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Archives for November 2014

Cayman Islands conservation awards presented

Two individuals, one popular local band and two dive operators walked away with this year’s prestigious Governor’s Conservation Awards, organised by the National Trust of the Cayman Islands. Mr. Cody Panton, currently studying Marine Biology at the University of Tampa, bagged the Lois Blumenthal Youth Conservationist Award. Meanwhile, Ms Katrina Jurn, Ph.D. is the Conservationist […]

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Ferguson shooting: Darren Wilson quits police force From BBC Darren Wilson insists he acted in accordance with the law US police officer Darren Wilson – who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, triggering nationwide riots – has resigned, his lawyer says. Neil Bruntrager said his client had been on administrative leave since the 9 […]

First all female watersports event to be held in Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN, 28 November 2014: “You can, you should, and if you’re brave, enough to start, you will” is one of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre’s mottos. An attitude which also applies to tough, action sports like Kite surfing, Paddle boarding and Wakeboarding which is why WATERMAN Surf Company in association with the Rock International […]

The Editor Speaks: Gimistory

Yes it is true. I have joined the list of storytellers for this year’s Gimistory. The press release from the Cayman National Cultural Foundation says: “This year’s Gimistory will feature seasoned international tellers such as Ken Corsbie, Amina Blackwood-Meeks, Mighty Gabby, Edgar Ortiz, Lord Relator and Blacksage – alongside local tellers such as Dexter Bodden, […]

Cayman Summit to include keynote speakers – Sir Richard Branston and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit Provides Global Leaders with forum to shape, guide and sustain vibrant alternatives industry Event to Explore the Rising Importance of Alternatives, Asset Allocation Trends and Models, Latest Innovations, and the Dynamics of Alpha Generation The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit, an internationally recognised event bringing together the world’s leading institutional investors, will […]

Cayman Islands hosts engage! Luxury wedding business summit

More than 350 attend from 30 U.S. states and 18 countries Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, December 1, 2014 – From 17 – 20 November, more than 350 luxury wedding professionals were on-island to learn about wedding industry trends, networking, and experience a taste of what the Cayman Islands has to offer for destination weddings and […]

Cayman Islands Captive Forum has already 1,200 registrations – ‘set for huge success’

The 2014 Cayman Captive Forum is set to be another huge success, with registrations approaching the 1,400 mark. Hosted by the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC), the annual conference, which is to be held December 2nd to December 4th, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman is now the world’s largest captive insurance conference. […]

Cooler weather leaves some cricket players [from Cayman Islands] not prepared for matches

By Claire Aronson From Brandenton Herald The annual International Cricket Tournament was in its second day on Friday at Parry Field in Lakewood Ranch. Video Claire Aronson, Bradenton Herald BRADENTON HERALD Lakewood Ranch cricket tournament reconnects old friends LAKEWOOD RANCH — The last time Michael Reid was in Florida, it was warm outdoors, so […]

Cayman’s NCB Group share CIPA Investor of the Year Award and win Regional Investor of the Year Award

By Leighenne Rivero from the Bahamas Weekly Bridgetown, Barbados –  The second edition of the Regional Investor of the Year Award was held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic on 17 November 2014 before a host of invited guests, including representatives from the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority appoints deputy head of policy

Mrs Judiann Myles has been appointed as the Deputy Head of Policy and Development at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). She has been promoted from chief policy and development officer to the new position effective November 1, 2014. Myles began her regulatory career with the Authority in 1999 in the investments and securities division, […]