September 21, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Labour and Pensions closing early The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) would like to notify the public that their office will close at 12:30 p.m. this Friday (22 September 2017), to facilitate a staff meeting. The DLP will resume normal business hours on Monday, 25 September 2017. DLP staff apologise for […]

Cayman Islands government announces temporary provisions for evacuees of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

In light of the current circumstances, due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria on the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands,  the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, the Cayman Islands Government acknowledges the difficulties faced by  persons wishing to relocate temporarily with their children and pets. As […]

Cayman Islands HSA launches Patient and Family Advisory Committee

The Health Services Authority (HSA) launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee on Tuesday, 12 September, as part of its deliberate strategy to enhance the patient experience at all its facilities, improve services, standards, quality of care and raise the public profile of the organisation as the premier healthcare system in the Cayman Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands August 2017 Funerals

Funerals that took place in Cayman Islands during August Dorothy Rose Scott                             16 Mar 1948 – 5 Jul 2017 Venetia Jackson                                                       – 3 Aug 2017   Prospect Conrad McVicar                              20 Dec 1946  – 5 Aug 2017   Prospect Kayrine Eleneita (Bush) Paniagua 27 Mar 1955  – 7 Aug 2017  West Bay Diana L Henderson                                                   – 13 Aug 2017 Ruth Eldermire                                                          […]

Cayman Islands Government makes board appointments

Cabinet has approved members to the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board, the Work Permit Board, Business Staffing Plan Board and Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. They are as follows: Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board Mr Temple Tatum Jr., JP – Chariman Mr Burnard Tibbetts, MBE — Member Ms Mary Verna […]

Cayman Islands: DCI reminds tobacco licence holders to renew

From The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Industry Tobacco licence holders are reminded of the 5 pm Wednesday, 1 November 2017 deadline to apply for their annual licence renewals. Annual registration renewal fees are CI$500 for a retailer, CI$750 for a cigar bar and CI$5,000 for a wholesale distributor. Persons in Grand Cayman must […]

Cayman Islands Rotary Clubs congratulate Past District Governor Barry Rassin

Caribbean Son Rises to Rotary’s Top Job Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: Members of Rotary Clubs throughout the Cayman Islands were delighted to learn on 1 September that their Past District 7020 Governor Barry Rassin will be President of Rotary International for 2018-19 and the first from this region. This means Rassin will preside over the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Miss Teen Cayman  – Sat (26) Night! Six beautiful and talented young ladies will vie for the Miss Teen Cayman Islands title tomorrow evening (Sat. 6 Aug, 2017 – at 7pm) at the Lions Centre. Some contestants and Lions Club members sold tickets to civil servants at the Government Administration Building today. Pictured from […]

Can Malaysia take the lead?

Freedom United have asked  our readers to take their Commonwealth campaign to the next level. Will you help them? From Freedom United: Call on the Malaysian Prime Minister, as the future Chair of the Commonwealth, to support the adoption of an anti-slavery agenda. Early next year, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be […]

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Cayman Islands: Runner Assaulted in Barkers, West Bay, 18 August From RCIPS ust after 6:30AM, this morning 18 August, the police responded to a call issued by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre of a woman who has been attacked and assaulted in the area of the Barkers National Park, a mangrove trail, commonly known as the […]