The Cayman Islands Government London Office is hosting the fifth annual summer reception of Cayman Connection UK in Cayman on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at the South Sound Community Centre. There is a drop-in session from 12 to 3 pm, a workshop on culture and etiquette from 5-6 pm and an anniversary reception from 6-8 pm.
Liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licenses – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting to be held September 13th, 2018. The deadline for applications is August 24th, 2018. Licensees are reminded before they can apply for renewal; the premises must be inspected and approved by the relevant Government […]
As part of its continued effort to improve the Cayman Islands road network, the NRA continues to work diligently on the Linford Pierson Highway (LPH) road widening. The NRA will be closing one of the two eastbound lanes of the LPH at the Silver Oaks Roundabout from Friday July 13th, 2018 around 9pm to Sunday […]
The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a free three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training programme (DVITP) in the Brac Reef Resort Conference Room, Cayman Brac on Tuesday, 28 to Thursday, 30 August 2018, 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The deadline for filing beneficial ownership information for Cayman companies is 30 June 2018. The General Registry will have extended hours on Thursday, 28 June and Friday, 29 June to facilitate filing of beneficial ownership information. Ordinary resident companies are required to file this information through the Cayman Business Portal (http://www.cbp.ky).
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- Civil service invests in business case skills(CNS): Government has launched a new training programme to help government workers incorporate management principles, practices and business case skills into their day-to-day operations, especially those who have the responsibility of spending public cash. “This programme will provide additional opportunities for civil servants to build skills and knowledge in business case development and project management best practices,” said Acting […]
- Politicians failing on climate change, says UK’s adviser(CNS): The British government’s official climate change adviser and the chair of the UK’s Climate Change Committee, Lord Deben (John Gummer), has said politicians and policymakers are failing to rise to the challenge of a rapidly warming planet. Pointing to the mounting evidence and trends, from melting polar ice to record temperatures and rising sea levels, the Conservative peer called on […]
- Cubans released as HRC challenges detention(CNS): The government has confirmed that it is overturning the policy of detaining all Cuban migrants who chose to land in local waters, regardless of their status, and the Department of Immigration (DOI) has determined that some detainees will be released from the detention facility pending the results of their legal matters. Given the length […]
- Activist group urges action to protect animals(CNS): A local NGO calling for better protection of animals and the enforcement of existing laws is urging the community to sign a petition following a brutal machete attack on two dogs in Savannah. Cayman Animal’s WatchDog wants to see people who torture, abuse or neglect animals to be held accountable, after the Department of […]
- Disability council calls for access at Smith Cove(CNS): The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) has made it clear that it expects the renovations of Smith Barcadere (aka Smith Cove) to include access for disabled people. At a public meeting in George Town South last week about the enhancement project, the Progressive MLA for the constituency, Barbara Conolly, commented that she didn’t […]
- Bean counters get to keep lid on CIIPA(CNS): The Cayman Islands Institute of Public Accountants does not have to reveal anything to the public as the Office of the Ombudsman has confirmed that the Freedom of Information Law does not apply to the industry body. Publishing the most recent decision from her office this week, Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston said it was “an important […]
- Community police come to rescue(CNS): Police community beats are helping RCIPS officers acquire a body of local knowledge that is being utilised in many different ways besides fighting crime. In two recent incidents, community officers in George Town were able to help a local resident and a family on vacation as a result of what they had learned about […]
- Teenager charged over fast-food robbery(CNS): A 17-year-old-boy from George Town was expected in court today, Friday, to face charges of attempted robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm in connection with an armed hold-up at the Captain’s Bakery fast-food restaurant on West Bay Road. The teenager was arrested shortly after the incident on Tuesday day night at around 9pm. […]
- Golden Spoons Review: Andiamo(CNS Foodie): I had been meaning to try out Andiamo at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman for a while but was put off by my one encounter with the restaurant which left me with the impression that it was an upmarket café. So, it was with some reservations that my friend and I decided to go […]
- Public wants to keep Smith Cove natural(CNS): The public has made it known that they want to see the natural environment at Smith Cove, Grand Cayman, preserved when government begins an enhancement project there, having purchased more $4.4 million worth of land in the area last year to save it from development. The majority of attendees at a public meeting last […]