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Archives for November 2015

World AIDS Day December 1, 2015

On the Fast track to end AIDS — Getting to Zero Tuesday 1 December 2015, marks the 26th anniversary of World AIDS Day. First observed in 1988, World AIDS Day (WAD) has served to raise awareness about the epidemic, honour those who have died, focus attention on issues that are key to a successful response […]

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce win Caribbean Sports Awards

From Caribbean National Weekly The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt and his compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the Annual Caribbean Sports Awards, as Jamaicans claimed five of the six categories on offer. Bolt won the Sportsman of the Year award ahead of Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart of Trinidad and Tobago and O’Dayne Richards, also from the […]

2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Caribbean affected mostly by a strong El Niño. La Nina could be in for the 2016 season

From Soualiga News Today MIAMI/SINT MAARTEN – The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season is just about to come to a close on Monday, November 30th. This feature provides an analysis of the 2015 season and a brief look ahead at the 2016 season. Brian McNoldy, works in cyclone research at the University of Miami’s world-renowned Rosenstiel […]

The Editor Speaks: Suicide

Suicide is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors and for families of its victims. More than 36,000 people in the U.S. kill themselves every year, according to a 2010 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although most federally-funded suicide prevention programs focus on helping teenagers, recent years have […]

Cayman Prep and Savannah Primary top groups going into Playoffs

The 2015/2016 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons concluded this past Saturday, November 28 with Cayman Prep, Savannah Primary and Cayman International School topping the Under 9, Under 11 and GPFL standings going into the Playoffs. Savannah Primary secured top spot in Group A in the PFL […]

Cayman Trust Licence enables Hawksford to expand presence and global capabilities

SOURCE Hawksford SAINT-HÉLIER, Jersey, November 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hawksford is now able to provide a full range of trust services in the Cayman Islands, having secured a Trust Licence. The Trust Licence, which is issued by The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, enables Hawksford Services (Cayman) Limited to provide a full range of trust services […]

‘No basis’ for freezing injunctions against Israeli businessman, English court rules

From Out-Law.Com The English courts are not able to grant a freezing injunction pending resolution of a dispute in a foreign jurisdiction if there is no monetary claim in that dispute that the assets would be required to satisfy, a High Court judge has ruled 30 Nov 2015 Injunctions Litigation & International Arbitration Financial Services […]

Record profits for Sterling Investments

From Jamaica Gleaner Sterling Investments Ltd (SIL), an offshore investment company listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), made record profits during one of the most volatile periods in the global financial markets. The company invests in US dollar fixed-income assets on behalf of its shareholders, which include large pension funds, retirees and a wide […]

JNMS seeks Cayman Islands Monetary Authority to re-implement CI$

JN Money Services Cayman Limited (JNMS) has revealed that it is has written to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) to facilitate the company to, once again, offer transactions in Cayman Islands (CI) dollars to its customers in Cayman. Leesa Kow, Managing Director, JNMS says the company says it has requested the Authority’s support to […]

Despite real progress, UK secrecy jurisdictions are still helping criminals the world over, warns new report

David Cameron has vowed to lead the global fight against corruption. But, a new assessment released today warns that the UK cannot credibly claim that it has made significant improvements with regard to financial secrecy when jurisdictions it has control over – the Overseas Territories – remain some of the most notorious purveyors of financial […]