Roper: Strong relationship between UK and Cayman

Governor Martyn Roper said the relationship between the UK and Cayman Islands is strong.

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Drug-smuggling trio sentenced

Three men caught with a loaded gun and hundreds of pounds of ganja, as well as cocaine and ecstasy, were sentenced in the Grand Court Friday.

2020 public holidays announced

The deputy governor’s office on Sunday confirmed all public holidays for 2020.

Miller supports civil partnerships

Former Opposition leader Ezzard Miller has given his backing to domestic partnerships legislation following the Court of Appeal’s ruling on same-sex marriage. The appeals panel...

Rapist loses fight to lift sexual harm prevention order

The Court of Appeal has upheld a sexual harm prevention order imposed on a convicted rapist and burglar.

Vehicle plate scanners at Camana Bay tunnel

Scanners capable of reading data from vehicles have been installed at the Camana Bay tunnel on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.

Tugboat pushes drifting cruise ship into position

A tugboat helped move a drifting cruise ship back into position in George Town harbour on Saturday.

Water pump station work under way

Water Authority – Cayman is advising its customers in North Side, East End and Bodden Town of possible low water pressure this week as...

Rain adds to pensive memorial to veterans

A crowd of several hundred, including the uniformed brigades from the police service, Cadet Corps and other organisations, marked the 100th anniversary of the annual memorial that honours those who lost their lives in military conflicts.

Government presents record-size budget

Finance Minister Roy McTaggart presented a two-year budget on Friday that will exceed $1.6 billion in government revenue and not require new debt nor impose new taxes and fees on the public.

7 new cases of Dengue confirmed in Cayman

Seven new cases of Dengue have been confirmed in the Cayman Islands since Monday, 4 Nov., according to a press release issued Friday evening...

No resolution for same-sex marriage planned until next year

Premier Alden McLaughlin suggested that action on the same-sex marriage issue will take place until early 2020.

Cop hurt in police car collision

One police officer has received minor injuries after two squad cars collided in Bodden Town on Thursday afternoon.
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UPDATED: Premier presents US$2 billion fiscal package

Premier Alden McLaughlin has announced a $2 billion budget plan for the Cayman Islands featuring a 5 percent increase in the cost of living allowance for civil servants and $100 bump in veterans and seamen payments.
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Same-sex marriage ruling overturned

Chief Justice Anthony Smellie's previous ruling legalising same-sex marriage has been overturned by the Court of Appeal.

Roads a major feature of upcoming budget

Major investment in Cayman’s “creaking” road network will be among the key commitments when government reveals its spending plans for the next two years on Friday.

Premier welcomes judgment

Premier Alden McLaughlin welcomed the Court of Appeal’s decision Thursday to put the issue of same-sex marriage back in the hands of the elected government.

EDITORIAL: Government must act fast on Court of Appeal order

The mandate of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal is clear – government must create a legal equivalent of marriage for same-sex couples. It’s likely...

Immigration abuse an emerging domestic-violence trend

Immigration abuse has emerged as a growing trend in the Cayman Islands, according to local domestic-violence support groups.

Mercury’s transit visible this Monday

This Monday locals will be able to view Mercury making its way across the face of the sun this Monday.

McTaggart targeted in fake ad scam

Finance Minister Roy McTaggart has been targeted in an advertisement scam being circulated on social media.

Cayman to lay wreath in UK for Remembrance Day

Cayman’s UK and Europe Representative Andre Ebanks will be among British Overseas Territories personnel laying wreaths at Sunday’s National Service of Remembrance in London.
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St. Ignatius students mark Remembrance Day

Students at St. Ignatius Catholic School marked Remembrance Day on Thursday.

Airport runway extension approved

An extension of the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport has been approved by the Central Planning Authority. 

Hew: NiCE ready to assist in dengue fight

The National Community Enhancement programme stands ready to assist the Mosquito Research and Control Unit in its efforts to deal with dengue.

UCCI adds new networking centre

A remodelled classroom at the University College of the Cayman Islands is opening a new door on the digital world, officials said. 

UCCI expects budget boost

An anticipated infusion of $1.3 million from the Ministry of Education is allowing the University College of the Cayman Islands to end its year with a balanced budget. 
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Bernie Bush joins official Opposition

Independent legislator Bernie Bush has joined the formal Opposition led by East End MLA Arden McLean. It comes a week after he resigned from the government backbench.
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Mystery boat under investigation

Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of an abandoned vessel in George Town containing a quantity of barrels filled with liquid.
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Miller’s Cayman Islands People’s Party takes shape

North Side MLA Ezzard Miller has unveiled his Cayman Islands People’s Party logo and constitution. On Wednesday Miller, who is the party's interim leader, announced that the party had formally registered as with the Elections Office.

No ‘liking’ port posts for civil servants

Civil servants have been warned that they cannot be involved in campaigning for one side or the other in the run-up to the referendum on the port project.
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