June 26, 2019

Archives for February 26, 2019

Affordable residential development seeks to meet local Cayman Islands market demands

George Town, Grand Cayman: 19 North Development Company Ltd. (“19 North”), a new affordable for-sale residential development in the Cayman Islands, recently launched its pre-sales initiative to resounding response. Pre-sales opened to the public in December 2018 through a digital-led whisper campaign, and only 20 of the development’s 75 apartments are still available for purchase. […]

The Editor speaks: Far from complacent

“Far from complacent” was the message from our Premier, Alden McLaughlin, when he said the fall 2018 Labour Force Survey results, when released by the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO), they will show unemployment has dropped to its lowest rate in more than decade. The premier said this at the Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch […]

Cayman Islands turtle-friendly lighting pilot programme

Cayman streets get turtle friendly Pilot project seeks to install safer streetlights 26 February, 2019 The Department of Environment (DoE), in partnership with the National Roads Authority (NRA) and Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC), is pleased to announce that the Cayman Islands is taking its first steps to make our public roads more “turtle-friendly”.  The […]

This is what OSAC says about the Cayman Islands

From United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security Cayman Islands 2019 Crime & Safety ReportCrimeWestern Hemisphere > Cayman Islands2/25/2019 This is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. The current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory at the date of this report’s publication assesses […]

Grand cuisine from the Cayman Islands Cookout festival

By Peter Hum From O. Canada. com Top celebrity chefs flock to annual gastronomic extravaganza On Grand Cayman, celebrity chef José Andrés is at least as famous for his spectacular entrances and carousing banter as he is for his seafood paella. In 2018 at the Cayman Cookout, the Western Caribbean island’s annual gastronomic festival, the […]

Pirates and volunteers appreciated in Cayman Islands

[Pirates Week hosts its Annual Appreciation Dinner over the weekend] (Grand Cayman, – The Pirates Week Festival office held its annual Appreciation Reception on Saturday night (February 23rd) celebrating the tireless work of those who provide support to help the festival office celebrate the traditions of Pirates Week while sharing Caymanian culture with visitors from […]

Floating In Fiji

PASSPORT SUNDAY HOW-TO By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs Today’s how-to if you’re a Passport Member is how I created this photo out of nine different shots. It was a fun (and relatively easy, actually) one to process. I’m not one of those guys who makes things seem more difficult than they really are! DAILY PHOTO […]

Cayman Islands Annual Storyboard Competition has record attendance

A record crowd of about 200 turned out this past weekend at the George Town Public Library to see the creativity of some of Cayman’s young readers at the annual Storyboard Competition where 55 storyboards were displayed by 85 students from six of Cayman’s public and private schools.  An initiative spearheaded by the Cayman Islands […]

Roads in Cayman Kai to be built and widened – homeowners to remove encroachments

From Cayman Luxury Property Group Article Snapshot: The National Roads Authority plans to revamp and widen Sand Point Road and Water Cay Road to meet their originally intended boundaries. When the road was placed in 1986 and 2004, the government could not afford the necessary material to complete the building plans. Although the roads are […]

Stay here for free!

You Can Be the First To Stay on This Gorgeous Caribbean Private Island—For Free! By Marisa Spyker The luxury all-inclusive vacation rental—which normally goes for nearly $4,000 per night—is giving away a weeklong stay to one lucky winner (and seven luckier friends). If, as the 80s ditty says, heaven is indeed a place on earth, […]