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Tag Archives: Caymans

  1. Cayman Islands Newest Partner in Medical Tourism Receives Eminent Award for Quality Healthcare

    Aster DM Healthcare, a rapidly growing healthcare player in India, has received the accolade of being recognised among The Economic Times’ Best Healthcare Brands of 2021. The eminent award recognises brands for their commitment to innovation in the healthcare sector, patient satisfaction and loyalty, quality of services offered and clinical excellence. “We are honoured to […]

    April 1, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. Quarantine breach case goes to Cayman Islands’ DPP

    Cayman Islands Police issued a file on a quarantine breach to their Director of Public Prosecution to determine if a prosecution will go ahead. Following contact tracing, six people, including the traveller, who has been named as Skylar Mack, are currently in mandatory quarantine, public health officials said in a press release issued Wednesday. Public […]

    December 8, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. First same-sex couples in Cayman Islands celebrate civil unions

    Samantha Louise Erksine and Alice Hillman Lopez have become the first same-sex couple in Cayman to have their union legally recognised here under the recently introduced Civil Partnership Law. The couple, who got married in the United Kingdom three years ago, received their Recognition of Overseas Relationship certificate from Joy Basdeo of Simply Weddings, who […]

    November 1, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. CDEMA welcomes the Cayman Islands as its 19th Participating State

    The Cayman Islands has become the 19th Participating State of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), with official admission effective September 1, 2020. The final decision was made at the 5th Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of CDEMA on August 28, 2020 where the Ministers unanimously agreed to admit the Cayman Islands to membership […]

    October 24, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Island Heritage’s Barbados Office Closure per Shutdown

    Due to Tropical Storm Dorian, the Barbados office of Island Heritage was closed since 10:00am today per National Shutdown, until official notice is received that it is safe to reopen. An announcement will be made when they reopen for business.

    August 26, 2019NatureNo comments
  6. RFHL RECORDS US$117.3 MILLION IN HALF YEAR PROFITS

    Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) and its subsidiaries recorded profit attributable to shareholders of the parent of US$117.3 million for the period ended March 31, 2019. This figure was impacted by two significant one-off items, the net impact of which positively increased profits by US$13.9 million. Firstly, the bank in Trinidad and Tobago amended the […]

    May 3, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Luxurious Real Estate Development Coming To The Cayman Islands

    The Cayman Islands are about to develop the most luxurious real estate project in its history, according to the Caribbean Journal. The WaterMark, a collection of 54 new beachfront units is set to be constructed along Seven Mile Beach and promises to provide residents with premium living and high end amenities. No doubt, this glorious new development, […]

    December 1, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. RAUL NICHOLSON-COE TAKES OVER AS CEO FOR DIGICEL CAYMAN ISLANDS

    Digicel announced the appointment of Raul Nicholson-Coe as Chief Executive Officer for its Cayman Islands operation effective June 1st 2017. In this role, Raul will have responsibility for driving all aspects of the business as it continues its transformation into a complete communications and entertainment provider. Raul brings over twenty years’ experience having joined Digicel […]

    May 14, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  9. Huge excitement as Flow brings FA Cup to Barbados

    England’s oldest football trophy was the toast of Bridgetown recently, as Flow teamed up with reigning FA Cup champions Manchester United to host the Barbados leg of the FA Cup Tour of the Caribbean. Last year, Flow and Manchester United signed a multi-year regional partnership that covers sponsorship and media rights for the ‘Red Devils‘ […]

    January 23, 2017Featured, FootballNo comments
  10. “School feeding programmes could help fight NCDs in CARICOM” By – Kenton X. Chance

    A food and nutrition official has identified the school feeding programme as a means of combating unhealthy eating habits in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “… we see the school feeding programme as an important mechanism for inculcating healthy eating habits because there is a serious problem of obesity that leads to problems of health, non-communicable […]

    October 26, 2016AgricultureNo comments
  11. BARBADIANS IN CAYMAN GEAR UP FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

    The Honorary Consul to Barbados Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, and the Barbadian community in the Cayman Islands, are planning a number of activities to mark Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence this year. On 30 November 2016, Barbados will mark the 50th anniversary of Independence from Great Britain. Barbadians at home and in the Bajan Diaspora are […]

    May 8, 2016TravelNo comments
  12. BARBADIAN PASTOR IN CAYMAN ISLANDS ORDAINED AN ELDER IN WESLEYAN HOLINESS CHURCH

    Rev. Michael Leroy Doughlin, a Barbadian, was ordained an elder in the Wesleyan Holiness Church one day before his 57th birthday. The ordination service at George Town Wesleyan Holiness Church, was the first conducted by this denomination in the Cayman Islands. In his sermon, Rev. Cumberbatch admonished Rev. Doughlin that ordination was a solemn charge, […]

    September 21, 2015EventsNo comments
  13. BARBADOS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS ‘Man of the Year’ AWARD WINNER BENEFITS FROM PRIZE TRIP TO BARBADOS

    Young Caymanian, Lloyd Barker, recently visited Barbados on his prize trip for being honoured as Man of the Year by the Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands. The award was announced at a dinner held on Friday, 28 November 2014, as part of the celebrations in Cayman to mark Barbados’ 48th anniversary of Independence. Mr. […]

    September 18, 2015TravelNo comments
  14. New CIBC FirstCaribbean Country Manager appointed in the British Virgin Islands

    CIBC FirstCaribbean is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Malcolm Whetnall as its Country Manager for the British Virgin Islands. A career banker, Malcolm is an experienced sales and management professional with global banking experience. He joined the financial services sector with Barclays Bank in the UK in 1974, taking on increasingly senior roles […]

    January 9, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. CAYMAN 123 TRAVEL RAISES THE BAR WITH DIGICEL MORE: New travel app give customers best value thanks to mobile advertising

    Cayman 123 Travel is an independent travel agency based in Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands offering a wide variety of travel services including accommodation, air travel bookings, car rentals, corporate travel, cruises and vacation packages. This year, Cayman 123 Travel CEO, Theresa Chin, took her business to the next level when she launched her […]

    December 29, 2014Technology1 comment
  16. Barbadian Female Rev. Admitted as New Rector at St. George’s Anglican Church in Grand Cayman

    The Rev. Mary Graham became the first priest from the Cayman Islands and the first woman to become Rector of St. George’s Anglican Church in Grand Cayman. After serving as Priest-in-Charge for one and a half years, she was admitted as the church’s fifth Rector at a special service on Sunday, 14 December 2014. Other […]

    December 18, 2014CultureNo comments
  17. ‘Man of the Year’ AWARDS DINNER IS HIGHLIGHT OF BARBADOS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

    The Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands has honoured twenty-one-year old Lloyd Barker as its Man of the Year. Mr. Barker, the youngest of thirteen nominees, is currently a Law student at Carleton University, Canada. The young Caymanian was recognised for his community service, contribution to the arts, cultural activities, athletics and mentorship of other […]

    December 11, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  18. YOUNG HAITIAN LIVES SAVED IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

    Four young Haitians returned to their home country last week having recently undergone life-saving heart surgery at Health City Cayman Islands. The surgeries were the first performed under Health City’s partnership with Have a Heart, a philanthropic organisation formed in 2000 by Harry Chandi and Manu Chatlani. The charity has supported more than 6,000 paediatric […]

    November 6, 2014HealthNo comments
  19. HBO LATIN AMERICA AND WESTSTAR ANNOUNCE LICENSING AGREEMENT

    HBO Latin America and WestStar in the Cayman Islands have officially formed a commercial agreement for the distribution of the HBO/MAX family of channels, allowing customers to enjoy quality, premium programming. This agreement comes in light of the recent acquisition of WestStar by Logic Communications Ltd. “HBO is very pleased to have reached a mutual […]

    October 28, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  20. Credit Due? McKeeva Bush, Former Cayman Islands Premier Cleared of All Criminal Charges

    11 charges of misconduct and breach of trust laid on Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush have been quashed as the ex-leader was found not guilty. Bush was cleared by a Cayman Islands jury of all charges on Thursday afternoon. The seven-member jury deliberated for a single day. The central charge in the case involved […]

    October 12, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  21. CARIBBEAN EXPORT LAUNCHES “REGIONAL INVESTOR OF THE YEAR” AWARD 2014

    RIYA 2014 is a prestigious and unique annual award programme that seeks to recognize and salute the achievement of pan-Caribbean foreign and local investors. These investors have demonstrated exceptional business practices, economic achievements and investments across the Caribbean. The awards recognize the contribution of not only foreign but also local investors, to improving the region’s […]

    September 11, 2014BusinessNo comments
  22. 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan Symposium in Cayman Islands looks at economic consequences of hurricanes

    The economic consequences of hurricanes in the Caribbean will be one of the featured sessions at a two (2) day symposium to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands from September 10-11, 2014. This session will be moderated by Mr. Yuri Chakalall, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, at the Caribbean Development […]

    September 10, 2014Featured, NatureNo comments
  23. CIBC FirstCaribbean Opens Private Wealth Management Office in Grand Cayman

    CIBC FirstCaribbean officially opened its Private Wealth Management Cayman office recently at an exclusive event where attendees had the opportunity to both meet the private wealth management advisors and indulge their culinary appetites. Hosted by Mark McIntyre, Managing Director and Country Head for CIBC FirstCaribbean (Cayman) Limited and Daniel Wright, Managing Director, CIBC FirstCaribbean Private […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  24. HBO LATIN AMERICA & C3 SIGN BROADCAST AGREEMENT: A new Cayman Islands cable operator now offers award-winning programming from HBO & MAX

    HBO Latin America and C3 in the Cayman Islands announced an agreement to distribute the HBO/MAX Premium package, available to subscribers as of last week. This makes C3 the third licensed and authorized cable operator in the Cayman Islands, joining Lime and Logic, to officially transmit all the award-winning content that the HBO and MAX […]

    March 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  25. Barbadian Teacher retires after serving 21 Years in the Cayman Islands

    Veteran Barbadian educator, Favourita Blanchard, has retired from a 21-year career in teaching in the Cayman Islands and is returning to Barbados. On Saturday, March 1, members of the Barbadian community in Cayman, fellow teachers and friends gathered to say farewell to her, and to recognize her contribution of more than four decades dedicated to […]

    March 2, 2014EducationNo comments