October 26, 2021

Cayman Islands overall imports recover in the first quarter

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The country’s merchandise imports in the quarter ending March 2016 amounted to CI$197.9 million, higher by 11.9% or CI$21.0 million higher compared to the same period in 2015. “I am pleased to note that imports in the first quarter increased, indicating a recovery from an overall decline in 2015,” stated the Hon. Marco Archer, Minister […]

2015 Statistics show improvement in Cayman Islands Education

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Compendium of Statistics 2015 Shows Improvement in Education Statistics The annual Compendium of Statistics 2015 was released today by the Economics and Statistics Office. The Compendium is a comprehensive collection of statistics from various public and private sector data sources, covering population, demographics, social and living conditions; the economy, finance and development; the environment; and information […]

Throne Speech, Policy Statement, Budget Address delivered to Cayman Islands Legislature Mon May 30

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The Legislative Assembly this morning (Monday, 30 May 2016) began its new session for the year with the State Opening which had Cayman Islands Government leaders setting the tone for the coming year with three major presentations. First, Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB, delivered the Throne Speech, outlined key Government projects in the […]

Cayman Islands Consumer Price Index falls & Merchandise Imports decline

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Consumer Price Index Fell by 2.8% in First Quarter 2016 The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the first quarter of 2016 declined by 2.8 percent when compared to the same quarter in 2015. “This is the fifth consecutive quarter of deflation since the first quarter of 2015, resulting largely from the continued reduction in […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Thieves steal from Cayman Islands church including car RCIPS Request Public Assistance to Locate Vehicle Stolen From Agape Church during Burglary Officers responded to a report of a burglary on Saturday morning, 30 April, at about 5AM to the Agape Church on Fairbanks Road. The side of the church office had been entered through a […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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  HM Queen Elizabeth II is 90 From Premier of the Cayman Islands: On behalf of the people of the Cayman Islands I wish Her Majesty The Queen a very happy 90th birthday. May the Lord continue to shine His light upon her and grace her with many more years to come. Premier Alden McLaughlin, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Cayman Islands: NIKO’S FOSTER APPEAL From CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts Niko is a sweet guy, who is in a tremendous amount of pain right now and desperately needs our help. This handsome chap has sustained an awful injury to his front leg and sadly we are faced with amputation. He is estimated to […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Cayman Airways can’t fly over Mexico According to Mexico Cayman Airways owes an undisclosed sum of money for flying over Mexican airspace 10 to 15 years ago. However, Cayman disputes this. CEO of Cayman Airways, Fabian Whorms, said the airline was working to resolve the issue that is a problem for several airlines in the […]

High credit ratings and stable outlook maintained for the Cayman Islands

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Moody’s, the international credit rating agency, has maintained Cayman’s Aa3 rating for Government’s bonds issued in a foreign currency, and an Aa2 rating for long-term foreign currency ceiling bonds and notes. The Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Marco Archer stated that “The Government is pleased with the high ratings for the Cayman Islands […]

Antigua and Barbuda pioneering in clean energy in the Caribbean

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Government of twin island state has officially inaugurated 3 MWp solar power plant at V.C. Bird International Airport Antigua Antigua and Barbuda’s electricity sector has just got much closer to becoming the greenest in the whole of the Caribbean. The national target to generate 20 per cent of the required electricity from solar energy is […]