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March 14, 2019

Cayman Islands

CUC reports green energy use increase of 47%

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Renewable energy on the CUC grid grew by 47% last year, according to the annual report of Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider. At the… Link: CUC reports green energy use increase of 47%

Prison investment plans too slow, says HRC

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): It is no secret that for many years conditions in Cayman Islands prisons have been dire and in desperate need of investment. But in… Link: Prison investment plans too slow, says HRC

18 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 18 Feb Mon 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and slight to moderate seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 18 Feb Weather in Cayman

Overseas Territories Attorneys General to meet in Cayman Islands

Source: Cayman Eye News Cayman Islands hosts OTs Attorneys General annual meeting this year. ·Opening ceremony for two-day meet will be held on Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Attorney General… Link: Overseas Territories Attorneys General to meet in Cayman Islands

The Editor speaks: Human Rights

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson We have highlighted today a document titled “Written Evidence Submitted by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) to the House of… Link: The Editor speaks: Human Rights

Cayman Islands National Gallery Artist Talk Series

Source: Cayman Eye News From NGCI Join some of the artists featured in the Cross Currents exhibition as they discuss their work during our series of Artist Talks. Each event will… Link: Cayman Islands National Gallery Artist Talk Series

Opposition raises questions over cruise ship port financing

Source: Cayman Compass Opposition leader Ezzard Miller claims government’s negotiations with cruise lines to finance the new port have compromised the entire procurement process for the controversial project. Link: Opposition raises questions over cruise ship port financing

Cayman dengue-free to date in 2019

Source: Cayman Compass The Caribbean is experiencing a regional outbreak of dengue fever, but Cayman has no reported cases so far. Link: Cayman dengue-free to date in 2019

Evidence concluded in immigration conspiracy trial

Source: Cayman Compass Evidence concluded late Friday in the trial of five immigration officers and two civilians charged with conspiracy to commit fraud against the government. Link: Evidence concluded in immigration conspiracy trial

Cruise ship passenger’s charges go to Grand Court

Source: Cayman Compass A cruise ship passenger arrested earlier this month in Grand Cayman had charges against her aired in Summary Court on Thursday afternoon. Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn… Link: Cruise ship passenger’s charges go to Grand Court

Coat of Arms road show reaches West Bay

Source: Cayman Compass The National Museum’s Coat of Arms Travelling District Display arrives in West Bay this week, the final leg of the road show’s journey around the… Link: Coat of Arms road show reaches West Bay

The Fight

Source: Cayman Compass The Fight — Our editorial cartoon Link: The Fight

Will: Socialism — a classification that no longer classifies

Source: Cayman Compass The “boldness” of today’s explicit and implicit socialists – taxing the “rich” – is a perennial temptation of democracy: inciting the majority to attack an… Link: Will: Socialism — a classification that no longer classifies

Prep soccer players shine in Jamaica

Source: Cayman Compass Twenty-seven Cayman Prep and High School students recently returned from the American International School of Kingston, Jamaica where they took part in a 6-a-side Soccerfeva… Link: Prep soccer players shine in Jamaica

17 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 17 Feb Sun 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate winds and slight to moderate seas along with isolated daytime showers are expected over… Link: 17 Feb Weather in Cayman

400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Four men were arrested after police found a significant quantity of suspected ganja in the early hours of Thursday morning in George Town. Police… Link: 400lbs of ganja seized and four men arrested

16 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 16 Feb Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light wind and slight seas along with isolated daytime showers are expected over the Cayman area for… Link: 16 Feb Weather in Cayman

West Bay school still weak, inspectors find

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): School inspectors found that overall progress has been weak at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay during the six months since… Link: West Bay school still weak, inspectors find

Defendants deny messages relate to bribery

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Five immigration officers and one civilian have all denied that messages between them have anything to do with a conspiracy regarding bribes paid to… Link: Defendants deny messages relate to bribery

CEOs increasingly worried about global economy

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Nearly 30% of business leaders believe that world economic growth will decline in 2019, compared to just 5% last year, according to the results of… Link: CEOs increasingly worried about global economy

Cayman remains dengue free despite regional outbreak

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Pubic officials have investigated 19 patients in the Cayman Islands over the last month to ensure they were not suffering from dengue, as a… Link: Cayman remains dengue free despite regional outbreak

Counting Crows rock KAABOO Cayman

Source: Cayman Compass Two local Cayman bands lifted KAABOO Cayman to an energetic start Friday afternoon. Thanks Rico Ronaldo and Suckerbox kicked off the festival with back-to-back performances… Link: Counting Crows rock KAABOO Cayman

RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has purchased two new, fully-electric all-terrain vehicles to add to its fleet and provide officers with improved capabilities… Link: RCIPS invests in eco-beach buggies

Charles and Camilla to visit Cayman

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands is preparing for a major royal visit, as the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be arriving here… Link: Charles and Camilla to visit Cayman

Beach bar proposal turned down for East End

Source: Cayman Compass The Central Planning Authority has rejected plans for a beachside bar and restaurant in East End. Link: Beach bar proposal turned down for East End

Caribbean economic growth increased in 2018

Source: Cayman Compass Gross domestic product grew by 1.8 percent in 2018, and is expected to grow another 2 percent this year, according to recently released statistics from… Link: Caribbean economic growth increased in 2018

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cayman in March

Source: Cayman Compass Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will visit the Cayman Islands on March 27 and 28, officials in Cayman announced Friday. Link: Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cayman in March

Nearby residents concerned about KAABOO

Source: Cayman News Service It may be too late to ask this, but as members of the community in the neighbourhoods around the KAABOO site this weekend, a lot… Link: Nearby residents concerned about KAABOO

Cayman escapes Europe’s dirty money list

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands Government was able to breathe a sigh of relief this week when the European Commission revealed its revised blacklist of countries… Link: Cayman escapes Europe’s dirty money list

15 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 15 Feb Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers are expected to continue today as a stationary front lingers just northeast of the Cayman… Link: 15 Feb Weather in Cayman

CIG wasted public cash on LGBT case, says HRC

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Human Rights Commission has accused government of an “inexcusable waste of public funds” that are “purely for political reasons” in its fight against Chantelle Day… Link: CIG wasted public cash on LGBT case, says HRC

The Editor speaks: Too much fencing around

Source: Cayman Eye News A spokesperson for the KAABOO Cayman festival said on Rooster’s early morning show that the temporary double line fence that was erected across the public… Link: The Editor speaks: Too much fencing around

KAABOO Cayman 2019 set to rock the island’s world

Source: Cayman Compass The Cayman Islands is no stranger to international music acts, but previous concerts will pale in comparison to KAABOO, happening this Friday and Saturday. Link: KAABOO Cayman 2019 set to rock the island’s world

Spend an enlightening weekend in Little Cayman

Source: Cayman Compass Do you fancy a getaway without all the drama of international travel? Consider signing up for a trip to Little Cayman with Art Nest in… Link: Spend an enlightening weekend in Little Cayman

Edoardo’s Café open at hospital

Source: Cayman Compass Visiting the hospital is not everyone’s favorite thing to do, but it does not have to be an unpleasant experience. Link: Edoardo’s Café open at hospital

Human Rights Commission says overcrowded prison must be replaced

Source: Cayman Compass Cayman’s prison system is overcrowded, chronically underfunded and in need of urgent investment, the islands’ Human Rights Commission wrote in a statement to a U.K.… Link: Human Rights Commission says overcrowded prison must be replaced

CUC will buy more renewable energy, but pay lower rates

Source: Cayman Compass The amount of renewable energy the Caribbean Utilities Company can purchase from residences and businesses has been increased, but the rates CUC will pay for… Link: CUC will buy more renewable energy, but pay lower rates

Fire, ambulance, police now have same dispatch system

Source: Cayman Compass The Cayman Islands Fire Service dispatch system is now one and the same as the dispatch systems for police and ambulance services. Link: Fire, ambulance, police now have same dispatch system

Contest in ethics launched at UCCI

Source: Cayman Compass A group of local college students has a challenge when it comes to ethics. Link: Contest in ethics launched at UCCI

Red Cross shelter gets $10,000 pledge

Source: Cayman Compass Estera Cayman has pledged $10,000 over two years to the Cayman Islands Red Cross “Shelter from the Storm” project, bringing to more than $300,000 the… Link: Red Cross shelter gets ,000 pledge

Webb’s sentence postponed for ninth time

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands’ one-time local football hero who fell spectacularly from grace almost four years ago in the massive global FIFA scandal has got… Link: Webb’s sentence postponed for ninth time

Regulator greenlights more green energy

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has signed off on CUC opening the final 1 megawatt of capacity allocated to the power provider’s… Link: Regulator greenlights more green energy

New public safety radio system goes live

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The new upgraded national Public Safety Radio Communications System became fully operational across all three Cayman Islands when officials flipped the final switch at… Link: New public safety radio system goes live

ACC arrests two public officials in mystery probe

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Anti-Corruption Commission investigators, supported by Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers, have arrested two people on suspicion of corruption offences in an unidentified probe.… Link: ACC arrests two public officials in mystery probe

14 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 14 Feb Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Not available. See weather forecast top right of our website. Humidity: 86%  (UP from yesterday) UV: 9.6… Link: 14 Feb Weather in Cayman

Separated recycled items mixed during collection

Source: Cayman News Service I was dropping off some recycling at Kirk Market when I saw that all recycling containers are dumped into the same truck. Why do we… Link: Separated recycled items mixed during collection

Cruise finance deals conflict with bid

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has called for the tendering process for Grand Cayman’s cruise port project to be stopped and redone because government has… Link: Cruise finance deals conflict with bid

Ninth delay in Webb sentencing

Source: Cayman Compass Nearly four years after he was arrested in a dawn raid at a Zurich hotel, former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb has still not been… Link: Ninth delay in Webb sentencing

Airbnb brings in 14,600 guests in 2018

Source: Cayman Compass Peer-to-peer rental service Airbnb is growing in popularity in the Cayman Islands. Last year, 340 local Airbnb hosts drew 14,600 guests to the islands. On… Link: Airbnb brings in 14,600 guests in 2018

Cayman Enterprise City Urban Planning and Development Internship

Source: Cayman Eye News Background Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is an award-winning development project which consists of three special economic zones focused on attracting knowledge-based and specialised-services businesses to… Link: Cayman Enterprise City Urban Planning and Development Internship

The Editor speaks: Love wins!!

Source: Cayman Eye News Yes, today (14) is Valentine’s Day. [Although I wrote this on the 13th] Men. Are you going to do anything special for your love one?… Link: The Editor speaks: Love wins!!

CPA orders 7MB fence moved

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Central Planning Authority has confirmed that organisers of a music festival set to take place just off Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach… Link: CPA orders 7MB fence moved

Will: Reality continues to leak from American life

Source: Cayman Compass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, averse to government by arrested-development teenagers, dismissed the Green New Deal (GND) as a “suggestion.” Its enthusiasts, buffeted by gales of… Link: Will: Reality continues to leak from American life

Petition signatures

Source: Cayman Compass Today’s editorial cartoon. Link: Petition signatures

DEH records 24% increase in recycling

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Department of  Environmental Health collected and processed 96 tons of recyclable items last year, all of which were shipped overseas, officials have said.… Link: DEH records 24% increase in recycling

Referendum petition steadily growing

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Volunteers from the campaign pursuing a people’s vote say they are steadily moving towards the target of 5,285 signatures of registered voters in order… Link: Referendum petition steadily growing

Economy grew 3.7% in first half of 2018

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Economics and Statistics Office has published the half-year report for the first six months of last year, which confirms that the Cayman Islands… Link: Economy grew 3.7% in first half of 2018

13 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 13 Feb Wed 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers are expected over the next 24 hours as a cold front moves over the northwest… Link: 13 Feb Weather in Cayman

Lands Commission OKs 7MB fencing

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Public Lands Commission has confirmed that there is nothing unlawful about the fencing that has been erected on Seven Mile Beach in connection… Link: Lands Commission OKs 7MB fencing

Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): An armed masked man made off with a bag containing personal items after a doorstep robbery outside a George Town home early on Tuesday morning.… Link: Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

CIG working to offset inflation, says minister

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Finance Minister Roy McTaggart said government was “committed to continuously looking for ways to offset the burden of inflation on the average Caymanian”, in response… Link: CIG working to offset inflation, says minister

Cayman won’t be bullied by ‘jealous’ rivals

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Cayman Islands will not be bullied by countries that cannot compete with this jurisdiction on a level playing field, Premier Alden McLaughlin told… Link: Cayman won’t be bullied by ‘jealous’ rivals

The Editor speaks: Hunger strikes

Source: Cayman Eye News With so many millions of people starving (according to United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2016 815 million people of the 7.6 billion people… Link: The Editor speaks: Hunger strikes

Annual Cayman Islands Storyboard Competition inspires readers

Source: Cayman Eye News The annual Storyboard Competition is now open, and organisers are looking forward to seeing the creativity of Cayman’s younger readers on display, and inviting the… Link: Annual Cayman Islands Storyboard Competition inspires readers

Cayman Islands’ small businesses receive free advice

Source: Cayman Eye News • The Student Consulting Programme returns for the 11th year. • Businesses will receive free advice from students in upper level business course. • The programme is part of the… Link: Cayman Islands’ small businesses receive free advice

Canadian arrivals to Cayman Islands climb

Source: Cayman Eye News From pax NEWS More Canadians are coming to the Cayman Islands, according to the latest data from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. Last year (2018)… Link: Canadian arrivals to Cayman Islands climb

Cayman Islands Youth Ambassadors Applications open

Source: Cayman Eye News From Cayman Islands Youth Services Unit ID macedonia GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is inviting persons to apply to become Cayman Islands… Link: Cayman Islands Youth Ambassadors Applications open

Prices of goods and services continued to increase in Q3

Source: Cayman Compass The average price of goods and services in Cayman increased by 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over Q3 of 2017, according to… Link: Prices of goods and services continued to increase in Q3

Chief justice to decide on same-sex marriage

Source: Cayman Compass Chief Justice Anthony Smellie will decide within the next few months whether the Cayman Islands ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned. Link: Chief justice to decide on same-sex marriage

KAABOO organizers expect sellout

Source: Cayman Compass KAABOO organizers are expecting a capacity crowd at the two-day festival that starts Friday on the grounds constructed just north of the Kimpton SeaFire resort. Link: KAABOO organizers expect sellout

Cumber still showing weak performance

Source: Cayman Compass John A. Cumber Primary School continues to struggle. For the second time within a year, inspectors from the Office of Education Standards have assessed the… Link: Cumber still showing weak performance

Royal Fidelity announces management buyout

Source: Cayman Compass Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust Limited announced that, as a result of a management-led buyout, RF Holdings Limited, a newly formed Bahamian holding company,… Link: Royal Fidelity announces management buyout

Grant Thornton appoints new director

Source: Cayman Compass Accountancy, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton has appointed Niall McAuliffe as a director in the Cayman Islands audit practice. Link: Grant Thornton appoints new director

Collas Crill makes senior appointment in dispute resolution team

Source: Cayman Compass Collas Crill Cayman has appointed Rocco Cecere to the role of counsel and promoted Farrah Sbaiti to senior associate within the firm’s dispute resolution team. Link: Collas Crill makes senior appointment in dispute resolution team

New partner joins Maples’ regulatory and compliance practice

Source: Cayman Compass The Maples Group has hired Hugo Lodge as a partner in its regulatory and compliance legal practice. Mr. Lodge joins the group’s Cayman Islands office… Link: New partner joins Maples’ regulatory and compliance practice

Car fire charges sent to Grand Court

Source: Cayman Compass Charges arising from a car fire were transmitted to Grand Court on Tuesday, when Wayne David Wright Jr. appeared in Summary Court on 12 charges,… Link: Car fire charges sent to Grand Court

Jowell all but concedes on civil unions

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The constitutional expert representing the Cayman government in its defence of a legal claim by two women wishing to marry all but conceded that… Link: Jowell all but concedes on civil unions

GT man charged with a dozen offences

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 21-year-old man from George Town, who allegedly began his crime spree in October, was charged on Monday with a total of twelve offences, including… Link: GT man charged with a dozen offences

Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS) UPDATED: As organisers of the forthcoming music festival complete the preparations on the site owned by the Dart Group, a long line of double… Link: Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

12 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 12 Feb Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate east southeasterly winds and seas will continue over the Cayman area for the next… Link: 12 Feb Weather in Cayman

Eric Bush to head New Ministry of International Trade

Source: Cayman Compass Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has appointed Eric Bush to lead the new Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs. Link: Eric Bush to head New Ministry of International Trade

Government lawyer acknowledges case for same-sex civil unions

Source: Cayman Compass Government’s lawyers accepted Monday that a persuasive argument had been made for the introduction of civil unions for same-sex couples in the Cayman Islands, though… Link: Government lawyer acknowledges case for same-sex civil unions

Cuban hunger strike ends

Source: Cayman Compass After more than three weeks, a hunger strike at the Immigration Detention Centre has come to an end, according to government. Link: Cuban hunger strike ends

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police have arrested a 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town on suspicion of animal cruelty. This followed a raid at an address in Brushwood Way on Friday,… Link: BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 24-year-old woman from East End was charged with drug dealing after a bust on Thursday off Sea View Road. And a 37-year-old-man from George… Link: Ganja and cash seized in two drug busts

Cayman Islands ruggers humiliate Guyana 58-14

Source: Cayman Eye News From Newsroom GY Cayman Islands kept the shackle on the Guyanese throughout the contest (File Photo) Guyana’s senior men’s Rugby 15s team departed full of… Link: Cayman Islands ruggers humiliate Guyana 58-14

The Editor speaks: KAABOO and a lot to do

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson When I drove past all the colourful tents yesterday (Sun 10) already in place for the KAABOO Cayman event it looked like something… Link: The Editor speaks: KAABOO and a lot to do

Submissions open for CIMPA 2019 [Cayman Islands] Marketing Awards

Source: Cayman Eye News The Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association is delighted to announce the launch of the 2019 Marketing Awards, with submissions now open. The awards celebrate and… Link: Submissions open for CIMPA 2019 [Cayman Islands] Marketing Awards

CIG confirms Bush to head up new ministry

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has officially confirmed that Eric Bush will head up the new Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs,… Link: CIG confirms Bush to head up new ministry

Inflation undermining economic success

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The good news that government has been promoting over the last few years, that the economy is growing and the public is benefiting from… Link: Inflation undermining economic success

Cayman’s financial services showcased to New York audience

Source: Cayman Islands Journal Cayman Finance hosted a pair of events in New York on Jan. 22 to showcase the strength of the Cayman Islands financial services industry and… Link: Cayman’s financial services showcased to New York audience

Immigration Law paves way for bright future

Source: Cayman Islands Journal Daniel Altneu The new Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and Customs and Border Control Law 2018 came into force on Feb. 1 by Order of Cabinet.… Link: Immigration Law paves way for bright future

Speakers set for youth mental health forum

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS Local Life): The Alex Panton Foundation, which is organising its second annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, set for Saturday, 23 February, has announced the… Link: Speakers set for youth mental health forum

About 125 miles of fishing line recycled by DoE

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Since the Department of Environment (DoE) installed its fishing line recycling bins around the islands around three years ago, at least 300lbs has now… Link: About 125 miles of fishing line recycled by DoE

Key West bans harmful sunscreen

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Key West has introduced a ban on some types of sunscreen products that contain chemicals which studies have found can be damaging to coral… Link: Key West bans harmful sunscreen

Police and DoA round up stray dogs

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Community police and staff from the Department of Agriculture focused on dealing with stray dogs last week in an effort to educate the public… Link: Police and DoA round up stray dogs

11 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 11 Feb Mon 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate easterly winds and seas will continue over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 11 Feb Weather in Cayman

‘Right or wrong’, marriage inequity deliberate

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC, whom government has instructed to defend a legal case challenging the Cayman Islands’ ban on same-sex marriage and the lack… Link: ‘Right or wrong’, marriage inequity deliberate

Cayman Islands pre-school earns top inspection rating

Source: Cayman Eye News Facebook GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Little Trotters Farm and Nursery School has earned an ‘excellent” rating after last month’s schools inspection. The assessment is the highest… Link: Cayman Islands pre-school earns top inspection rating

Cayman Islands: Oasis Aqua Park

Source: Cayman Eye News From Oasis Aqua Park Cayman INFLATABLE PARK Oasis Aqua Park is a series of inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows. Grand Cayman’s #1 most safe and entertaining… Link: Cayman Islands: Oasis Aqua Park

Cayman Islands: RCIPS & DOA visit neighbourhoods affected by roaming dogs,

Source: Cayman Eye News This week, RCIPS Community Police Officers, along with Department of Agriculture Staff, visited local neighbourhoods to spread information and advice about responsible dog ownership. The… Link: Cayman Islands: RCIPS & DOA visit neighbourhoods affected by roaming dogs,

New cullers swell ranks but count off target

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Another 115 people signed up to take part in the island-wide green iguana cull on Grand Cayman following the latest registration call. but the… Link: New cullers swell ranks but count off target

Will: Limited government requires limited president

Source: Cayman Compass Soon, in a federal court that few Americans know exists, there will come a ruling on a constitutional principle that today barely exists but that… Link: Will: Limited government requires limited president

Lobster for dinner

Source: Cayman Compass Lobster for dinner — Our editorial cartoon Link: Lobster for dinner

EDITORIAL – Conference tourism: Sand, sea and symposia

Source: Cayman Compass In the immediate aftermath of two successful events, it is clear that Cayman is on the cusp of an opportunity to take tourism to the… Link: EDITORIAL – Conference tourism: Sand, sea and symposia

UK experts advise on new Refugee Protection Appeals Tribunal

Source: Cayman Compass The Governor’s Office provided insight into how collaboration between the Cayman Islands government and the United Kingdom could reshape the jurisdiction’s management of asylum and… Link: UK experts advise on new Refugee Protection Appeals Tribunal

Canadian high commissioner visits from Jamaica

Source: Cayman Compass The High Commissioner of Canada based in Jamaica visited the Cayman Islands last week to meet with Canadians living here, as well as local officials. Link: Canadian high commissioner visits from Jamaica

Cabaret night mixes international and local performers

Source: Cayman Compass On Saturday night, music lovers were treated to a night of songs and banter from singers and musicians KT Sullivan, Natalie Douglas, Jon Weber, Marissa… Link: Cabaret night mixes international and local performers

Grand Court dates set

Source: Cayman Compass In Grand court on Friday, Justice Robin McMillan set dates for a trial, a further mention and two sentencing hearings for defendants who pleaded guilty… Link: Grand Court dates set

Immigration officers admit messaging about money

Source: Cayman Compass An immigration officer charged with conspiracy to commit fraud on the government told jurors Friday that he did send phone messages about money to another… Link: Immigration officers admit messaging about money

Webster’s Tours donate $5,000 to Maple House

Source: Cayman Compass Webster’s Tours donated $5,000 to Maple House, a residential care unit of the Children and Family Services. Link: Webster’s Tours donate ,000 to Maple House

10 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 10 Feb Sun 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Fresh winds and rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next hours as a… Link: 10 Feb Weather in Cayman

Missing woman and teenager found safe and well

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed Facebook postings that Dorlee Wright (49) was found safe and well yesterday. The George Town woman was reported missing on 6… Link: Missing woman and teenager found safe and well

Border patrol staffer arrested for real estate con

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 26-year-old woman who is employed by the new customs border control agency, was arrested at the headquarters, Thursday, on suspicion of obtaining property by… Link: Border patrol staffer arrested for real estate con

9 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 9 Feb Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds and rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 9 Feb Weather in Cayman

Cayman Islands: Missing Person: Dorlee Wright of George Town

Source: Cayman Eye News From RTCIPS At about 8:30AM yesterday, 6 February, 49-year-old Ms. Dorlee Wright of George Town was reported missing to the police. It is believed that… Link: Cayman Islands: Missing Person: Dorlee Wright of George Town

RCIPS says it can tackle logistics of festival

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has been working for some time in partnership with various other relevant agencies on the logistics of managing… Link: RCIPS says it can tackle logistics of festival

Update on Public Beach improvements

Source: Cayman News Service I am wondering if you could give us an update on the several miles of pedestrian and bike paths that in 2013 Dart had promised… Link: Update on Public Beach improvements

GT pre-school gets top marks from inspectors

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Government school inspectors gave their first excellent grade to a George Town pre-school this month, following its latest round of inspections, which included one… Link: GT pre-school gets top marks from inspectors

8 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 8 Feb Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds and rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 8 Feb Weather in Cayman

Gay couple ‘waited long enough’ to marry

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden have “waited long enough” for the Cayman Islands Government to address the lack in local law of any provision for… Link: Gay couple ‘waited long enough’ to marry

Coco Fest celebrates Cayman’s favorite drupe

Source: Cayman Compass It is no secret that one of the jewels of the Caribbean is the noble coconut. This bountiful fruit or drupe, as it is officially… Link: Coco Fest celebrates Cayman’s favorite drupe

Lots of love in the air for Valentine’s Day

Source: Cayman Compass You’ve probably already noticed the swath of red on supermarket shelves, marking the month for lovers. Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day and much like other… Link: Lots of love in the air for Valentine’s Day

National Gallery launches Biennial Exhibition and award

Source: Cayman Compass The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, in partnership with Butterfield, recently announced the launch of the inaugural Cayman Islands Biennial and related Art Awards… Link: National Gallery launches Biennial Exhibition and award

An old dog resists new tricks

Source: Cayman Compass Just recently, I walked into my bank (will not mention any names) where I requested some checkbooks, an appeal I have been making since I… Link: An old dog resists new tricks

Ross Aviation acquires Island Air FBOs located on the Cayman Islands

Source: Cayman Eye News By Chelsea B erkley From Evaint Ross Aviation has successfully acquired Island Air Fixed Based Operator’s (FBOs). With locations at the Owens Roberts International Airport on… Link: Ross Aviation acquires Island Air FBOs located on the Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Governor Roper speaks at Prayer Breakfast

Source: Cayman Eye News Honourable Premier, Honourable Speaker, Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen First let me thank the Honourable Speaker for inviting me to this parliamentary prayer breakfast.… Link: Cayman Islands Governor Roper speaks at Prayer Breakfast

Homeowners to fight Dart for rights

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Homeowners at the Britannia condos in George Town are taking on the Cayman Islands’ biggest investor and developer to fight for the rights they… Link: Homeowners to fight Dart for rights

Police open missing person inquiry for GT woman

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 49-year-old Dorlee Wright from George Town, who was last seen on Monday and reported missing Wednesday… Link: Police open missing person inquiry for GT woman

Give and you shall receive … a plastic bottle?

Source: Cayman News Service Could you please convey a request to charities, etc, organising sports or other events with giveaways such as t-shirts and plastic bottles to please consider… Link: Give and you shall receive … a plastic bottle?

7 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 7 Feb Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds and rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24… Link: 7 Feb Weather in Cayman

Earth heading for hottest decade since records began

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Met Office, the UK’s National Meteorological Service, is forecasting that global average surface temperatures over the next five years are likely to be 1°C… Link: Earth heading for hottest decade since records began

Dart chief reveals goal to develop more beaches

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Mark VanDevelde, CEO of Dart Enterprises, has stated that the company is hoping to begin “thoughtful development in the Barkers area of West Bay”… Link: Dart chief reveals goal to develop more beaches

ACC chair says unit busier than ever

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission will need more investigators if the number of reports continues at current levels, according to ACC Chair Richard Coles, a former… Link: ACC chair says unit busier than ever

Cayman Islands DoE enforces lobster/conch take limits

Source: Cayman Eye News The Department of Environment (DoE) is warning seasonal lobster and conch fishers to adhere to take and possession limits set by National Conservation Law (NCL)… Link: Cayman Islands DoE enforces lobster/conch take limits

Cayman Islands Fire Service responds to landfill fire

Source: Cayman Eye News From Department of Environmental Health GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully contained the small fire that erupted at the George… Link: Cayman Islands Fire Service responds to landfill fire

Local basketballer makes his mark on U.S. circuit

Source: Cayman Compass Initially enrolled at Vanguard High School in Lake Wales, Florida, 6’1” combo guard Kai is now showcasing his talents at Wilbraham & Monson Academy, a… Link: Local basketballer makes his mark on U.S. circuit

A day of firsts for Cayman dressage

Source: Cayman Compass Cayman dressage riders tacked up on Sunday to compete in the first of three national dressage shows scheduled to take place this season, each of… Link: A day of firsts for Cayman dressage

Cruise ship passenger bailed on gun charges

Source: Cayman Compass A female cruise ship passenger was arrested on Sunday for possession of an unlicensed firearm and six rounds of ammunition after the items were discovered… Link: Cruise ship passenger bailed on gun charges

115 new hunters sign up to aid cull

Source: Cayman Compass With the invasive lizards becoming harder to find as numbers dwindle, the Department of Environment put out an appeal to recruit new cullers, resulting in… Link: 115 new hunters sign up to aid cull

WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 26-year-old woman from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of assault GBH after a stabbing at a George Town bar early Wednesday… Link: WB woman arrested after barroom stabbing

Firefighters tackle another dump blaze

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) continues to be plagued with problems but dump fires have been a far less frequent occurrence in recent… Link: Firefighters tackle another dump blaze

No wifi at airport arrivals hall

Source: Cayman News Service I recently was at the remodelled airport to pick up arriving guests. While waiting for them I wanted to use wifi from the airport on… Link: No wifi at airport arrivals hall

6 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 6 Feb Wed 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds and rough seas is expected over the Cayman area over the next few… Link: 6 Feb Weather in Cayman

EDITORIAL – ‘Wait a minute’: What’s going on with board records?

Source: Cayman Compass A review of minutes from CINICO Board of Directors’ meetings in 2018 reveals two “categories” of record-taking: The first verbosely recounting board discussions and reports… Link: EDITORIAL – ‘Wait a minute’: What’s going on with board records?

US aviation company acquires Island Air

Source: Cayman Compass Ross Aviation has acquired Island Air, the fixed-base operator at Owens Roberts International Airport and at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac. Link: US aviation company acquires Island Air

Auditor finds vast differences in pay to board members

Source: Cayman Compass From the port boss who receives just $150 per meeting to the utilities director who is paid more than $50,000-a-year, an auditor general’s investigation found… Link: Auditor finds vast differences in pay to board members

Heat-sensing cameras used to search for iguanas

Source: Cayman Compass The Department of Environment experimented with the technology when a team of visiting scientists came to Grand Cayman last year. Thermal imaging cameras have been… Link: Heat-sensing cameras used to search for iguanas

Court monitors charges against employers

Source: Cayman Compass An employer whose company has been before the courts since 2008 on pension charges had another company mentioned this week for charges of a similar… Link: Court monitors charges against employers

Inflatable Water Park for Grand Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News Typical water park Documents supplied to us show government are allowing an inflatable Oasis Aqua Park to be installed offshore by the south side of… Link: Inflatable Water Park for Grand Cayman

A day of ‘Firsts’ for Cayman Islands’ dressage riders

Source: Cayman Eye News From CIEF Jessica McTaggart riding Loris 7 Cayman’s dressage riders tacked up on Sunday to compete in the first of three national dressage shows scheduled… Link: A day of ‘Firsts’ for Cayman Islands’ dressage riders

The Editor speaks: Lack of information

Source: Cayman Eye News Why is it successive government provide the public with lack of information? It is not just limited to government of tiny Caribbean islands like ourselves.… Link: The Editor speaks: Lack of information

GTC voters tell MLA ‘no’ to cruise port

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Voters in George Town Central have been indicating to their MLA, Kenneth Bryan, that they do not support the government’s proposed cruise berthing facility… Link: GTC voters tell MLA ‘no’ to cruise port

CBC and DoE round up island-hopping poachers

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Customs and Border Control Agency officers, assisted by Department of Environment conservation officers, recently netted several suspected poachers at Owen Roberts airport on their… Link: CBC and DoE round up island-hopping poachers

Teenage girls missing again

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Motesha Mothen (16), a resident of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home and regular runaway, and Teshay Bryan (13) from George Town, who is a… Link: Teenage girls missing again

OfReg and CIMA directors top pay of SAGCs

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A new report from the Office of the Auditor General has revealed significant disparities in how much staff, bosses and board directors are paid across… Link: OfReg and CIMA directors top pay of SAGCs

Oxitec packs up but evaluation not complete

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The controversial research project which saw genetically modified sterile male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes released into an area of West Bay in a collaboration between the Mosquito… Link: Oxitec packs up but evaluation not complete

5 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 5 Feb Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and seas are expected over the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a… Link: 5 Feb Weather in Cayman

Cayman Islands: ZÜN Car Sharing Programme

Source: Cayman Eye News ZÜN Car Sharing Service Launched in Camana Bay by Arch Automotive The car sharing venture was devised in partnership with Dart Labs to help offer… Link: Cayman Islands: ZÜN Car Sharing Programme

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Round 10 bios: Julisa Dilbert, Diego Smith

Source: Cayman Eye News From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands Julisa Dilbert– Business Young Caymanian businesswoman Julisa Dilbert is the embodiment of determination, innovation… Link: Cayman Islands Proud of Them Round 10 bios: Julisa Dilbert, Diego Smith

Listen Up! A battle for the beach

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS Podcast): In this second episode of the CNS podcast “Listen Up!”, our new frequent but not necessarily regular feature on Cayman News Service, we… Link: Listen Up! A battle for the beach

EDITORIAL – Scranton’s park: A lesson in self-reliance

Source: Cayman Compass A cross section of Grand Cayman turned out this past Saturday morning to begin the tough work of transforming a blighted neighborhood park into a… Link: EDITORIAL – Scranton’s park: A lesson in self-reliance

Scranton community comes together to revive park

Source: Cayman Compass Wielding rakes, machetes and trash cans, the small army of volunteers hacked through the undergrowth and cleared trash from the site Saturday. Local businesses donated… Link: Scranton community comes together to revive park

CINICO holds seven meetings before firing boss

Source: Cayman Compass The board of national health insurance company CINICO held a series of seven extraordinary meetings in September and October before firing CEO Lonny Tibbetts. Documents… Link: CINICO holds seven meetings before firing boss

Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 18-year-old-man from George Town, who was arrested on suspicion of a beach mugging close to the West Bay Cemetery last July, has now… Link: Teenager charged six months after beach mugging

Prisoners transferred to Immigration Detention Centre

Source: Cayman Compass Four male prisoners were transferred on Sunday to George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks, a low-security facility that houses male and female migrants who… Link: Prisoners transferred to Immigration Detention Centre

New world risks v. opportunities top CEO agenda

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The 2019 Cayman Economic Outlook conference will be focusing on the risks and opportunities presented by the current world turmoil, officials said in a… Link: New world risks v. opportunities top CEO agenda

Marking World Cancer Day

Source: Cayman Compass Government officials and staff, along with representatives of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Cancer Registry, gather outside the Government Administration Building Monday to… Link: Marking World Cancer Day

Opposition highlights concerns over three-year port construction

Source: Cayman Compass Opposition leader Ezzard Miller has called for government to explain how it plans to handle cruise ship passengers during an anticipated three-year construction period for… Link: Opposition highlights concerns over three-year port construction

MLA’s poll shows little support for port

Source: Cayman Compass As opinion polls go, it may not be the largest data set, but MLA Kenneth Bryan’s personal survey of his central George Town constituency offers… Link: MLA’s poll shows little support for port

Morici: Western decadence puts democracy at risk

Source: Cayman Compass Peter Morici With the fall of France in 1940, Britain and America were left to defend democracy and capitalism – systems built on the ideas… Link: Morici: Western decadence puts democracy at risk

Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Objectors to a proposed 10-storey hotel at the northern end of the West Bay Road have not pulled any punches in their criticism of… Link: Objectors call proposed hotel ‘cheap and nasty’

The road to Brexit

Source: Cayman Compass Today’s editorial cartoon. Link: The road to Brexit

Garage sale to assist Cuban tornado victims

Source: Cayman Compass A garage sale to raise funds to help victims of last month’s deadly tornado in Havana, Cuba, will be held on Saturday in Grand Cayman.… Link: Garage sale to assist Cuban tornado victims

Former chairman’s daughter takes over bank

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Janet Hislop has been appointed as President of Cayman National Bank, pending regulatory approval. Hislop, who takes up her position with CNB after eleven… Link: Former chairman’s daughter takes over bank

Construction period could kill cruise business

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The opposition leader has called on government to explain to the public how, if it continues on the unpopular path of pursuing plans to… Link: Construction period could kill cruise business

4 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 4 Feb Mon 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas are expected over the Cayman area for next 24 hours in association… Link: 4 Feb Weather in Cayman

Roatán mother grateful after brain tumour removed in Cayman Islands surgery

Source: Cayman Eye News Cayman Islands (January 31, 2019) – Carolyn Flowers, a mother and grandmother from Roatán, Honduras was experiencing blinding headaches that were having a debilitating effect on… Link: Roatán mother grateful after brain tumour removed in Cayman Islands surgery

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Source: Cayman Eye News World Cancer Day WHO: Ministry of Health WHAT: Awareness-raising photo-opp to mark World Cancer Day WHEN: Monday, 4 February 2019 at 10 a.m. WHERE: The… Link: iNews Briefs & Community Events

The Editor speaks: Cancer

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson Monday February 4th is World Cancer Day. It is not a day for celebration but a day we should all think about as… Link: The Editor speaks: Cancer

The divorce

Source: Cayman Compass The divorce — Our editorial cartoon Link: The divorce

Morici: Carbon taxes and other idols of economics

Source: Cayman Compass Few things are more threatening to the progress of our civilization than a group of economists at a blackboard prescribing public policy. Link: Morici: Carbon taxes and other idols of economics

Lindbergh Eden, one of the last vestrymen, dies

Source: Cayman Compass Charles Lindbergh Eden, one of two remaining original vestrymen of the Cayman Islands, has died. He was 91.Services were held Saturday at Savannah United Church,… Link: Lindbergh Eden, one of the last vestrymen, dies

Foreclosures down as economy rebounds

Source: Cayman Compass The number of people losing their homes to foreclosures in the Cayman Islands has reduced significantly over the last few years, according to data from… Link: Foreclosures down as economy rebounds

Acting chief fire officer appointed to replace Hails

Source: Cayman Compass Divisional Officer Witney Tatum has been appointed as the acting chief of the Cayman Islands Fire Service effective Friday. Link: Acting chief fire officer appointed to replace Hails

3 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 3 Feb Sun 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Not available. See weather forecast top right of website. Humidity: 93%  (UP from yesterday) UV: 8.9 VERY… Link: 3 Feb Weather in Cayman

2 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 2 Feb Sat 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas are expected over the Cayman area for next 24 hours in association… Link: 2 Feb Weather in Cayman

Cyclist lands in hospital after GT collision

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A cyclist was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries 0n Friday, after a lunchtime collision on Thomas Russell Avenue in George Town, close to the… Link: Cyclist lands in hospital after GT collision

Brac officer steps in as acting fire boss

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Divisional Officer Witney Tatum, from the Cayman Brac Fire Station, has been appointed as the acting chief fire officer, ministry officials confirmed Friday, the… Link: Brac officer steps in as acting fire boss

Christmas confirmed as last sighting of missing man

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Police have now confirmed that Eral Keith Whitely (72) from George Town has been missing for more than one month. Following extensive inquiries since… Link: Christmas confirmed as last sighting of missing man

Paddle boarders off Public Beach require rescue

Source: Cayman Compass Two paddle boarders off West Bay Public Beach required assistance Thursday evening when they began drifting out to sea and had difficulty returning to shore. The… Link: Paddle boarders off Public Beach require rescue

No answer to lack of prosecutions from FRA

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The director of the Cayman Islands Financial Reporting Authority, Robert James Berry, has agreed with Public Accounts Committee Chairman Ezzard Miller that there is… Link: No answer to lack of prosecutions from FRA

Mail call: Driving advice

Source: Cayman Compass Well-known runner Derek Haines had some words of advice for Cayman’s drivers. In a recent letter to the editor, he listed many driving errors he… Link: Mail call: Driving advice

Weekender Spotlight

Source: Cayman Compass We’re back! Editor Vicki Wheaton gives the best panoramas for this weekend. Link: Weekender Spotlight

1 Feb Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 1 Feb Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and seas are expected over the Cayman area for next 24 hours in association with… Link: 1 Feb Weather in Cayman

Rum Tails: The waggiest event on the island

Source: Cayman Compass Attention, all dog lovers: It is time for the Fourth Annual Rum Tails event, in aid of charity group One Dog At A Time. Link: Rum Tails: The waggiest event on the island

Super Bowl matches Patriots and Rams

Source: Cayman Compass Multiple bars along West Bay Road such as Legendz, Lone Star, PD’s and Coconut Joe’s will definitely be airing the Super Bowl, with Salty’s in… Link: Super Bowl matches Patriots and Rams

Fire chief departs; ministry searching for replacement

Source: Cayman Compass The Ministry of Home Affairs said it will announce on Friday a new acting fire chief to replace David Hails, whose three-year contract expires on… Link: Fire chief departs; ministry searching for replacement

EDITORIAL – The alarming departure of Fire Chief Hails

Source: Cayman Compass The government’s latest failure to safeguard supposedly confidential documents threatens Cayman’s reputation for legitimate privacy and information security, a cornerstone of our financial services sector. Link: EDITORIAL – The alarming departure of Fire Chief Hails

Amendments to Trust Law expected

Source: Cayman Compass Government is planning to amend the Trusts Law and related regulations this year, Minister for Financial Services Tara Rivers announced at the STEP Cayman Conference… Link: Amendments to Trust Law expected

Lacovia owners vote to replace aging condo complex

Source: Cayman Compass Owners at Lacovia, one of Seven Mile Beach’s oldest condo developments, voted Saturday to demolish their homes and replace them with three new, 10-story buildings. Link: Lacovia owners vote to replace aging condo complex

New program aims to promote robotics

Source: Cayman Compass Glenda McTaggart would like to see Cayman students take over the world of robotics, or at least play a part in the burgeoning technical field.… Link: New program aims to promote robotics

Death Announcement

Source: Cayman Eye News Cathy (L) and Christopher (R) It is with much sadness we have to report the death of Catherine (Cathy) Wilson who died in England yesterday… Link: Death Announcement

The Editor speaks: Stray dogs

Source: Cayman Eye News Colin Wilson At last something is being done to round up the stray dogs that walk around our neighborhood and not only at night. Most… Link: The Editor speaks: Stray dogs

Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): One man is in hospital and a second is in custody after a fight at a home in George Town just before midnight on… Link: Man sustains serious stab wound in fight

UK Brexit chaos continues as PM plans Brussels trip

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to return to Brussels next week in an effort to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal deal without the… Link: UK Brexit chaos continues as PM plans Brussels trip

Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Dart Group has revealed plans to open what it has termed a “pop-up bar and restaurant” on Seven Mile Beach this spring. The… Link: Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

Police bust gamblers and drug users

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service conducted two drug operations over the weekend, one in East End and one on Cayman Brac, and also… Link: Police bust gamblers and drug users

Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A 63-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Canada died yesterday afternoon after collapsing on a West Bay beach. The visitor, who… Link: Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

31 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 31 Jan Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds along with moderate to rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for… Link: 31 Jan Weather in Cayman

The Editor speaks: Fired or not fired he is leaving

Source: Cayman Eye News It was with no announcement by government that we learned Chief Fire Officer David Hails will be leaving us tomorrow (Thu 31). We only learnt… Link: The Editor speaks: Fired or not fired he is leaving

Drink recipe of the week

Source: Cayman Eye News Gina’s Super Bowl Punch From Food Network This crowd-ready punch is filled with vodka, beer, limeade and club soda. Recipe courtesy of The Neelys Level: EasyTotal: 10… Link: Drink recipe of the week

C3 Pure Fibre partners with Plume to launch Whole Home Adaptive WiFi

Source: Cayman Eye News The C3 Whole Home WiFi offering includes Plume Adaptive WiFi, HomePass®guest access and advanced parental controls; delivers unprecedented WiFi performance, personalization and security January 30,… Link: C3 Pure Fibre partners with Plume to launch Whole Home Adaptive WiFi

Ethics law undergoing another review

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The long-awaited Standards in Public Life Law, which was first passed by the Legislative Assembly more than four years ago, is going through another… Link: Ethics law undergoing another review

EDITORIAL – UK and Brexit: An embarrassing spectacle

Source: Cayman Compass Pundits say Parliament’s decision to press the issue of the Irish backstop increases the likelihood of the U.K. leaving the EU on the March 29… Link: EDITORIAL – UK and Brexit: An embarrassing spectacle

Turtle Centre proud of release program results

Source: Cayman Compass A new study showing the impact of the Cayman Turtle Centre in bringing back green turtles from the brink of extinction should help transform the… Link: Turtle Centre proud of release program results

Witness in immigration trial accused of wrongdoing

Source: Cayman Compass The Crown’s first civilian witness in the trial of five immigration officers was questioned on Wednesday by defense attorneys, some of whom questioned her reason… Link: Witness in immigration trial accused of wrongdoing

Stray dogs plague West Bay Road communities

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A pack of vicious stray dogs that has been plaguing communities around the West Bay Road, from Snug Harbour to Camana Bay and now… Link: Stray dogs plague West Bay Road communities

Fire chief to depart with cash windfall

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Chief Fire Officer David Hails will be leaving his post tomorrow after receiving what is understood to be a significant cash windfall last year… Link: Fire chief to depart with cash windfall

Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Cayman’s largest developer and landowner has filed a legal action to prevent the residents of a condominium complex from getting access to the beach… Link: Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

Source: Cayman News Service I have funds in my PayPal account that I would like to transfer to my bank account in Cayman. PayPal is really useful for receiving… Link: Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

30 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 30 Jan Wed 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds along with moderate to rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for… Link: 30 Jan Weather in Cayman

Cayman Islands National Weather Service Employee of the Year

Source: Cayman Eye News Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (29 January, 2019) The Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) has recognized Mr. Gilbert Miller as the 2018 Employee of the… Link: Cayman Islands National Weather Service Employee of the Year

Cayman Islands National Heroes Day celebrates Coat of Arms pioneers

Source: Cayman Eye News Joan Wilson & Helen Merren receiving certificate in honour of their late father Mr. Roddy Watler • Celebrations hononured the elected officials who were instrumental to… Link: Cayman Islands National Heroes Day celebrates Coat of Arms pioneers

EDITORIAL – Shipping registry holds Cayman’s banner high

Source: Cayman Compass Cayman’s “red ensign” has proven to be one of our country’s most powerful marketing devices, making Cayman synonymous with the very idea of luxury. Link: EDITORIAL – Shipping registry holds Cayman’s banner high

Government hiring dispute to be settled in combined hearing

Source: Cayman Compass The Grand Court will hear two judicial review applications in an ongoing dispute between the Ministry of Education and the Civil Service Appeals Commission, involving… Link: Government hiring dispute to be settled in combined hearing

Dart heads to court over Britannia beach and golf rights

Source: Cayman Compass The Dart group is seeking to free itself from restrictive agreements guaranteeing home owners in the luxury Britannia Estates development the right to use golf,… Link: Dart heads to court over Britannia beach and golf rights

KAABOO Cayman grounds take shape; schedules released

Source: Cayman Compass KAABOO Cayman has released setlists for both days of the upcoming festival, Feb. 15-16, as well as announcing transportation plans for concertgoers. Link: KAABOO Cayman grounds take shape; schedules released

UK lawmakers vote for Brexit changes

Source: Cayman Compass The European Union says that the current agreement with the U.K. remains the “best and only way” to ensure an orderly Brexit, after British Prime… Link: UK lawmakers vote for Brexit changes

Text translations ‘best guess’, witness admits

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The lead translator who worked on phone messages that form a major part of the crown’s case against seven defendants accused of making or… Link: Text translations ‘best guess’, witness admits

Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A police car was extensively damaged after it was hit by another car, which skidded into its path at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Officers… Link: Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

Car thief makes off with cash in multiple break-ins

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is on the lookout for one or more thieves who made off with cash and personal items from five… Link: Car thief makes off with cash in multiple break-ins

Bodden Town church and school to become shelters

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Work on the Bodden Town Church of God multi-purpose hall to convert it into a hurricane shelter as well as progress on adapting the… Link: Bodden Town church and school to become shelters

Conspirator admits helping women pay test bribes

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): A woman who has admitted her part in a conspiracy at the immigration department, in which people from Spanish-speaking countries seeking work permits pass… Link: Conspirator admits helping women pay test bribes

7MB earmarked as first planned area

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): If the framework supporting the Central Planning Authority’s current project to review the Cayman Islands National Development Plan is adopted, Seven Mile Beach would… Link: 7MB earmarked as first planned area

Stay-over spend eclipses cash from cruisers

Source: Cayman News Service (CNS): Figures from the Department of Tourism based on exit surveys taken by overnight and cruise guests through 2018 has revealed the money spent by… Link: Stay-over spend eclipses cash from cruisers

29 Jan Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 29 Jan Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate to fresh winds along with moderate to rough seas are expected over the Cayman area for… Link: 29 Jan Weather in Cayman

Rahn: Correcting the mistake of 1765

Source: Cayman Compass The current troubles in the U.K. can be traced back to a fateful decision of King George III and the British Parliament in 1765 with… Link: Rahn: Correcting the mistake of 1765

Beacon Farms

Source: Cayman Compass Beacon Farms — Our editorial cartoon Link: Beacon Farms

Cayman [Islands] Crosstalk coming to Bermuda

Source: Cayman Eye News By Christopher Famous From Royal Gazette “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools” — the Reverend Martin Luther King… Link: Cayman [Islands] Crosstalk coming to Bermuda

The Editor speaks: Heroes

Source: Cayman Eye News Today (Mon 28) is our National Heroes Day. There is a different theme that is set by a committee each year. This year the pioneers… Link: The Editor speaks: Heroes

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