Yearly Archives: 2006
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.
Some $950,000 is needed for extra personnel at the Department of Immigration and Customer Service.
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
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.
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- 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 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
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
The latest caycompass.com online poll revealed that most New Years resolutions made by respondents have something to do with being healthier.
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
The Immigration Department has issued an alert to the public to be on the lookout for escaped Cuban migrant Lester Camejo Suarez.
The issue of captive dolphin entertainment facilities setting up in the Cayman Islands got very heated during the course of this year.
This year saw the opening of Cayman's newest tourist attraction - the long awaited Boatswain's Beach, the new home of the Turtle Farm.
2006 marked a tumultuous year for the Health Services Authority with the hiring and subsequent dismissal of CEO Craig Brown.
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.
A Special Report of the Auditor General on the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal released in late May was still creating news three months later.
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.
A group of Appleby staff members has committed itself to contributing every month to support the Cayman Islands National Recovery Fund.
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.
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.