Archive for June 25th, 2019

Cayman Islands imports grow by nearly 16%

Cayman Islands imports grow by nearly 16%

| 25/06/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Cayman was on something of a spending spree last year, importing a record amount of goods, with the total value brought into the islands increasing by 15.7% to reach CI$1,058.6 million, compared to the $914.8 million worth of imports in 2017. The growth was reported in the latest foreign trade statistics produced by the […]

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NRA tackling flooding after deluge

NRA tackling flooding after deluge

| 25/06/2019 | 127 Comments

(CNS): A heavy downpour of rain over George Town on Tuesday saw the roads in and around the capital awash with water; the rain also breached the new arrivals hall of the recently renovated Owen Roberts International Airport. Traffic was snarled up in the unexpected deluge, which flooded the Humane Society and other buildings. Officials […]

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BOT minister to make 3-day visit

BOT minister to make 3-day visit

| 25/06/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Lord Ahmad, the current foreign office minister responsible for the British Overseas Territories, will be arriving in the Cayman Islands on Thursday, according to the governor’s office. During his three-day visit he will attend a Joint Ministerial Council meeting on Brexit and the first-ever UKOT International Trade Summit. He will also review arrangements for […]

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Honda stolen from GT home

Honda stolen from GT home

| 25/06/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find a grey Honda Civic, which was stolen overnight between 23 and 24 June from outside a home in Cornwood Drive, George Town. The car was parked at 7pm on Sunday night but was missing by 5:30am on Monday. ┬áThe 1998 vehicle, registration# 123-501, was […]

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Wage survey reveals equality gaps

Wage survey reveals equality gaps

| 25/06/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Almost 65% of the Cayman Islands’ workforce earned less than the average salary in 2017 and early 2018, according to a newly released pay survey by the Economics and Statistics Office. The first-ever occupational wage survey in the Cayman Islands has revealed a number of discrepancies in various different groups and some significant equality […]

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Dart’s ‘iconic’ tower finds no favour with Chamber

Dart’s ‘iconic’ tower finds no favour with Chamber

| 25/06/2019 | 160 Comments

(CNS): The proposal by Dart, Cayman’s largest landowner and developer, does not appear to have found favour with the Chamber of Commerce. Justin Howe, Executive Vice President of Real Estate Development and Operations at one of Dart’s network of companies, was pushing the idea of the tower during the recent Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, […]

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