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Disney to help finance cruise pier project

Disney Cruise Line has committed to help finance the building of the planned cruise berthing facilities and cargo dock in George Town, Premier Alden McLaughlin said on Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce’s legislative luncheon.

Dart to buy Brac luxury hotel

Dart is in the process of finalizing the purchase of the Cayman Brac luxury hotel Le Soleil D’Or, Dart Real Estate Business Development President Jackie Doak said at Thursday’s Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon.

Premier: March 28 will be public holiday

Premier Alden McLaughlin has announced that March 28 will be a public holiday to mark the visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

Abraaj close to selling major assets

The Abraaj Group, once the largest private equity firm in the Middle East, is close to reaching a key milestone in the troubled company’s ongoing restructuring in the Cayman Islands.

CIAA responds to Miller’s criticisms of recruiting

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority has responded to “deep concern” expressed by Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller that the CIAA is recruiting too many air-traffic controllers from overseas, and may be blocking future management opportunities for Caymanians as a result.

UK, Overseas Territories attorneys general gather in Cayman

The two-day Overseas Territories Attorneys General Conference 2019 kicked off Tuesday morning, with AGs and other delegates from 13 jurisdictions gathering in Cayman to discuss issues of mutual interest.

OfReg proposes ‘truth in advertising’ rules for licensees

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office, known as OfReg, has released a set of rules intended to make sure that the companies it regulates do not market themselves in a manner considered deceptive or unfair.
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Reduced fees for charities will start March 1

A legislative amendment intended to make it easier for charitable entities to obtain special exemptions under the Companies Law will go into effect on March 1.

Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall to visit Cayman

When Prince Charles visited Cayman on July 14, 1973, the trip was mostly for rest and recovery.

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cayman in March

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will visit the Cayman Islands on March 27 and 28, officials in Cayman announced Friday.

Caribbean economic growth increased in 2018

Gross domestic product grew by 1.8 percent in 2018, and is expected to grow another 2 percent this year, according to recently released statistics from the Caribbean Development Bank.

CUC will buy more renewable energy, but pay lower rates

The amount of renewable energy the Caribbean Utilities Company can purchase from residences and businesses has been increased, but the rates CUC will pay for that energy has been lowered.

Fire, ambulance, police now have same dispatch system

The Cayman Islands Fire Service dispatch system is now one and the same as the dispatch systems for police and ambulance services.

Officials unveil Caribbean’s ‘most advanced’ radio system

Cayman now has what officials tout as “the most advanced and modern radio system in the Caribbean.”

Blazers beat Celltronics in clash of champions

The Sol Blazers defeated Celltronics 80-75 in an overtime thriller Tuesday night in a match of last year’s Cayman Islands Basketball Association champions.

Prices of goods and services continued to increase in Q3

The average price of goods and services in Cayman increased by 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over Q3 of 2017, according to recently released data from the Economics and Statistics Office.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Pensions Department chastised for its poor record keeping

The Department of Labour and Pensions broke the National Archive and Public Records Law by failing to keep proper records on internal discussions about proposed amendments to a pension plan trust deed, according to Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston.

Cuban hunger strike ends

After more than three weeks, a hunger strike at the Immigration Detention Centre has come to an end, according to government.

Court upholds order freezing accounts tied to fraud scheme

The appeals court last week denied attempts by Bahamas citizen Kelvin Leach to overturn an order freezing accounts that are alleged to be connected to money laundering and other criminal activity.

‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’: Big expansion plans for Morritt

When David Morritt started building what’s now known as Morritt’s Tortuga Club in 1989, he envisioned a five-story building to serve as the centerpiece of his development.
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