October 23, 2017

Archives for February 2016

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

Cayman Islands: New one-way channel system in Camana Bay Harbour What: To ensure that boats have safe and easy access to The Harbour, Camana Bay has implemented a new one-way system utilising the north and south channels (as depicted in the attached map). Boats can now only enter from the north channel, near 94 Solaris […]

Cayman Islands: Serpell jumps first by a second

By Eve van den Bol The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held the first of the three-part FEI World Jumping Challenge (WJC) this past Sunday at Cayman Riding School. The World Jumping Challenge is designed to enable riders who live in more remote countries the opportunity to compete internationally without having to leave their own country. […]

The Editor speaks: How bright are you?

How bright are you? This was sent to me by one of our readers as a “New Senior’s Exam” and you only need FOUR out of  10 questions to pass See how you do? 1) How long did the Hundred Years’ War last? 2) Which country makes Panama hats? 3) From which animal do we […]

Cayman Islands: Ogier named Best Offshore Law Firm in the Hedgeweek Awards 2016

Ogier has been named Best Offshore Law Firm in this year’s Hedgeweek Awards.  The award is the result of a vote by readers of Hedgeweek across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific – including institutional and high net worth investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians and advisers […]

Oscar winners 2016: see the complete list!

BY JIM DONNELLY From The Oscars The complete list of 2016 Oscar Winners are here! View the list of winners below from OSCAR SUNDAY as well as the complete list of 2016 Oscar nominees. Look for the **WINNER** posted next to each awarded nominee. Mad Max: Fury Road had 10 nominations and took home the most awards with 6 Oscar wins! […]

Would the real tax havens please stand

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Curacao Chronicle “It is tantamount to an economic blockade”. That’s how Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, described the current withdrawal from Caribbean indigenous and offshore banks of correspondent relationships by US banks. His sentiments were echoed by Dean Barrow and Freundel Stuart, the prime ministers of Belize and […]

Cruise ship rescues 16 Cuban rafters in Caribbean

By EFE From Fox News Latino A cruise ship on the weekend rescued 16 Cuban migrants trying to sail to the United States on a homemade raft, the U.S. Coast Guard told EFE Sunday. The rafters were taken on board the Carnival Sensation before being turned over to authorities in Cozumel, Mexico, the Carnival Sensation’s […]

Peter Binose: Canouan – Raped Jewel of the Grenadines.

By Peter Binose The ULP Manifesto of 2010 on page 71 referred to the development of Canouan “[the ULP Government] purchased back the Canouan Beach Hotel and placed the property as government equity in a Development Company and the Canouan Developers and other Equity Partners to build a modern marina and real estate and development […]

Ice man Otzi

Scientists can now 3d print Otzi the mummified ice man By John Biggs From TechCrunch Otzi, for those not up on their 5,300-year-old mummified men, died and was frozen in the Alps near Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy. His body is one of the best preserved human mummies in Europe and now […]

OAS Observer Mission lauds Jamaica electoral process

By Alecia Smith Edwards From Jamaica Information Service Jamaica has received high praise from the Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the manner in which the country’s 17th General Election was conducted. Chief of Mission, EOM, Janet G. Bostwick, said several “good practices” were observed during the electoral process, […]