August 20, 2019

Cayman: New American Airlines route BOS/GCM

Next winter American Airlines will be adding a new seasonal route between Boston and Grand Cayman. See below additional details on this new route to operate on Saturdays. This service addition complements their existing service from Charlotte, Miami, Philadelphia, Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago, and further reinforces their more than 28 years commitment to Grand Cayman.  […]

Cayman: HSA welcomes 91 Summer Interns

The next generation of healthcare professionals spent the summer at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) as part of its Summer Student Internship programme. The 2019 internship programme began on June 1 and will have provided on-the-job training to 91 students by the time it concludes on September 15. This year, the programme was […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Office Closures: Needs Assessment Unit The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to advise the public that its offices in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will close from 3 p.m. on Thursday, 29 August 2019, for a staff meeting. Normal office hours will resume on Friday, 30 August. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience the closures may […]

Cayman: Emergency response team established in Savannah Meadows

Savannah Meadows is the seventh community to establish an emergency response team 10 volunteers completed 26 hours of training before graduating Savannah Meadows has become the seventh community to establish a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) following a graduation ceremony held on Wednesday, 14 August at Bodden Town Civic Centre.  A total of 10 volunteers […]

TCM Classic cruise coming to Cayman

Turner Classic Movies Brings Back the TCM Classic Cruise in 2020 ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 16, 2019– Back by popular demand, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will once again sail the high seas in 2020. After selling out the 2019 cruise in record time, and due to its immense popularity with fans, the TCM Classic Cruise is coming back bigger and better […]

New Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe takes up post next month

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head […]

Is the tropical Atlantic, including the Gulf of Mexico, about to spring to life?

By Alex Sosnowski From AccuWeather AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks. “Indications are that inhibiting factors for tropical development, such as dry air, dust and […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Cayman: Indecent assault in North Side

From RCIPS Shortly before 7:00AM on Sunday, 11 August, a report was received of an indecent assault that had occurred on Old Robin Road in North Side. A woman had been out walking a few minutes earlier when she was approached from behind by a male unknown to her who pushed her to the ground […]

Cayman: Airport airfield upgrade project update

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 August 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), announced today that their plans to commence runway upgrade works at ORIA this summer have been rescheduled due to unexpected extended contract negotiations.   The airfield […]