Kristin Amaya will represent the Cayman Islands at mid-November’s Miss World competition in Sanya, China, the first privately sponsored Caymanian at the gathering, inaugurating a two-tier system of beauty contests to start next year.
Caribbean Utilities Company’s new demand billing scheme could be offset by private solar installations, forcing the utility to move consumers instantly to its new rate structure to prevent damaging the company though “demand destruction.”
Organizers of the 2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award on Tuesday announced keynote speaker Craig Kielburger, international charity figure and best-selling author, will address the Nov. 4 ceremony on “A New Generation of Leadership.”
Capping more than a year of talks with electricity regulators, the Caribbean Utilities Company on Monday announced January 2018 implementation of “demand billing,” charging commercial customers depending on consumption patterns.
August’s $3.83 million sale of the Caledonian Bank Building had contributed to a 10-fold debt reduction for the bankrupt company, according to Ernst & Young liquidators, who have scheduled a sixth payout to long-suffering creditors.
The 90-day period in which U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to alter trade regulations with Cuba expired in mid-September, and private industry and State Department officials have no indication when changes will be announced.
Gordon Hewitt and Velma Powery-Hewitt of West Bay will appear in Grand Court in November, seeking judicial review of a 2015 decision that left the couple bankrupt after their failed challenge to the 2013 election of MLA Tara Rivers.
As the Atlantic hurricane season continues, contractors who built the solar farm in Bodden Town that opened in June say hurricane force winds are unlikely to lift any of the nearly 22,000 panels off their foundations.
Cayman Airways has announced cancelation of 20 flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday related to the projected path of Hurricane Irma. To get people out of Florida before Hurricane Irma strikes, the airline is offering flights on Friday, Sept. 8, for $69 one way.
Capt. Charles “Chuckie” Ebanks, 30-year proprietor of fishing enterprise Black Princess Charters, local personality, craftsman and environmentalist, passed away Sunday morning at the age of 65, after a determined battle with cancer.