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Several applicants came forward at Monday's Liquor Licensing Board meeting seeking licences that would allow them to return to business in those sites.
The operator of Bananas restaurant and bar asked Cayman’s Liquor Licensing Board on Tuesday to revoke its nightclub status, in light of George Town’s spike in late-night, alcohol-related violence.
Police over the weekend found bar staff and sometimes angry customers breaching the Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 Regulations that are currently in place, according to an RCIPS press release issued late Tuesday.
Constance Dixon, the owner of Archie’s Bar and Restaurant, said she is furious the Liquor Licensing Board has pulled the plug on her business selling alcoholic drinks.
The Liquor Licensing Board attended a full house on Monday, with 28 applications appearing before the annual general meeting.
Applying for a renewal of a liquor licence is becoming simpler.
The Liquor Licensing Board has approved a blanket extension for bars, nightclubs, restaurants and hotels for New Year’s Eve.
The Cayman Islands government will seek to change the law to protect both appointed members of statutory authority boards and government workers who serve those agencies from legal liability arising from certain negligent actions.
A dozen liquor stores and gas stations have been granted licenses to sell alcohol on Sundays under a new licensing regime.
The long-running saga of whether Sunday alcohol sales can be permitted at gas stations and liquor stores may be resolved this week with the Liquor Licensing Board committing to deal with a backlog of applications.
“Bad faith” decisions made on behalf of Cayman Islands government-appointed boards will not receive legal protection, Premier Alden McLaughlin declared Friday.
Government is planning changes to the Liquor Licensing Law to deal with inconsistencies over who can sell beer, wine and spirits on Sundays.
Today we feature highlights from some of what we consider to be the most compelling and important editorials that appeared in the Cayman Compass in 2017, dealing with some of the most pressing matters facing our country.
The free exchange of ideas is a necessary component of any healthy democracy. That is why the Compass reserves space in each issue for readers and leaders to share their perspectives as letters to the editor.
A prohibition on Sunday dancing and live music at restaurants and bars will also apply to hotels this New Year’s Eve, Liquor Licensing Board Chairman Noel Williams confirmed on Wednesday.
This New Year’s Eve falls on a Sunday, triggering 40-year-old legislation that prohibits dancing and music on that day of the week.
Should Sunday liquor sales be liberalized in Cayman? Editorial Writer Jennifer Hemmingsen outlines competing viewpoints.
An inquiry into Grand Cayman’s Liquor Licensing Board has concluded that it approved a gas station’s application to sell alcohol on Sundays, then quietly reversed the decision and doctored official records.
The six-month saga of a Red Bay convenience store’s efforts to obtain a license to sell alcohol on Sundays took another odd twist late last week when a government employee suddenly appeared at a local lawyer’s office with a $1,000 check.
An internal document from the Department of Commerce and Investment appears to confirm that the Liquor Licensing Board granted permission to Red Bay convenience store Peanuts to sell alcohol on Sundays.
The Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman faced significant pressure over a decision to allow petrol stations to sell alcohol on Sundays, according to documents obtained by the Cayman Compass.
What troubles us – and also, apparently, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Minister of Commerce Joey Hew – is the manner in which the Liquor Licensing Board has handled (mishandled?) Peanuts’ application for the retail license.
The Cayman Islands has piled up $8.9 million in unpaid garbage fees and the vast majority of that amount is likely uncollectable.
Our drama begins in December 2016, when the Liquor Licensing Board granted Mr. Rutty a “package license” to sell alcohol at Peanuts Monday through Saturday but, importantly, not on Sundays.
Six new liquor licenses have been granted to gas stations, including one to sell alcohol on Sundays.
I am publicly calling for an investigation by Minister Wayne Panton into the cabinet order 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2010 regarding the prohibition of gas stations obtaining liquor licenses.
New Year’s Eve, which falls on a Saturday night this year, will essentially be treated as a Friday night as far as liquor sales and operating hours are concerned, according to the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.
Granting liquor licenses to a local gas station/Burger King complex in Prospect will open a “Pandora’s Box” that could eventually “kill off” locally operating liquor stores, three store owners told the Liquor Licensing Board Monday.
Philosophically, we aren’t in favor of having more or fewer retailers. We do support free enterprise and capitalism. “Should gas stations be selling liquor?” As far as the free market is concerned, here’s an equally valid question: “Should liquor stores be installing gas pumps?”
Did you know that the Liquor Licensing Board gave permission for an establishment on Smith Road to play music disturbing the residential neighborhoods until 3 in the morning? Question: Should it be the board that grants such a permission or the neighborhood?
The chairman of Grand Cayman’s Liquor Licensing Board has resigned after 10 months in the position. Commerce Minister Wayne Panton confirmed Monday that Campbell Law had left the board, citing other pressing responsibilities.
Later hours for bars and nightclubs may provide opportunities for partiers and business owners to celebrate, but may also lead to additional headaches … for police.
Late-night revelers have reason to celebrate now that operating hours for bars and nightclubs have been extended by an hour.
The entertainment industry is too vital a part of Cayman’s economy to become a playing field for political football.
A new Liquor Licensing Board is ushered in, along with a new regime for local liquor-related businesses.
Expect plenty of fireworks around New Year's Eve.
The Liquor Licensing Board granted revisions to a number of licenses after hearing applications at its quarterly meeting Friday.
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.
Legislators are expected to tackle several significant pieces of legislation that could potentially alter the political and economic fabric of our country.
The Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly is set to be inundated this week with bills seeking massive change to the country’s business culture and its political election system.
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.
A number of new developments in the tourism and restaurant business were discussed during Thursday’s meeting of the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.
Renewal of licenses for liquor, music and dancing are on the agenda at the upcoming Liquor Licensing Board’s annual meeting.
Police say they are "restricted" in carrying out investigations at problem bars and nightclubs.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has undergone a major shake-up ... but, frankly, not the one which we had anticipated.
Liquor licensing holders, including those holding music and dancing licenses, have until Aug. 14 to renew the licenses.
A series of late-night liquor store robberies on Grand Cayman are frightening workers and patrons and costing businesses money for security upgrades.
Several decisions were made Friday by the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.
Cayman Islands bars and clubs can stay open one hour later than normal on New Year's Eve.
A local club's bid to stay open until 4 a.m. every night is rejected by the Liquor Licensing Board.
One of Cayman's most popular night spots is working on improved security and tighter restrictions.
Elements Lounge nightclub is temporary closing following a dispute with its liquor licence owner.
Last month's mix up over several requested liquor licensing changes appears to have been resolved.
Several Grand Cayman businesses find their liquor licensing approvals held up by a bureaucratic mix-up.
During its annual general meeting, the Liquor Licensing Board hears concerns about noise from several local venues.
Tortuga founder says small size of country no excuse for direct conflicts of interest.
The chairman of Grand Cayman's liquor licensing board says an effort to remove him is under way.
Corruption kills countries. It's what separates Denmark and South Korea from Somalia and North Korea.
Among applications approved in the latest Liquor Licensing Board meeting are the granting of liquor licenses for two boats and a new hotel.
Police and the local liquor board are looking into some sexually explicit photos taken at a nightclub party last weekend.
Liquor license renewals must be submitted by August 18.
Minister Wayne Panton is absolutely correct when he says the moratorium on liquor licenses created a "black market" for the selling and renting of the government permits.
Cayman may open the application process for liquor licenses later this year.
The Liquor Licensing Board saw more than a dozen applications at its quarterly session last week.
Loud noise from bars can be a real nuisance, but Cayman's liquor licensing system has much deeper flaws.
An ongoing fued between Seven Mile Beach condominium owners and late-night bars along the strip has been turned down a notch after a decision by the Liquor Licensing Board to set an acceptable late-night noise level.
Owners from six condominiums along Seven Mile Beach will meet with the Liquor Licensing Board on Thursday in an attempt to enforce tougher laws on noise control.
Another illegal 'session' is busted by police in George Town.
A Grand Cayman nightclub located in a shopping mall at the center of a high-traffic tourism area reported 11 incidents of crime to police since June.
Conflict of interest allegations linger over the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.
The Liquor Licensing Board has granted a one-hour extension to bars, clubs and restaurants on New Year's Eve.
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