November 24, 2017

Archives for September 7, 2017

Cayman Airways offers hurricane help

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Cayman Airways has lowered its fares for Caymanians and travelers in south Florida so they can come home or avoid the ravages of Hurricane Irma. One way fares to Cayman have been reduced to $69 with no change fee and no baggage fee. “As a government we need to make […]

Hurricane Watch for SE Florida ahead of powerhouse Irma

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground A hurricane watch and a storm surge watch are up for Florida, from the Florida Keys to Jupiter Inlet, as Category 5 Hurricane Irma heads steadily west-northwest at 16 mph. Hurricane Irma delivered a devastating blow to the Lesser Antilles islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthelemy, Anguilla, and Saint Martin/Sint […]

Cayman Islands: Foster’s Food Fair on Hurricane Irma

Over the last few days, we have watched Hurricane Irma develop into a category 5 hurricane, currently on a path heading north of Grand Cayman. Foster’s Food Fair Ltd. (Foster’s IGA, Priced Right, and Bay Market) would like to inform customers that we have sufficient supply of essential products on hand but due to irregular […]

Conquering Cancer V – New advances in screening, diagnosis and treatment

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society is organizing Conquering Cancer V — Let’s Fight Cancer Together — a series of cancer awareness activities for both health professionals and the general public on 14th and 16th of September. Every two years the Society organizes such an event and Dr. Sook Yin, Medical Advocate of the Society, says […]

Cayman Islands Government makes board appointments

Cabinet has approved members to the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board, the Work Permit Board, Business Staffing Plan Board and Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. They are as follows: Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board Mr Temple Tatum Jr., JP – Chariman Mr Burnard Tibbetts, MBE — Member Ms Mary Verna […]

Cayman Islands: DCI reminds tobacco licence holders to renew

From The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Industry Tobacco licence holders are reminded of the 5 pm Wednesday, 1 November 2017 deadline to apply for their annual licence renewals. Annual registration renewal fees are CI$500 for a retailer, CI$750 for a cigar bar and CI$5,000 for a wholesale distributor. Persons in Grand Cayman must […]

The Editor Speaks: A hurricane crystal ball is needed

When you are dealing with nature only God knows what it is going to do. Jesus is the only person I know who has been able to calm storms and as far as I know there is no one that fits that description on this planet today. The computers we have today that forecast where […]

National Archive receives bound magazines from Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce CEO, Wil Pineau last week presented three bound volumes of past issues of ‘The Chamber’ magazines to National Archive Director, Josette K. Lawrence. The magazines, which were published from 2006 to 2012, were released quarterly as an insert in the Cayman Compass, with each issue focusing on different advocacy issues that were […]

CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards

Over the summer, many of Cayman’s marketers put forward their greatest work for judgement by leading international creative directors, who will honour the best-of-the-best at the CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards Ceremony on November 3rd. Submissions close today and judging will soon commence by this year’s independent judges from world-renowned marketing agencies VaynerMedia, the community and […]

Cayman Islands continues investigations of Helicobacter Disease in Blue Iguanas

On May 5th, 2015, Blue Iguana Recovery Programme (BIRP) staff found a wild Blue Iguana displaying signs of lethargy within the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park (QEIIBP). The iguana was taken to Island Veterinary Services (IVS) where she was tended to by Dr. Ioana Popescu. She died on the same day from blood poisoning resulting […]