Archive for June 1st, 2018

Latest forecast predicts ‘average’ season

Latest forecast predicts ‘average’ season

| 01/06/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): As the Atlantic hurricane season officially begins, experts are predicting an “average” number of storms this year, which means around 14 in total, with the recent Sub-tropical Storm Alberto thrown into the mix. In the update from Colorado State University, the forecasters have dropped their earlier forecast to six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. Below-average sea-surface […]

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Premier holds Unity team together to 1st anniversary

Premier holds Unity team together to 1st anniversary

| 01/06/2018 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin offered his thanks to the members of the Government of National Unity Thursday as he marked the coalition’s first birthday. Following the horsetrading after the 2017 indecisive election result, many people predicted the early demise of this particular administration given the historical animosity between McLaughlin and his former arch political rival, […]

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Public purse gets US$1M from stock exchange

Public purse gets US$1M from stock exchange

| 01/06/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has handed over a special dividend of US$1,000,000 to the public purse as a result of a profitable period over the last 18 months. CSX Chairman  Anthony Travers said the government company had enjoyed a period of strong sustained growth, which was “encouraging and entirely attributable to the hard […]

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Ombudsman urges preparation for data protection law

Ombudsman urges preparation for data protection law

| 01/06/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Ombudsman has published a Data Protection Fact Sheet to help guide the community on complying with the legislation, which comes into effect here in January. The law is compatible with rules in the European Union (EU), and shares many of the same provisions with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force […]

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Cops arrest ‘numbers’ suspect at GT restaurant

Cops arrest ‘numbers’ suspect at GT restaurant

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 36-year-old woman from George Town was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of illegal gambling by beat officers who were on patrol in the centre of the capital. Community police officers in Beat 8 were visiting a restaurant on Eastern Avenue as part of their neighbourhood patrol around noon when they spotted the woman they suspected to […]

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