January 24, 2020

Yet another twist to the formation of a government in Cayman Islands

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From Da Vibes GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, May 30 2017 (Caribbean News Service) – There is yet another twist to the formation of a government in this British Overseas Territory following the May 24 general elections that resulted in none of the parties securing an outright victory. A new government headed by the leader of […]

Bush does turn-around and is now to become Premier leading Independents

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After a meeting with Dr Steve Tomlinson last night McKeeva Bush is now to become Premier of the Cayman Islands again. He has rescinded the deal he earlier struck with Alden McLaughlin Leader of the Progressives. Al Suckoo will be Deputy Premier and Gilbert McLean  is to be Speaker. Anthony Eden will be Deputy Speaker.

Fire truck Handover Held on Cayman Brac

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Cayman Islands Fire Service Vehicle Handover Ceremony The newest and most modern aerodrome fire truck in the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) fleet was officially unveiled on Thursday, 4 May 2017, during a vehicle handover ceremony. Government leaders, airport officials and Fire Service personnel gathered at the Cayman Brac Fire Station to celebrate the new […]

The Editor Speaks:Tourism results make good reading for Progressives

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With a sitting MLA, Alva Sukoo and an ex-MlA Gilbert McLean both standing for Bodden Town in the May’s election it is going to be a hard fought contest for the Progressives to win. Suckoo won on the coat tails of the Progressives as he stood with them four years ago. That one of the […]

Cayman Tourism Showcase

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Cayman Islands Minister of Tourism opens tourism showcase Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 8 November 2016 – The Minister of Tourism, the Hon Moses Kirkconnell, opened the Tourism Showcase with the State of the Industry Address this morning. Attendees primarily from North America represent wholesalers, airlines and online travel agents (OTAs) that produce business for the […]

Cayman Islands Hon. Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism statement as a response to Brexit outcome

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 27, 2016 – The Cayman Islands tourism industry depends on visitors each year to stimulate the economy and contribute to the overall success of our country. This includes visitors from the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. The people of the United Kingdom have made a decision through a democratic process […]

Engineers sought for Cayman Islands cruise berthing design works

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Advertisements are to appear in local and international media on Wednesday, 27 April, 2016, seeking proposals for civil engineering design works of the proposed cruise berthing facility. Successful tenders will pre-qualify with the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport to take part in the full tender process scheduled next […]

Cayman Islands Tourism positioned for growth with the Modernization of Cayman Airways Fleet

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 April 2016) Over the next five years the tourism industry is set to grow in available tourism services particularly in accommodation and the national flag carrier, Cayman Airways, has positioned itself to meet that need with the modernization of its fleet. Tourism is one of the main drivers of the […]

Cayman Islands DCFS/NAU open Brac Office

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The Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports on Friday, 29 January 2016 officially opened a new facility in which to serve the Sister Islands public. The office located on 23 Dennis Foster Road is newly renovated and includes a conference room and staff offices with further room for future growth or staffing needs. It […]

The Editor Speaks: Plans to extend ORIA runway

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When I first arrived in the Cayman Islands almost 35 years ago there were plans to extend the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman. 35 years later and nothing has changed. However, there is a General Election coming, and there is a need as part of a good publicity campaign to show […]