April 24, 2019

Cayman Islands’ turtle nesting season off to early start

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DoE) is reminding residents and visitors to watch out for sea turtles nesting on our beaches over the next several months. Although it’s only April, DoE scientists have already recorded one nest along Grand Cayman’s south coast. The busiest part of turtle nesting season typically runs from May through […]

Hugh Riley stepping down at Caribbean Tourism Organization

By Jim Byers From Travel Pulse One of the world’s best-known tourism figures is stepping down. The Caribbean Tourism Organization, the region’s tourism development agency, announced the move Tuesday morning April 23. Riley, who was appointed to the top post at the Barbados-headquartered Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in August 2009 after acting for a year, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Drama Society Presents “Proof” Start Date 09 May, 2019 End Date 25 May, 2019 Location Prospect Playhouse Start Time 7:30 PM End Time 10:00 PM Cayman Islands: 2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about […]

Cayman Islands DCFS partners with SDA to host Spiritual and Wellness event

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Older persons, attending the “Faith in Life’s Journey: A Spiritual and Wellness Programme” on Monday, 15 April 2019, celebrated and reflected on the Easter season and its promise of renewal. Organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in partnership with the Cayman Islands Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the event featured […]

Facial recognition may help you get on a plane or cruise ship faster. Should you worry about your privacy?

By Ron Hurtoise From Phys Say goodbye to standing in long lines clutching boarding passes and other travel documents. Step this way, instead. Look into the camera lens and off you go. Sound convenient? Technology companies working with travel providers and the federal government to install facial recognition systems at airports and cruise terminals hope you think so. But […]

Public consultation begins on Amendment to Cayman Islands Securities Law

Government plans to broaden Cayman’s regulatory regime for securities and investments via The Securities Investment Business (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which became available for public consultation yesterday (Tuesday, 16 April). The bill, which will be discussed in the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly, would allow Cayman to introduce a regulatory and supervisory framework for entities […]

Cayman Islands: West Bay Community Officers Conduct Seven Mile Public Beach Walkthrough

From RCIPS Yesterday, 16 April, RCIPS Community Officers in West Bay conducted a walkthrough at the Seven Mile Public Beach, along with West Bay Area Commander, Inspector Lloyd Marriott. The officers spoke with beachgoers and visited vendors and businesses, in order to provide public reassurance, increase community engagement and address any violations of the law. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Support our athletes at Carifta 2019! From Cayman Islands National Museum Cayman Islands FRC Holds Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) next month. The training will be held at the FRC’s offices at 77 Walkers Street, Mary Street, […]

Le Masque dinner show returns to Cayman Islands Batabano

Violin Queen Mapy to perform Organizers of Cayman Carnival Batabano are bringing back its signature dinner show, Le Masque, at the historic Pedro St. James Castle this year, featuring “The Violin Queen”, Mapy, with her unique fusion of Soca and Afro-Beat violin music. Held on Thursday May 2, 2019, Le Masque is an exclusive dinner and […]

Cayman Islands: BOUNCE magazine arriving soon is proud to be the front-line sponsor of the Q Movement Band at CayMAS

Pink Duck Publishing’s BOUNCE magazine, Cayman’s first lifestyle magazine dedicated to promoting Cayman’s growing health, fitness, wellness, beauty, and life & style industry, is proud to sponsor dance and fitness studio Quinntessential Movement at next month’s CayMAS Carnival. CayMAS is scheduled to be held from May 16-20 and is one of Cayman’s largest annual carnival events. The four-day event features […]