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Archives for October 21, 2018

Cayman Islands National Trust issue Statement on the cruise berthing facility proposal

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is a non-governmental organisation whose mandate under the National Trust Law includes the preservation of the historic, natural and maritime heritage of the Cayman Islands. In October 2015, the National Trust issued a position statement on the proposed Cruise Berthing Facility in George Town. Three years later, this […]

October is Reef Conservation Month at Divetech Grand Cayman

By Sam Helmy From Deeper Blue In partnership with Vivo restaurant and Eco Divers, Divetech is hosting a Coral Conservation workshop on Sunday 28th October 2018. All the funds generated by the event will go to the Eco Divers Coral Reef Foundation. The event will feature the following events: Workshop to learn about the coral nursery […]

Local partners capture Owen Roberts International Airport retail and F&B contracts in Grand Cayman

By Dermot Davitt From The Moodie Davitt Report CARIBBEAN. Kirk Freeport, Last Chance Island Souvenirs, Bodden Freeport, Tortuga Rum Co., Jacques Scott, Island Jewellers and Churchill Cigars are among the big winners of the latest concessions to be awarded by Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) at Grand Cayman Owen Roberts International Airport. The concessions will […]

Cayman Enterprise City wins Americas Free Zone of the Year 2018

Cayman’s Special Economic Zones Recognized by UK’s Financial Times Group Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) has been recognised as 2018’s most promising free zone in the Americas for small and medium-sized (SME) investors. In the annual search for the world’s best free zones, the jury from fDi Magazine, part of the UK’s Financial Times group, awarded […]

Cayman Islands Bodden Town Quarry fire extinguished

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) confirm that a fire in a Bodden Town quarry that had been smouldering for the last three weeks was extinguished on Thursday, 18 October 2018. Following a slight delay to repair his excavator, the quarry owner had begun work […]

The Editor Speaks: When fair is not fair

“ A fair and transparent bidding and evaluating process… to make the best decisions possible.” The above is what the Cayman Islands Airport Authority” claims when they awarded the new concessions at the newly renovated Owen Roberts Airport. All the big brands won and no small brands were in sight. Last Wednesday (16 ) the […]

New academic staff join Truman Bodden Law School

Marc Johnson joins the Truman Bodden Law School, having previously taught at the University of Bristol. Marc lectures in Tort, Land, and Jurisprudence on the undergraduate programmes and in Dispute Resolution on the Masters programme. Marc has a Law degree, Master of Laws, a Professional Certificate in effective Practice in Youth Justice, is currently writing […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Breast Cancer Foundation Annual Gala Dinner

October 6th, 2018 marked the 11th Cayman Island Breast Cancer Foundation Annual Gala Dinner. This major annual fundraiser for BCF is paramount to maintaining the reserves required to provide not only financial assistance to all those individuals/ organizations desperately needing that assistance but also to fund Wellness Programs and so much more. CTMH Doctors Hospital […]

Cayman Islands maintains solid economic performance

With economic activity growing across all major sectors, the GDP rose by 4% in first quarter 2018. Healthy consumer demand and spending contributed to the highest second quarter growth of merchandise imports since 2005 – valued at $254 million and growing by 15.2% over the comparative period in 2017. Core Government recorded a surplus in […]

Maui caregiver accused of stealing life savings from elderly woman extradited from Cayman Islands

By Lynn Kawano From Hawaii News Now Rosemarie Delatorre will finally face the charges, more than a decade later Maui caregiver accused of stealing life savings from elderly woman extradited from Cayman Islands Deputy U.S. Marshals brought Delatorre back from the Cayman Islands Wednesday. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Rosemarie Delatorre is back in Hawaii to face […]