June 12, 2021

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor asks Florida counterpart to consider vaccination checks for cruise passengers

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. cites concerns around unvaccinated cruise passengers arriving in the Caribbean U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (June 11, 2021) – Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands Albert Bryan Jr. has made a plea to his Florida colleague, Governor Ron DeSantis, to honor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and reconsider the state’s […]

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands donates art prints to John A. Cumber Primary School

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands recently donated art prints from the National Gallery collection, part of its recent outdoor exhibit at Camana Bay, to the students of John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay, to help further their art education. The exhibition, titled “Tropical Visions”, was coordinated in partnership with the National Gallery of the […]

Cayman: CAL adds two extra Miami repatriation flights for travel in June

Due to increased demand, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL)) has added two extra repatriation flights for travel in June between Grand Cayman and Miami, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government.   The extra Miami flights will operate on Tuesdays, June 15 & 29, 2021:  FLIGHT FROM TO DEPARTS ARRIVES FREQUENCY KX3102 Grand Cayman Miami 10am […]

Cayman YMCA: Keep Water Safety top of mind this Summer

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands wants to help keep kids safe in and around water this summer The YMCA of the Cayman Islands wants to ensure that water safety does not get lost in Cayman residents’ eagerness to make a splash this upcoming summer season. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether […]

Cayman: One Man Arrested for Firearm Related Offense

Just after 12PM today 10 June, the RCIPS Firearm Response Unit, had cause to stop a vehicle that was seen travelling along Sound Way in George Town. The vehicle attempted to evade being stopped and as a result, police used special munitions to deflate one tyre and disable the vehicle to protect the public and police […]

CYDEC 2021 brings together international and local industry leaders, discussing digitising Cayman’s economy.

Over 130 people registered for the fourth annual Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CYDEC), hosted virtually by FTS, on 3 June. Launched in 2018 as the first conference of its kind in the Cayman Islands, CYDEC has become a highly anticipated signature event in Cayman.  This year’s theme focused on how digitisation can help Cayman […]

Miss Cayman Islands Universe: calling all contestants!

Potential contestants with MCIU reigning Queen, Mariah Tibbetts, former MCIU Queen Caitlyn Tyson and committee Chair, Derri Dacres-Lee.  The recruitment drive for the next Miss Cayman Islands Universe was officially launched last weekend with a special ‘Meet & Greet’ event at The Wharf. Potential contestants joined committee members for an informative yet casual evening. “I’m pleased with […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 9 June 2021, NO new positives, 86,711 vaccinations administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 242 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 8 June, 2021. There were no positive test results. As of Monday, 7 June 2021, 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations had been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these 46,928 (72% of […]

UK: Just 19% of house raffles follow through on their promise

By James Lockett Research by house raffle platform, Winmydreamhome.com, reveals that, while the property raffle sector is enjoying increased popularity, the prize home is only awarded to a winner 19% of the time. In the last 4 years, house raffles have become increasingly popular. In 2018, there were 24 raffles, dropping to just 8 in […]

Gift Ideas for the friends you miss hanging out with

Friendship parties fill us with energy, happiness, and faith in the best. And although you have known these people for many years, it’s nevertheless challenging to think of how you can surprise the person this time.  After all, you want to make an excellent gift as you hang out with friends. We thought and compiled […]