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Archives for February 8, 2018

Cayman Islands police operations in West Bay district recover loaded firearm and yield two arrests, 7 February

From RCIPS Yesterday, 7 February, officers executing a search warrant at an address in the Safehaven Drive area of West Bay recovered a loaded firearm. Upon conducting further operations in the Watercourse Road area of West Bay, officers arrested a man, aged 37 of George Town, on suspicion of Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm. A […]

Cayman Islands border officers focused on customer service

The Department of Immigration (DOI) is continuing efforts to deliver a positive passenger experience upon arrival at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). On Saturday, 3 February 2018 the DOI worked with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) and the Cayman Islands Customs Department to clear 26 inbound commercial flights. Acting Chief Immigration Officer Bruce Smith […]

Cayfest 2018 to showcase the best of Cayman Islands’ culture

Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of Arts, gets underway this month, and organisers, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), are looking forward to once again showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talent that exists in the community. The event, which features various activities over a 10-day period, kicks off with the National Arts & […]

Cayman Islands: New southbound lane (Esterley Tibbetts Highway) open

On Thursday, February 8 the National Roads Authority (NRA) in partnership with development team Decco officially opened one of the new southbound lanes that borders the Esterley Tibbetts Highway median off the Camana Bay Town Centre Roundabout. Vehicular traffic shifted onto this new lane while the existing lane was closed. The closure of the existing […]

Cayman Islands Chamber to host BE INFORMED session on proposed ‘Consumer Protection Bill’

Chamber of Commerce President Paul Byles is urging all businesses to engage in the consultation process for the proposed Consumer Protection and Guarantees bill, for which the deadline for consultation is now Thursday, March 1st. The proposed legislation will impact a diverse set of Chamber members ranging from financial services businesses to carpenters. “We will […]

Cayman Enterprise City teams with Tower

Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), an award winning special economic zone, has announced a new partnership with leading local communications agency, Tower. CEC is focused on attracting knowledge-based and specialised-services businesses to set up a physical presence in the Cayman Islands. Included within CEC are Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives City and Cayman Maritime […]

The Editor Speaks: The lynch mob

I love Westerns. Always have. If there was a western on at the local cinema I begged my mother to take me. Then along came television. And there were westerns galore for me to watch. The scenes I hated and got very upset about were the lynch mobs. Normally, it was a man wrongfully accused […]

Client Choice 2018 – winners announced

London, United Kingdom – The winners of the 2018 Client Choice Awards were announced on February 8. Established in 2005, the Client Choice Awards recognise those partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. The criteria for the awards focus on the ability to add real value to clients’ […]

Cayman Islands: Sixteen affordable homes being built in Bodden Town

A ground-breaking ceremony was held in Bodden Town today (Wednesday, 7 February 2018) for 16 affordable homes being built by the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT). The houses are the first to be constructed in Phase 2 of the trust’s Affordable Housing Initiative. They are being built on a 10-acre site off Lake Destiny Drive, […]

Death of Mavis Ideline Phillips

From Port Arthur News Mavis Ideline Phillips was born in Guanaja, Honduras, Bay Islands C.A. on August 3, 1931. At 86 years she died at the George Town Hospital in the Cayman Islands, after suffering a long time illness. Mavis resided in Guanaja, Grand Cayman and Port Arthur, Texas for many years. Churches she attended […]