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Archives for May 26, 2022

Cayman: Merchandise Imports continued growth in 2021 Third Quarter

The total value of Cayman Islands merchandise imports grew to $326.86 million for the July to September 2021 quarter, an increase of 10.1 percent over the previous corresponding quarter, with non-petroleum and petroleum & petroleum-related imports growing by 5.4 percent and 71.7 percent, respectively.  Growth was recorded in the imports of most categories of the […]

Cayman Merchandise Imports rebounded in 2021 

The total value of the Cayman Islands’ importation of goods stood at $1,281.9 million, recording an increase of 15.0 percent for 2021. This growth resulted from increases in both non-petroleum as well as petroleum-related imports. Non-petroleum imports amounted to $1,153.0 million, an increase of 12.4 percent. The increase occurred in most categories of imports, especially […]

Cayman Islands economy expanded by an estimated 1.7% in the first nine months of 2021

As measured by the real gross domestic product (GDP), economic activity in the Cayman Islands is estimated to have increased by 1.7% in the first nine months of 2021.  Indicators suggest that the growth in economic activity was relatively broad-based, with only three sectors contracting. The largest positive changes were seen in real estate, which […]

Mainstream media puppets – you decide, Martin

By Melissa Martin Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” –Jim Morrison  New York Times, Washington Post, Time Magazine – mainstream media puppets or not? Fact or fiction? Truth or false? As reported on the website of The Spectrum in an op-ed article by Dr. Harold Pease: “At the 1991 Bilderberg conference in Germany, David Rockefeller said: “We are grateful […]

Strengthening the Eastern Caribbean’s capacity for Trade Negotiations, Cooperation and Leadership

By Kyle Garnes Project Manager, ACP TradeCom II, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Thursday, May 26, 2022 — Economic integration continues to be at the forefront of the agenda of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). A specially funded cohort of sixteen (16) trade professionals from the OECS region benefitted from the introduction of a […]

Four migrants arrive in Cayman Brac overnight

The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) confirms that a vessel with four (4) male migrants arrived in Cayman Brac at approximately 11:30pm last night, Wednesday, 25 May 2022. The 4 migrants have disembarked the vessel and are being processed in accordance with CBC’s established protocols.

Cayman: Bank staff praised for their commitment on Employee Appreciation Day

George Town, Cayman Islands, 26 May 2022 – The colour of the day was red, and the word was definitely “appreciated”! All across its 15-member regional network of branches and offices staff arrived to work to a red-carpet welcome and other special treats and personalised messages on Thursday May 19, as CIBC FirstCaribbean toasted its […]

Cayman: Platinum Jubilee Family Tea Party celebrates 70-Year Reign

Grand Cayman, 26 May 2022 –The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Family Afternoon Tea Party at the Gallery was a patriotic occasion on Saturday, 21 May 2022.  Held on the grounds of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI), the festive community event was hosted by the Gallery in partnership with the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 26 May, 285 NEW Positives (23-25 May)

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 26 May. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: Monday 23/05/2022 112 Tuesday 24/05/2022 95 Wednesday 25/05/2022 78 There are 1650 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Eleven persons are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 related causes and of these, four are unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling […]

Lamborghini announces development of its LMDh hybrid sports car prototype racing program

The racing car will be eligible for both IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship Sant’Agata Bolognese, 17 May 2022 – Lamborghini Squadra Corse is developing its first LMDh prototype, which will debut in 2024 in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Hypercar class) and the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship (GTP class). Since 2015, […]