October 23, 2017

Archives for August 2016

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) begins IRP study on Grand Cayman

Representatives from across the Cayman Community participated in the launch of CUC’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) study last week at the Grand Cayman Marriott. An IRP analyses all energy resources that are viable and considers their cost, reliability, environmental impact and other aspects and provides a recommended portfolio of energy resources for the market. The […]

Small Sunkist lemon shortage in Cayman Islands

From Foster’s Food Fair Following the official Press Release issued by Sunkist Growers, Foster’s Food Fair – IGA announces that we expect a shortage of small lemons over the next three to five weeks. Sunkist Growers have stated that incoming supplies from their District 2 production are larger in size during the waning months of […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Jeremy Ebanks has been appointed General Manager of Tortuga Rum Company Ltd The company’s founders Robert and Carlene Hamaty made the announcement. Mr. Hamaty stated, “We are proud to introduce Jeremy as our General Manager; he is already familiar with our business and brings many years of experience and knowledge. He will assist […]

Cayman Islands: Estera sponsors Cayman Touch Association at U.S. Nationals

Estera, a world-leading fiduciary and administration services provider, is sponsoring the Cayman Touch Association (CTA) women’s team competing in the U.S. Touch Nationals, which will be held October 13-16. This is the first year the CTA is sending a women’s team to the event, taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in […]

The Editor Speaks: Flow was slow

The strange marketing name of Flow that their customers immediately started calling it Slow was apt yesterday (30). Not only was the Flow telecommunication network slow to non-existence but so was their information about it. It was only after the service was back to what they call normal did they make any announcement and they […]

Hawksford appoints chief operating officer to head Cayman offering

From institutional asset manager Hawksford has appointed a chief operating officer with 25 years’ financial services experience to lead and build its recently established Cayman Islands office. David Titcombe will be responsible for building the profile of Hawksford’s Cayman office, which launched in November 2015, and for crafting the business model and development plan to […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers announces four new scholarship recipients for 2016

Walkers is pleased to announce that it has awarded four Legal Scholarships as a result of its 2016 recruitment drive. The scholarship recipients are Lloyd Barker, Sophie Cater, Aoife Murphy and Alexander McGrath. Walkers currently sponsors eleven legal scholars who are all at different stages in their academic development. Lloyd and Sophie are due to […]

CBA and Cayman Finance work together to shape next generation of young Caymanian lawyers

The Caymanian Bar Association (“CBA”) and Cayman Finance joined forces at the CBA’s Annual Student Chapter Lecture and Summer Social on 10 August. The lecture was hosted by Ogier and was followed by a social at The King’s Head in Camana Bay. The annual lecture delivered by Mr. Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, focussed […]

How to watch this week’s breathtaking ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse – SEPT 1

By Ali Sundermier From Business Insider On September 1, as a dark shadow falls across the morning sky, a burning ring of fire will rise over Africa. No, it’s not the same ring of fire that Johnny Cash clumsily fell into. And it isn’t heralding an apocalypse or any other brand of worldwide catastrophe (as […]

Cayman Islands: Overseas and local experts collaborate on family-life thrust

Expressing “shock at the speed with which changes are occurring in societies worldwide,” overseas and local experts in various fields will be seeking to raise awareness among the Cayman community regarding what they perceive as “critical issues being hoisted on the next generation.” The rallying call will be made by three keynote speakers at the […]