September 15, 2019

Archives for May 2019

Cayman Islands: Road Closure for Seventh-Day Adventist Anniversary Celebration, 1 June

In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists’ 125th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, 1 June, Seaview Road, East End, will be closed between Knot Street (near the East End Post Office) and Skipwith Link (east of the East End Seventh Day Adventist Church), from 7:00PM to 12:00AM. Local access will continue to be granted, and through […]

Cayman Islands People Initiated Referendum

Date: Thursday, 30 May 2019 Issued by: Elections Office  The Supervisor of Elections met with the Cruise Port Referendum group on Tuesday, 29 May 2019 to discuss the process of the People Initiative Referendum according to the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009. It should be noted that whilst the process was discussed no signatures were […]

31 May Weather in Cayman

31 May Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers will continue across the Cayman area this morning along with moderate winds and slight seas, as the upper level and surface troughs move away from our area Humidity: 77% (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 14.9 (UP from yesterday) Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 77°F to 88°F. […]

2019 Hurricane message by Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA

Each year as I prepare to work on this annual Hurricane message to you I do so with a certain amount of trepidation because as I put pen to paper, none of us knows what this hurricane season is going to bring. Too, I am reminded of that 16th Century English phrase – “Speak of […]

Cayman Islands Government to receive Berthing Facilities bids

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (30 May, 2019) Final bids from the companies vying to construct the cruise berthing piers and expanded cargo facility are due to be submitted to Government tomorrow, Friday 31st May, 2019, marking the successful completion of another significant milestone in the project’s procurement process. Upon receipt, the bids will be evaluated […]

The Editor speaks: June is almost here

June is the month of my birthday and, coincidentally and more importantly, also “welcomes” in the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. However, typically, according to the Weather Channel, storm activity is typically slow through July and most systems form in the western Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico. “The National Hurricane Center selected the June […]

Caribbean Journal names Cayman Airways “Best Airline”

The National Airline of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL), has racked up another “Best Airline” award, this time by the Caribbean Journal (CJ). The award follows on the heels of Cayman Airways recently being named TripAdvisor’s “Best Airline in the Caribbean” and a top “Specialty and Leisure Airline” within the entire North America […]

New date confirmed for Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum

The second annual Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 19. The Forum, hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development, will take place at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa and will feature an impressive line-up of industry leaders and government officials presenting on key […]

OffshoreAlert Daily Digest for May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019 Irish conman Mark Nichols and Almas Capital Management settle NFA action Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Irish conman Mark Nichols and his commodity trading advisor Almas Capital Management – who were exposed by OffshoreAlert 13 months ago – have settled a regulatory action brought against them by the National Futures Association […]

Marl Road website apologises to former Cayman Islands Minister

The Cayman Islands website, owned by Sandra Hill, Cayman Marl Road, has been forced by the Cayman Courts to apologise to former Minister of Finance of the Cayman Islands, Marco Archer. This follows on from a post they published in August 2017 alleging Archer had been dishonest in his handling of a stamp duty waiver. […]