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Archives for October 29, 2012

The Editor Speaks: The lion sleeps tonight

“In the jungle the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight” The famous song is about a sleeping king called Shaka Zulu who heroically resisted the armies of European colonizers and will one day awaken from his sleep and return to lead his oppressed people to freedom. However, the sleeping lion I am referring to is […]

Eagle Assets closing in on Botanic Park

In a Memorandum from Gina Ebanks-Petrie dated 24th July 2012 to Colleen Stoetzel, Director of Planning, a Freedom of Information Request from CNS has highlighted the developments planned by Eagle Assets Investments Ltd. These planned developments are encircling the Cayman Islands Botanic Park, one of the top tourist attractions, and has prompted a warning from […]

CDB to finance Dominica Land Use Policy and Physical Development Plan

Dominica’s efforts to prepare a National Land Use Policy and a National Physical Development Plan are set to receive financial assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).  The Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a grant equivalent to USD280,000 to the Government of Dominica for this purpose. These two documents will provide the Government with […]

10 Year Work Permit Categories

By Zuzana cml Financial Services & Legal Recruitment The Cayman Islands government has approved the occupations for which 10-year work permits will be approved in regulations made by Cabinet last week. The following occupations are eligible for the grant of a work permit for up to 10 years: managing director, chief executive officer, general manager, […]

HMS Bounty sinks, 1 dead and 1 unaccounted for

UPDATE: A 15th crew member who was found unresponsive several hours after the others was later pronounced dead. The Bounty’s captain was still missing. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Vice Adm. Robert Parker, Operational Commander for the Atlantic Area, told “Good Morning America’s” George Stephanopoulos Monday morning that the HMS Bounty had sunk and two crewmembers […]

Minors: Focused on making Island attractive for execs

From The Royal Gazette Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Patrice Minors said Government is focused on retaining and attracting senior executives to Bermuda as it goes through the process of modernising work permit rules. She was speaking after the Cayman Islands last week unveiled its terms for 10-year work permits, which will be available to […]

Mark Clattenburg: FA confirms investigation into Chelsea claim

The Football Association has begun an investigation into allegations made by Chelsea against referee Mark Clattenburg following Manchester United’s 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have made a formal complaint against Clattenburg, accusing him of using “inappropriate language” towards two of their players on Sunday. It is claimed Clattenburg used racial language, BBC Sport has […]

Damascus car bombings as Syria ‘ceasefire’ ends

Two car bombings in Damascus have killed at least 10 people, Syrian state media report, on the fourth day of a supposed ceasefire. Women and children were among the victims of the two attacks in the south of the city, state TV reported. Earlier, activists said government jets had bombed the city’s Harasta district. UN […]

Youngsters benefit from more positive intervention with a hand from PwC

With the new academic year comes a new year of positive intervention for youngsters attending the PIN programme (Positive Intervention Now), an after-school programme developed by the Education and Youth Committee of St George’s Anglican Church that caters for young people who attend George Town Primary School. Volunteers from PwC have been delighted to be […]

Letter to OffShore Alert concerning David Rae

By Christopher Hutchings, Hamlins LLP Dear Sirs, Re: Our Client: David Rae We have recently been instructed by David Rae and write with reference to your email to our client at 2 am yesterday morning, Sunday 28 October. Please note that this response is on behalf of Mr Rae and we understand that Mr Schools […]