October 22, 2017

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Harneys announces expansion of Investment Funds practice in Cayman Islands

Harneys is pleased to announce Daniella Skotnicki will join its Cayman Islands funds practice as a senior associate effective 02 October 2017. Daniella is highly experienced in all aspects of closed-ended and open-ended fund formation, ongoing compliance, restructuring and termination. She has worked with top tier investment managers and fund service providers as well as […]

A massive deal in the cannabis industry just imploded after a CEO was fired

By Jeremy Berke From Business Insider MassRoots was set to buy CannaRegs for a $12 million stock deal announced in August. The deal imploded after MassRoots’ CEO, Isaac Dietrich, was fired. CannaRegs’ CEO, Amanda Ostrowitz, said she pulled the plug on the deal to focus on what’s best for her company. CannaRegs is pulling out […]

Mannisto shines in first Cayman Islands horse show of the season

By Joanna Humphries From CIEF The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation held its first dressage show of the 2017/2018 season on Sunday, October. 15th. The show took place at the Equestrian Center in the morning and Cayman Riding School in the afternoon. In total, 39 tests were ridden. Marilyn Kulifay, a United States Equestrian Federation “r” […]

Cayman Islands: CIS girls ‘slip’ past Savannah Primary

This past Saturday marked the third week of games played in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons. As with every passing week, there were great team efforts, fabulous individual performances, wonderful goals and inspiring saves. At the Dart Field, home of Cayman International School (CIS), the […]

UK: ‘I’ve grown a load of cannabis and I don’t know what to do with it’ – Police seize 13 bags of cannabis in Norwich

From Eastern Daily Press A man is helping police with inquiries after taking 13 bags of cannabis he grew to a police station after he “did not know what to do with them”. Police seized the bags after the man attended the Earlham Police Station on Saturday night. A police spokesman said: “There were 13 […]

4th Annual Cayman Islands Book Fair

CayWriters will host the 4th Annual Cayman Islands Book Fair on October 28 and 29. Starting at 10:30am on Saturday, October 28 at the George Town Public Library until 2:30 p.m., there will be book sales by local authors, author readings and kids activities.  The Fair continues that evening at Art Nest Creative Studio from […]

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. announces new drilling contract and increased contract backlog

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS–(Marketwired – Oct 13, 2017) – Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (“Ocean Rig” or “UDW” or the “Company”) an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, today announced that it has signed a new drilling contract with Statoil, for a one-well drilling program offshore Tanzania. The contract is expected to commence […]

Brooklyn’s Panamanians celebrate 22nd annual festival

By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life Panama querida! Thousands descended on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights to celebrate the 22nd annual Panamanian Independence parade on Oct. 7. The yearly festival commemorates the country’s sovereignty, and honors their traditions with a show of Panamanian culture. For many frequenters, the parade consistently grows by the numbers and […]

Cayman Islands: CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards nominations announced

Local Marketing Agencies and In-House Teams Shortlisted for CIMPA 2017 Marketing Awards, with Winners Announced at a Prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner on November 3rd. Over the summer, many of Cayman’s marketers compiled their most successful marketing initiatives from the past two years for submission to the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association’s (“CIMPA”) 2017 Marketing […]

Cayman Islands Annual Radio/Telethon Fund Raiser Sat Oct 21

The NCVO’s main annual fundraiser takes place on Saturday 21st October, 2017 and will be broadcast live from 7pm to midnight on Cayman 27 and Radio Cayman. Viewers can phone in with their donations/pledges on the night to the dedicated phone line for the event (ph 946 6136-this number is only available on the night […]