February 15, 2019

Cayman Islands: OFREG approves changes to CUC consumer owned renewable energy (CORE) programme

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 13 February 2019 OfReg has approved CUC’s new electricity rates for the final release of the Consumer Owned Renewable Energy programme (CORE). The final megawatt (MW) of capacity has been released with a new rate of CI$0.28 per kilowatt hour (kWh)  for smaller systems of up to 5 kW and CI$0.24 […]

Cayman Enterprise City Urban Planning and Development Internship

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Background Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is an award-winning development project which consists of three special economic zones focused on attracting knowledge-based and specialised-services businesses to set up a physical presence in the Cayman Islands. The zones included within CEC are Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives City and Cayman Maritime & Aviation City. The […]

Cayman Islands: A new Scholarship Award aims to attract the creative, innovative and the visionary

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The Peter N. Thomson Family Foundation today announced the launch of The Thomson Leadership and Innovation Award scholarship programme. This scholarship was created by the Thomson family in order to carry out the wishes of the late Peter N. Thomson to provide an opportunity of higher education for Caymanians who demonstrate the need and academic […]

Cayman Islands’ small businesses receive free advice

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• The Student Consulting Programme returns for the 11th year. • Businesses will receive free advice from students in upper level business course. • The programme is part of the Commerce Ministry’s efforts to support small business. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Owners of small business will receive free and confidential advice to solve a business problem thanks to the Student Consulting […]

Caribbean unity or mutiny?

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By Tony Deyal from Jamaica Gleaner In a bar in Oistins in Barbados, way past midnight into morning, we had gathered eating our fish, partaking of the waters of life, and talking about this, that and the other. We had exhausted religion, politics and women and somehow reached our Caribbean friends and neighbours. Not for […]

Cayman Islands ruggers humiliate Guyana 58-14

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From Newsroom GY Guyana’s senior men’s Rugby 15s team departed full of confidence that they will topple Cayman Islands in the qualifier to the Americas Rugby Challenge Series, but they got a rude awakening as they were dismissed 14-58. According to the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Facebook page: “Both teams played a dynamic, open-field running game that thrilled […]

Cayman Islands police statement on local blog coverage of FCU Arrest, 8 February

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From RCIPS The RCIPS notes the coverage on the Cayman Marl Road website regarding an arrest made by the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit yesterday, 7 February.  This coverage contains the name and photograph of an accused party, which negatively impacts on the presumption of innocence of this individual and could endanger the fairness of the court […]

Britain seizes $650,000 from son of jailed former Moldovan Prime Minister [accounts in Cayman Islands]

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From RadioFreeEurope, RadioLiberty A court in Britain has ordered the son of former Prime Minister Vladimir Filat to hand over $650,000 following an investigation by Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA). Luca Filat, who has prepaid $500,000 in rent for a penthouse in West London, obtained his wealth “from illegal activity by his father,” the NCA […]

Cayman Islands alumni event

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From University of Liverpool 6:00pm – 8:00pm / Wednesday 20th March 2019Type: Networking Event / Category: Alumni +44 (0)151 795 4638 Andy Harrison Admission: Free Book now Alumni in the Cayman Islands are invited to a special networking event hosted by Professor Debra Morris SFHEA, Dean of the School of Law and Social Justice, in George Town on 20 March. The […]

Cayman Islands Governor Roper speaks at Prayer Breakfast

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Honourable Premier, Honourable Speaker, Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen First let me thank the Honourable Speaker for inviting me to this parliamentary prayer breakfast. Could I thank everyone for the wishes and congratulations I have received since confirming publicly that my appointment as Governor is permanent. My wife Lissie and I are thrilled to […]