Archive for April 1st, 2019

Marine protection plan gets nod ten years on

Marine protection plan gets nod ten years on

| 01/04/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): More than ten years after the Department of Environment began a scientific survey that helped outline what expansion to the existing marine parks would be needed to protect Cayman’s resources into the future, Cabinet has finally given the green light for the necessary regulations to make it a reality. The DoE submitted its final […]

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Governor backs equal marriage rights

Governor backs equal marriage rights

| 01/04/2019 | 152 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has urged the community to show “tolerance and respect” to those holding opposing views in the wake of Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s landmark ruling on Friday legalising same-sex marriage in Cayman. The UK’s  representative made it clear that he supports marriage equality and the independence of the local judiciary. Over the […]

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Man seriously hurt in single-car smash

Man seriously hurt in single-car smash

| 01/04/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A driver has been badly hurt and is currently in hospital after his vehicle collided with a tree in West Bay early Monday. Police said the car was the only vehicle involved in the crash, which happened around 1:45 this morning on Birch Tree Hill. The grey Honda Civic was very badly damaged and […]

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Land & Sea Co-op raises concerns over Carnival

Land & Sea Co-op raises concerns over Carnival

| 01/04/2019 | 59 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands Government continues to justify its controversial cruise berthing project with claims it is needed to support local tour operators, one of the main associations representing those involved in the front-line of the industry has raised concerns about one of the cruise lines that government is planning to partner with. Captain […]

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Visitor numbers maintain record growth

Visitor numbers maintain record growth

| 01/04/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The record-breaking streak for Cayman Islands tourism shows no sign of slowing down, with 44,876 stay-over visitors coming to the destination in February, an increase of over 12% on last year. Meanwhile, 197,234 cruise passengers called on George Town, which, although not as high as last February, follows the best cruise arrival figures for […]

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An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

| 01/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): At the end of a long day touring the Sister Islands and Grand Cayman, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attended their final event Thursday, 28 March, a reception at Pedro St James, where Prince Charles presented medals to three Caymanians. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson received an MBE, and Felicia […]

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