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Cayman Technology Centre Breaks Ground

 Above: Cayman Technology Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Cayman Technology Centre commercial complex has broken ground in Grand Cayman, NCB Group announced. The project is the first commercial building in Cayman to integrate both solar and geothermal …

Cayman Premier Heads to London

 Above: Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin heads to London Saturday to attend the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council next week. The council, which begins on Monday, is being hosted by Mark …

Cayman Tourism Director Stepping Down

 Above: the Cayman Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Director of Tourism Shomari Scott will be leaving his post at the end of this year. Scott, who had served in the department since 2002, will officially leave Dec. …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: UK Minister for the Overseas Territories Mark Simmonds By the Caribbean Journal staff Mark Simmonds, the Minister for the Overseas Territories at the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will be visiting the Cayman Islands next week. Simmonds’ visit …

 Above: a Royal Caribbean ship By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands’ new cruise dock project in George Town continues to move forward. The Tourism Ministry recently signed an agreement with local law firm Appleby’s to provide legal oversight …

 Above: CONCACAF play earlier this year between Honduras and Costa Rica By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional football body CONCACAF will be hosting a sports summit in the Cayman Islands next week. The summit will be held under the theme …

 Above: the CONCACAF U-15 championship in Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff Sports tourism is an area “ripe for further expansion,” according to Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin. The Premier, who delivered his 2013 policy statement on Monday, said recent …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is now offering online registrations for companies, the government announced. Starting Tuesday, all transactions relating to the registrations of companies in Cayman can be completed online, though only …

 YOU LOVE the warm waters of Seven Mile Beach. The powder-white sand. But maybe you don’t want to share it. Maybe you want a Caymanian beach all to yourself. Here on the North Side of Grand Cayman, it’s a little …

 Above: Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush was questioned by police earlier this week as part of a new probe into actions during his time in office. The probe reportedly involves …

 Above: Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Cayman Islands has formally asked the United Kingdom to be extended membership in the OECD/Council of Europe Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. The convention aims …

 It’s relatively new, but the Cayman Islands finally has its own rum distillery — Seven Fathoms Rum. The rum, which the company says is actually aged underwater, is a welcome addition to the region’s rum industry — and rather tasty indeed. …

 Above: Tiki Beach in Grand Cayman Grand Cayman is home to one of our favourite beaches in the Caribbean — Seven Mile Beach. It’s a wonderful destination for diving, snorkeling and just plain kicking back. But Grand Cayman also has …

 Above: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Kimpton will be managing a new planned boutique-style hotel in Grand Cayman, according to developer Dart Realty. The 263-room hotel would be the first new resort …

 Above: Incoming Governor Helen Kilpatrick (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Helen Kilpatrick has been named the new Governor of the Cayman Islands, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced Wednesday morning. Kilpatrick, who has served in the UK’s …

 Above: Deckers in Grand Cayman JUST ACROSS the road from the world-famous Seven Mile Beach, Deckers Caribbean Inspired Grille is one of Cayman’s go-to spots for fresh seafood. It’s hard to miss, thanks to the London double decker bus that …

 The Caribbean has some very famous beaches: Grand Anse in Grenada, Seven Mile Beach in Cayman, Isla Verde in San Juan — and they’re all deserving of the fame. But the Caribbean is also full of beautiful lesser-known beaches, the …

 Above: the Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has officially opened a Holiday Inn Resort in Grand Cayman. The 117-room, beachfront property is the 35th Holiday Inn Resort in the world, and InterContinental’s …