November 20, 2019

Governor Addresses LA

With the 2012-13 session of the Legislative Assembly ushered in through the customary proclamation, His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE, told MLAs that the Throne Speech would not be presented today (Wednesday, 27 June) to accommodate the ongoing budget finalisation process. This is what he said: “Madam Speaker, Hon. Premier, Hon. Ministers and […]

Premier seeks 2-month interim authorisation for $127 million from LA

In view of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) insisting on further reductions to Cayman Government’s operating expenditure for the coming fiscal year, the annual budget has been delayed, the Premier and Finance Minister, the Hon. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, said in the House this morning (Wednesday, 27 June). The Premier moved a Government […]

New Cayman Visitor App announced

Cayman Islands Tourism Association and CayApp are proud to introduce their new app, Cayman Visitor. Whether you are planning a vacation for a day or a year, Cayman Visitor is the mobile answer to all your questions.  Cayman Visitor will be available for download from July 1st. The App Cayman Visitor will direct visitors to […]

Home Repairs Assistance Committee appointed

The news of the appointment of the Home Repairs Committee came from the Office of the Premier not by a press release. We had to find it via an advertisement the Cayman Islands Government placed in the Caymanian Compass. The advertisement said the Office of the Premier is offering grants up to $10,000 to local […]

Ex RBC employee sentenced to 2.5 years imprisonment for USS29k plus theft

Following a trial by jury in the Grand Court from the 16th to the 18th, and the 20th April, 2012, a 28 year old George Town man was found guilty of theft involving stolen money to the value of US$29,987.33. The money belonged to Kevin Barcant who had been a customer of the Royal Bank […]

Statement from Chamber of Commerce re anticipated liquor fees hiked

While it is acknowledged that these fees have not been increased for several years, many other fees have been increased significantly over the past five years. The results of the Chamber’s recent State of Business and Small Business surveys confirm that the cost of doing business is the single greatest challenge facing Cayman business today. […]

From the Office of the Contractor-General, Kingston, Jamaica

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Cayman Islands to compete in major amateur golf tournament in St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis is the place to be for golf players and enthusiasts around the Region when it hosts the 56th Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships that takes place 06 to 12 August 2012. At a recent press briefing; Lee Bailey, the vice president of the Royal St. Kitts Golf […]

RBS says most bank accounts now updated

Banking group RBS has said that 99% of RBS and NatWest accounts have now been brought up to date. A computer software upgrade at RBS failed last week, disrupting many payments into and out of accounts. However, RBS added that its Ulster Bank customers continued to suffer “unacceptable delays”. Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn […]

Ambassadors Continue Diplomatic Missions

Cayman Islands government officials are continuing to build upon the already solid relations with neighbouring countries, with recent visits by American and Cuban officials resulting in the forging of even stronger relations, and better understanding of current issues. Over the past month, Cayman hosted visits by the newly-appointed United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency […]