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In large measure, this PPM government was elected on the singular campaign promise that it had the solution to the George Town Landfill — and it didn’t.
Elite Sports Club has some of the youngest – and tiniest – players in the women’s football league and one of them is the exceptionally talented Shannelle Bennett.
The Department of Environmental Health has hired engineer Mark Rowlands as its new assistant director, in charge of solid waste.
World Animal Protection is unsurprised to see that only around 1 percent of Caymanian residents eat turtle on a weekly basis.
Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell has refuted suggestions of a conflict of interest over Cayman’s cruise port project.
George Proctor, author of "Flora of the Cayman Islands," passed away in New York on Oct. 12. He was 95.
Prisoners at Northward displayed their talents at a Literacy Day event last week, showcasing the prison's rehabilitation programs.
Emerging trends in medicine will be the focus of the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference that begins Thursday.
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Researchers are tracking shark, snapper and grouper populations to monitor the health of predators on Cayman’s reefs.
Consultants say the George Town landfill will reach capacity by summer of 2021 unless a new strategy for managing solid waste is introduced. A new National Solid Waste Management Strategy for the Cayman Islands, released for public consultation Monday, estimates that even with all of the recommendations to reduce and recycle trash, the George Town landfill would have only “a limited number of years” beyond 2021.
Cayman's government is still trying to collect trash fees from a decade ago.
Cayman Islands lawmakers Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that seeks to force fuel importers to reveal their pricing structure for gasoline and diesel fuel shipped to the islands, massively increasing fines for noncompliance in the process.
Cayman Islands liquor license holders who do not currently own or operate a liquor-related business will now get up to five years to retain those licenses, during which time they can apply for a business license.
Government plans to buy out some landowners and demolish buildings to make way for a new road layout in central George Town.
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China’s slowing economy will hit the developed world, and no country harder than Canada, according to Yale economist Vikram Mansharamani.
The demand for turtle meat has remained relatively constant since 1996, with about a third of Cayman’s households consuming turtle in the past year.
Medical practitioners theoretically know all the healthy habits they should adhere to, but do not necessarily do so. Dr. Rachel Gooden follows her own medical advice, though.
About 250 to 300 people, many of them holding placards expressing their objections, braved blistering-hot late-afternoon sun to attend the protest held at the waterfront across from Cardinall Avenue.
Legislation that will require Cayman’s two major fuel distributors to reveal specific pricing information on gasoline and diesel shipments was approved in a key vote last week, but certain details of the bill remain to be hammered out in a Legislative Assembly committee Monday prior to its final passage.
Men are definitely paying more attention to the way they present themselves, so we talked to some local purveyors who cater to the groomed male.
Lionfish culling tournament and cookoff takes place this weekend, hosted by C.U.L.L.
Poor record keeping and a lack of specific criteria for waiving government fees leaves the “revenue collection operations open to abuse,” according to the acting auditor general.
The Bridge Foundation provides transitional housing for men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Residents of the foundation’s houses in West Bay – the Anchor House for men, and the Beacon House for women – like to call it their little piece of heaven off of Hell Road.
The women’s football season kicked off with the Charity Shield over the weekend and the player who most impressed was Sunset’s Martha Hall, whose two goals made all the difference.
Environment officers are teaming up with police to help improve enforcement of conservation laws in the eastern districts.
Coral bleaching around Grand Cayman has become so dramatic that last week the police helicopter crew called the Department of Environment, concerned about what was going on in the water just off South Sound.
More than 500 people have applied for permanent residence status under the new Cayman Islands Immigration Law in the past two years. This is how many people have been granted PR status under the new law: Zero.
The Sunday Football League returns to action this weekend with DHL Express as its new leading sponsor.
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The Cayman Islands Trusts Law is in urgent need of modernization, particularly with regard to the treatment of U.S. beneficiaries of a trust, trust lawyers said at the Mourant Ozannes Trusts and Private Client Conference.
The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is starting a series of free monthly workshops to assist small businesses.
The final business case for the cruise pier project estimates a potential economic upside of some US$439 million over 20 years for the Cayman Islands. Even if the worst economic impacts associated with the loss of reefs in George Town harbor were realized, consultant PwC concluded in its report that the project would still deliver a net benefit to the economy of US$112 million.
Anyone renting rooms to tourists through home sharing sites like Airbnb has been offered an “amnesty” until the end of the year, before government begins cracking down on unlicensed properties.
Providing banking services to a growing number of legitimate marijuana operations in the U.S. would still be considered money laundering in the Cayman Islands, an international expert warned Friday.
Confectioner sugar dropped on sidewalks in George Town sparks police alert.
The annual Breast Cancer Gala Dinner is an opportunity for people to open their hearts – and their wallets – to help support local charities that work to prevent and treat breast cancer.
School administrators are tailoring the timetable at Clifton Hunter High School to help cope with teaching problems caused by the open-plan classroom layout, described as an “urgent problem” by inspectors. An inspection report on the school highlighted the experimental layout at the new $110 million facility as a barrier to improvement.
East End Primary School’s after-school program has been given a boost with a $3,600 donation from Donald McLean of Health Care Pharmacy.
The Progressives-led government is making a “direct attempt” to undermine the functions of the Legislative Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee, weakening good governance standards in the Cayman Islands, Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush said Tuesday.
The Cayman Fight Factory members have been busy recently, and none more so than Flloyd Moxam, who last week won a gold medal in a grappling event in Florida.
The OECD presented a final set of measures that seek to reform international tax rules to close gaps and inconsistencies that allow corporate profits to “disappear” or to be artificially shifted to jurisdictions with low or no taxation.
The Pan American Health Organization has issued a clean bill of health to the 14.5-acre Powell family farm in Frank Sound, declaring arsenic levels in soil and groundwater within acceptable limits.
The Cayman Islands could be missing out on an economic and conservation opportunity by maintaining its ban on shark diving, according to experts.
The U.S. Affordable Care Act and the consolidation it has caused in the healthcare industry is also having an impact on the number of healthcare captives in Cayman.
The invasion of sargassum may be putting off tourists, but it is also bringing some interesting new visitors to Cayman’s shores.
Remembered as one of Little Cayman’s biggest cheerleaders, an environmentalist and friend, Gladys Howard passed away Saturday in Texas. She was 83.
The sargassum seaweed invasion of Seven Mile Beach is likely to be over by Wednesday.
Human beings are notorious for — and notoriously bad at — manipulating Nature to suit their temporal whims. In other words, playing God. Hubris has brought down greater and wiser men than we ...
Details of the new Seven Mile Beach home for Cayman HospiceCare have emerged, pegging the worth of the project at $3 million, and at least doubling the size of the present facility.
Auditors say Cayman's government put sensitive information and operations at risk by ignoring IT problems for years.
Plans for a new cruise port in George Town harbor will move forward, Premier Alden Mclaughlin announced Wednesday afternoon. Mr. McLaughlin said government had considered the environmental and economic implications and agreed to allow the project to proceed to the next stage.
Sniffer dogs and marksmen could be used in separate initiatives to fight a growing problem with green iguanas in Grand Cayman and on the Sister Islands.
When she applied for an internship at the Cayman National Museum, Kierstin Stewart wanted to find out what aspect of the islands’ history visitors found most interesting. What she got was a closer look at her own cultural heritage.
Officials are clamping down on Cayman Islands residents who rent spare rooms to tourists using home-sharing websites such as Airbnb.
Members of the National Conservation Council have questioned the feasibility of coral relocation as a means of offsetting the destruction of reefs in George Town harbor for a proposed cruise pier construction project.
Sweeping changes proposed for Cayman’s Liquor Licensing Law seek to end what government and business leaders have often described as the “black market” for liquor licenses.
Clifton Hunter High School student Anissa Hoyte and Cayman Prep and High School student Tijana Parker have been recognized for their entries in the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Environmental Poster Competition.
Just under a third of the corals in the proposed construction site for a new cruise berthing facility in George Town harbor could be relocated, according to a marine consultant’s survey. The survey, involving scientific divers and sonar imaging of the sea floor, was commissioned to get a more precise estimate of the number of corals that would be impacted by the project. The report concludes that around 391,000 hard corals and 61,000 soft corals will be affected over 11 acres.
Cayman’s national cricket team performed so badly at the ICC World Cricket League Division 6 tournament in England two weeks ago that a revamp of the system is an absolute necessity, according to the team’s spin bowler Alessandro Morris.
Triathlon organizers used to boast that their sport is the fastest growing in the world. That may indeed be case in the Cayman Islands as every other athlete seems to be lured into the swim, bike and run event. Daniel Cummings is a typical new convert.
The environmental consequences of proceeding with the cruise berthing project will still be “extremely dire” even if mitigation measures are deployed, the director of the Cayman Islands Department of Environment has warned.
It’s been a long, hard road, but organizers and volunteers of the “Magic Reef” restoration say their work on repairing the coral reef damaged by a cruise ship anchor drop more than a year ago is paying off.
A report into an outbreak of sickness at Red Bay Primary found an ice machine leak to be the "more likely" cause of the illness.
Volunteers made the heartbreaking discovery of the charred remains of dozens of tiny turtle hatchlings on a Grand Cayman beach.
The vibrant Cayman cycling scene is gradually attracting youngsters into the sport, which was an obvious fact at last week’s time trial.
Chanelle Monique Scott, 15, of Bodden Town, received the Proud of Them award for her achievements in academics.
Investigators have identified a faulty ice machine as the “more likely” cause of a mass outbreak of illness at Red Bay Primary School earlier this month.
Inductees and honorees to be celebrated at 2015 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame event on Oct 2.
Seventeen schools will be featured at a British Schools Fair at the Westin resort on Friday and Saturday.
Two weeks after more than 100 students and teachers at Red Bay Primary School were taken ill after eating lunch, little information about the cause of the outbreak has been released.