Interested members of the public are invited to attend a series of musical presentations by visiting Jamaican rising star, soprano singer Sashekia Brown, at special services at the Kings Adventist Church Sept. 28-29. Sashekia and a number of choirs and chorales will be performing on Friday, September 28, beginning at 7 pm. She will also be […]
Tobacco licence holders are reminded of the 5 pm Thursday, 1 November 2018 deadline to apply for their annual licence renewals. Annual registration renewal fees are CI$500 for a retailer, CI$750 for a cigar bar and CI$5,000 for a wholesale distributor.
Anyone seeking to drive in Canada (new immigrants as well as returning Canadians who have lived outside their country for some time), must have an official driving record of their time in the Cayman Islands before they will be issued (or re-issued) a Canadian driving license.
Caymanian culture and history will be the focus on Celebrate Cayman’s Travelling District Display. The display has been curated by the Cayman Islands National Museum and features artefacts that share the story of the Coat of Arms. The display also serves as a preview of the museum’s upcoming exhibition on the Coat of Arms.
With the LA meeting on Cayman Brac, 5-7 September 2018, Hon. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands, Hon. Dr. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, Hons MSc, MLA , invites Cayman Brac residents to a number of special events. These include:
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- $6M more voted for healthcare costs(CNS): The opposition member for Bodden Town West, Chris Saunders, urged the health minister to consider a national health insurance plan for the Cayman Islands, after Finance Committee voted last week to give the ministry another $6.5 million to cover indigent healthcare costs for the remainder of this year. Saunders said that the current situation […]
- Police warn drivers about drink and drugs(CNS): Following another weekend rounding up rogue drivers, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is warning the public that they could find themselves in serious trouble if they use alcohol or drugs and then get in their car. Police made five arrests for DUI alone over the weekend as well as finding drivers under the influence […]
- DoE explains magnitude of green iguana cull to LA(CNS): The Department of Environment director spelled out to the Legislative Assembly on Thursday the magnitude of the challenge presented by the number of invasive green iguanas on Grand Cayman ahead of the planned cull. In order to make an impact on the growing population and ensure the cull’s success, cullers will have to kill […]
- Premier in Barbados touting e-gov initiatives(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin spoke at the Central Bank Meets Blockchain Conference in Barbados today on what officials said was the “ongoing successes of the Cayman Islands in its continuing work to improve e-government services and embrace digital technologies and industries”. McLaughlin joined a number of other speakers at the conference, including Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley. […]
- Thieves target four GT cars in overnight break-ins(CNS): Thieves broke into four cars overnight in the Fairbanks area of George Town, police said Tuesday morning after officers were called out to reports of belongings being stolen and cars ransacked. All four break-ins happened in Outpost Street and Fairbanks Road. The police began receiving reports at 6:00 this morning. In the first case the […]
- Poachers undermine conservation efforts(CNS): The Department of Environment recovered dozens of illegal conch and lobsters taken out of season from the Barkers area on Sunday, which were donated to the Pines Retirement Home. The poached catch was seized following an operation in West Bay by DoE conservation officers, who recovered 43 conch and seven lobsters that were illegally taken […]
- UK-Cayman row over cooperation intensifies(CNS): The row between the Cayman Islands Government and the UK intensified on Monday, as Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials stood by the National Crime Agency’s complaints, while Premier Alden McLaughlin continued to deny that Cayman was the cause of the disagreement over what the UK says is the declining co-operation compared to other territories. […]
- Rivers heads to Brussels to keep Cayman off blacklist(CNS): Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers is in Brussels this week with the aim of keeping the Cayman Islands from being blacklisted by the European Union at the end of this year over concerns about unfair tax practices. The Cayman government has been engaging with the financial services sector here and is currently drafting legislation to […]
- Man sustains injuries after bar brawl with women(CNS): An man was taken to hospital on Friday night following an altercation between him and two women, all of whom knew each other, in the car park of a North Side bar, according to the RCIPS. Police were called to the scene at around 11pm and the man was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital, […]
- Republic Bank pushes bid for Cayman National(CNS): Republic Bank TT (Barbados) Ltd (RBTTBL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Ltd (RFHL), has signed “an implementation agreement” with Cayman National Corporation Ltd in its continued efforts to take over the local financial institution. Shareholders have been offered $6.25 per share from Republic, which is seeking to acquire between 51% and 75% […]