Archive for November 11th, 2019

Business and public can tackle inflation, says minister

Business and public can tackle inflation, says minister

| 11/11/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Having painted a bright picture of Cayman’s economic fortunes as he delivered his Budget Address on Friday, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart called on businesses and shoppers to address Cayman’s continuing inflation problem. With GDP expected to grow by more than 2% over the next two years, McTaggart said inflation will also be growing at […]

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Gov’t and bidders to meet public on port

Gov’t and bidders to meet public on port

| 11/11/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Over three months after announcing a consortium involving cruise lines, a marine engineering firm and a local contractor had been selected as the preferred bidder on the cruise port project, the tourism ministry and those bidders will all come face to face with the public. Government will be hosting a series of public meetings […]

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CTO figures place Cayman 3rd in cruise league

CTO figures place Cayman 3rd in cruise league

| 11/11/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands was the third most popular destination for cruise tourists across the Caribbean in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from the Cruise Tourism Organization (CTO). The region overall enjoyed a buoyant first six months, and by the end of June, before being hit by Hurricane Dorian in […]

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Equality means marriage, say LGBTQ activists

Equality means marriage, say LGBTQ activists

| 11/11/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): As government drags its heels over an order to implement a legal framework equivalent to marriage for same-sex couples, a local group advocating for LGBTQ equality in Cayman has said that until same-sex couples can marry, they will not be equal. Following the appeal court ruling overturning the chief justice’s decision to legalise gay […]

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Fines for data law breaches outlined

Fines for data law breaches outlined

| 11/11/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The Office of the Ombudsman has published guidelines outlining the various circumstances that could lead to a fine for entities that breach the new Data Protection Law, which came into force in September. “Guidance on Monetary Penalty Orders” explains the details of how a company could be fined up to $250,000 for serious cases […]

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Airport runway cleared for take-off

Airport runway cleared for take-off

| 11/11/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority has given the green light to the Cayman Islands Airport Authority’s application to begin work on the airfield, apron and runway at Owen Roberts International Airport. This external phase of the airport redevelopment project will see the runway lengthened by some 870 feet and strengthened, the ponds filled in and […]

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Grey skies create somber Remembrance Sunday

Grey skies create somber Remembrance Sunday

| 11/11/2019

(CNS Local Life): One hundred years after the end of the First World War, the Cayman Islands joined with nations around the world to mark the horrors of war and remember those who have given their lives since what was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Cayman dignitaries and surviving veterans stood […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library