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Archives for January 15, 2019

Cayman Islands: Robbery in George Town, 11 January

Shortly after 8:30PM on Friday, 11 January, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Sound Way in George Town. A man had been walking when he was approached from behind by another man, assaulted and robbed of his wallet and other personal items. The suspect then fled the scene. Emergency personnel attended and […]

Cayman Islands coming up big

By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Tourism’s sun is shining brightly over the Cayman Islands, where visitor growth reached record levels in 2017. The Caribbean destination recorded 410,984 overnight, land-based visitors in the first 11 months of 2018, an 11.26 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The increasingly popular hotspot is benefiting from new […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them – Jade Barnard & Jorel Bellafonte bios

Jade Barnard – Academics Scholar. Recycler. Entrepreneur. Musician. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe 14-year old Jade Barnard from West Bay.  Jade is a straight ‘A’ student at Cayman Prep and High School where she balances 13 subjects, including two foreign languages. At the end of the 2017/2018 […]

Cayman Prep and St. Ignatius secure high school football titles

Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and St. Ignatius Catholic High School claimed the 2018 Dart Under 14 Girl’s and Under 13 Boy’s high school football league championships. In a rematch of the 2017 final game, the young ladies from CIS Blue defeated Cayman Prep 3-0 at the CIFA Centre of Excellence to capture their second […]

The Editor speaks: “May” and “Could”

In a Press Release we received yesterday (14) from The Cayman Islands Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport it addressed fears that the planned cruise berthing facility could exacerbate the flooding witnessed in George Town last month. There has been much discussion in the media, social and press, from overwhelmingly persons with no specialised […]

Anthony Travers: Letter to the Washington Times – Cayman initiative is warfare

By Anthony Travers From The Washington Times Recently, Pascal Saint-Amans, a representative of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD), was in Cayman to explain the OECD position with respect to the proposed European Union and OECD“black list” of the Cayman Islands. I am not sorry that I missed his visit, as the true position of the OECD cannot be explained politely. As Richard […]

Cayman Islands Customs Airport arrest: Smuggling of ganja

From Cayman Islands Customs department On Sunday, 13th January 2019, Customs Officers at the Owen Roberts International Airport arrested a 35-year-old, male, Caymanian, Department of Environmental Health employee for Importation of Ganja and Possession with intent to supply Ganja. He was arrested following his arrival on Cayman Airways flight 103 from Miami. The suspect attempted to […]

Cayman Islands “Have a Heart” fundraiser

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens is staging its “Have A Heart” fundraiser over two days in February 2019: Friday 8th  (2 pm to 6 pm) and Saturday 9th (9 am to 5 pm).  All funds raised from this project will provide financial assistance to our more vulnerable citizens who need that extra hand with health care costs (including, but […]

Cayman Islands: 4 persons arrested for DUI at over twice the legal limit, 11 – 15 January

From RCIPS Jan 15 2019 Shortly after 12:00AM on Sunday, 13 January, a woman, age 28 of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a traffic collision on West Bay Road. Officers conducting patrols in the area had come upon the scene of the collision just south of Seven Mile Public Beach, which […]

Integrated Resource Plan completed & accepted by Cayman Islands OffReg

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (“OfReg”) has accepted the Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) 2017 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). This plan provides a roadmap for future energy resource decisions and addresses issues around transitioning from a largely fossil fuel based portfolio to a renewable energy dominated portfolio, the benefits of introducing natural gas as […]