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Archives for October 2, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Friday, 2 October 2020 – 2 NEW POSITIVES – Press Briefing

 Out of 337 test results, two were positives; both are travellers and in isolation. ·         One positive has mild symptoms. ·         There was one call to the ‘flu clinic which was ‘flu related. ·         The new quarantine in residence programme is successfully underway, as part of the phased border opening programme.  ·         New regulations that come into effect until […]

Cayman: Government Guaranteed Loans for Medium, Large-Sized Businesses

George Town, Grand Cayman:  The Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Roy McTaggart is pleased to inform the public that the Government of the Cayman Islands and five (5) local financial institutions (“the Banks”) have agreed in principle to a government guaranteed loan scheme to assist medium and large-sized businesses with meeting their operating […]

Cayman: CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN’S WALK returns for its ninth year

George Town, Cayman Islands, 1, October 2020 – Raising in excess of KYD $70,000 towards the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, the CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure will host over 300 participants on Sunday, 4, October 2020.  The 5K walk or run will gather at Public Beach at 6:00a.m., for a start time of 6:30 […]

Cayman: Deadline for Phase II of Grant Programme for Businesses – OCT 9

The Cayman Islands Centre for Business Development (CICBD) announces that the deadline for entrepreneurs and business owners to apply for support under Phase II of the grant programme being offered by Government to micro and small businesses is Friday, October 9. Under Phase II of the grant programme, support packages for micro and small businesses will […]

Corporate marketers give RePLAST-OECS Initiative the thumbs up

HRMs buy-in to policies promoting employee inclusion environmental advocacy Friday, October 2, 2020 — Close to 40 Senior Marketing and Human Resource Managers from the Services, Retail, Manufacturing and Construction sector concluded a breakfast conference with the RePLAST-OECS Pilot Plastic Recycling Project with high commendation for the proposed Incentivised Collection System which will support the collection […]

Cayman: West Bay Prayer Breakfast: Postponed/Port Authority Closure for Tropical Storm Delta

West Bay Prayer Breakfast: Postponed The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is postponing the Older Persons Month West Bay Prayer Breakfast this Saturday, 3 October 2020, as further inclement weather has been forecast. It is hoped that the activity will be rescheduled for later on this month. Port Authority Closure for Tropical Storm Delta […]

Cayman: CDEMA welcomes the Cayman Islands as its 19th Participating State

Bridgetown, Barbados October 1, 2020 – The Cayman Islands has become the 19th Participating State of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), with official admission effective September 1, 2020.  The final decision was made at the 5th Extraordinary Meeting of the Council of CDEMA on August 28, 2020 where the Ministers unanimously agreed to admit […]

Williams² appointed as exclusive broker for innovative business and wellness hotel Kailani

Cayman-based luxury real estate agent Williams² has this week announced its appointment as exclusive brokerage agent for the eagerly awaited Kailani; the Cayman Islands’ groundbreaking high-end boutique hotel dedicated to business and wellness travellers, built in partnership by  NCB Group and the Curio Collection by Hilton™. Established in 2014, Williams² boasts a reputation as the […]

Living in Aruba Guide

Living in Aruba is surely a dream come true for all those who love abundant sunshine, white sandy beaches, beautiful nature, and various outdoor activities. Yet, is this small island the right choice for those who are considering buying their first home in the Caribbean? We offer you crucial information about „One Happy Island“ to […]

CAL retires second aircraft

Cayman: CAL retires second aircraft in ongoing Fleet Modernization Plan  On Monday September 28, 2020, the Board, Management, and Staff of Cayman Airways Limited (CAL), bid farewell to its aircraft with registration marked VP-CAY. It was the second of the airline’s four Boeing 737-300 fleet to be retired as part of CAL’s ongoing Fleet Modernization […]