September 22, 2018

Archives for September 2, 2018

Cayman Islands NRA announces road improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road intersection

From the Cayman Islands National Roads Authority The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be upgrading a section of Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah, commencing on September 3rd, 2018.  The work at this location is to upgrade this portion of road to improve the rough pavement and drainage in this area. […]

Cayman Airways celebrates 50th Anniversary with nostalgic social media competition

To celebrate five decades of service, Cayman Airways has launched a competition on its Facebook and Instagram pages, asking followers to share their favourite Cayman Airways moments to be in with a chance of winning travel vouchers and the Grand Prize of a round trip for two to any Cayman Airways gateway. The idea behind […]

The Editor Speaks: Someone will be seriously injured or worse

It is not the first time Cayman’s media have reported accidents and near misses involving jet skiers. Up until now the accidents have not been very serious and most of the near misses reported are only a fraction of the real numbers. Have we got to wait for a very serious injury and/or a death […]

Chance for tropical development in Gulf increasing, too soon for specifics

By WLOX First Alert Weather Team SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – The WLOX First Alert Weather Team is keeping an eye on a tropical wave over the Caribbean that has the potential to heavy rain to the Gulf Coast, including South Mississippi. Caribbean tropical wave has medium chance for development in Gulf As of  Saturday, an […]

Cayman Islands regulations for prescribed poisons to be used for animals

From Cayman Islands Government Gazette Supplement No.1 published with Extraordinary Gazette No. 65 dated 29th August, 2018. THE ANIMALS LAW (2015 REVISION) THE ANIMALS (PRESCRIBED POISONS) REGULATIONS, 2018 THE ANIMALS LAW (2015 REVISION) THE ANIMALS (PRESCRIBED POISONS) REGULATIONS, 2018 The Cabinet, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 70(8) and 91 of the Animals […]

No timeline in sight for Cayman Islands’ blockchain-specific regulations

By Christopher Copper From International Investment The government of the Cayman Islands has yet to formalise a timeframe for introducing much-needed legislation for the Caribbean jurisdiction’s increasingly successful blockchain sector, a conference heard yesterday. Cayman-registered blockchain companies are among the fastest-growing anywhere in the world, with upwards of £4.2bn raised from initial coin offerings (ICOs, […]

Jamaican in Cayman Islands sentenced to six months for importing ganja

From rjr news online A Jamaican man who was nabbed in Cayman after importing ganja was this week sentenced to six months imprisonment. 27 year old Marvin Campbell was also sentenced to one month concurrent for illegal landing when he appeared in court on Monday. His co-accused 49 year old Dencle Vic Barnes was sentenced […]

Cayman Islands government announces full scale green iguana cull approaching start date

The Department of Environment (DoE) is preparing to launch a full scale culling operation aiming to begin a significant and ongoing reduction of the invasive green iguana population on Grand Cayman. The cull is expected to begin in mid to late October 2018 and continuing through the end of 2019 and beyond. This operation developed […]

5 New Caribbean developments to watch for in 2018 and beyond

From Luxury Travel Magazine All eyes are on the Caribbean as its set to be built bigger and stronger! Here are 5 Caribbean Developments to Watch for in 2018 and beyond, with the finest architectural features, such as a rooftop lounge and quarry limestone pool. What’s Coming to Punta Cana: Sanctuary Cap Cana to Reopen Fall […]

Royal Caribbean disputes rumors of mass layoffs at Springfield call center

By Elon Glucklich From The Register Guard Royal Caribbean has a message for its Springfield call center employees: Their jobs aren’t sailing overseas. Speculation swirled last week about the loss of up to 700 jobs at the call center, with local television stations reporting that the jobs were expected to be sent to call centers […]