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Honduras to reopen domestic and international flights

Honduras will be reopening its airports to both domestic and international flights, on 10 Aug. and 17 Aug., respectively.

Year in review: Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc in Bahamas

Cayman may have escaped the 2019 storm season without a major scare, but the destruction wrought by Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas provided a chastening wake-up call to the region.

Red Cross Bahamas relief contributions cross US$300k

The Cayman Islands Red Cross said it has raised more than US$300,000 towards relief efforts in the hurricane-ravaged islands in the Bahamas. The island chain was pummelled by Hurricane Dorian in early September. At least 50 people were killed and thousands were left homeless following the passage of the Category 5 storm.

CUC dispatches team to Bahamas

Seven local power line technicians and technician helpers have joined teams on the ground in the Bahamas assisting with hurricane relief efforts. The men, all employees of the Caribbean Utilities Company’s Transmission and Distribution Operations department, left for the Abaco Islands on Friday.

‘Unimaginable’ storm damage

When registered nurse Riley Ondoy touched down in the Bahamas, his 20 years of training prepared him to help those impacted by hurricane Dorian,...

Stronger, slower storms linked to climate change

While the link between climate change and hurricane intensity is not yet ‘settled science’, weather experts say there is evidence that the phenomenon will lead to stronger, slower storms in future.

Cayman deploys second medical team to Bahamas

A six-member medical team has left for the Bahamas to continue Cayman’s hurricane-relief efforts.

PwC donates $375,000 to Bahamas relief efforts

PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC US Charitable Foundation have donated US$375,000 to the disaster relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas.

Cayman nurses help Bahamas hurricane victims

A team of six Cayman nurses is on the ground in the Bahamas assisting in disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Cayman solar company powering Bahamas relief effort

A Cayman Islands renewable energy company has been working in the Bahamas to provide emergency power to field hospitals in remote areas.

EY donates to hurricane relief

EY has donated $200,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. Leadership of the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands will donate $100,000, with EY Americas matching that figure, to the Bahamas National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).

Letter: Thank you, Cayman

Please permit us the use of your editorial column to express our profound gratitude to the Cayman community as a whole for the generous outpouring of initiatives and donations for the victims of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas.

Cayman’s hospitals prepare medical supplies for Bahamas

Cayman’s medical community banded together on Thursday to prepare a shipment of supplies for the storm-ravaged people of the Bahamas. Representatives of the Health Services Authority, CTMH Doctors Hospital and Health City Cayman Islands all contributed to the effort to send supplies.

Artwork fundraiser set for hurricane-hit Bahamas

Art Nest Creative Studio will host a ‘Paint and Sip’ fundraiser on Monday, 16 Sept., to raise funds for the Bahamas following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian.

The Bahamas receives risk insurance payout after Hurricane Dorian

The government of the Bahamas has received the first tranche of a cash payout of nearly $11 million from Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to help deal with the most immediate financial needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which caused widespread devastation on the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama.

Sea Shepherd boat crew gets ready to help in Bahamas

The M/V John Paul DeJoria is in George Town harbour aiming to soon begin assisting those in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Relief effort begins in earnest for Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas Tuesday after lingering in the area since Sunday night, and several of the country’s regional neighbours have begun putting together donations to support its recovery.

Cayman readies relief effort in wake of Hurricane Dorian

Even as Hurricane Dorian continued to wreak havoc in the Bahamas Monday, relief efforts were already getting under way.

Carnival signs on for Bahamas cruise port project

Carnival Cruise Lines has agreed a deal to build a $100 million cruise port in Grand Bahama, according to Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis.

Another port project, another protest

Citing environmental concerns, questionable economic benefits and a lack of transparency over the project, campaign groups are collecting petition signatures to stop a major cruise development in the Caribbean.

Adventist Church celebrates 125th anniversary in Cayman

The local Adventist Church is celebrating its 125th anniversary in the Cayman Islands this year.

Cayman joins five-island marathon challenge

The Caribbean now has a marathon of marathons.

Great Inagua: land of white hills and pink skies

Great Inagua is not just an ‘out there’ island, it is a ‘way, way out there’ island of the Bahamas. Some call it the outback of the Bahamas, the country’s second largest island which lies about 55 miles from the eastern tip of Cuba.

Bahamas announces plan for ‘mega’ port

Carnival Cruise Line is planning to build a “mega” cruise port in East Grand Bahama, the Bahamian government announced on Wednesday.

Hew to attend Caribbean Infrastructure Forum

Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Minister Joseph Hew will attend the third Caribbean Infrastructure Forum in the Bahamas this week, where he will join other regional ministers to discuss climate change and policymaking.

Cayman sailors take top awards

Matheo Capasso swept his seven races at the Bahamas Opti National Championships Oct. 12-13 to beat 41 competitors and take first place in the championship fleet event. Jasper Nielsen took second.
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Deloitte obtains information security management certification

After an external audit by BSI Group (The British Standards Institution) the Deloitte offices in the Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Trinidad and Tobago are now certified as ISO 27001 compliant organizations.

Cayman’s linemen help get power back on in hurricane-hit Bahamas

Five linemen with Cayman’s Caribbean Utilities Company took off for the Bahamas on Wednesday to help get the country’s power lines back up after Hurricane Matthew passed over the islands, causing an estimated $400 million in damage. Homes were destroyed and power lines pulled down across many of the islands in the Bahamas.

‘Devastating’ Matthew maintains strength as it pounds Haiti

The powerful Hurricane Matthew made landfall in near Les Anglais, western Haiti, as the storm batters the country with life-threatening rain, wind and storm surge.

Bahamian national held for illegal landing

A Bahamian national charged with illegal landing has been remanded in custody so that local authorities can check the story put forward on his behalf on Monday afternoon in Summary Court.

Cayman’s swimmers add to medal count

Cayman’s swimmers earned four more medals on Day 4 (Saturday) of the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships in the Bahamas, bringing the pool count to 11 medals.

Cayman swimming heats up over summer

It has been a busy time for the swimming community in Cayman with official training, National Swim Team selection, training and competition and the addition of a new swim program to the ranks of approved Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association programs, all in the span of six weeks.

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