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Archives for October 17, 2012

Hurricane Rafael now an extratropical cyclone… …No more advisories…

Rafael clears Bermuda After soaking Bermuda on Tuesday (16), Rafael is headed off into the Atlantic. The ninth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic Season will continue its trek off to the north and east today, steering it away from any major land masses. Eventually, Rafael is expected to weaken and join forces with an approaching […]

The Editor Speaks:

….. I’m leavin’ on a jet plane Don’t know when I’ll be back again John Denver’s classic song has kept ringing in my ears today after receiving the People’s Progressive Movement’s (PPM) press release about the Cayman Islands Premier seemingly forever leaving our Islands and not knowing where or when he is returning. This was […]

MaplesFS Supports Caymanian Gymnasts

MaplesFS recently supported the Cayman Islands Gymnastics Association in preparation to send local gymnasts to the Bermuda 2013 NatWest Island Games XV. As a silver sponsor, MaplesFS made a donation that will not only support this international team, but also help fund a program that will target local schools to promote the physical benefits of […]

Cayman Islands win the women’s division with Pink Foxes runners-up

Kelsie Johnson Guardian Sports Reporter Two straight was the chant the Freeport Alliance squad sang when they boarded the plane to return home yesterday. In grand fashion, once again, the Freeport Alliance Flag Football men’s team captured the annual Bahamas Flag Football Invitational. The Alliance team defeated visitors Cayman Islands 7-1, on Sunday. The female […]

Island Heritage insures first electric car in the Cayman Islands

When James O’Neill received his car insurance policy from Island Heritage Insurance on 29 September 2012 it was a moment years in the making.  Earlier this month, after years of lobbying on the part of Cayman Automotive’s John Felder and other electric car advocates, the Cayman Islands Government passed the revised Traffic Law to allow […]

RBC Wealth Management picks ICCI student for accounting scholarship

RBC Wealth Management awarded its accounting scholarship to Donnalissa Thorpe, a student at the International College of the Cayman Islands this month. The full scholarship offers a pathway to a career and professional qualification as an accountant. With one of the highest GPA of students in the school, Ms. Thorpe impressed the scholarship committee with […]

Cayman Islands Fashion Week

Cayman Islands Fashion Week is from Wednesday 14th to Sunday November 18th The Cayman Islands is one of the most luxurious getaways in the Caribbean. It is the epitome of beauty, pleasure, luxury, fine foods and an exotic lifestyle all wrapped up in one package. Where else in the Caribbean can you find relaxation on […]

Fitch Downgrades Corsair (Cayman Islands) No.4 Series 6’s Notes; Withdraws Rating

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, October 09 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded and simultaneously withdrawn the rating on the notes of Corsair (Cayman Islands) No.4 Limited Series 6 due to tranche default. The transaction is a synthetic corporate CDO referencing corporate obligations mainly in the U.S. and Europe. Corsair (Cayman Islands) No.4 Limited Series 6 AUD105m notes due […]

Obama hits back in fiery second debate with Romney and check on facts

A more aggressive Barack Obama buried the memory of a poor first showing as he and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney clashed in the second presidential debate in New York. Mr Obama, perceived to have lost their first encounter, came out swinging on the economy, tax and foreign policy. Snap polls after the debate suggested […]

Attorney General Baroness Scotland: Lady Scotland was seen as a safe pair of hands

22 Sep 2009 The Telegraph Baroness Scotland of Asthal, the Attorney General – who has been fined £5,000 for employing an illegal immigrant as a housekeeper – has made a habit of blazing a trail throughout her high-flying career. In 1991, she was the first black woman to be made Queen’s Counsel – having more […]