September 16, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: DVDL Offices to Close on September 18 The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) wishes to advise the public that all its offices will be closed on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, to facilitate a staff meeting, training and team building exercises. All offices of DVDL will resume business as usual on Thursday, September […]

Ganja recovered during drug interdiction by the JMU

From RCIPS Just after 6:20AM this morning, Saturday 14 September, the Joint Marine Unit along with the Air Operations Unit were conducting maritime boarder patrols on the northeast coast of Grand Cayman, on board the Motor Vessel M.Luke when they came across a vessel with two men on board.  The captain of the vessel caught […]

14 Sep 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS, 4 dist

14 Sep Sat 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Sep 14 2019 CENTER OF HUMBERTO PASSING JUST EAST OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND… …MOST THE HEAVY SQUALLS ARE OCCURRING NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER […]

Cayman: Premier’s response to Referendum Petition Signatures

From The Office of the Premier George Town, Grand Cayman: The Government has welcomed the completion of the process to verify signatures on the Cruise Port Referendum petition. Premier Alden McLaughlin said, “I would like to repeat my thanks to Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Howell, and his excellent team for their hard work and efficiency […]

Dentons Cayman appoints new Partners to expand its Corporate/Funds team

Dentons has recently appointed both Jonathan Bernstein and Ben Booker as Partners in its thriving Cayman Islands’ office. Both attorneys have over 15 years of legal experience respectively, with over 10 years in the Cayman Islands. Jonathan has a broad private funds practice focused on advising fund sponsors on the structuring and ongoing operation of […]

Cayman: X-Ray One returns from the Bahamas

From Office of the Governor and Office of the Premier The Royal Cayman Islands Police Helicopter, “X-ray One” returned to Cayman this afternoon (12 September) after providing essential support to the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. The Air Operations Unit will now be resuming its law enforcement, search and […]

The Publisher speaks: “In My Day”

The last inspection of the Cayman Prep and High School (March 2019), although in my day, when I was fifteen, it was The C-H-S, received a good report. In fact, the statement “Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of education provided at this school”, received a 93% agreement from the parents, 100% from the […]

Cayman: Statement by HE the Governor thanking Elections Office staff

From Office of the Governor I would like to thank Wes Howell and his staff at the Elections Office for their excellent work and dedication in verifying the signatures on the petition for a People’s Initiated Referendum on the cruise berthing project. “It is clear that the threshold to trigger a referendum has been reached […]

Cayman: Chamber to host roundtable for micro & small businesses

Micro, and small business owners and other entrepreneurs are being invited to attend a roundtable and social at the Chamber of Commerce Training Centre in Governors Square, on Wednesday, September 26, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together micro and small business owners, individual entrepreneurs and […]

Caribbean hotels unite for online travel auction

CHTA urges travelers to vacation in the Caribbean and help victims of Hurricane Dorian  MIAMI (September 12, 2019) – From Aruba to Jamaica and The Bahamas to Bermuda, hotels and resorts have joined with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to launch an online action to help support the long-term recovery of the northwestern islands of […]