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Archives for May 2015

Caribbean told to brace for 11 storms in 2015

By CMC/Jamaica Observer From St Lucia newsonline BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The US-based National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting six to 11 named storms for the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season even as regional disaster officials warned Caribbean countries not to become complacent. NOAA said of the 11 named storms, six could become hurricanes and […]

The Editor speaks: Why is there silence from Cayman’s Football authorities?

Even though many of the top brass of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) are away this is no excuse from not issuing any statement at all concerning their president Jeffery Webb. There is such a thing called “the Internet”. What is more disturbing is the silence is being reported in the World Press very […]

iNews Briefs, More and Community Events

Cayman Islands Community Events MON JUNE 1 National Workforce Development Agency in East End The National Workforce Development Agency will be at the East End Library on Monday (1 Jun) from 10 — 1pm. TUE JUNE 2 Child month Board Games Evening Child Month organisers invite families to enjoy the rescheduled Board Games evening on […]

British-born accountant seized in FIFA dawn raids ‘recruited British players to play for the Cayman Islands in 2022 World Cup qualifiers’

By Christian Gysin From The Daily Mail Costas Takkas,57, being held in Zurich after being arrested in Swiss raids Businessman was born in north London and studied at London University He acted as general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association Accused of using his various bank accounts to pass on a bribe from a […]

Liquidators of Ex-Harvard QB’s Funds [in Cayman Islands] sue Barclays for $80 Million

By Patrick Fitzgerald from The Wall Street Journal The liquidators of a pair of failed Cayman Islands-based hedge funds run by a former Harvard quarterback are suing Barclays PLC to claw back some $80 million they say was illegally funneled to the bank to cover margin calls. The offshore funds–ICP Strategic Credit Income Fund Ltd. […]

Belvedere Ponzi scheme with Cayman Islands connections makes headlines again

CWMFX’s parent group linked to massive offshore Ponzi scheme, researcher says From Finance Magnates According to Offshore Alert, CWM World is linked to a $16 billion Ponzi scheme run by the Mauritius-based Belvedere Management Limited, as sources close to the firm have dismissed the report as inaccurate. Offshore Alert, an investigative research publication, is claiming […]

How the Cayman Islands became a FIFA power

By Jeré Longman From The New York Times GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Chickens scurried about on Friday morning as a bulldozer spread crushed rock for a new soccer field with artificial turf at the Cayman Islands Football Association. It might seem unlikely that FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, has spent $2.2 million since 2002 […]

High scores rock Cayman Islands

By Joanna Humphries From CIEF This month Cayman has seen a host of riding activity at two of Cayman’s riding schools. Riders from The Equestrian Centre and Cayman Riding School took part in the third of this year’s National Dressage Shows. This show forms part of the National Dressage Championship Series and provided the opportunity […]

Cayman Islands Health City set to install solar farm

A 1.2 megawatt solar farm will soon be installed at Health City Cayman Islands, the first of its kind for a Caribbean hospital. The solar farm will utilise cutting edge technology to integrate a photovoltaic energy storage system with the existing Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment, resulting in a reduction in overall energy […]

Recipe of the week

Want a rich and silky pan sauce for your steak? Grab the cream By Daniel Gritzer Culinary Director From Serious Eats Cream is the secret weapon in this rich, silky pan sauce with mushrooms. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik] One of the hardest things about making a pan sauce at home is getting a perfect rich and […]