August 20, 2019

Cayman: Island Heritage Roundabout Lane Closures

As part of the ongoing upgrades to the Island Heritage Roundabout (IHR) by the NRA, motorists are advised that it will be necessary to restrict traffic movements at the roundabout to northbound and southbound only beginning from Tuesday August 20th 2019 to Sunday August 25th 2019. This is to facilitate the paving of the inner lane and other works. Drivers are […]

Cayman: Cruise Port Referendum now at 88.8% verified signatures

From Cayman Islands Elections Office The latest results of the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures are now live on the Elections Office’s new web ticker. Click here à  to view the updated figures. Also – see below graphic on the update

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: Further growth with eight promotions for Mourant

Leading offshore law firm, Mourant, has announced eight promotions in its Cayman Islands office. Christopher Levers has been promoted to Counsel in the Litigation team.  His practice covers all areas of international commercial, insolvency and contentious trust litigation, and he has been a key team member in some of the firm’s largest and most complex […]

Typhoon Lekima

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China By Aria Bendix and Rosie Perper From Business Insider Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima’s arrival, 1 million people […]

Cayman: St Matthew’s University donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from St. Matthews University. The University offers CPR and BLS classes through-out the year and a portion of the funds collected are donated to the CHF supporting their work in the Cayman Islands. Qualified students receive a certificate authorized by the American Heart Association. “We […]

UWI academics contribute to new IPCC special report on climate change and land

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, August 16, 2019—The IPCC, the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, has just released its findings and recommendations on climate change and land and three academics from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are contributors to the global report. Entitled Climate Change and Land: […]

Taycan prototype convinces at endurance run in Nardò

Stuttgart. In 24 hours a pre-production Taycan covered a distance of exactly 3,425 kilometres righty before the world premiere on September 4 as part of a test at the Nardò high-speed track in Italy. This roughly corresponds to the distance from Nardò to Trondheim in Norway. In sizzling temperatures at the southern Italian test track, the […]

Prince Andrew ‘appalled’ by Jeffrey Epstein’s sex abuse claims

From BBC Prince Andrew is appalled by sex abuse claims about his ex-friend Jeffrey Epstein, Buckingham Palace has said. It comes after the Mail on Sunday published footage that claimed to show the Duke of York inside the financier’s Manhattan mansion in 2010 – two years after Epstein’s first conviction. Epstein, 66, took his own life in […]

Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches the “Compensaid” sustainability platform and focuses on CO2 neutral aviation fuels

Travelers can use the new platform to replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Airline passengers can reduce up to 80 percent of their CO2 emissions “Compensaid” provides a transparent overview of a person’s travel history and associated CO2 emissions across all airlines CO2neutral, synthetic fuel is one of the most promising […]