September 21, 2023

OCG Statement in Response to Allegations and Threats Made by Contractor Group

Kingston; July 30, 2012 – The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) will not submit to the threats and ultimatums against the OCG and at its staff, which were made before, during and after a meeting on Saturday by a group of contractors, whose members have been denied re-registration by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) […]

Bush cancels Mary Miller Hall Meeting for tonight (30)

The public meeting Premier McKeeva Bush  had called to outline his Budget proposals including his controversial 10% tax on work permit holders salaries at the Mary Miller Hall tonight (30) has been cancelled at short notice.He cited “disruptive elements” and after consulting with his cabinet members he had been advised to implement a “cooling off” […]

Brett Fraser breaks record but fails to make Olympics 200m FS swimming final by a fraction

Brett Fraser made it to the Semi-finals of the 200m Men’s Freestyle but just failed to qualify for the Finals. He finished sixth in his heat with a time of 1.47.01 only 0.91 seconds behind the winner Paul Biedermann. This was Brett’s personal best and the twelfth fastest time. He failed to qualify by just […]

CUT Championships 2012

The Cayman Islands Track & Field U15 team travelled to Jamaica on July 19th to participate in the 14th edition of the C.U.T. (Caribbean Union of Teachers) Championship held at the National Stadium in Kingston July 20th and 21st. The Cayman team finished 9th place in the medal standing out of a total of fourteen […]

St. Kitts to host 56th Royal Bank of Canada Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships

St. Kitts will host the 56th Royal Bank of Canada Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships. The August 5th to 12th tournament in St. Kitts is an OECS event and the RBC sponsor will once again be supporting the “Birdies for Charity” initiative. Local officials could not immediately indicate what charity or charities the OECS golf officials […]

Cayman Islands Kemar Hyman is one of current Seminoles at Games

Florida State’s track and field program recruits the world. And as a result, 11 current or former Seminoles will represent seven countries at the London Olympics. FSU athletes will compete in most of the major track events, including the 100, 200, 400 and the relays. Kemar Hyman of the Cayman Islands holds his nation’s record […]

Sonics beat Cayman Islands and become Disney International Cup Champions

Slidell Youth Soccer Club’s U11 Sonics’ Janusz Wojcik scored the eventual championship goal in the second overtime of a 2-1 victory at the Disney International Cup finals Saturday at Disney’s Wide World of Sports. The contest was tied 1-1. The Sonics and Houston Galactics had played a scoreless five-minute overtime period and it appeared the […]

Mothersill will fight through injury, Bolt is not in lightning form and Hyman wants final flourish

By Ronald Shillingford Cydonie Mothersill arrived at the London Olympics from her training base in Washington DC on Friday still battling to overcome a niggling injury that has hampered her preparations. But the Commonwealth Games 200 metres champion is determined to equal her feat at the Beijing Olympics four years ago when she reached the […]

Tax Evasion net tightens as Cayman Islands will share information

Now that a model agreement for international cooperation in chasing tax evaders is available to be duplicated country by country, even tax havens like the Cayman Islands will start signing up to share information that tax evaders would like to hide, a U.S. Treasury official said Thursday. The Department earlier in the day released the […]

It opened with a champion vibe

By Ronald Shillingford The hottest ticket in the world was for the London Olympics opening ceremony – and everyone lucky enough to be there felt blessed. The Cayman Islands team, with Kemar Hyman holding the flag, proudly strode round with all the other 204 nations in a monumental event at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, […]