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Archive for April, 2017

Golden Spoons Review: Blue Cilantro

Golden Spoons Review: Blue Cilantro

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Having had many a standard Sunday buffet-style brunch, I thought it was time to try the equally reputable table-served brunch at Blue Cilantro. For anyone else so inclined, note that it is very popular, so I recommend booking ahead. I’m not sure I would bother requesting the veranda area, though, as this overlooks the main […]

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CIMA begins to create online payment system

CIMA begins to create online payment system

| 12/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As government inches its ways towards providing more online or e-services, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has announced the launch of what will, in a few months, be a fee payment section of the Regulatory Enhanced Electronic Forms Submission (REEFS) system for authorised financial services industry users. Officials said the payment section […]

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More gas stations cleared to sell booze

More gas stations cleared to sell booze

| 12/04/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): Once, only a very small number of gas stations in Cayman were allowed to sell liquor but another six were added to the list following a recent liquor licensing board meeting and one has even been cleared to sell alcohol on Sundays. However, there appear to be some inequities emerging from the board’s […]

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Health insurance firm U-turns on Shetty hospital

Health insurance firm U-turns on Shetty hospital

| 12/04/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS Business): Following a memo sent to British Caymanian Insurance customers last month by management blocking cover for treatment at Health City Cayman Islands in East End, the firm has made an about turn, and in a joint statement with HCCI has announced it will now extend cover to all services at the facility. BritCay […]

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Cayman faces critics head-on at tax conference

Cayman faces critics head-on at tax conference

| 10/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The financial services ministry brought together some of the jurisdiction’s major critics at a conference last week on the issue of tax transparency. Minister Wayne Panton and his team stressed the importance of engaging with the critics of Cayman’s financial service sector and the issues of transparency when they invited representatives from long-standing […]

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Caymanians advance at Community Rehabilitation

Caymanians advance at Community Rehabilitation

| 07/04/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) has promoted three young Caymanians, one to a newly created management position. Lisa Malice, Erica Ebanks and Kacey Mobley have all moved up the ladder at the department. Malice has taken on the new role of deputy director of DCR. “It’s truly an honour to be appointed […]

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Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

| 06/04/2017 | 38 Comments

(CNS Business): British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) will not cover patients to attend Health City Cayman Island for any treatment unrelated to cardiac care. In a memo sent to people who are insured by the agent that represents Colonial Medical Insurance, the firm said it wanted to review all the services that the hospital now […]

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Caymanians graduate from wine school programme

Caymanians graduate from wine school programme

| 06/04/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): Seven young Caymanians recently earned a certification in wines and spirits, which could lead to careers in the hospitality industry. The Level 2 certification course, which included 24 hours of class time and 36 hours of practical internship, was the result of a partnership between the National Work Force Development Agency (NWDA) and […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Lola

Golden Spoons Review: Lola

| 04/04/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS Foodie): A true city-style café is somewhat of an anomaly here in Cayman. Coffee houses, yes. Restaurants, yes. But where are those sweet spots, where one can grab a coffee, snack or meal and a glass of wine without going all out? Nestled neatly along the Paseo in Camana Bay is Lola, offering a […]

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