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.
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.
Though waste dumped by the National Roads Authority into the wetlands tested positive for carcinogens, it is very unlikely that humans are at risk from the contamination, according to the Department of Environment.
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Office, known as OfReg, has rejected Cayman Water’s most recent proposal for a licensing deal to serve customers in the Seven Mile Beach and West Bay areas, according to the third-quarter financial report from Cayman Water’s parent company, Consolidated Water.
The Attorney General’s Chambers on Tuesday defended former Police Commissioner David Baines’s hiring and retirement decisions, as an appeal hearing continued into claims by former Caymanian police officers that they were discriminated against when forced to retire.
An appeals hearing began on Tuesday involving former Caymanian police officers who claim they were discriminated against on the grounds of age and nationality when they were forced to retire or accept a demotion at age 55.
The Cayman Islands government has paid a total of $112,423 as of October to have a law firm advocate for the territory’s financial services industry in the United States Congress, according to filings with the U.S. Justice Department.
Hundreds of cruise ship passengers milled about George Town Central on a recent Wednesday afternoon, browsing through the jewelry and souvenir stands, or taking a break at one of the downtown restaurants.
Shareholders voted on Wednesday to remove a restriction on any single entity owning more than 10 percent of Cayman National Corporation Ltd., a move that will allow Republic Bank Trinidad and Tobago (Barbados) Ltd. to finalize its acquisition of the local bank.
The appeal hearing involving seven Cuban migrants seeking asylum in Cayman continued into late Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, with the Cubans’ attorney, Alastair David, and Crown counsel Michael Smith arguing over whether the Immigration Appeals Tribunal was correct in denying the migrants’ applications for asylum.
Cayman has the third most expensive broadband internet in the Caribbean and the 12th most expensive in the world, with an average price of US$158 per month for services, according to a study released Tuesday from researchers at the U.K.-based Cable.co.uk.
From its creation in January 2017 through June of this year, the Utility Regulation and Competition Office, known as OfReg, spent nearly $2 million on consultancy and professional fees, according to records obtained from a Freedom of Information request.
Jamaican national Rohan Anthony Seymour is challenging government’s decision to deny his bid for permanent residency, arguing that the Immigration Appeals Tribunal discriminated against his nationality when it considered his application.