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Archives for April 2014

The Editor Speaks: How much longer can we support Cuban migrants?

It has been extremely alarming at the large number of Cuban migrants that have been in our waters over the past month. It is an unprecedented number and our Fairbanks Detention centre is almost half full of the migrants that have had the unfortunate mishap to have had to land on our beaches. CITN/Cayman27 reported […]

May and Mothers at Camana Bay

MAY EVENTS AT CAMANA BAY Camana Bay, Grand Cayman (30 April 2014): From a photo session to capture that rare and wonderful mother’s love to perusing an eclectic art exhibit by several artists to creating your own chalk art on the streets of Camana Bay to a traditional fish fry on a private island – […]

Children to receive free vaccinations this week

The Public Health Department is holding free vaccination clinics this week to ensure that children’s inoculations are up to date. The department will be contacting parents this week to schedule appointments for their children’s missed vaccinations. The clinics are being held as part of the Pan American Health Organization’s Vaccination Week in the Americas. “Since […]

1MDB funds back home

By Zuraimi Abdullah From Business Times FULL CONTROL: Investments to be made in appropriate energy projects and real estate 1MALAYSIA Development Bhd (1MDB) says substantial portions of its overseas funds have gradually made their way back to Malaysia to be reinvested in energy projects and real estate, and meet financial obligations. The funds had been […]

Celebrating Kids in May

Showing the value of children is far more important than many might think. This is the message of the 18th annual observance Child Month celebrations which begins on 1 May, 2014. To raise public awareness of the importance of these actions, the Ministry of Community Affairs, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and […]

iNews Briefs

Passport security loans in Cayman Officers of the George Town CID are investigating a suspect who has been loaning monies to persons on a high interest rate and holding their passports as security for the loans. When they defaulted on the loans, the suspect refused to return their passports. A number of persons have complained […]

Liquidator comments on 4mil claim against Ashcroft Company

Chris Johnson, the court appointed liquidator of Hadsphaltic on being interviewed said this could be good news for Hadsphaltic because Johnston owes the company a lot of money. He could not be drawn into saying how much of the Hadshpaltic debt might be repaid. However he did say that the reference to Northtown Limited which […]

Walkers expands London based restructuring practice

Leading international law firm Walkers is pleased to announce Senior Counsel, John O’Driscoll, has moved to the Firm’s London office to drive the ongoing expansion of Walkers’ Global Insolvency and Corporate Recovery practice. In his new role John will use his skills and expertise to expand the global restructuring offer in London, working closely with […]

Royal Ascot Fundraiser

From Cayman Islands Olympic Committee Please join the Cayman Islands Olympic Fundraising Committee “At the Races, Royal Ascot Style”, on May 30th 2014 at @ LUCA restaurant. This Fundraising Event is in support of our local Athletes, who are preparing for the Commonwealth Games in Scotland, in July 2014 and the Summer Olympic Games […]

Lending & Secured Finance Guide 2014: Cayman Islands

Article by Alasdair Robertson and Tina Meigh, Maples and Calder 1 Overview 1.1 What are the main trends/significant developments in the lending markets in the Cayman Islands? There have been no changes to the Companies Law (2013 Revision) of the Cayman Islands in the last 12 months that impact the Cayman Islands’ reputation as an […]