Government has announced plans to spend nearly $1.5 billion dollars over the next two years to support its plans and programmes. In a special feature, we analyse where that money comes from and where ...
(CNS): House Speaker McKeeva Bush took aim at a former party political colleague on Thursday, when he rose from his chair to deliver a statement on the day he celebrated 35 continuous years as an MLA. He spoke about the privilege of serving the people of West Bay, but it wasn’t long before he was […]
(CNS) UPDATED: According to the 2019 Spring Labour Force Survey, compiled by the Economics and Statistics Office, the Cayman Islands’ overall unemployment rate increased from 2.8% in the Autumn 2018 report to 3%. However, this is an improvement on the Spring of 2018. Reading from the latest survey, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart revealed that the […]
(CNS): The unprecedented success of the tourism sector in Cayman was confirmed by the minister during his contribution to the budget debate Wednesday, when he revealed new records relating to numbers, rooms and spending. Moses Kirkconnell told his legislative colleagues that tourism growth was outpacing all other regional destinations. By the end of 2019, visitors […]
(CNS) UPDATED: Police say that 16-year-old Ethan Ebanks, who went missing on Monday, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in this matter. The teenager was reported him missing on Wednesday.
(CNS): Opposition Leader Arden McLean said he found the government’s approach to this budget “nauseating”, when he delivered his response to the premier’s Budget Policy Statement on Wednesday. McLean accused the PPM-led administrations of hoarding public cash for six years, only to spend it all now when an election was round the corner. McLean said […]
(CNS): The RCIPS has now confirmed that a 44-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested for the murder of Shaquille Demario Bush (24), who was gunned down in Daisy Lane on Wednesday night. According to local sources, the man is the victim’s father, though this has not been confirmed by the police. The suspect […]
So excited to reported that so many talented musicians performed in the Pirates Week National Song Competition – several of them are fellow Radio Cayman news alumnus and a massive shout out to the Matrixx (aka Mikhail) for taking home the big prize at the annual event. According to a release from the Pirates Week […]
One of my early memories of Hog Sty Bay, was of watching little boys my age jumping off the iron-shore into the crystal blue waters below. My fear of the water kept me safely on the shoreline but I can still see the sunlight glistening on that lazy Sunday after church and hear their joyful, […]
There has been an increased emphasis of late on ensuring that all real estate transactions are in full compliance with anti-money laundering regulations which includes ensuring that in the course of doing business, agents and brokers aren’t enabling the financing of terrorism in any fashion. Whereas once, this was the domain of law enforcement, today, […]
On a special edition of Shanda’s weekly interview programme, Cayman Up Close, she sits down with His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper to talk about his first year in the Cayman Islands and the big question – Simple Minds or ColdPlay? Catch Shanda’s show on Radio Cayman Choice 89.9 Sundays at 12noon, 6pm and […]
No if’s, and’s or but’s about it, I’m out of shape. I hit middle age like a brick wall that I didn’t see coming. Between major life changes and major life changes, I kept eating and eating and stopped exercising. So when this year’s Breeze-Fusion Walk/Run rolled around, I decided instead of handing out water […]
‘The top four teams in the men’s and women’s divisions of the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association Premier League are set to battle for spots in the championship rounds when the semi-finals are played this Saturday, 14 September. The HSM Vipers vs Red Stripe Wolverines as the second and third seeds among women’s teams will […]
After a fourth overall finish a year earlier in the half-iron distance, Caymanian triathlete DJ Evans opted for the international distance at the 2019 Mercuryman Triathlon. The move paid dividends, as the West Bay native crossed the finish before any of his competitors. “It feels absolutely great,” Evans told CaymanSportsBuzz.com after the race on 8 […]
Nathaniel Forbes represents a success story for the Cayman Islands Cycling Association. The 16-year old was the overall local champion in 2018 and is the reigning junior champion. After showing great potential on the local circuit, he got his first taste of international competition this summer. He competed at the 13th Caribbean Junior Cycling Championships […]