Cayman Islands

CJ Interviews

Talking Caribbean Real Estate With Coldwell Banker's Jim Reed

Above: the “Happy Ours” home on Harbour Island in the Bahamas (Listing: Coldwell Banker) While the Caribbean real estate market was impacted by the recession, it is beginning to show signs of growth. And at the centre of the regional […]


Cayman Islands Increases Import Duties on Cigarettes and Alcohol

Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has introduced increased import duties on cigarettes and alcohol as part of the territory’s new revenue measures for the 2012/2013 fiscal year, the office of Cayman Premier McKeeva […]


In Cayman, the Future of Electric Cars

Above: the Wheego LiFe (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell GRAND CAYMAN — It began with a small group of cars under a white tent just across from Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman — but it could herald the start […]

Op-Ed: Cayman's Lionfisher Kings

By Jim Hart, Stacy Frank and Courtney Platt Op-Ed Contributors The lionfish’s day of reckoning may be at hand, however a modest reckoning it may be. These beautiful, voracious feeders, with a prodigious reproductive rate of up to 30,000 eggs […]

Cayman Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse Sign Deal on Trading Platform

Above: Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has signed an agreement with Deutsche Boerse for the use of its XETRA trading platform. The new platform will go live at the Cayman exchange, CSX, in the […]

Cayman Issues Travel Advisory for Cuba, Citing Cholera Outbreak

Above: Cayman Brac By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has issued a travel advisory concerning Cuba following a cholera outbreak in that country, according to Cayman’s Public Health Department. The advisory, issued by Cayman’s Medical Officer of Health […]


Cuban Refugees Repatriated from Cayman

Above: the Cuban vessel By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Cuban migrants that arrived in the Cayman Islands in April have been repatriated to Cuba. There were a total of 27 men and one woman on a boat […]

Cayman Seeks Cuban Refugees After Escape from Detention Centre

Above: the boat that landed in Cayman Brac April 18 (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands law enforcement and immigration officers are looking for two Cuban refugees who escaped from the territory’s Immigration Detention Centre Saturday night. […]

Cayman, Brazil Strengthen Economic Ties

Above: Sao Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Cayman’s Ministry of Finance recently attended the Brazil Investment Summit in Sao Paulo as part of a bid to strengthen bilateral ties. The Cayman team, which was led by […]


Cayman Islands Governor Appoints Two to Constitutional Commission

Above: left, Governor Duncan Taylor and Premier McKeeva Bush during a visit by UK Minister Henry Bellingham (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor has appointed two new members to the territory’s Constitutional Commission. Jude […]

Cuban Boat Lands in Cayman Brac

Above: the vessel which landed on Cayman Brac (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Cuban vessel with 28 people on board landed Wednesday afternoon in Cayman Brac, the government announced. There were 27 males and one female on […]

New Hope for Nassau Grouper

Above: the Nassau Grouper By the Caribbean Journal staff New hope may be emerging for the endangered Nassau Grouper, following a 10-year effort to protect spawning so-called “aggregation sites” for the fish. A growing and healthy population of Nassau Grouper […]


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