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Archives for July 9, 2017

The Editor speaks: Nothing to do

When one reaches retirement age many get very tired because they have ‘nothing to do’. Under the heading “Retirement, A Cruel and Unusual Punishment’  the article goes on to say: “Can you imagine being retired with nothing to do? Would it not be one of the cruellest punishments you could imagine? Does sitting in front […]

Cayman Islands: Senior courts staff member appointed

A Caymanian associate at law firm Maples and Calder, and former crown counsel, has been appointed Interim Senior Deputy Clerk of Courts and Registrar of the Financial Services Court. Ms Janesha Simpson will take up her position on Monday, 10 July 2017. She last served in Government as the Crown Counsel with the Portfolio of […]

Cayman Islands Elections Office posts candidates’ expense returns

The Elections Office has released the summary of Elections Expense returns as reported, by political parties’ and individual candidates for the May General Elections. The returns are posted on the Elections Office website at https://portal.elections.ky/files/downloads/2017/Candidate-Election-Expense-Return-Report-Summary—May-2017-General-Election.pdf. Additionally, persons can go to the Elections Office located in Smith Road Plaza on Smith Road and examine in detail, […]

Celebrating Cayman Islands’ excellent dive tourism

Industry employees and professionals recognized for their contributions at the 2017 Cayman Islands Tourism Association Stingray Awards Grand Cayman, July 5, 2017 – The dive industry workers who keep Cayman’s dive product at the top and make it a model for other destinations, were honored and recognized for their work at the 14th Annual Stingray […]

Cayman Islands Consumer price Index increases by 1.7% in first quarter 2017

From The Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office he CPI increased by 1.7 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago. The main contributors to this movement were the 9.0 percent rise in the index for restaurants and hotels, clothing and footwear that went up by 4.7 percent, and recreation and culture up by […]

Cayman Islands June Funerals

Daniel Stevenson (Mike) Simmons        18 Aug 1935 – 12 Jun 2017   Dixie Thomas Rupert Joseph Hubbell               1 Dec 1972 – 12 Jun 2017   Garden of Eden Leila Mae (Ebanks) Bush                                           – 25 Jun 2017 Lorise Enola Bush                                                     – 25 Jun 2017   South Sound Malvina Seymour                                                       – 26 Jun 2017   New Bodden Town Yris M Glasgow                                                         – […]

Destination of the week

PINEAPPLE CRUSH You’ll fall in love with the luxury Caribbean hotel on the sensational Antigua By Katy Pagan From The Scottish Sun The all-inclusive option in the heart of the islands doesn’t have to be a strain on your purse WHEN I’m booking a holiday I usually stroke the Caribbean brochures longingly before settling for […]

Merchandise imports into the Cayman Islands dipped by 2% in the first quarter

From the Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office The total value of all merchandise goods imported into the Cayman Islands in the first quarter of 2017 amounted to CI$207.8 million. This is lower by CI$4.3 million compared with the same period in 2016. The decline is attributed to a 6.1 percent reduction in the total […]

Security screening enhanced at Cayman Islands Owen Roberts International Airport

From The Cayman Islands Airports Authority Passengers advised to check-in at least 2 hours prior to flight departure Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: (7 July, 2017) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) will begin implementing new security measures at the Owen Roberts International Airport from Friday 7th July and is advising passengers to check-in for flights […]

Cayman Islands approves 8 PM applications

Compared to the last four years applications for Permanent Residency are being processed at a supersonic speed rate. Below shows the Current Numbers of Permanent Residency Applications Reviewed by the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board. Thirtythree applications have been considered over the last four weeks and eight have been approved. There is still […]