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Latest extended range forecast predicts 2012 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have reduced activity.

Research Scientist Philip Klotzbach and Professor Emeritius of Atmospheric Science William Gray have published their latest extended range forecast for the 2012 Atlantic basin hurricane season, and it is good news for us here in the Cayman Islands. The reason…

Independence Day and Constitution Day

Here in the Cayman Islands we celebrated Constitution Day on Monday 2nd July and in America they likewise celebrated their Independence from England on Wednesday 4th July. The American celebrations, were of course, big and loud, whilst ours passed with…

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Kemar Hyman of Cayman Islands runs career-best 9.95 to win 100 in Madrid Meet

Kemar Hyman of the Cayman Islands ran a personal-best 9.95 seconds to win the 100 meters in the Madrid Meet on Saturday. Hyman, aided by a strong but legal tailwind, broke the record for the Spanish capital meet after smashing…

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Insight: Dengue vaccine in sight, after 70 years

One of the grimmest legacies of the war in the Pacific is still being fought 70 years on, but a victory over dengue, the intensely painful “breakbone fever” which that conflict helped spread around the world, may be in sight….

Dart announces first recipients of The Minds Inspired Scholarship Programme

Dart Cayman Islands is delighted to announce that the first recipients of the Minds Inspired Scholarships for high school students in the Cayman Islands are: David Forbes and Ethan Whittaker. Minds Inspired is a comprehensive scholarship programme promoting academic excellence…

One Man, One Vote: Why does nearly ALL the world embrace it? WHY?

The One Man, One Vote (OMOV) referendum looms nearer. Wednesday, 18th. What will a “Yes” vote mean to Cayman? What will a “NO” vote mean? There is one indisputable fact. “Democracies the world over have always embraced the universal principle…

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New Solicitor General Appointed

The Portfolio of Legal Affairs wishes to announce that Ms Jacqueline Wilson has assumed duties as Cayman Islands’ new Solicitor General. Ms Wilson, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was selected following an open recruitment process to fill the vacancy…

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Caymans solar tender opportunity closed; Solamon SVPs vow to submit winning proposal next round

(1888PressRelease) According to Solamon Energy SVP Michael Mitchell, although the current solicitation to get renewables onto the grid in the Caymans is closed, the forthcoming solar opportunities are many and varied across the Islands and he is confident, with SVP…

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Lifetime Honorific for political leaders and Legislative Chairs

Persons who have held the top political position in the Cayman Islands or presided over the legislature will retain the title of “Honourable” in perpetuity. Cabinet recently decided that such recognition would be given to past Premiers, Leaders of Government…

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New Auditor General report says Government has “lack of sound financial management practices”

The Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, made public today his performance audit report on the Government’s “Management of Major Capital Projects”. In his report, Mr. Swarbrick assesses how well the Government manages approximately 25% or about $150 million of annual spending…