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Archives for June 12, 2019

Cayman Islands MRCU increases ground spraying

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – With aerial spraying unavailable for the duration of this week the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has strengthened ground control measures aimed at reducing the mosquito populations on Grand Cayman.             As such four fogging trucks have been out around the Island each night since the MRCU plane last sprayed on […]

Cayman Islands police reminds the restrictions on road closures for events during peak hours

from RCIPS The RCIPS would like to remind the public about restrictions on road closure requests for events that were implemented in October 2018.  Namely, the RCIPS is no longer authorizing road closures of main arterial roads (including the George Town waterfront)  on weekdays during peak hours, which are 7-9AM and 4-7PM. The original release is below: Given […]

The Editor speaks: More sarcasm and even more sargassum

It was less than two weeks ago I wrote in this space that government had totally failed in their approach and readiness to combat the sargassum seaweed problem. They were warned and warned there was going to be a problem month before it arrived and to all appearances did nothing to prepare for the crisis […]

Cayman Islands: It’s been a busy year at Camana Bay

2019 is almost halfway over, and the Camana Bay Town Centre is as bustling as ever. With a residential project, new businesses moving to Camana Bay and announcements surrounding the latest shops and restaurants to join the Town Centre, Camana Bay is still the place on Grand Cayman to enjoy the best that Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference returns for 2019

The Cayman Islands Digital Economy Conference (CyDEC) will return to the Aurea Ballroom at Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa on Thursday, June 20th, bring together local and international experts to discuss developments within the digital economy and their applications for leaders across the financial, technological, legal and public sector industries. “With the success of the […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Governor speaks at Human Resources Conference

Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Hon. Franz Manderson and Portfolio of the Civil Service Chief Officer Gloria McField-Nixon took part in the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resources Professionals Association’s (CISHRP) 2019 annual conference “Connecting the Dots,”Friday, 31 May 2019. The Deputy Governor spoke about performance across the Civil Service and how high levels […]

Cayman Islands Director of Tourism receives the Caribbean Tourism Organization Jerry Award

Mrs Rosa Harris, the Cayman Islands Director of Tourism, received the coveted Jerry Award from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) at a gala ceremony in New York City on Thursday 6 June. She was bestowed the award for her passion for promoting tourism in the region. “Tourism and Hospitality is my passion and I have […]

Cayman Islands Leader of the Opposition calls for halt to cruise port project

The Leader of the Opposition last Friday (7) wrote to the Premier to urge him to immediately halt undertaking any further contractual obligations in relation to the Cruise Berthing Facility Project and to highlight a growing pattern of autocratic governance. Mr McLean, Leader of the Opposition said, “I have added the voice of the Opposition to calls for […]

Glass-bottomed bridge

China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge China and Russia linked by new bridge across Amur River From Independent UK A woman plays around as she walks across a glass-bottomed suspension bridge in a scenic zone in Pingjiang county An aerial view shows a glass suspension bridge at the Shiniuzhai National Geo-park in Pinging county, Hunan province […]

Cayman Islands: PWD Construction Apprenticeship Programme Graduation

Ceremony took place to celebrate seven students achieving City and Guilds of London Level 2 IVQ Technician Certification in Construction, following successful completion of PWD Construction Apprenticeship programme, run in conjunction with CIFEC. Packed ceremony took place at the Department of Agriculture. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Graduates from the Public Works Department’s Construction Apprenticeship Programme were […]