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Needs Assessment Unit: Office Closures for Staff Training The Needs Assessment Unit’s (NAU) Grand Cayman office is closing on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 from 2 p.m. for staff training and its Brac office will be closed all day to facilitate a staff meeting. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. William Pouchie Memorial […]

Cayman: Update: Man charged for wounding at George Town Bar

From RCIPS: A man, age 39 of Bodden Town, has been arrested and formally charged with Wounding with Intent, in relation to an incident at Singh’s Roti Shop on Saturday, 16 November, 2019 (see below). He appeared in court Tuesday morning, 28 January.

Puzzles for Jan 29-30 2020 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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Cayman: Statement from National Roads Authority re- earthquake sink holes

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The National Roads Authority is currently working with the Royal Cayman Police Service and the various utility providers to assess and remediate damages caused by the earthquake on Tuesday, January 28. Initial assessments indicate the appearance of sinkholes in a number of areas. NRA is currently conducting repairs at the following […]

Cayman: Last Call for Vendors

From CNCF Don’t miss the deadline to register for an art, craft or food vendor booth at Red Sky at Night! Registration forms and payment must be received by January 31st to ensure that you are able to be listed in the Cayfest programme and on the festival map. Don’t delay, sign up today! AT: […]

First Canopy by Hilton in Caribbean and Latin America opens in Cancun

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) debuts its new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, in the Caribbean and Latin America with Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla. The 174-room urban oasis is situated in Cancun’s lively ‘Hotel Zone’ overlooking Nichupté Bay. Guests can discover the locale of Cancun woven within each element of the property through architecture, design, […]

Caribbean 7.7 Quake: Two terrible myths and one great piece of advice

By Robin Andrews From Forbes As plenty of you have likely noticed, a rather powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake took place underwater, 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) beneath the seafloor, northwest of Jamaica and south of Cuba on Tuesday 28th. What is for now the mainshock in the sequence – the most powerful in a series of earthquakes – […]

EPP Group emphasises quality in talks on future EU-UK relations

29th January – the date of MEPs’ approval of a Withdrawal Agreement that formally seals Britain’s exit from the EU on the 31st of January. Discussions will now turn to the future relationship between the EU and the UK. The EPP Group sees the need for quality, not undue haste, in the upcoming negotiations.

Luxury hotel reopens

One of the Caribbean’s Original Luxury Hotels Has Finally Reopened — and It’s More Gorgeous Than Ever By Jacqueline Gifford From Travel+Leisure Sometimes, even the best vacations require a bit of work. To reach Virgin Gorda, most travelers fly first to San Juan, then to Tortola, and finally, hop a ferry to the island. On […]

Cayman: CIFS Respond to a vehicle fire in Rum Point

Wed Jan 29 2020 1:20PM The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) are currently in attendance at a vehicle fire in Sandpoint Road Rum Point. The vehicle is in a detached garage 12 metres away from any domestic dwelling. Crews were faced with a well-developed car fire as the garage door was opened prior to their […]