August 22, 2019

Archives for April 1, 2019

Cayman Islands marine parks expansion, enhancement

1 April, 2019 On Tuesday, 26 March, the Cabinet of the Cayman Islands approved the most significant expansion and enhancement to Cayman’s existing marine parks system since the areas were established in 1986. “This expansion will serve to protect our local marine stocks, as well as the crucially important coral reef network surrounding our Islands […]

Amendments to Cayman Islands Trusts Law and Bills of Exchange Law tabled for LA

A bill to clarify Cayman’s trusts law, as well as a bill to facilitate the enhancement of the local banking system, has been tabled for the next sitting of the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, 3 April. The Trusts (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will be debated during the fourth […]

Cayman Islands: Sunset FC Fusion secure Girls Under 11 league title

2019 CIFA Youth Football Leagues The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) crowned its first 2019 youth league champion this past Saturday, March 30 as the young ladies from Sunset FC Fusion secured the Girls Under 11 league title. In their final Girls Under 11 league game of the season, Sunset FC Fusion’s Harper Nelson scored […]

The Editor speaks: Same sex marriage decison, making it now legal in Cayman Islands, has made world wide news

I am giving up most of my Editorial space today to make way for an article published in the UK’s Independent that has reported the news that we have now legalised same-sex marriages slightly differently from all the other world wide coverage. Representing the Cayman Islands government’s position the Attorney General, Samuel Bulgin, said immediately […]

Cayman Islands DoE announces special recruitment, training for Green Iguana cullers

The Department of Environment (DoE) and its private sector partner Cornwall Consulting Ltd. are announcing an intensive effort to train and hire more Caymanians for the Green Iguana Cull Project in the coming weeks. “We’ve bagged about 500,000 of these invasive critters since late October, but there are probably close to one million more out […]

Taste of Cayman returns to put local chefs and culture in the spotlight

Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival returns to the Festival Green, Camana Bay, on Saturday April 6th, 2019. After being postponed due to poor forecasted weather conditions, Cayman’s largest food festival, and the Cayman Island Tourism Association’s (CITA) largest fundraiser, will bring together Cayman’s favourite restaurants and drink vendors, from across the island, for […]

Cayman Islands: Honouring Women Month Gala attracts impressive attendance

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Two hundred and twenty people attended this year’s Honouring Women Month Luncheon. Held to celebrate 20 years of marking the observance in the Cayman Islands, the event sold out within days of the tickets going on sale. Taking as its cue this year’s #BalanceforBetter theme, the gala luncheon with speakers and entertainment […]

Cayman Islands’ accountants welcomes new Council

The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) welcomes new President and three new members of Council. The new leadership was voted in at the professional accounting organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting. Chris Gauk succeeds Joel Dodson as President, with Francois LaMontagne taking over the role of Vice President, while James George remains as Secretary. […]

A tiny Caribbean island just legalized same sex marriage and it could have major implications

By Callum Burroughs From Insider The tiny Caribbean island of The Cayman Islands has legalized same sex marriage after a judge ruled previous arrangements to be unconstitutional, per The Independent. Activists have suggested the ruling could have wide ranging consequences because the country is under the British legal system, meaning other British overseas territories could have similar […]

Cayman Islands February 2019 Arrivals Performance

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (29 March 2019) The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 44,876 stayover visitors in February, an increase of 12.13 percent over February 2018. February’s contribution brings total visitation inclusive of stayover and cruise for the first two months of 2019 to 554,586, an increase of 7.01 percent over the same period in […]