November 15, 2019

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 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 fights misuse of our AML regime

Government, regulators and the Cayman Islands private sector recently came together to better identify the risks of misusing legal persons and arrangements – such as companies, partnerships and trusts – as Cayman strengthens our fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of weapons of mass destruction. About 150 persons attended the Friday, 8 […]

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 […]

Cayman: Rundown time again!

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – It’s Rundown time again! Cayman’s most hilarious comedy show is back for its 27th season with its usual disclaimer “If You Don’t Laugh, Sue Me”. However, neither the performers or the organisers – Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) – should be in any danger of legal action because attendees are […]

Statement on Constitutional Reform Agreed by the UK

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 13 November, 2019 Good morning. Mr. Speaker, before concluding my Budget Policy Statement last Wednesday I informed this Honourable House that I had been awaiting a letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Minister of State for the Overseas Territories on the final package of Constitutional modernisation […]

Venice floods

Venice floods: Italy to declare state of emergency over damage From BBC Italy is set to declare a state of emergency in Venice after the Italian city was engulfed by 1.87m (6ft) high water levels, flooding its historic basilica and cutting power to homes. More than 80% of the city, a Unesco world heritage site, […]

Draft Cayman Islands Constitution (Amendment) order & Lord Ahmad letter

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 5 and 7 of the West Indies Act 1962(1) and of all other powers enabling Her to do so, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is ordered, as follows: Citation, construction and commencement — This […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

CMA Awards 2019

CMA Awards 2019: List of winners By Matthew Leimkuehler From USA Today Who won big at the 53rd annual CMA Awards?  The Country Music Association began rolling out its honors, for music video of the year and musical event of the year, early Wednesday during ABC’s “Good Morning America.”  The 2019 CMA Awards aired live Wednesday evening from […]