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Archives for May 2016

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Cuban Migrants in Disagreement in Cayman Islands Around 1pm today the Department of Immigration was notified of a disturbance occurring between Cuban migrants housed at the Bodden Town Civic Centre. It appears that two male migrants had a verbal disagreement over possessions that were alleged to have been stolen by one of the males. The […]

MAPLES and CIASA continue strong partnership for swimmers

Maples and Calder continues its support of, and partnership with, the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association and its athletes. Last year’s strong swimmer performance at the 2015 Natwest Island Games held in Jersey was further testament to the continued growth and advancement of swimming in the Cayman Islands. The swim team won 14 medals; bringing […]

Cayman Finance and Government enhance relationship with new MoU

Cayman Finance is delighted to announce the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Cayman Islands Government, which serves to enhance the already close working relationship that Cayman’s financial services industry has with Government. Taking place at a recent Cayman Finance Members briefing event, the signing of this new MoU marks another milestone […]

The Editor Speaks: Budget – is it good enough?

The last budget before a general election has to be good. It has to give something to the people. It is no good telling us what the government has done, showing percentages of what they have promised but not completed and what has been promised but not done will be executed if we get elected […]

Cayman Islands’ Small Business Expo attracts dozens of exhibitors

The 2016 Small Business Expo, put on by the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA), highlighted 35 entrepreneurs to hundreds of residents on Saturday, 28 May. Titled ‘Synergy,’ and held at the University College of the Cayman Islands Hall, CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney said the expo strengthened commercial relationships. ‘Our challenge now is to build […]

Hope in PM Holness: Millennials and the message of prosperity?

By Mario Boothe From Caribbean News Now During his first budget debate as prime minister, there was no trace of the Andrew Holness that was ushered into his role as prime minister by former PM Golding and the hierarchy of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in 2010 then prophesied as Jamaica’s “Obama moment” being sold […]

Auction Error Ends With $1.5M Tab for Nonbuyer

By Samantha Joseph, From Daily Business Review Maybe it was the speed of the auctioneer’s prattle, the thrill of bids rising in $100,000 increments or the rush to snag a multimillion-dollar mansion at a discount, but the buyer with a NASCAR pedigree mistakenly thought it scooped up two beachfront estates for $6.2 million. Haas Automation […]

Throne Speech, Policy Statement, Budget Address delivered to Cayman Islands Legislature Mon May 30

The Legislative Assembly this morning (Monday, 30 May 2016) began its new session for the year with the State Opening which had Cayman Islands Government leaders setting the tone for the coming year with three major presentations. First, Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB, delivered the Throne Speech, outlined key Government projects in the […]

Miami Beach Draw Produces Matchups for 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage

Miami (Monday, May 30, 2016) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) conducted this evening the draw for the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) at the Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach, sorting the 24 participating clubs into eight groups of three for the eighth edition of the continental championship […]

The 3 best things about wealth, according to best-selling ‘Freakonomics’ author Stephen Dubner

By Julie Bort From Business Insider The ‘Garage Sale Millionaire’ who made his fortune selling people’s cast-offs says you can’t skip this step before listing anything for sale In the 11 years since economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner wrote their first book, “Freakonomics,” their partnership has become an empire with four best-selling books […]