November 19, 2018

Archives for October 14, 2018

Planning Starts for Cayman Islands Census 2020

Cabinet has given approval for conducting Census 2020, the Cayman Islands’ population and households count. The Economics and Statistics Office, which conducts the census, has set up its Census Advisory Committee. The committee had its first meeting on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 at GAB.   Grand Cayman (GIS) – With Cabinet approving the planning process […]

International grant benefits Cayman Islands Botanic Park’s Children’s Garden

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The young people of the Cayman Islands are set to benefit from a grant of nearly USD20,000 recently received by the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. The Botanic Park is a 2018 recipient of the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration overstayers and snooping

In a Press Release from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division it reported that 185 overstayers fled the Cayman Islands during the month of August 2018. “The revised number of 185 includes the previously reported 14 persons that voluntarily turned themselves into the Enforcement Division,” Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Gary Wong, explained. […]

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman debuts upgrades on November 1

Photo: Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman Credit Margaritaville Resort Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – October 10, 2018 – After a multiyear, extensive renovation, the new Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman will officially relaunch on November 1, 2018. The massive overhaul includes all of the property’s 285 guestrooms, the addition of over 8,500 feet of meeting and event space, a new fitness […]

Cayman Islands: OES trains local inspectors

The Office of Education Standards (OES) in conjunction with Cambridge Education Trust, UK conducted a two day training for Associate Inspectors at the George Town Public Library. Eight local education professionals including senior educators, primary and high school principals, a Senior School Improvement Officer and the Head of the Cayman Youth Service Department participated in […]

Cayman Islands: RCIPS informs of restrictions around road closure requests for events

From RCIPS Given increasing traffic congestion in different areas of the island, especially during peak morning and evening hours, the RCIPS would like to advise the public that it will be evaluating public procession and road closure requests in a more restrictive manner with respect to main arterial roads on the island, including the George […]

Cayman islands: Camana Bay gives back for Breast Cancer Awareness

During the month of October, Camana Bay is showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting up the Town Centre pink! Every evening after the sun sets enjoy a pink glow from the buildings of Camana Bay to remind you of the meaning of the month. On Saturday, Oct. 13, ENERGY Essential Fitness […]

Cayman Islands DOI enforcing the law

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continues operations to tackle illegal immigration and bolster compliance with the country’s immigration laws. Through proactive patrols and operations, DOI officers enforce the law to enhance public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. After reviewing the final data […]

National Trust saves dates for largest fundraising events of 2019

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced the dates of both its major fundraising events for 2019: Hatitude will occur on Sunday 27 January and the Glow Run on Saturday 30 March. Hatitude, a fun family brunch, will take place at Grand Old House under the theme ‘Birds of the Caribbean’. “Hatitude is […]

Cayman Islands: Cocaine recovered near South Sound Dock and destroyed

From RCIPS On Sunday, 7 October, officers responded to a report that members of the public had discovered suspicious packages washed ashore in the vicinity of the South Sound dock. The five packages were recovered by officers, forensically examined, and found to contain a quantity of cocaine. On Friday morning, 12th October, the drugs, which […]