5 things you need to know this week – September 27

  1. With more than 2,500 healthcare professionals being evacuated to avoid the turmoil of Hurricane Dorian, the Caribbean hotel and tourism association has launched a “Tourism Jobs for Bahamians” in order to assist in the job hunt for these hurricane-affected workers.
  2. The first annual SumSplash Fest event is taking place tonight at the Festival Green, Camana Bay and will feature top acts such as Machel Montano, Konshens, Skip Marley and more.
  3. Oktoberfest 2019 celebrations have finally landed in Cayman and will be sure to get your weekend rolling with live music and food all night long. Join in the party tomorrow at Camana Bay from 3pm. Prost!
  4. Organisers of the Chicago Humanities Festival have delivered a direct mail campaign in honour of the event guest speaker, GOT author George RR, using actual ravens. Now that’s what we call an impressive PR stunt!
  5. The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) is delighted to announce that Mr. Malike Cummings has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer.