April 26, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Coast Guard suspended search for missing Royal Caribbean crew member southeast of Galveston From KCENTV The Coast Guard has suspended their search in the Gulf of Mexico for a missing cruise ship crew member. The Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship crew member who apparently fell into the Gulf of Mexico about […]

CIIPO to Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day TODAY (WED 26) – Change of venue

From GIS Due to unforeseen circumstances, today’s event has been shifted to the lobby of the Government Administration Building and will run until 5pm only.

26 Apr 2017 Weather in Cayman

Apr 26 Wednesday 2017 Synopsis Partly cloudy skies along with light easterly winds and slight seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as weak ridge lingers over the northwest Caribbean. Radar images show no showers over the Cayman area. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can […]

Cayman Drama Society to present the musical “Footloose”

The Cayman Drama Society is excited to announce that tickets for their 2017 musical, “Footloose – The Musical”, are now on sale.  We urge you to book early to avoid disappointment – the performances will sell out. As CDS prepare to Kick off their Sunday shoes and cut Foot loose, they hope you will join […]

Cayman Airways to conduct emergency exercise on Little Cayman

Cayman Airways is advising the public, particularly residents in Little Cayman, that the airline will be conducting a full-scale emergency exercise at the Edward Bodden Airfield on Little Cayman on Tuesday April 25, 2017, from approximately 10:45am to 11:30am. The exercise is a requirement of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) for […]

Cayman Islands’ Green Iguana Raffle registration

The Department of Environment is inviting residents to register for the Grand Cayman Green Iguana Raffle. Registration for the raffle will begin on Wednesday 26th April, and will remain open throughout the cull (May to August 2017). Meanwhile registration of green iguana cull contractors is still open by appointment, through the end of business hours […]

The Editor Speaks: McLaughlin and McKeeva AGREE!

I did not believe it would ever happen but it has. The Party and nothing but the party. Both Premier Alden McLaughlin and Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush, who have been for most of their time like my dog Sugar snarling and attacking the Rottweilers she passes every morning during our walk, agree! The party system […]

Cayman Islands observes Vaccination Week in the Americas

The Cayman Islands joins other member states of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – North, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean – for the 15th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas. This April, the countries and territories of the Americas and PAHO  will celebrate two important milestones related to immunisation: the […]

WAP launches petition for Carnival to stop operating tours to the Cayman Turtle Centre

World Animal Protection (WAP) are launching today (25) a petition to one of the largest cruise companies in the world, Carnival cruise lines, to stop operating tours to the Cayman Turtle Centre. Carnival Cruise Lines are turning a blind eye to the appalling conditions that sea turtles experience by continuing to send endless streams of […]

Commonwealth to send Election Observer Mission to the Cayman Islands

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office and Elections Office can confirm that a team of Commonwealth election observers will be present in the Cayman Islands for the forthcoming election. The Mission, which is being arranged by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), will oversee the election’s: political […]