. Chris Bailey and his wife Kym organised the third annual Pedal to the Point cycle ride from the Turtle Centre in West Bay the 75 kilometres to Rum Point. The …

Read More »

Miss Cayman trolled for being fat

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] For Anika Conolly, winning the Miss Cayman Islands crown two weeks ago was an exhilarating experience. But along with all the congratulations and positive messages she has been heavily criticised by her detractors, especially on social media. The 27-year-old West Bayer is not pencil slim and …

Read More »

Gas stations pass alcohol training

Two gas stations have passed their Training for Intervention Procedures (TiPS), which is education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. The National Drug Council is applauding Peanuts Red Bay and Rubis Seven Mile Beach and their management teams for being forward thinkers. The staff of both …

Read More »