December 2, 2023

News Briefs & Community Events

DCI – Office Closures and Board Meeting Dates to 2020 The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) wishes to advise the public of its upcoming office opening hours and board meeting dates in Grand Cayman: Office Closures: Friday, 13 December – Offices closed at noon for staff function Monday, 16 December – Office closed at […]

The Editor Speaks: If the host of Rooster’s Cayman Cross Talk would be removed would the government return to their air waves?

This is a hypothetical question but nearly each day Premier Alden McLaughlin’s government is being slammed since they cancelled their weekly appearances on Cross Talk. The general consensus why this is, that host Woody DaCosta, does not decry and even adds to fuel to this along with returning co-host Elio Solomon, is the government ministers […]

Ogier advise on first liquor licences for gas stations in at least 20 years

Ogier has secured the first alcohol licences for gas stations for at least 20 years as part of the firm’s growing suite of legal services to local firms in Cayman. The firm, which last year marked its 25th anniversary in Cayman, has made a series of five successful applications for licences to sell alcohol from […]

Blanket extension granted for Liquor License holders on Grand Cayman

Liquor licence holders can now extend their operating hours, according to the acting chairman of the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman. At its quarterly session on 5 December, the board changed specified operating hours for a number of licensing subcategories in accordance with section 11 (3) of the Liquor Licensing Law: Night Clubs are […]

Cayman Islands Liquor Licensing Board Chairman resigns

From Department of Commerce & Investment Cayman Islands Government Campbell Law has stepped down as the chairman of the Liquor Licensing Board, effective as of Monday, 10 October. Mr Law was appointed board chairman in December 2015 and took office on 1 January on a four-year term. In his notice to the board, he said […]

Cayman Islands: Extension of hours for bars and nightclubs selling liquor

In accordance with a decision by the Liquor Licensing Board, liquor licence holders who operate bars and nightclubs can choose to extend their hours of business on Grand Cayman, as follows: *         Retail (bar) licence holders: Premises can remain open until 2:00am, Mondays to Fridays, and until 12:00am on Saturdays and Sundays. […]

Early Cayman Islands’ liquor licensing renewals encouraged

In order to avoid processing delays, liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licenses – are encouraged to apply for licence renewals early, in advance of the renewal deadline on Friday, 19 August 2016. Licensees are reminded that prior to this deadline, their premises must be inspected by relevant Government agencies. Depending […]