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Archives for February 14, 2019

The best 3-Course entertainment experiences at KAABOO Cayman 2019

By Ben Kaye From COS A certain infamous failure of a music event left a bad taste in everyone’s mouth when it came to the concept of a “destination festival.” Suddenly the idea of a successful, high-end experience taking place on a tropical island escape seemed dangerously, laughably impossible. But the folks behind KAABOO Cayman aren’t those other guys. KAABOO […]

Cayman Islands: OFREG approves changes to CUC consumer owned renewable energy (CORE) programme

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 13 February 2019 OfReg has approved CUC’s new electricity rates for the final release of the Consumer Owned Renewable Energy programme (CORE). The final megawatt (MW) of capacity has been released with a new rate of CI$0.28 per kilowatt hour (kWh)  for smaller systems of up to 5 kW and CI$0.24 […]

The Editor speaks: Too much fencing around

A spokesperson for the KAABOO Cayman Festival said on Rooster’s early morning radio show that the temporary double line fence that was erected across the public beach in West Bay was exactly that – temporary. “It is just like Pirates Week,” the man said. “Traffic gets diverted along Harbour Drive in George Town whilst the […]

Cayman Islands: KAABOO Festival traffic diversions to begin on Friday, 15 February

The RCIPS is informing the public that traffic diversions for the KAABOO Festival will be implemented starting tomorrow, Friday, 15 February. Traffic cones have been placed on the northbound section of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Cost-U-Less and Yacht Club roundabouts, in preparation for tomorrow’s implementation; however, motorists will still be able to use […]

Cayman Islands Opposition highlights Cruise Ship/Cargo Port financing conflict

From Office of the Opposition Date: February 13, 2019 With final bids on the cruise ship and expanded cargo port facilities due at the end of next month, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Ezzard Miller has red-flagged a conflict between that bidding process requiring 100% financing and efforts by the Ministry of Tourism […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Cruise Ship/Cargo Port financing

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 February, 2019) At every significant milestone the Ministry of Tourism has kept the public informed and updated on the latest developments regarding the cruise berthing facility project, including the financing aspects of the project. On 30th November, 2018, the Premier formally announced to the public that two cruise lines had […]

Cayman Islands: Sentencing delayed for a ninth time for former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb

By Dwight Fraser From IRIE FM Disgraced former Concacaf president and FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb has had his sentencing delayed for a ninth time. His sentencing has now been moved back to September 10. In 2015 Webb pleaded guilty to racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies after his arrest in Zurich in May 2015 […]

A romantic getaway

5 Destinations for a Romantic Getaway Romance can be found almost anywhere: In the mountains, by the ocean, and on the road. With a little planning and on-the-spot spontaneity, you and your significant other can escape to a romantic and unforgettable weekend getaway. Whether you prefer the beach or immersing yourself into the history of […]

Cayman Islands: On Golden Pond tickets at CDS now on sale!

LOVE THEATRE SHOW THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE YOU CARE, OR TREAT YOURSELF, WITH THEATRE TICKETS THIS VALENTINES DAY! Cayman Drama Society is happy to bring you ON GOLDEN POND this March at the Prospect Playhouse. The plot focuses on ageing couple Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called […]

KAABOO Cayman announces a sell out for Caribbean event

KAABOO CAYMAN WILL DEBUT ON FEB 15 +16, 2019 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (February 13, 2019) – KAABOO’s expansion into the Caribbean is off to a record breaking start with a sell out of all passes for its inaugural KAABOO Cayman event. This weekend, February 15 + 16, 2019, Grand Cayman will host a capacity […]