October 21, 2017

Archives for December 2016

Cayman Islands Premier’s New Year Message 2017

2017 New Year’s Message By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA As we clear away the torn wrapping paper, take down the decorations and swear to go on a diet after the indulgences of the Christmas season, the start of the New Year provides an opportunity for reflection. It is a time to count […]

85 Cuban migrants currently on Grand Cayman awaiting repatriation

Update on Cuban Migrants The 34 Cuban migrants who landed in Cayman Brac over the holiday weekend, were transferred to Grand Cayman on Thursday, December 29 2016. The Department of Immigration, with the assistance of other law enforcement agencies, also repatriated 19 migrants to Cuba on the same day.  To date there are 85 Cuban […]

Cayman Islands police warns of two new scams

RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit Warns of Two New Scams From RCIPS Just ahead of the end of the year, the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) would like to warn the public of two reports of scams that have recently come to its attention. The first scam has been perpetrated via Instagram by a person purportedly […]

Cayman Islands Police Report: Drug arrest charges/Helicopter assists with med. evac./Five injured in MV Collision /Robbery in Grand Harbour Shopping Centre

Police Helicopter Assists with Medical Evacuation From RCIPS: Thu 29 Dec 2016 The RCIPS Police Helicopter assisted today with a medical transfer from Cayman Brac’s Faith Hospital to Grand Cayman.  The 58-year-old female patient was in need of urgent medical attention from specialists at George Town Hospital. The helicopter crew utilised the Police Helipad at […]

Half a billion pounds of Newcastle property bought with offshore companies

BY DAN O’DONOGHUE From Chronicle Live UK Companies registered in tax havens like Panama and the Cayman Islands have bought properties in the city More than half a billion pounds worth of property in Newcastle has been bought using offshore companies. Exclusive Chronicle analysis has revealed that between 1999 and 2014, investors bought at least […]

The Editor speaks: I saw three butterflies come flying in

The three butterflies were flying on three separate days the week before Christmas taking pollen from flowers in our front garden in Newlands. The first butterfly was huge, one of the largest I have ever witnessed. Joan, my wife, thought at first it was a small bird until she saw it again up close. It […]

Cayman Islands: West Bay Senior Citizen’s Annual Christmas Social

West Bay Community Council and West Bay MLA’s (Hon. McKeeva Bush, Capt. Eugene Ebanks and Mr. Bernie Bush) held an Annual Senior Citizens Social on Saturday 17th December 2016 at the Sir John A Cumber Primary School Hall. Prayers were offered by Pastor Gareth Haylock, Scripture reading by Mr. Joseph Haylock, the meal was blessed […]

Cayman Islands: Jeff Munk to give presentation on new Trump administration

From Cayman Islands Law Society Jeff Munk of Baker Botts L.L.P. will be giving a presentation to the legal profession on the very topical issue of how the new Trump administration is likely to address US tax policy and AML which  will have a significant impact on business for us here in Cayman. The presentation […]

US: Keys doctor still wants to swab noses in GM bug trial

BY KATIE ATKINS From Miami Herald Wherever genetically modified mosquitoes are released in the Florida Keys next year, a Key West doctor will follow — with cotton swabs. Dr. John Norris III in September told the Keynoter he wants consent to monitor the health of Keys residents over several years to see what effect a […]

Rare beautiful watches

Check out 5 of the rarest and most beautiful watches in the world Sponsor Content by Cartier From Business Insider It’s no coincidence that some of the most beautiful watches in the world come from one company: Cartier. For more than a century, Cartier, a name recognized for its high-end fine jewelry, has also been […]