November 14, 2018

Archives for September 28, 2017

Cayman Islands logs best August arrivals in recorded history

Stayover arrivals for July and August outpace projections. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (28 September, 2017) Air arrivals are significantly outpacing projections bringing the Cayman Islands closer to registering 400,000 tourist arrivals by year end 2017. July and August were both record breaking months, with a combined total of 77,030 visitors. For the first time ever, […]

Internal Audit Report on Cayman Islands Liquor Board decision released

The Cayman Islands Government has released the Internal Audit Report that was commissioned jointly by the Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew and Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson. The Internal Audit Office was asked to review in early August 2017 the matter concerning a liquor licence granted to a gas station in […]

Generators are among supplies Cayman Islands Govt. sends Turks & Caicos Islands

Ongoing recovery efforts in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) got a welcome boost following yesterday’s (Wednesday, 27 September 2017) aid mission to the hurricane-torn jurisdiction by officials from the Cayman Islands. Devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Marie, the islands are getting back on their feet with the help of essential supplies like those delivered […]

The tech evolution and how we all fit in

Each generation has its own distinct characteristics, one of such is how they use technology. With technology rapidly innovating at a breakneck speed, the gap between each generation also impacts the way each age group uses various technological platforms to make their life much easier – both in life and at the workplace. To better […]

CARIFESTA XIII Exhibition marks another Cayman Islands Museum milestone

The National Museum achieved another milestone recently when Curation & Collections Manager, Debra Barnes-Tábora travelled to Barbados as a 2017 CARIFESTA XIII delegate to mount an exhibition about the Cayman Islands at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS). The temporary exhibition, hosted in the Aall Gallery, entitled, ‘The Cayman Islands: A Historical Review’, consisted […]

Grand Cayman’s New Green Real Estate

From Caribbean Journal The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is a mix of 26 three-story, three-bedroom luxury townhomes set in Grand Cayman’s Crystal Harbour area. Each residence […]

The Editor Speaks: Community affairs

One can only wonder why the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month was denied copies of a $180,000 KPMG outline business case on reforming the social services programme. Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders had said, before he walked out of PAC meeting saying it was a waste of time, he had received privately a […]

Cayman Islands: Hurricane Irma relief efforts continue in Anguilla

CAYMAN ISLANDS – As the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma, relief workers on a humanitarian mission from the Cayman Islands are providing vital medical support to the island’s health care system. Health City Cayman Islands staff nurses Mahesh Kumara and Bijin Mohan are part of […]

Warner loses fight against US extradition

From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former politician and football official, Austin “Jack” Warner, on Wednesday lost his lawsuit challenging his extradition to the United States. Warner is wanted by authorities to answer charges of fraud arising out of a Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) bribery scandal. Delivering a 50-page ruling […]

DOMINICA: “Business as usual”: Citizenship by Investment Unit continues processing applications for citizenship despite island’s challenges

In keeping with the stability and resilience for which the programme and the island of Dominica is known, the Citizenship by Investment Unit is back in full operation, following the events of last week. Owing to the rigorous processes that have been established over years of refinement, the Unit has had minimal disturbance to the […]