November 18, 2019

Cayman: FRC celebrates International Men’s Day 2019 with slew of events

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is looking forward to hosting a series of interactive activities to mark International Men’s Day (IMD) on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The objective of IMD is to focus on men’s and boy’s health, improve gender relations, promote gender equality and highlight positive male role models. The annual […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

Hyundai Motor Group launches future mobility venture MoceanLab

MoceanLab to provide mobility services in Los Angeles starting with its pilot carshare service, Mocean Carshare Hyundai Motor Group today established MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future.MoceanLab will provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and expand its services to autonomous […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: CBC Public Auction Notice The public is hereby notified that a Public Auction will be conducted by the Customs and Border Control Service (CBC), on undeclared and seized goods.  The following category of goods will be auctioned from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, 23 November 2019, in the parking lot of CBC Headquarters, located at 42 Owen […]

15 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

15 Nov Fri 2019Tropical ReportATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT Fri Nov 15 2019 For the Eastern North Pacific:Tropical Weather OutlookNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL500 AM PDT Fri Nov 15 2019 TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWENTY E EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY Global […]

Cayman: Office of the Ombudsman releases 2018 Annual Report – police complaints top

Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston reported on the office’s first full year of operations with the tabling of the 2018 Annual Report in the Legislative Assembly. In 2018, after 3.5 short months in operation, her mandate was expanded from oversight of government decision-making and freedom of information appeals to include public complaints about police conduct and whistleblower protection […]

Cayman Islands celebrates 7,000 room stock milestone

The Cayman Islands tourism industry recently achieved a major milestone in the accommodations sector through the significant growth of over 7,000 rooms licensed and available to visitors.  This includes over 1,000 new rooms added within the past three years alone, with the condominiums and villas categories accounting for 73% of this increase. Now standing at […]

Cayman: Seven Mile Beach corridor development ONE Canal Point breaks ground

ONE Canal Point development begins construction on 74-unit condominium and townhome community in the Seven Mile Beach corridor Grand Cayman — Early Tuesday, the development and sales teams of ONE Canal Point, along with General Contractor Warren Greene, held an official groundbreaking of the condo and townhome community.  The informal sunrise ceremony was accented by […]