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Air arrivals: the harsh reality

Air arrivals: the harsh reality

| 03/08/2017 | 31 Comments

A CNS reader writes: It’s a pity the Hon Minister wasn’t a bit more forthcoming with some of the arrival stats that don’t make quite such happy reading. UK arrivals – 6,808, down just under 10% on the first six months of 2016 and stuck at slightly below the same level they have been for t [...]

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CUC begins testing new solar facility

CUC begins testing new solar facility

| 05/06/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s power provider is just a few weeks away from officially opening Cayman’s first ever solar farm. Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) said in a statement today that it has started testing the facility in Bodden Town. Commissioned in partnership with solar project de [...]

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Regulator seeks input on handling powerful utilities

Regulator seeks input on handling powerful utilities

| 03/05/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): The newly formed Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) has launched a public consultation to seek input on how it will manage and deal with monopolies in the utility sector. Officials said they want people to comment on what criteria and items of evidence should be use [...]

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Work still needed ahead of task force review

Work still needed ahead of task force review

| 01/05/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): A summary of a National Risk Assessment that began in 2014 has been released to the public two years after it was finished, ahead of Cayman’s fourth round of Mutual Evaluation by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) at the end of the year. The assessment found a cat [...]

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Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales lectures in Cayman

Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales lectures in Cayman

| 09/03/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Delivering a lecture at the Cayman Islands Grand Court, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales said that achieving and maintaining that equilibrium requires not only vigilance among a wide range of judicial, legal, governmental and public interest participants, but also a [...]

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Premier updates Baroness on beneficial ownership register

Premier updates Baroness on beneficial ownership register

| 09/03/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin and Attorney General Sam Bulgin met with the UK’s minister responsible for its overseas territories, Baroness Anelay, Monday afternoon to update her on Cayman’s progress on the implementation of legislation underpinning the non-public searchable regis [...]

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Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – layman’s review

Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – layman’s review

| 07/03/2017 | 3 Comments

MM writes: It is obvious that several opposing interests are having a difficult time pinpointing the exact amendments that should be made to the Legal Practitioner’s Bill 2016 – apparently the need to address some outstanding issues within the legal profession has been on the table in one for [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Eastern Star Fish Fry

Golden Spoons Review: Eastern Star Fish Fry

| 15/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): East End is recognised for exceptional local food, with Sunday afternoons a traditional time for people to enjoy fried fish. From Bodden Town heading to the Eastern districts there are at least four establishments known for their fish fry, and my father and I stopped at one for some [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taste Buds

Golden Spoons Review: Taste Buds

| 23/01/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Foodie): If you are ever in the mood for some traditional Jamaican style food to order and carry out, Taste Buds is the place to go for some sumptuous food for good value. This cook shop is tucked away in the corner of Murryson Plaza off Eastern Avenue but you can’t miss it as there is [...]

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CIMA releases 2015 Investments Statistical Digest

CIMA releases 2015 Investments Statistical Digest

| 09/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has released the 9th edition of the Investments Statistical Digest, which outlines the information that is required to be filed by all regulated funds via the Funds Annual Return (FAR), through CIMA’s electronic reporting systems, up [...]

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Cayman holds bank de-risking discussions in DC

Cayman holds bank de-risking discussions in DC

| 09/01/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Ministry of Financial Services and Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) officials recently held a second round of meetings in Washington DC with key US Congressional staff, regulators and stakeholders about bank de-risking from the Caribbean perspective. The Cayman officials t [...]

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Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

Southwest flights to Grand Cayman to begin in June

| 06/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS Business): Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the US Department of Transportation to serve Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport daily from Fort Lauderdale beginning 4 June 2017, provided the service receives requisite governmental approvals. On the same date, th [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

Golden Spoons Review: The Greenhouse

| 27/12/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS Foodie): The Greenhouse Restaurant, located in the new strip of shops across the street from Casanova (North Church St), specializes in fresh, local ingredients prepared with love. Gluten free, paleo, vegan, vegetarian and allergy friendly options are made primarily from locally sourced good [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Hungry Iguana Restaurant & Bar

Golden Spoons Review: The Hungry Iguana Restaurant & Bar

| 05/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): The Hungry Iguana on Little Cayman is located right by the airport but cannot supply an early supper as you wait for your plane as it doesn’t start serving dinner until 6pm. It is nonetheless a pleasant place to wait with a drink on the terrace overlooking the sea or chatting [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Jessie’s Juice Bar

Golden Spoons Review: Jessie’s Juice Bar

| 28/11/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Browsing around Camana Bay, you may have crossed this small hub of healthy grub a few times. Located near Anytime Fitness on the north end of Market St, with a vintage bicycle propped at the entrance, is Jessie’s Juice Bar. When you hear the term ‘juice bar’, you may think of [...]

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