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Schoolboys accused of burglaries in Cayman Islands – separate incidents A 14 year old schoolboy appeared in Cayman Islands Summary Court on Monday(25) in George Town Grand Cayman accused of a number of daytime burglaries in West Bay. An adult male was also charged in connection with the same burglaries. The schoolboy was bailed into […]

The Editor Speaks: Another embarrassment to our financial reputation

With all the recent revelations of money laundering from prominent members of our society, their denials and then guilty pleas, the ‘astonishment and horror’ of Cayman being placed on the UK financial regulator’s (UK Financial Conduct Authority) list of high-risk jurisdictions for money laundering, the last thing we wanted was another similar revelation. Unfortunately we […]

UNLIKE Cayman: A weekend of film, art, music and more

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, UWC Cayman Islands is excited to announce its collaboration with Friends of Film (FoF) and UNLIKE Festivals to host UNLIKE Cayman the weekend of 26th-28th September 2014. UNLIKE is a touring arts and culture festival that gives artists an opportunity to showcase their work while also bridging different cultures […]

HSA helps Cayman’s boxers remain fighting fit

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) recently sponsored Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) athletes’ annual medical exams, ensuring that Cayman’s boxers are in tip top condition to perform. CIBA boxers compete at scheduled events locally and overseas and it is mandated by the International Boxing Association that each athlete completes an annual physical exam […]

Cayman Islands Caledonian assists Health Services Authority with wheelchair donations

With as many as thirty wheelchairs disappearing from George Town hospital in the last five years, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) has found it difficult to retain wheelchairs. With this lack of equipment it is harder for patients to get the service they need at the hospital when they check in. Caledonian Global […]

Dynamo Youth Programs return from successful Cayman Islands trip

By Ben Crook From Houston Dynamo More than 80 players participated in Dynamo Youth Programs camp hosted with Sunset FC Houston Dynamo Youth Programs finished up its busy summer with an recent trip to the Cayman Islands to hold a week-long camp for players ages 5-18. The camp was formed through the newly-created partnership with […]

Former Cayman Health Services chairman and YCLA winner arrested

Canover Watson, the former chairman of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) board and the 2007 recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award was arrested at his home on Thursday (28) and released on bail until next month. According to a statement from Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commissioner David Baines, the arrest was for suspicion […]

Caribbean visitor arrivals in line with world average

From Da Vibes BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average. The region enjoyed a 4.3 percent increase during the first 6 months of the 2014, much in line with the world average of 4.7 percent, the director of […]

LDK Solar announces filing of scheme of arrangement and resignation of Xiaofeng Peng

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar” or the “Company”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators (“JPLs”), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that the Company has filed the petition commencing its […]

The International College of the Cayman Islands earns reaccreditation

The International College of the Cayman Islands has achieved another major win for its students this year, by being re-accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). This means that students earning degrees at ICCI are assured that ICCI meets or exceeds international standards in all of its academic programs. “We are […]