Sunday, August 28, 2016

Yearly Archives: 2006

Today’s Editorial December 29: And we resolve to…

Once in a while we like to step away from the serious fray of the world and have a little fun. Thats what we intend to do today with our annual New Years resolution column.

$1M needed for Immigration staffing

Some $950,000 is needed for extra personnel at the Department of Immigration and Customer Service.

North Sound rules changing

Rules for playing at Stingray City are about to change. The Marine Conservation Law has been amended to provide the framework for regulating watersports activities in the Cayman Islands

Condotel will raise luxury bar

Re/Max launched the sales campaign of a planned five-star condominium hotel in East End last week with a cocktail reception on the rooftop of the Hyatt Grand Cayman Beach Suites.

Bailey, Campbell to address CIAA Awards Dinner

Former Men's 100m World Record Holder, Olympic and World Athletics Champion, Jamaican born Canadian Donovan Bailey and former World Indoor Women's 200m Champion Jamaican Juliet Campbell

Dashing Thru The Sand

Dashing Thru The Sand- it's fast becoming a Cayman Christmas catch phrase. The annual Boxing Day activity is proving to be a favorite event with both visitors and residents.

Cayman27 brightens Christmas for families

Cayman27 has raised $30,000 in its 11th Annual Cayman27 Christmas for Kids campaign. This year the funds were donated to The Department of Children and Family Services and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations

Highway eases traffic to West Bay

It did not happen without a few hiccups - and the project is still not totally complete - but the Esterley Tibbetts Highway extension from the Hyatt Regency to the Courtyard Marriott

Resolutions mostly about health

The latest caycompass.com online poll revealed that most New Years resolutions made by respondents have something to do with being healthier.

Rollover, Immigration top stories

2006 will probably be most remembered as the year of the rollover policy. Even though the law, which introduced the provision of termlimits came into effect 1 January, 2004

Cuban escapes

The Immigration Department has issued an alert to the public to be on the lookout for escaped Cuban migrant Lester Camejo Suarez.

A heated year for the dolphin issue

The issue of captive dolphin entertainment facilities setting up in the Cayman Islands got very heated during the course of this year.

A busy year at Boatswain’s Beach

This year saw the opening of Cayman's newest tourist attraction - the long awaited Boatswain's Beach, the new home of the Turtle Farm.

CEO feud dominated

2006 marked a tumultuous year for the Health Services Authority with the hiring and subsequent dismissal of CEO Craig Brown.

Sheldon Brown’s trial raised many issues

The appeal of Sheldon Marquiss Brown against a conviction for attempted murder is expected to be heard by the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal during its Easter 2007 session.

Auditor General causes stir

A Special Report of the Auditor General on the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal released in late May was still creating news three months later.

LoGB featured Outlook speaker

Leader of Government Business Kurt Tibbetts will be among the featured speakers at the 4th Annual Cayman Business Outlook conference, which will take place 18 January.

Appleby behind country’s recovery

A group of Appleby staff members has committed itself to contributing every month to support the Cayman Islands National Recovery Fund.

Today’s Editorial December 28: Help keep drunks off roads

We're headed in to another long holiday weekend and as it approaches, we make our annual plea for drinkers to not drive. But no matter how many times we say it, some people just dont get it. The more a person drinks, the more his ability to make crucial driving decisions becomes impaired.

Geology book a success

Recently I had the opportunity to visit the Cayman Islands to attend a number of book-signings for the new book Islands from the Sea, Geologic Stories of Cayman.
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