July 22, 2017

Cayman Islands DCI reminds Liquor Licence Holders to renew

Liquor licence holders in the Cayman Islands – including those with music and dancing licences – are reminded of the Friday, 18 August 2017deadline to submit renewals. Licensees are reminded before they can apply for renewal, the premises must be inspected and approved by the relevant Government agencies. Depending on particular business being carried on, […]

Cayman Islands June Funerals

Daniel Stevenson (Mike) Simmons        18 Aug 1935 – 12 Jun 2017   Dixie Thomas Rupert Joseph Hubbell               1 Dec 1972 – 12 Jun 2017   Garden of Eden Leila Mae (Ebanks) Bush                                           – 25 Jun 2017 Lorise Enola Bush                                                     – 25 Jun 2017   South Sound Malvina Seymour                                                       – 26 Jun 2017   New Bodden Town Yris M Glasgow                                                         – […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands utility company explains Friday’s [June 30] outage From CUC On Friday, June 30, 2017, customers in West Bay experienced interruptions to their electricity service between 5:59 p.m. and 8:41 p.m. This interruption to service was caused by a transmission power line that tripped-off on overload protection while the second transmission power line to […]

Gangland killer transferred from [Cayman Islands] to serve sentence in UK under a 19th century colonial law

By Andy Lines From Daily Mirror UK Osbourne Douglas, 30, was flown from the Cayman Islands to Heathrow handcuffed and under heavy police guard before going on to one of UK’s highest security jails A gangland killer has been transferred from a ­Caribbean island to serve his ­sentence in the UK under a 19th century […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands produce video instructions for driving in the new 3 lane roundabout The Cayman Roads Authority just released this video in advance of the opening of the new roundabout near Camana Bay. Viewing the video will help visitors (and locals) understand how to navigate the new 3 lane Esterly Tibbets roundabout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcQVO44mRyc   Cayman […]

Call for Project Concepts

From CEP UN Environment Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (IWEco) Projects IWEco builds on the work of the GEF-IWCAM Project, and has a long-term goal of enhancing the sustainable contribution of ecosystem services to ensure a sustainable socio-economic development in the Caribbean. IWEco will apply a Ridge to […]

UPDATE: Cayman Islands main police telephone lines are now working normally

UPDATE: Cayman Islands main police telephone lines are now working normally   Main Police Telephone Lines Temporarily Out of Service This morning, 20 June, the George Town Police Station and West Bay Police Stations are experiencing problems either placing or receiving phone calls at the following numbers: 949-4222  –  (use 649-4222 instead) 949-3999 (West Bay) […]

Cayman Islands honours two

At the Queen’s Birthday Parade this Saturday (17 June 2017) Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson will name the latest individuals to receive the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour. These are businessman Mr. Keith Parker Tibbetts Jr, for services to persons with disabilities, and Mrs Frances Mary McConvey, for services to for services to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Butterfield adjusts loan rates in response to Fed Funds increase George Town, Grand Cayman—15 June 2017: Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) announced that, in alignment with the 25 basis point increase in the US Federal Funds Rate on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, the Bank has […]

Cayman Islands’ Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation invites nominations for YCLA 2017

George Town — June 7, 2017​ — The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation has opened the nominations process to find finalists for the 2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award. YCLF Director, Chris Duggan says it is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those exhibiting leadership qualities that will inspire the next generation. “By developing our youth, […]