July 7, 2020

Sahara Dust Plume Alert in the Cayman Islands

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From GIS The Cayman Islands National Weather Service advises that the Sahara dust plume, now stretching across the Caribbean, is expected to fluctuate this weekend, with increasing hazy conditions returning from about Sunday. Meanwhile the Public Health Department advises that these conditions could potentially increase symptoms in persons with asthma, and other respiratory illnesses due […]

Plastic Free Cayman to host free virtual movie screening & discussion Sat May 30

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Plastic Free Cayman will host a virtual screening of the new full-length documentary The Story of Plastic George Town — Local environmental advocacy group, Plastic Free Cayman, will host a free, virtual screening of the new full-length documentary, The Story of Plastic. Hoping to give people who are staying at home something new and inspiring to watch and discuss, […]

IQ-EQ hires Country Delivery Director for Cayman Islands

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Q-EQ is pleased to welcome Jeff Kelly as its new Country Delivery Director for the Cayman Islands. In this leadership role, Jeff will be responsible for overseeing client service delivery within the Cayman office and will work closely with the rest of the local leadership team to drive forward IQ-EQ’s business strategy for the jurisdiction. […]

Cayman Islands’ first recorded COVID-19 Positive patient passes away

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 14, 2020) – Health City Cayman Islands is reporting that the Cayman Islands’ first recorded COVID-19 positive patient passed away at 4:40am on Saturday 14 March. The 68-year-old man was being treated in isolation at the tertiary care facility’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). The patient was traveling on a cruise ship […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman: CISA Social cancelled Sat March 14 2020 The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association will be closed for the next 2 weeks with cancellation of the upcoming March Social on Tuesday.  The President on behalf of the Association will keep all its members up to date, be in touch by phone and extend our prayers for […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 4th March ! Come join in the fun and test the gray matter and help raise funds for a worthy cause.  Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz […]

Cruise ship denied entry to Cayman Islands

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health and Public Health Department are aware that a cruise ship scheduled to arrive in Grand Cayman tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 February 2020) has been denied landing in Jamaica.  According to the Ministry of Health & Wellness in Jamaica, a member of the ship’s crew has been […]

Cayman: Assault on West Bay Road – UPDATE/One man injured by gunshot wounds in George Town – UPDATE

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Assault on West Bay Road UPDATE Feb 24 2020 – Police continue to investigate the assault the took place on Friday 21 February at the Coral Beach. The parties involved were all said to be present between 8:30PM on Friday 21 February and 12:30AM on Saturday, 22 February. Police are appealing to everyone who was […]

Cayman Government responds to the Tax Justice Network

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government notes the publication of the Tax Justice Network’s (TJN) latest secrecy index. Responding, the Chief Officer in the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services, Dax Basdeo: “The Cayman Islands’s standards of transparency are based upon recognised global standards. Unfortunately, the TJN’s methodology remains flawed, as does their […]

Cayman: $1 banknote commemorates first written Constitution

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin was pleased on Monday to announce the issuance of the new $1 banknote that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the first written Constitution of the Cayman Islands. “We set out on a journey in 2018 to Celebrate Cayman in observance of the 60th anniversaries of our […]