December 7, 2023

Archives for August 3, 2023

Statement from Premier and Minister for Finance & Economic Development Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP On the local 30-day notice period for Interest Rate increases

Grand Cayman, 02 August 2023 – In light of the US Federal Reserve (the Fed) increasing the “prime” or “base” interest rate for borrowing by 0.25% on Wednesday, 26 July, I am pleased that the retail banks operating in the Cayman Islands will stand by their commitment to implement a 30-day notice period before passing this […]

Cayman: Road Closures for Pride Parade, 5 August

From RCIPS The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures  taking place in order to facilitate the Pride Parade on Saturday, 5 August between 3:00PM and 6:00PM. The parade will commence at the Seven Mile Public Beach and conclude at Bevvy bar on West Bay Road. From 3:00 PM to 4:20PM, the junction of Esterley […]

Cayman: Man arrested in relation to North Side Police Station Fire

Update (3 August): Yesterday, 2 August, officers arrested a man, age 55 of North Side, on suspicion of arson in relation to the fire which took place at the North Side Police Station on the morning of Monday, 31 July. He remains in custody as investigations continue. Officers continue to appeal for anyone with information which […]

Cayman: Water-Related Death in George Town

From RCIPS Shortly before 8:15AM today, 3 August, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers and emergency services to a report of a person in distress in the waters off the shore of North Church Street, north of Arthur’s Way. It was reported that a man had been out swimming in the area when he experienced […]

Meet the Breast Cancer Foundation’s new Chief Administrator

The Breast Cancer Foundation in the Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the appointment of Beverly Edgington as the organization’s new Chief Administrator. This appointment marks a significant milestone in the foundation’s ongoing commitment to fighting breast cancer and supporting those affected by the disease in the Cayman Islands. As a long-term service provider and […]

Cayman: Law Reform Commission invites comments on Adverse Possession paper

The Law Reform Commission invites stakeholders and members of the public to comment on the issues and recommendations identified in the discussion paper titled, ‘Adverse Possession’. The discussion paper aims to determine whether the doctrine of adverse possession should be abolished in the Cayman Islands or retained in a modified form. Adverse possession is the […]

Schrödinger’s Caymanians. The gap confronting most persons who are Caymanian by Entitlement

A longstanding issue is the simple question of “who is a Caymanian?” With many different options and processes for achieving (and maintaining) Caymanian status, widespread confusion has caused whole aspects of the Immigration (Transition) Act (and other laws in the Cayman Islands) to be almost incapable of proper application. This is not a new issue […]

Cayman: Innovative orthopaedic surgeon Dr Almeida joins HSA

Dr Almeida The Health Services Authority (HSA) is expanding the range of medical specialties available to its patients with the addition of innovative orthopaedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist, Dr Alwin Almeida.  With a passion for literally getting people back on their feet, Dr Almeida is well known for providing exceptional care and utilising modern […]

Cayman Water celebrates 50 years

Cayman Water Company celebrates 50 years Thu Aug 31 Cayman Water Company Limited will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on 31 August with a special Business Cayman Water Company celebrates 50 years, with a special Business . The event will take place at the Abel Castillo Water Works, Peninsular Way, Governor’s Harbour, beginning at 5.30pm. It will […]

3 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Thu Aug 2023 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu 3 Aug 2023 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM EDT Thu Aug 3 2023 Hurricane Dora POWERFUL DORA CONTINUES WESTWARD NOAA Climate Prediction Center Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS […]