April 19, 2019

Archives for January 21, 2019

2019 Cayman Islands National Heroes Day Celebrations Set

• This year’s ceremony will honour those who contributed to the creation of the Coat of Arms • Over 60 founding organisations serving the community for 50+ years will also be recognised • A Coat of Arms exhibit will be opened to the public following the ceremony GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Pioneers who contributed to the creation of the […]

Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). Coast to Coast challenge

By Derek Haines To iNews Cayman  I have accepted a challenge to trek, in company with Mike Burcombe, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean along the Pyrenees to raise funds for the Cayman Islands SNFC. All funds received will go to the charity as all expenses for the effort will be covered by Mike and […]

The Editor speaks: Outstanding indictments

I commence my Editorial today with the following statement from Chief justice Anthony Smellie’s Report to the Opening of the Courts last January 16th: “On the subject of case disposal, I begin by reference to the alarmingly high number of outstanding indictments, which, despite the standard time to disposal of six months mentioned by Madam […]

Cayman Islands FA Youth Leagues kick off new season

The 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues got off to an exciting start this past Saturday, January 19 with a full schedule of boys and girls games. In the Girls Under 11 league, Academy SCs Millicent Hoffman scored the season’s first hat trick as she led her team to a 6-0 win over […]

Cayman Islands’ OAG ORIA Progress update

Airport redevelopment project will cost more and be delivered later than originally estimated The report “Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) Terminal Redevelopment project: Progress update,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today assesses progress made with the ORIA Terminal Redevelopment project as at 30 August 2018. “The ORIA Redevelopment project is of significant importance […]

Conyers supports Cayman Islands Little Grand Race Team

Conyers Dill & Pearman is proud to sponsor the ‘Dream Team’ of Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Serpell and Louis Vagniez as they undertake the Little Grand Race 2019 to raise funds for the benefit of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. This challenging race will take place between 18 – 25 February 2019 and will see experienced […]

Cayman Islands DOE Fact Sheet re turtle nesting and genetics

The Department of Environment (DoE) would like to thank all participants in the two-year Darwin Grant-funded study, including the University of Barcelona, the University of Exeter, the Cayman Turtle Centre and our volunteers and visiting scientists. For ease of reference, DoE is providing the following background facts and an accompanying chart reviewing turtle nesting numbers […]

Letter to the Editor

From Derek Haines The high number of road accidents over the festive period strongly indicate that the standard of driving by some folks still rarely reaches the level of appalling. On my running travels I see numerous bad habits and I offer some advice as follows: Speeding. Please observe the limit, and also drive according […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Round 10 Bios: Isabella Hall, Tarec Francis

Isabella Hall – Academics Isabella Hall is a consistent high achiever who has earned numerous academic awards beginning with her days at Red Bay Primary School.  When she moved on to John Gray High School in 2010, her leadership skills and friendly disposition were quickly identified, and she was made a Deputy Prefect. While at John […]

Quotable Caribbean – Jan 20 2019

This past year reminded us of how resilient our people and our industry are, as a number of the region’s destinations and hotels bounced back from unparalleled destruction in 2017, rebuilding smarter, better and sometimes bigger. We got a peek into the future as over 5,000 new hotels rooms came online regionally in 2018 with over 25,000 more in […]