November 13, 2019

Cayman Islands’ best kept secrets and gems

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The Cayman Islands are situated in the western Caribbean Sea. This territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. These islands are very exotic. A lot of people from all over the world go to the Cayman Islands to relax and have a nice time. It’s a perfect place for both […]

The Editor Speaks: Disunity is gathering steam

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The unity, or rather goodwill, that seemed to exist for a time between members of the Legislative Assembly is over and it is disunity that is gathering steam. For the last few weeks the Opposition, aided and abetted by “the lonesome dove” Kenneth Bryan MLA, have waged war on the Government’s Cruise Ship Piers Proposal […]

Cayman Islands Premier refutes Opposition claim that Cayman National Shareholders owe Government money

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – On Friday 5th October the Leader of the Opposition issued a press statement entitled “Opposition calls for the repayment of CI$20 million owed to the people of the Cayman Islands”. This was regarding the settlement of 2004 Hurricane Ivan property insurance claims between the Cayman Islands Government and Cayman General […]

The evolution of the Cayman Captive Forum

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From Captive International This year the Cayman Captive Forum celebrates 25 years since it was created by the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman. Cayman Captive takes a look back at how it started—and how much has changed. A visitor to the Cayman Islands in 1993 might not have noticed at the time, but a small […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce signs Statement of Purpose with CCAA, HMCI & CITA

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The Chamber of Commerce signed a Statement of Purpose this month, alongside Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA), Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) and Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA). The Statement was signed at a Disaster Management workshop hosted by CCAA and the Chamber in June. The workshop focused on ‘Building Community Resiliency through Strategic Private […]

The Editor speaks: The premier is upbeat

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Cayman Islands premier, Alden McLaughlin, was very upbeat in his New Year’s message. With an upcoming election coming up very fast he needed to make a statement on how good things have become in the Cayman Islands since he and his Progressives government took office. Good for him he has a lot to be upbeat […]

The Editor Speaks: I NEVER EVER use the word “AWESOME” until…..

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The over use of the word “Awesome” makes me cringe. And I have never used it in my whole life until ….. well actually twice and the last time was only two weeks ago, What exactly does the word “Awesome” actually mean? Today the word ‘Awesome’ has been entirely diluted to mean “Amazing, wonderful, cool”. […]

The Editor Speaks: Remembering Hurricane Ivan

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Hurricane Ivan was a “classical” long lived Cape Verde hurricane. It has been categorized as one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the Caribbean in recorded history. On September 2 [2004] Ivan developed into a tropical depression, it became a tropical storm on the following day and reached hurricane status on 5 September. On […]

Cayman Islands prisoners give helping hands

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A week  Saturday (20) morning, bright and early, a work party of prisoners got out early to assist a call for help from George Town Primary School Principal, Ms. Marie Martin. Ms. Martin recently received containers that had been packed after Hurricane Ivan with items salvaged from the school. Ms. Martin contacted Manager Richard Barton at […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s Hurricane Season Message 2016

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – It is with a wish and prayer that I bring you the Hurricane message for 2016. I say that because early predictions aren’t very satisfactory for us in the Caribbean. Prognosticators are warning that the 2016 and 2017 Atlantic hurricane seasons will be the strongest in over four years. The […]