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Archives for October 2013

Awesome things to do in the Cayman Islands

From Buzzle The Cayman Islands have grown to become the hottest holiday destination in the Caribbean, perhaps because they have more things to offer than they are famous for. Here are some things you can do in the Cayman Islands, other than snorkeling and scuba diving, for which they are known. Don’t Miss! The East […]

The Editor Speaks: Progress but still not good enough and why so few releases to public?

In iNews Cayman’s story on October 30th “Aud. Gen. reports progress towards more timely reporting” Cayman’s Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, said government and associated authorities are doing a better job of turning in financial statements with quality data. However he also said, “There continues to be a number of entities where challenges still exist to […]

Darkness to Light: The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children

Facilitators Workshop Training The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs (EE&GA) provided a training workshop for facilitators of the Darkness to Light: The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children child sexual abuse prevention programme at Governor’s Square Boardroom on Wednesday, 30 October 2013. Darkness to Light (D2L) is a programme based out of the […]

Pirates of the Caribbean ride accident – boy (5) fights for life

By Mark Duell From Daily Mail UK Boy, 5, fighting for life after ‘falling under a machine’ on Pirates Of The Caribbean ride at Disneyland Paris Child in critical condition after accident on ride at 4.50pm (3.50pm GMT Oct 30) Medics called when boy became ‘trapped between a platform and a boat’ Disney spokesman says […]

Cayman Heart Fund Red Dress “Cabaret” Gala – Fri, Feb. 7th, 2014

It is that time of the year again, the Cayman Heart Fund’s Red Dress Gala will take place on Friday, Feb. 7th, 2014 at the Marriott. It is going to be another fabulous evening with great entertainment, surprise performance by a Hollywood star, music by Sea ‘N B, good food, prizes and dancing all night […]

Einhorn Pares bet on stock rally after market’s relentless climb

By Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg News From SFGate Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) — Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is taking a more conservative approach to his investment portfolio even as wagers that stocks would fall caused his results to trail the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Long positions, which gain on rising asset prices, exceeded short bets by […]

November events at Camana Bay

Camana Bay, Grand Cayman (Thursday 31 October2013): From Enriched events celebrating cuisine, craft and creative flair to an evening happy hour of shopping values at your favorite stores to the flick of a switch illuminating the giant tree and marking the official start to the most beloved of seasons in the Town Centre,  there is […]

LIME roaming rates reduced

Since Digicel announced it was reducing its roaming rates (see related story below) at the beginning of October by almost 70% LIME has been silent on the matter until now. Now LIME has announced plans to cut data roaming costs for its customers travelling to the USA with new rates down to 15 cents per […]

Cayman Islands: EMIR – Impact For Cayman Funds

Article by Derbhil O’Riordan and Matt Mulry From Dillon Eustace Take Care – EMIR Impacts Cayman Funds As managers of Cayman Funds are coming to grips with the reporting requirements of AIFMD1, a second wave of European legislation, namely EMIR2, approaches the Cayman Islands. EMIR will have to be navigated by Cayman Funds trading derivatives […]

Government jobs programme a success

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – More than 20 people have been placed in jobs through a joint partnership with Government and recruitment agency Baraud. The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, along with the National Workforce Development Agency, teamed up with Baraud in September to kick off ReStart, an employment programme aimed at getting […]