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Archives for January 1, 2019

Cayman Islands on track to surpass 2017 stayover visitation

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (27 December 2018) The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an 11.26 percent increase over the first eleven months of 2017 and is the highest number of stayover visitors in recorded history. Total visitation for the year 2017 was […]

The Editor speaks: New Year’s Messages

Much of the space taken up in the current full edition of iNews Cayman is all the New Year’s Messages. Everyone is positive and one, from our Speaker, Hon. McKeeva Bush, touts the building of 50 storey sky scrapers – even if only one is granted, he says. I can only wonder where that idea […]

Cayman Islands: OFREG approves changes to CUC terms of service 

OfReg Approves Changes to Caribbean Utilities Company’s Terms of Service, Giving Consumers Greater Choices and Promoting Renewable Energy    GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 27 December, 2018    OfReg, as the regulator of the Energy & Utilities sector in the Cayman Islands, has announced that it has approved a series of revisions to the CUC Terms of Service that will result in more choices for consumers on […]

A life-changing Christmas gift from Cayman Islands: Surgery repairs Guatemalan baby’s heart

From Health City Cayman Islands Cayman Islands (December 28, 2018) – A toddler from Guatemala celebrated Christmas with a new chance at a normal life after surgery in a Cayman Islands hospital to correct pulmonary valve stenosis, a congenital heart defect. Nicolas Garcia-Granados was admitted at Health City Cayman Islands with the serious heart condition, and […]

The number of ICOBox’s clients quadrupled in 2018

George Town, Cayman Islands, Dec. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In Q3 and Q4 2018 ICOBox helped 15 projects collect more than $45 million via their ICOs. Some of these token sales are still ongoing, so this number is expected to go up. ICOBox is currently working with companies from all over the world, including […]

Holiday tragedy

British tourist, 54, dies on her birthday after contracting deadly blood infection on dream Caribbean holiday with her husband By Abe Hawken From The Sun UK Lynne Crouch, 54, from Essex, contracted a rare blood infection while on a dream Christmas holiday A BRITISH tourist died on her birthday after she contracted a deadly blood […]

[Cayman Islands,] Anguilla, other Caribbean islands on tax haven list

From The Daily Herald St. Maaten THE HAGUE–Anguilla, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands were added to the tax haven black list of the Dutch government.   There are 21 countries/islands on the new Dutch list which was published in the National Gazette on Friday. The […]

Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump’s campaign chair, Time magazine say

By CNN’S EVAN PEREZ, KATELYN POLANTZ AND MARSHALL COHEN CONTRIBUTED TO THIS REPORT. From ABC KSAT Report: Former campaign chair owed millions (CNN) – Paul Manafort was pressured by a former Russian associate to pay back millions he owed during the time he was running Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, according to a new report from Time magazine. […]

Cayman Islands Jewish Community Center invites you to “An evening of Appreciation and Comedy”

Event Info: Location Chabad Cayman 215B West Bay RoadGrand Cayman, KY1-1010 Date Jan 14, 2019 Please join us on Monday January 14th, 7:30 pm at the Cayman Jewish Community Center for an “EVENING OF APPRECIATION AND COMEDY” celebrating our shared accomplishments and blessings as a Cayman Jewish Community. Enjoy an evening of great company, featuring Wines, […]

Recipe of the week

Old Year’s Night Cook-Up Rice From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 31, 2018: In the CARICOM nation of Guyana, a New Year’s Eve or Old Year’s Night tradition is ensuring a pot of Cook-Up Rice is on the fire and ready before midnight. Guyana Cook-Up rice is similar to rice and peas and […]