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ARTICLES BY JAMES WHITTAKER
Covid-19 has decimated the cruise industry, killed off the controversial pier project and fundamentally shifted the key questions about the future of this sector of our tourism market. What type of industry will emerge from the shadow of the pandemic and does Cayman want to be a part of it?
A Cayman drug smuggler who ran a cannabis-importation and money-laundering ring with links to Panamanian dictator Manuel Norigea has published a book about his life.
Cayman's tour bus operators have been among the worst hit by the tourism shut down. With little prospect of cruise ships returning any time soon, they don't know where to turn for help.
Lionfish hunters culled more than 300 of the invasive predators during a two-day competition last weekend
Cayman’s payment systems lag behind the rest of the world, and reform is needed to help businesses survive, according to Digital Cayman.
In the latest in our Cayman 2.0 series, we look at how COVID-19 is sparking new ambition to put tech at the centre of Cayman’s economic recovery.
Smartphone-based food-delivery business Let’s Eat may be the first successful new venture of the COVID era.
The recovery of nature in the absence of humans during lockdown has been one of the silver linings to the coronavirus crisis. Lionfish are the exception to that phenomenon.
Survival is the main goal for Cayman’s restaurants as they seek to stay in business in the absence of tourists and with the local population declining each week.
Cayman Islands Governor Martyn Roper expressed disappointment at the defeat of the Domestic Partnership Bill in the Legislative Assembly today, declaring it a "sad...
Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell says the island is not taking any 'undue risks' with its soft reopening of the border in September.
Cayman Islands tourism leaders today unveiled a comprehensive action plan for the recovery of the industry following the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis.
A genuine commitment to renewable energy could help drive a green jobs revolution as Cayman seeks to kickstart the economy in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, industry leaders believe.
As Cayman plans its vision for a post-COVID future, ideas are emerging for a green recovery. Here we summarise some of the recommendations from various reports and advisors that they say can help grow jobs and protect the environment.
Environmental protection and economic growth have typically been viewed as opposite sides of the argument in the debate over Cayman’s long-term future.
One obvious side-effect of the work-from-home movement is likely to be the demand for office space.
In the latest of our Cayman 2.0 series examining how the coronavirus crisis will impact the long term future of the Cayman Islands, we examine the world of work.
The newly-formed R3 Foundation is raising a significant war chest to help Cayman be better prepared for the next potential disaster. The private-sector-led organisation, seeded...
A quick guide to the committee shaping the vision for Cayman's post COVID-19 future
Over the next two months, the Cayman Compass will explore the challenges and opportunities that face Cayman as it plans for a post-COVID world. In the first of an ongoing series, journalist James Whittaker talks to some of the key players shaping the vision of the island’s future.