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On March 12, government and the financial sector awaited with bated breath the outcome of the European Union’s evaluation of Cayman’s tax regime.
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Health City Cayman Islands is about to enter a new stage of development.
Cayman resident, lawyer and novelist Douglas Schofield released his latest book, 'Time of Departure,' in Dec. 2015, and it has already garnered glowing reviews and award nominations.
The topic of "beneficial ownership" is, for many of the jurisdictions including Cayman, the primary issue defining current relations with our common Colonial Mother.
Budding authors, bloggers and poets should attend the Cayman Islands Book Fair this Saturday to get some tips from experienced speakers.
The director of palliative medicine for Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the U.S. said hospice care is good for patients, families and budgets.
George Proctor, author of "Flora of the Cayman Islands," passed away in New York on Oct. 12. He was 95.
Health Services Authority bosses insist any “adverse outcome” at its facilities is fully investigated, though they have declined to comment directly on the death of British dive industry worker Kate Clayton.
When confronted with failing schools, many officials begin searching for a quick (usually expensive) fix. The trouble is, there is no such thing.
For many patients suffering from blood cancers and other blood diseases, a bone marrow transplant is the only cure. But for patients of Caribbean descent, that cure is often out of reach.
Patients undergo screening to detect a disease when there are no symptoms or history of that disease. Doctors recommend a screening test to find a disease early, when treatment can be most effective.
Creditors of Caledonian will recover most of their money, according to the Cayman bank’s liquidators.
A $10 million piece of beachfront property in East End – once slated for a Mandarin Oriental Hotel – has been acquired by Dart Realty, the developer has confirmed.
Federal prosecutors look for more leads in the FIFA corruption probe while banks come under increased scrutiny again.
According to a recent study, Caribbean lionfish have the potential for cannibalistic behaviour.
The sudden closure of money-transfer services in the Cayman Islands threatens to render thousands of people here, and thousands more of their family members across the world, in immediate and intractable financial straits.
American Keith Rayner has been a regular visitor to Grand Cayman over four decades. While the beauty of the island was what first attracted him, memories of his wife and the time they shared on the island keep him coming back.
The National Roads Authority says it is concerned traffic delays on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway abutting Camana Bay will shift to the Lawrence Boulevard roundabout after the Dart Group widens the road through its development if the section south of the roundabout is not widened to four lanes as well.
Sponsors helped nine students raise $11,000 for a Year Six class trip to Orlando, Florida.
An article based on the results of a study of staghorn coral in artificial coral nurseries in the Cayman Islands has been published in the scientific journal Endangered Species Research.
The arrest of Caymanian Jeffrey Webb in relation to corruption and racketeering charges filed in the U.S. will cause the Cayman Islands significant reputational damage.
A roundup of local business briefs.
A half-century of careful toil; assaulted, if not undone, in a single, careless, reckless breath.
Best-selling author Joanna Barsh will present and sign her "Centered Leadership" book at Books & Books in Camana Bay this week.
The assertion that foreign workers take jobs from Caymanians belongs in the realm of myth.
Tourism officials met with journalists, advertising agencies and other industry partners in New York to discuss strategies for promoting the Cayman Islands.
Public health officials are reminding Caymanians to practice safe sex following reports of the emergence of a more aggressive strain of HIV in the region.
The narrative of Frank Schilling is a success story, punctuated with a cautionary tale for Cayman.
The ever improving Under-15 Cayman Islands youth football team returns to Las Vegas for the 2015 Mayor’s Cup International Showcase high in confidence after excellent showings in the last two years.
As genetically modified mosquitoes used to control mosquito-borne viruses like dengue and chikungunya, a technique first tested in Cayman, is proposed for the Florida Keys, researchers in Cayman are preparing for a bigger release of the genetically modified insects here.
Now that the New Year is upon us, it’s time to start fresh with a clean slate. However, while New Year’s resolutions are easy to make, they’re much harder to keep. Find out ways to make your goals for 2015 come true.
Services will be held Saturday for Capt. Charles Marvin Ebanks, who died last month at age 98.
Credited with having had a major role in shaping Cayman’s water-sports tourism industry, Capt. Marvin, as he was fondly known, passed away Saturday morning, surrounded by his large family.
The Cayman Islands was selected as the destination of the year by online publication the Caribbean Journal in its inaugural regional travel awards.
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Local fishing is promising to end its year with a bang.
A fishing celebrity urges the Cayman Islands to do more for competitive angling.
Fishing guru Tred Barta is motivated to boost competitive angling in the Cayman Islands.
Swordfish figure to be in focus for the next sportfishing season, with the first challenge scheduled for March.
Does your child hate eating his veggies? A reluctance to eat them often begins around 18 months of age, according to research, and peaks between ages 2 and 6.
Cayman is playing host to a fishing celebrity.
The World Cup provides action and controversy both on and off the pitch.
A representative of European farming associations visited farms in Cayman recently and liked what she saw.
Local chiropractor Dr. Jemal Khlan gives advice on reducing back pain during pregnancy.
A respected U.S. magazine recently moved to restrict commentary on its website. Here's why this is important to Cayman.
Food choices can help to slow the damage done to our skin by lifestyle choices and environmental stressors, including the sun.
'Selfies' may be the new buzzword for social media, but the trend among teenagers, especially girls, could be detrimental to their self-esteem.
Research from Little Cayman suggests that large grouper and nurse sharks are starting to prey on lionfish – a potentially game changing development in the Atlantic-wide battle against the invasive predator.
Gordon Solomon is gearing up to showcase his work at the popular New York art show "The Artexpo 2014".
A group of local footballers left a positive impression in Las Vegas.
The move, first announced in December, was made official on Sunday when the decision was published in the French finance ministry journal, France’s equivalent of the government gazettes.
Diet can get pounds off, but attitude can go a long way to keep them off.
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The Caymanian Compass is launching a new department dedicated to editorial writing.
Lionfish hunters are having a dramatic effect in protecting reef fish from the voracious predators, results from two years of field studies in Little Cayman show.
Secretary says it would be too onerous to redact and release records, even in the public interest.
France has updated its official list of jurisdictions it considers uncooperative tax havens with regard to transparency and information exchange in tax matters.
Tony Ritch is stepping down as head of LIME Cayman.
Cabinet is seeking to keep its records private, in spite of the information commissioner's public stance on the topic.
Former Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Michael Misick denies reports that he's talking about a plea bargain with US and UK authorities.
Lionfish hunters are being urged to stop feeding speared lionfish to predators, including moray eels, amid concerns they are showing more aggressive behaviour towards divers.
The story of the Maskwaci Cree, a small aboriginal community in Canada, and its fight against gang violence is being used as an example of how Caymanian authorities can deal with similar issues.
Writer gives us a brief history of flying boats and launches in the Cayman Islands.
A new study adds even more evidence in support of regular exercise, eating a Mediterranean-style diet, keeping a normal weight and, most importantly, not smoking.
Super-ants are infesting the United States.
With so much going on in our lives today it is easy to forget and overlook who and what we are truly grateful for. It can be challenging to focus on what we are grateful for when we are feeling overwhelmed, dissatisfied or disgruntled.
Johns Hopkins scientists report that a simple 10-minute frailty test that predicts whether the elderly can withstand surgery could be useful in assessing the risk of death and hospitalisation among kidney dialysis patients of any age.
Despite new recommendations, women in their 40s in the United States continue to get routine mammograms at the same rate.
A 20-year-old Bodden Town soccer player who collapsed and died on the pitch during a training session suffered from complications caused by a massively enlarged heart, a coroner’s jury heard.
Patient safety experts are urging hospitals to randomly test physicians for drug and alcohol in a bid to better protect patients.
Researchers say that although coral reefs are in decline, sustained local and global efforts can prevent their collapse.