November 22, 2017

Air Canada expands service to Grand Cayman

By Lori Smith From Meetings Canada On December 15th, Air Canada will increase its service from Toronto to Grand Cayman to six non-stop flights per week. The expanded service will run until April 2, 2018. “The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism and our island partners in Grand Cayman are absolutely delighted with the expanded service […]

Thieves break into Cayman Islands George Town Police Station

Early Wednesday (22) morning two hooded males tried to steal a motorcycle! To obtain the motorcycle the thieves had to break into the back lot at the rear of the police station. They did! At the rear of the station is the motorcycle enclosure. By chance, or good luck, officers engaged in another matter, spotted […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Neil Lavis to leave Cayman Islands Prisons Cayman Islands Home Affairs Ministry Chief Officer Dax Basdeo has confirmed Neil Lavis, Head of Her Majesty’s Prisons Service in the Cayman Islands, will be leaving before Christmas this year. This is a surprise as he signed a new contract to stay until 20120 only five month […]

Cayman Islands: Weekend of traffic arrests highlights irresponsible behaviour on Cayman’s Roads, 20 November

From RCIPS This past weekend, 17-20 November, police made multiple road arrests during proactive enforcement activities and also during police response to motor vehicle collisions. Altogether, there were six arrests on suspicion of DUI, two arrests for driving while disqualified, one for dangerous driving, one for leaving the scene of an accident, and another for […]

Jamaica: Ninja Man found guilty … ‘Don Gorgon’ convicted of murder

From The Star Jamaica Entertainer Ninja Man has been convicted of murder. The entertainer, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, was found guilty of murder by a seven member jury in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston just minutes ago. STAR sources say the entertainer left the courtroom smiling after the verdict. The entertainer’s […]

Weak recovery in youth labour markets demands a sweeping response

Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work. GENEVA (ILO News) – Young people are estimated to account for over 35 per cent of the unemployed population worldwide in […]

Highland’s Ocean Rig bet: Fail in Cayman Islands? Try the Marshalls

By TIFFANY KARY From World Oil NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — A battle of so-called bankruptcy tourists has erupted in New York court, with unclear consequences for global companies and their bondholders. On Thursday, New York bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn refused to issue a ruling on a request by Ocean Rig UDW Inc. to block a […]

Calling all local Cayman Islands’ authors to be registered

Cayman Islands Public Library Service Are you a published author? If you have written and published one or more books we WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! One of the Public Library Service missions is to recognize our local authors. In addition, we want to provide our Cayman Islands communities with as much information as possible […]

Cayman Islands to undertake National Community Enhancement Project 2017

The Government is announcing its decision to undertake a National Community Enhancement Project (NICE) 2017. The project will provide opportunities for the unemployed to work for up to two weeks before Christmas and one week after by enhancing the physical environment for the benefit of the community. The project will cover repairs and maintenance, gardening, […]

The 2017 Cayman Islands Occupational Wage Survey for Households with Employees commences on November 16

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has commenced conducting the Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017 among businesses and government departments. Beginning on Thursday (November 16th), trained ESO survey workers will be administering the OWS to households with employees. The OWS for households seeks to collect data on employment and remuneration. Questions on employee qualifications, immigration […]