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Cayman: Christmas and New Year Closures & Greetings

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On this day

By Paul McGowan

The holidays are a mosaic of traditions and cultures, each bringing its own unique flavor. Whether it’s the lighting of the menorah, the decorating of the Christmas tree, the joy of Kwanzaa, or the celebration of New Year’s Eve, each tradition adds a specialness to the holiday season. 

From all of your Hi-Fi Family members, have a joyous and peaceful holiday filled with music, laughter, and good cheer. 

Happy Holidays from Chatterbox

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Happy Holidays from CHATTERBOX!

CHATTERBOX is Cayman’s Knowledgeable, Inclusive, Nurturing and Dedicated provider of multidisciplinary therapy and educational services for both children and adults.

As the year comes to a close, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude for your continued partnership. It has been a pleasure working with you and we look forward to providing exceptional therapy and educational services in the coming year.

Thank you for choosing CHATTERBOX and we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a prosperous New Year.

May this holiday season bring you joy, peace and precious moments with loved ones.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From The Progressives

From Your Progressives MPs 

Hi ieyenews readers

As we approach the end of 2023, let us remember the importance of community, kindness, and giving, especially in supporting those in need during the festive season. 

From our family to yours, we extend our warmest wishes for a Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with love, unity, good health and prosperity.

– The Progressives

DEH Operations for the Holiday Season 2023

Grand Cayman, December 15, 2023 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) advises members of the public that there will be no garbage collection services on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2023, and the landfills will be closed.

Collections will resume and landfills reopen on Tuesday, December 26 (Boxing Day), while, the landfill drop-off facility at the gate will remain accessible to the public and small vehicles 24 hours per day.

The public is also advised that the department’s offices will operate until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, December 22 and 29, 2023, as stated in Administrative Circular 1 of 2023 from the Deputy Governor to all civil servants. Landfills in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman will close their gates at 1:00 p.m. on these same dates.

Additionally, the reception of derelict vehicles and bulk loads of scrap metal will be temporarily suspended from December 25 to 27, 2023, and again on January 1, 2024.

For additional information, please contact the DEH at 949-6696, email us at [email protected], visit the DEH’s website at  or message our Facebook page at

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Season’s Greetings and New Year Wishes from UWI

Best wishes for the season and a Happy and Prosperous New Year ahead.

Kind regards,

The UWI Global Campus Marketing and Communications Office

CINAA Closure

Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce and Agencies Close for Staff Functions

Grand Cayman, 4 December 2023 – The Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce (MFSC) and some agencies under its remit will close on 8th December for staff functions.

The closure dates and times are as follows:

 *   Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce: closes at 11:30 a.m.

 *   Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO): closes at noon. The public may contact Omara Whittaker at 936-3266 or Pamela Ebanks at 936-1579 for emergencies.

 *   General Registry (Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac): closes at noon. The public may contact Cindy McField at 926-7428 for emergency birth registrations.

 *   Department of Commerce and Investment (Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac): closes at noon. Persons are encouraged to submit business licensing applications online at during closure.

All offices will reopen on Monday, 11 December at 8:30 a.m.

The MFSC apologises for any inconvenience this may cause, and encourages persons to use the contacts listed above for assistance during the brief closures.


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