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Archives for June 28, 2015

Money raised for Virginia student badly injured in Cayman Islands

From CBS 6 Harrison Strong 5K raises $30,000 for family of injured James River High student CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Runners, walkers and corporate sponsors raised more than $30,000 Saturday for the family Chesterfield teen Harrison Zierenberg. The money was raised during the Harrison Strong 5K at ACAC Fitness & Wellness Center in Midlothian. Zierenberg, […]

Cayman Islands Stingray Awards winners announced

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) was pleased to host the prestigious, 12th Annual Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards at the Ritz-Carlton on June 23, 2015. This event is dedicated to recognizing and honouring the hard working men and women of the tourism industry here in the Cayman Islands. CITA provides an opportunity to honour those […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

Community Events Grand Court Jurors Report Date Changed The Grand Court jury report date has been changed. Grand Court Jurors who are in the 1 April – 30 June 2015 session are now to report on Monday, 29 June 2015 at 9:45 a.m. Please call the Jury Information line at 945-5072 for the most up-to-date […]

The Editor speaks: Draft Labour Bill to digest and provide feedback

Last Wednesday (24) the Minister for Labour, Tara Rivers, presented the Labour Relations Bill 2015. This follows hot on the heels of the Public Consultation on the Education Bill (2015) that Rivers also presented. She has been a very busy lady. So are we. We are also just about to commence the main holiday period. […]

Caribbean prepare for the worst in hurricane season

From Curacao Chronicle Climate change is now causing more droughts, or destructive rains worse than any hurricane with catastrophic human and economic losses. TTC Service.-The forecasts for the hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean 2015 are benign, but the Caribbean region has decided to prepare for the worst storms may come from June to November. […]

Cayman Islands: Devonia Dixon earns Chief Officer’s praise

For her great customer service skills and dedication to her duties in registering companies, partnerships and trusts, Ms Devonia Dixon has received the Chief Officer’s award for April as the top employee for the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and the Environment. Ms Dixon, a Customer Services Officer for General Registry, was presented with her […]

Cayman Islands Labour Relations Bill, 2015 released for public consultation

At a press conference on 24th June, 2015, the Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs and the Department of Labour & Pensions released the Labour Relations Bill, 2015 for public consultation. Once passed, this Bill will replace the Labour Law (2011 Revision). Due to the substantial amount of changes to the legislation that were […]

Returning Cayman Islands medical students & doctors welcomed at HSA

Caymanian students abroad who are training to be doctors are encouraged to get in touch with the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA), to ensure the HSA is able to appropriately prepare for their return to Cayman to practice medicine. Very involved with the development of Caymanian trainee doctors, the HSA has a robust internship […]

UK Prison Inspectorate release latest report on Cayman Islands Prison Service

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate has now published (on Thursday 25 June 2015) the report of its scheduled re-inspection of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service which occurred in early 2015. The Inspection Team spent 10 days on island during which time they toured facilities, interviewed staff of all ranks, attended classes, interviewed prisoners, reviewed official records […]

Numbered [Cayman Islands] company takes over Bissett mine

By Martin Cash From Winnipeg Free Press The Bissett mine and all the assets of San Gold Corp. are now owned by 7097914 Manitoba Ltd. The numbered company was created to hold the assets on behalf of Beechwood Re, a reinsurance operation based out of the Cayman Islands. It’s now the owner because none of […]