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Archives for October 18, 2012

The Editor Speaks: Conservation crimes and punishment

We commit the crimes and the generations that follow us pay for them. A history lesson no one learns from. What one man fights for and preserves another two or three will destroy. Such are two of our stories today. The good story concerns the great work Fred Burton has been doing with the Cayman […]

HPV Vaccine—in Schools for the consent of Parents

From Cayman Islands Health Dept. As announced last month by the Hon. Minister of Health Mark Scotland, a cancer prevention vaccination, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, is being integrated into Cayman’s childhood immunization programme starting in November of this year. The programme will be offered initially at the two government high schools, John Gray and […]

Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. Reports EPS of $0.37 and Net Income of $6.6 Million in the Third Quarter of 2012

GEORGETOWN, Grand Cayman, Oct. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. (“HLSS” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:HLSS) today reported net income of $6.6 million, or $0.37 per ordinary share, for the third quarter of 2012. Third quarter business performance highlights: Earned $6.6 million, or $0.37 per ordinary share. Declared dividends of $0.10 per share […]

Pedro St. James wants a restaurant

Restaurants have come and gone at Pedro St. James, Savannah, Grand Cayman, and now gone, gone, gone. No one has been able to operate the restaurant as a successful venture and from back in 2006, Charles Clifford, who was then Minister for Tourism reported an almost $314,000 loss over the previous six years. Now the […]

What they say about Cayman Islands

This was found on the Blouin Artinfo website: Travel Through Grand Cayman’s Cultural Offerings by Ann Binlot Sure, there are the sparkling blue waters, white sand beaches, and stingray tours, but Grand Cayman also has a thriving art scene. Thanks to a tight-knit art community and the recent opening of its new National Gallery, the […]

New Elections Manual Available

In advance of the May 2013 general elections, political hopefuls will have the benefit of new elections manuals, which were recently completed by the Elections Office. The first “Candidate’s Kit” was presented today (Thursday, 18 October) to His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE. For the benefit of candidates and their agents the comprehensive […]

Ritz sale reserve reduced to US$177.5M

Although the total outstanding debt of the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman is around US$250M the latest documents from Eastdil Secure Ltd, the specialist firm holding the auction, show the reserve has been dropped to US$177.5M – a 30% drop. On 31st October at 10.00 am at the offices of Conyers Dill & Pearman (Cayman) Limited in […]

Ogier Cayman Congratulates Recent Articled Clerk on Bar Admission

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Ogier announced today that a recent alumna of its articled clerk programme, Ms Sarah McField, was admitted to the Cayman Islands Bar on application by her principal, Ogier Cayman partner Giorgio Subiotto. The application was presented in Court by the firm’s Head of Litigation, Richard de Lacy QC. Ms. McField […]

William Kennedy Hosts Havana-Themed Happy Hour at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

Books & Books is bringing another Pulitzer Prize-winning author to Grand Cayman. William Kennedy, who received the prestigious award in 1984 for his critically acclaimed novel Ironweed, is celebrating the paperback release of his latest book, Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes. In honour of the story’s Cuban setting, Kennedy will host a special Havana-Themed Happy […]

Mysterious drilling at proposed Bodden Town dumpsite sparks angry questions

Press release from BTdumpFree Outraged residents in Midland Acres have contacted the Coalition to Keep BT Dump Free about the high level of truck traffic and mysterious drilling witnessed at the site proposed by Dart and Government for a new dump.  “We don’t know for sure what’s going on, but we highly suspect that Dart […]