July 18, 2019

Archives for December 2018

24 Dec Weather in Cayman

24 Dec Mon 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh northeasterly winds and rough seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system strengthens over the southeastern US. Remnants of an old frontal boundary over the Cayman area will continue to support cloudy rainy conditions today […]

Blanket extension granted for Cayman Islands Liquor Licence holders

The Liquor Licencing Board has approved a blanket extension for New Year’s Eve, Monday, 31 December 2018.  The extension applies to Bars, Night clubs, Restaurant and Hotel licenced premises. The premises of the specified categories, Retail, Restaurant and Hotel licenses will be permitted to remain open until 4:00am on Tuesday, 1 January 2019.  All alcohol […]

The Editor speaks: A very Merry Christmas & happy New Year

From all of us at iNews Cayman (ieyenews) we wish everyone of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. 2018 has been a very successful year for us with a marked increase in readership, especially world wide. We must be doing something right but we are always open for suggestions. Many, […]

Cayman Islands: Affordable Homes Phase II opens in Bodden Town

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS)- Housing Minister, Hon. Dwayne Seymour joined the staff and board of the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) for a very special ceremony in Bodden Town earlier this month.  Together with NHDT Board Chairman George Anthony Powell, Mr Seymour officially opened the first 16 homes to be built by the Trust as part of […]

Commencement of Cayman Islands Immigration and Customs Related Laws rescheduled

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Legislative changes to facilitate the transition of various immigration-related powers to the Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC) will now take effect in early 2019. Although New Year’s Day had previously been announced.as the commencement date for the Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and Customs and Border Control Law, 2018, […]

Cayman Islands: Esso “round up their bill” raises CI$6,849 for Breast Cancer Foundation

The H & B Ltd. Esso stations on Sheddon Road and West Bay Road held a month-long campaign throughout the month of October to raise money and awareness for breast cancer. The initiative asked customers if they would like to “round up their bill” to donate funds to the Breast Cancer Foundation. Thousands of customers […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder welcomes newly qualified Caymanian lawyer to finance team

Maples and Calder is pleased to announce another successfully completed articles of clerkship with its firm. On 14 November 2018, before an audience of family, friends and colleagues, Ms. Renee Lindo was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Hon. Justice Williams. A Maples and Calder scholarship recipient, Ms Lindo attended the University […]

Trumpet picks up Cayman Islands boxing job

By Walter Alibey From The Guardian TT Floyd Trum­pet, the man who took T&T box­er Nigel Paul to the Olympic Games in just 11 fights, is on his way to coach in the Cay­man Is­lands. He signed a lu­cra­tive four-year deal that will take him to 2022 with an op­tion to ex­tend. His main re­spon­si­bil­i­ty […]

Cayman Islands Ministry update on High Schools improvement work

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Following the initial Office of Education Standards (OES) report on its 2018 inspections of Clifton Hunter, John Gray and Layman E. Scott High Schools the Education Ministry, Education Department and staff of the Government schools immediately began work to incorporate a response to the OES findings into the continuous work of strategic […]

Fest of Xmas praise

On Sunday December 16th I was at Cayman Islands First Baptist Church for their 2018 Festival of Christmas Praise. It started promptly at 7pm and the two hour plus presentation flew by. Pr. David Jorge conducted one of the Islands’ finest choirs to welcome Christmas in with a very professional performance. I missed this amazing […]