September 16, 2019

First Baptist Wee Care Donate to CICC

First Baptist Wee Care Donate to Cayman Islands Crisis Centre First Baptist Wee Care made their annual Christmas donations to the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, to go towards its operations and support of Cayman’s women and children who are working towards a life free from domestic abuse. Children and Youth Programme Case Manager at the […]

Tara Rivers declares as an independent for West Bay

Local attorney and driving force behind the development of the first comprehensive National Youth Policy for the Cayman Islands, Tara Rivers has declared her candidacy for one of the four seats in West Bay. Growing up in Mount Pleasant and spending a significant amount of time in Boatswain Bay, Ms. Rivers is passionate about her […]

Evans gag order is not a gag order but a ‘condition implicit’

The documents that were served on former Cayman Net News reporter, John Evans, on Wednesday (20) were not a “gag order” to stop him from commenting publically, especially by way of the print and web site media, on the Tempura debacle whilst the battle to release or not to release the complaint document. Please see […]

Scratch card con-man to do 240 hours service

Paul Langford was ordered by Justice Charles Quin on Tuesday (19) to perform 240 hours of community service after he admitted to conning Foster’s Food Fair of over $5,000 on their scratch card Punch ‘N Play competition in August 2010. Langford used altered scratch cards at three different Foster’s Food Fair locations to try and […]

Department of Tourism launches Caymankind Phase 2

Caymanians Extend a Warm Welcome at Owen Roberts International Airport Passengers arriving at Owen Roberts International Airport will be greeted by a stunning life-sized mural courtesy of the Department of Tourism and featuring a host of well-known Caymanians welcoming visitors to our shores. The mural, which kicks off phase two of the Department’s award winning […]

Selita Ebanks parties post Terrence J split

From New York Post Last Updated: 10:12 AM, February 20, 2013 Posted: 12:00 AM, February 20, 2013 [Cayman Islands] Selita Ebanks has parted ways with her boyfriend, former “106 & Park” host Terrence J, sources exclusively tell Page Six. The pair, who dated since November 2011, split over “scheduling conflicts.” “Selita is just so busy,” […]

Aud. Gen. investigating “inappropriate activities” at the (CIAA)

From the Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands There have been recent media items concerning allegations of inappropriate activities at the Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA).  The Auditor General has been made aware of these allegations and his Office is currently gathering information to determine the nature and scope of any work that needs […]

UK, Isle of Man agree action plan against offshore tax evaders

Tom Burroughes Wealth Briefing Group Editor in London The UK government and authorities in the Isle of Man, the British Crown dependency, have agreed on action to clamp down on offshore tax evaders. The agreement involves an automatic tax information exchange pact and a disclosure facility. The disclosure facility allows investors with accounts in the […]

Facebook Graph Search for Hotels

by  Frank Zamora, Senior Paid Search Analyst Small and medium size hotels are facing a financial crunch based on the state of the world economy that is having a negative effect on the tourism industry worldwide.  Thus, many of them had to cut the most important sector of their budgets – marketing and promotions.   Having […]

How much bigger can container ships get?

By William Kremer BBC World Service The world’s cargo ships are getting big, really big. No surprise, perhaps, given the volume of goods produced in Asia and consumed in Europe and the US. But are these giant symbols of the world’s trade imbalance growing beyond all reason? What is blue, a quarter of a mile […]