June 12, 2021

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 Turtle Centre to host Sea Turtle Festival

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (CTCEC) is pleased to announce its first annual Sea Turtle Festival, to be held June 16-20, 2021. The five-day long schedule of events will celebrate all things sea turtle with activities that range from conservation and education initiatives to art and wellness events. On Wednesday 16th June, the Centre will […]

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 […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 10 June 2021, No new positives, 86,711 vaccinations administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 372 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 9 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 […]

Cayman: Increase of Distributed Generation Resources

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (‘OfReg’) is launching a consultation on the Proposed Distributed Generation Resources (‘DGR’) 3 Megawatts (MW) Capacity Increase. OfReg considers that it is in the interests of the electricity sector to implement an additional capacity of 3MW of DGR to Caymans’ transmission and distribution system. This will enable continuity of […]

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: Police investigate Prison Officer for Drug Related Crimes

Just after 6AM today, 9 June, police responded to Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), Northward, following a report made by the Director of Prisons concerning a member of staff. On arrival, two packages containing a quantity of ganja were handed over to the police and officers were informed that a prison officer was […]

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 […]

The Rise of NFTs and How Enterprise Blockchain Could Be Capitalizing

In times past, creatives and other professionals had problems monetizing their work. They had to be part of a larger company or agency that was capable of promoting them to get their works of art in the hands of buyers. This was a problem as these companies shared the money made and the rights to […]