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Archives for August 2, 2018

Cayman Drama Society: Hideous History – Assassinations (youth performance) this FRIDAY (3)!

HIDEOUS HISTORY: ASSASSINATIONS Our 12 to 16 year olds have been working hard since Monday to create a short performance created by them, and using their own topics and suggestions. They decided to cover historical figures and their deaths so join us for a history lesson! This show is a youtube channel come to life […]

Cayman Islands police operate small unmanned surveillance aircraft

RCIPS Operate Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft (SUSAs), 1 August The RCIPS have been operating a Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft (SUSA), commonly referred to as a “drone,” for over a year now.  The equipment operates and is regulated under a commercial Civil Aviation Authority Cayman Islands permission, through the management of the Air Operations Unit, and […]

The Editor Speaks: Arming ACC officers seems unnecessary

Even though the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has never had to deal with violent criminals they are seeking a change in the law so that their officers can battle any such white collar thief turning into one. If the amendment is passed, and most likely will be, ACC officers will be able to arm themselves with […]

Cayman Islands ESO:Compendium of Statistics 2017 released

The Cayman Islands’ Compendium of Statistics 2017 released today by the Economics and Statistics Office is a comprehensive collection of statistics from various public and private sector data sources covering population, demographics, social and living conditions; the economy, finance and development; the environment; and information and communication technology. In social services, the total number of […]

Cayman Islands imports showed robust growth in the first quarter

The total value of the Islands’ importation of goods stood at $248.22 million for the first quarter of 2018. Importation of both non-petroleum and petroleum-related imports grew, compared to the first quarter of 2017. Non-petroleum imports amounted to $217.87 million, an increase of 7.5 percent.  Among the items that increased were various chemical products such […]

Minister for Agriculture, Cayman Islands’ Premier headed to Jamaica’s Denbigh Agriculture Show

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Agriculture Minister Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin will attend the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon. The annual runs from Saturday, 4 August, 2018, to Monday, 6 August, 2018. The event, under the theme “Grow what we eat, eat […]

Cayman Islands Consumer Prices increased by 3.2 percent in First Quarter

Consumer prices in the Cayman Islands, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), went up by 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018 when compared to the same quarter in 2017. The inflation rate is traced mainly to the price increases in transport-related items, particularly air fares which rose on average by 21.5% […]

Cleveland Clinic speaks on prevention, treatment of skin cancer

As we enter August and the last month of the Skin Cancer Awareness months in Cayman, Cleveland Clinic Florida wants to remind the community of the ways in which you can protect yourself from this too prevalent disease. While there isn’t an official mandatory registry for skin cancer in the Cayman Islands, it is still […]

Key economic sectors drive Cayman Islands’ robust growth in 2017

Driven by solid performances in tourism, construction and financial services, the Cayman Islands’ economy recorded strong growth in 2017, with the estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rising by 2.9 percent. This was the highlight of The Cayman Islands’ Annual Economic Report 2017 released by the Economics and Statistics Office. The 2017 GDP growth represents the […]

Cayman Islands Pirates week street dances get Monster boost!

Monster Media set to boost Pirates Week Street Dances in 2018! [George Town, Grand Cayman, August 1, 2018 – The Pirates Week Festival Office has teamed up with local promoter & entertainment company Monster Media, to boost the festival’s Street Dances in 2018! Following an RFP put out by the Tourism Attraction Board in April […]