October 19, 2018

Archives for June 11, 2015

Christopher Lee dies at the age of 93

By Benjamin Lee and Hannah Ellis-Petersen Sir Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93 after being hospitalised for respiratory problems and heart failure The veteran actor was best known for playing villains including Dracula and Saruman in the Lord of the Rings franchise Sir Christopher Lee, known as the master of horror, has died […]

Cayman Islands Chamber calls on the Government to repeal advertising ban/Press association condemns ban

From Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce STATEMENT FROM THE COUNCIL The Chamber Council is concerned about the local and global implications of the editorial published in the Cayman Compass on 3rd June entitled “Corruption: An insidious creeping crime” and the resulting response to that editorial by the Government, the Legislative Assembly and the wider community. […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

Cayman Islands Community Events iPetitions – WE WANT DECENT INTERNET! We, the undersigned, individuals, request that the Members of the Legislative Assembly in conjunction with the Information & Communications Technology Authority mandate that customers actually receive the broadband internet speeds that they are paying. We have all experienced deficiencies in internet speeds at time as low […]

Cayman Islands gallery’s film launch of Caymanian Art – A New Frontier

From NGCI Staff & YPC Committee We’re looking forward to Friday’s (12) film launch of Caymanian Art – A New Frontier at the National Gallery. We’ve had a slight change of plans and will now be hosting the event indoors. Valet parking is available upon arrival and guest will be able to view the National […]

The Editor Speaks: Shameful and I am incredulous

You will I hope have read our feature story yesterday “Cayman Islands government statement regarding Lighthouse School complaints” at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/cayman-islands-government-statement-regarding-lighthouse-school-complaints/ The government statement was “provided in relation to the enquiries that have been raised regarding complaints received about the Lighthouse School and the ensuing investigation and findings of that investigation. The complaint received expressed concerns […]

Cayman Islands police to host community clinics

RCIPS will host a series of community clinics throughout the Cayman Islands The RCIPS will be hosting a number of community clinics at various locations within the Cayman Islands during the week of June 22-27th . These locations will include supermarkets, the Cayman Islands Hospital, district clinics etc. Police Community Clinic is an element of […]

BOTs tax havens [inc. Cayman Islands] played a key role in ‘rampant, systemic’ corruption in soccer

From Merco Press British overseas tax havens in the Caribbean played a key role in what US authorities have called “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” corruption in the world of football, according to Britain’s Observer newspaper. Outlining the case against FIFA officials and marketing executives the US Department of Justice indictment shows that three BOTs, the […]

Real estate boosts rising numbers of Caribbean UHNWIs

By Adrian Bishop From opp Today The total number of Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs) in the Caribbean rose 2.1% last year, thanks to increasing real estate values. The Wealth-X Caribbean Wealth & Investment Report 2015 says there are 1,155 UHNWIs with at least US$30 million in assets living in the Caribbean. A resurgent […]

UBS Volunteer Day with Cayman Islands Kiwanis

While other banks were enjoying a lovely Monday off due to a US holiday on May 25th, staff from UBS decided to spend their day volunteering with the Kiwanis Club for the day! What better way to kick-start the week off than by rolling their sleeves up and putting in some extra time with the […]

Cayman Islands media house announces it will be publishing daily

By Deon Ebanks Publisher of The Cayman Reporter The Cayman Reporter has announced it will be increasing its print publication to become a daily newspaper beginning in July. Publisher for The Cayman Reporter, Mr Deon Ebanks stated, “Due to client demands and the recent change in government policy towards the [Cayman] Compass we have decided […]