July 5, 2020

Archives for May 2020

Caribbean Airlines increases domestic operations

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, May 30, 2020. Caribbean Airlines advises that effective Monday June 01, 2020 it will increase the flight frequency on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago. Customers may visit http://www.caribbean-airlines.com download the Caribbean Airlines mobile app or contact the Reservations Sales and Service Centre for further details. In keeping with […]

31 May Weather in Cayman

31 May Sun 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers are expected today as remnant moisture from the passage of a tropical wave, lingers over the northwest Caribbean. Humidity: 72% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 13.4 EXTREME (UP from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 81°F to 92°F. Yesterday: H 90.7°F L 78.4°F Winds: Today: ESE 10-20 mph Tonight: […]

COMMENTARY: Shades of Granger, Burnham and Orban …St Kitts in danger of becoming a dictatorship

By Joel Liburd Kittitians woke-up this morning to the unmistakeable noise of a rumbling. But it wasn’t an earthquake. It was a noise that is about to shake the very foundation of its democracy. That violent noise was coming from Timothy Harris, a leader who has become desperate in his election bid to the point […]

Saint Lucia ratifies the revised Georgetown Agreement

Friday, May 29, 2020 — Another OECS Member State, Saint Lucia, affixed its signature to ratify the Revised Georgetown Agreement on Wednesday, 27 May 2020. Saint Lucia joins Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as the third OECS Member State to ratify the Revised Agreement. With these signatures, the ACP achieved its long-heralded goal […]

Maples Group Community Support – Maples Group Donates Over $135K to support Cayman Islands Community during COVID-19

he Maples Group is proud to announce that, since the outbreak of COVID-19, it has donated over US$135,000 to local organisations that are supporting the community through the pandemic, in addition to the Group’s ongoing non-COVID-19 related donations and charitable work. The Group remains committed to supporting the Cayman Islands community and would like to […]

Join the National Trust: A Walk For Nature

WHAT: Join the National Trust Team and walk for nature during 12th-19th June. Embrace the beauty of nature around you. Whether that means walking near your home, walking around your neighborhood, or running your favourite training route- this is not a measured race! Be sure to lookout for ‘Iggy’ our Blue Iguana Mascot that might […]

Rocket debris found off Cayman Brac similar to debris found off Barkers Grand Cayman

The rocket debris found off the coast of Cayman Brac by two fishermen, Larry and Tyrone Scott, last week is very similar to the debris from a rocket found on Barkers Beach, Grand Cayman on November 10 2018. We reported the finding in our story “Fuselage section of Ariane 5 launch vehicle found on Grand […]

30 May Weather in Cayman

30 May Sat 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers are expected over the next 24 hours as a tropical wave drifts across our area. Humidity: 73% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 12.3 EXTREME (DOWN from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 78°F to 92°F. Yesterday: H 92.3°F L 79.1°F Winds: Today: ESE 10-15 mph Tonight: SE 5-10 mphBarometer: […]

Cayman: Update on COVID-19 for Friday, 29 May 2020 – 1 new positive, easing of restrictions

Greater easing of current restrictions starts in stages from 1 June. New regulations to this effect are being gazetted. ·         However, all aspects of the current hard and soft curfews for this weekend remain the same. Consequently, there will be no changes to existing curfew conditions until after Sunday, 31 May 2020. ·         Several restrictions in both hard and soft […]

Cayman: Government enhances legislation for exempted limited partnerships

The Cayman Islands Government is boosting the regulatory framework for financial services in the jurisdiction through legislation pertaining to exempted limited partnerships. The Exempted Limited Partnership (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 was gazetted on Friday, 22 May and took immediate effect. Under the regulations, exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) will receive a reduction in registration fees. Specifically, the fee reduction […]