April 17, 2021

Cayman: Ministry of CPI appoints Energy Policy Coordinator

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) has appointed Kristen Augustine as Energy Policy Coordinator, effective October 28, 2019. In her role, Mrs. Augustine will assist the Ministry to deliver mission critical initiatives under the National Energy Policy. She will also monitor Government’s position on emerging trends in the energy sector […]

Cayman: Ministry of CPI announces appointment of Communications Manager

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From The Cayman Islands Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure. The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure announces the appointment of Alethia Lambert as Communications and Public Affairs Manager, effective July 2, 2019. In her new role, Ms. Lambert will be responsible for developing and managing the communications initiatives within the Ministry and assisting its […]

Cayman Islands: Corruption: A Human Rights Impact Assessment

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Article by Angela Barkhouse, KRYS Global From Mondaq Co-authored by Hugo Hoyland, Kroll and Marc Limon, Universal Rights Group Corruption, especially grand corruption, has enormous implications, both direct and indirect, for the enjoyment of human rights. Corruption undermines – perhaps even violates – a wide array of economic, social and cultural rights, including the right […]

Highest core inflation in decade flattens real US wage growth

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From Newsmax A gauge of U.S. consumer prices jumped by the most in a decade in July, eating into wage gains that have barely budged in the past four months and strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to keep raising interest rates gradually. The core measure of the Consumer Price Index, which excludes food […]

Cayman Islands consumer price index increased by 2.2% in the second quarter

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From Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office The average prices of goods and services in the Cayman Islands, as estimated by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased by 2.2% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The largest contributor to the increase in the CPI was the 7.9% rise […]

Cayman Islands Consumer price Index increases by 1.7% in first quarter 2017

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From The Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office he CPI increased by 1.7 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago. The main contributors to this movement were the 9.0 percent rise in the index for restaurants and hotels, clothing and footwear that went up by 4.7 percent, and recreation and culture up by […]

Cayman Islands Consumer Price Index increased by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2016

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The average prices of goods and services consumed by households in the Cayman Islands, as estimated by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased in the third quarter of 2016 by 0.5% compared to the same period in 2015. This is the first time that the CPI increased after 6 consecutive quarters of decline due mainly […]

Barbados is least corrupt country in the Caribbean

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By Hayden Boyce -Turks and Caicos SUN Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Barbados is the least corrupt country in the Caribbean and among the top-20 cleanest countries in the world, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2014 which was released world-wide on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014. The CPI showed Barbados, with a score of 74, […]

Using flexible flatscreens to yield a virtually see-through airplane

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By hipstomp / Rain Noe From Core77 You probably remember Richard Branson’s April Fool’s joke about Virgin producing glass-bottomed planes. I figured this next bit of news might be a gag too, but apparently this proposal for a virtually invisible passenger airplane is sincere. Put forth by the UK’s Centre for Process Innovation, a science/engineering/technology […]

Fuel Quality Investigated

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The Cayman Islands’ Chief Petroleum Inspector (CPI) has identified some preliminary measures for fuel quality control, after completing a self-initiated assessment of local gasoline standards. Work supporting the report, entitled Investigation into Quality Issues of Gasoline Distributed in Cayman Islands Retail Network, took place late last year, following several complaints of automobiles experiencing mechanical problems […]