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The Immigration Transition Bill seeks to remove a restriction that prevents residents who have been in the Cayman Islands for more than nine years from applying for permanent residence.
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An E. coli alert has been issued by Centers for Disease Control for romaine lettuce.
Warren Samuel Hogarth, who had previously pleaded guilty in the death of motorcyclist Denvil Roy Mitchell, was sentenced to two years and five months in Grand Court on Tuesday.
Magistrate Angelyn Hernandez approved a request from Governor Martyn Roper on Tuesday, temporarily halting the extradition of Iain Nigel MacKellar to the United States.
Minister of Financial Services Tara Rivers has announced that government favors a regulatory sandbox-type framework for digital assets. The minister outlined government’s approach to regulating digital assets in a statement in the Legislative Assembly on Nov. 14.
A police officer was injured Saturday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at a roadblock in West Bay.
Nearly 2 million tourists arrived in the Cayman Islands by air and sea in the first ten months of 2018 – the highest number in history.
Harold Lingard only has time to catch a little bit of basketball during the daytime hours, squeezing it in during his lunch hour, but he still bought a pass to this week’s Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament. The quality of play is that good, he said, and as a former North Carolina resident, he’s a big Clemson University fan.
The twice-yearly “Proud of Them” award scheme is once again seeking to recognize excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands.
Members of the Legislative Assembly voted to amend the Evidence Law on Friday, in an effort to modernize the rules for admitting hearsay evidence and witness statements at trial.
Policy advice to Cabinet ministers will no longer be considered for release to members of the public under changes to the Freedom of Information Law passed Friday.
Local artist Simon Tatum, who is also an assistant curator at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, is one of 24 Caribbean artists included in a new traveling exhibit, “Arrivants: Art and Migration in the Anglophone Caribbean World.”
Congratulations to Dave O’Driscoll, pictured right with Coach Victor ‘Voot’ O’Garro, for winning the Cayman Compass Cayman Islands Classic VIP Package.
Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, two men charged in an animal cruelty case involving a dog named Dora that suffered extensive burns, had their trial date put off Monday for the second time.
This year, people sending parcels overseas, or locally, via the Cayman Postal Service can give the parcel recipients a little taste of CaymanKind.
A Royal Cayman Islands Police officer was struck by a dark-colored sedan during a traffic check Saturday night. An officer in a marked police car with blue lights on approached the vehicle in the vicinity of Yacht Drive on the Esterly Tibbets Highway around 11:30 p.m.
We encourage all our readers to get in the spirit, to share the goodwill that is beginning to make its annual appearance on these little islands, and to take the time to enjoy this most joyous time of the year.
Serving prisoners will be used as temporary garbage collectors in a new scheme to deal with continued delays in roadside trash collections.
Cabinet approved an equity investment of $4.53 million into Cayman Islands National Insurance Company to raise the public sector health insurer’s capital base above the minimum level prescribed by the regulator.
With the touch of a button, Camana Bay turned into a festive wonderland Saturday as thousands gathered at the Crescent for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Dressed as ringmasters, harlequins and performers, supporters of Hedge Funds Care Cayman attended the charity’s glitzy annual gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Friday night.
The slow process of completing the new John Gray High School has taken another step forward.
Tourism officials have defended a decision to spend more than $50,000 of public money promoting the controversial cruise and cargo port project.
The Department of Environmental Health is advising the public to place bulk waste items for collection on kerbsides in time for scheduled pick ups.
Four colorful Cayman parrots were released into the wild at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park Colour Garden on Saturday.
After the Utilities Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) rejected Cayman Water’s most recent proposal for a licensing deal to serve customers in the Seven Mile Beach and West Bay areas, the two parties have resumed negotiations.
The CUC advised customers Thursday that there will be a planned service interruption Tuesday morning in the Birch Tree Hill, Mount Pleasant, Barkers, Batabano and The Shores areas in West Bay.
Three men who were arrested last month appeared in Grand Court on Friday for allegedly presenting themselves as workers with the National Roads Authority and offering to paint the parking lot of a business premises on North Church Street.
As the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force continues to review Cayman’s defenses against terrorist financing and money laundering, officials from that organization have required government to make legislative changes to come in line with international standards.
Cayman’s law enforcement community came together Wednesday afternoon to commemorate one of its own.
In West Bay, a man stands on the back of a flatbed truck and casts a fishing pole into the foliage. In Savannah, a sniper methodically picks off targets with a .22-caliber air rifle. In George Town, hunters with homemade poles and nooses sweep through patches of urban woodland.