Due to the inclement weather forecast for next week, the Celebrate Cayman Official Launch Ceremony scheduled for Monday 28 May has been postponed and will now take place on Monday 4 June. The ceremony signals the official start of the year-long national celebrations to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The Cayman Islands Government and […]
The Liquor Licensing Board will hold its quarterly meeting next month. The meeting is set for Tuesday 26 June at 1:30 p.m. in the Government Administration Building. All Liquor/Music & Dance application must be received by noon on Wednesday 30 May. Applications that do not meet the deadline will not be included in the published agenda.
The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee (CI LETR) would like to inform the public the Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull is postpone from this week Saturday 26th May, 2018 to next week Saturday 2 June. Additionally, the CI LETR has also postponed their boot drive that was scheduled to take place tomorrow throughout central George Town until Friday […]
The Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Snuggle Up and Read event, scheduled for Wednesday, 23 May 2018 at Bodden Town Primary School, has been postponed due to inclement weather. This Child Month event has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, 30 May 2018 – Bodden Town Primary School – 6.30 p.m.- 8.30 p.m. DCFS apologises for the inconvenience this may […]
The National Roads Authority (NRA) would like to notify the public that work will be conducted on the CNB roundabout on Sunday 27 May. Island Paving will be carrying out the work on behalf of NRA, from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. Intersections along Thomas Russel Avenue will be closed to facilitate the […]
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- Rivers battles with definition of ‘economic substance’(CNS): Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers has said there are still questions regarding the expectations of the European Union on the definition of “sufficient economic substance”, which is the key to Cayman’s future cooperation. Rivers is currently in Europe attending meetings, summits and forums regarding tax issues and concerns in Europe that led to Cayman […]
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- Ex-police clerk dodges jail over grocery card abuse(CNS): A local woman who worked as an accounts clerk with the RCIPS and misused a Kirk Supermarket charge card avoided going to jail Thursday, when a visiting judge handed her a 12-month sentence, suspended for 18 months. Sarah Connor (39) was charged alongside her workplace supervisor, Siscely Solomon, who jumped bail after she was arrested […]
- Fund director arrested in cocaine probe(CNS): A fund director with Intertrust, a Cayman Islands-based offshore firm, was arrested at his office on Elgin Avenue in George Town Thursday. Police said the 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and has been bailed as the investigation continues. No other details have been revealed by police but a number […]