February 25, 2017

Archives for February 14, 2017

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman invited to cutting ribbon ceremony in the Guatemala Literacy Project [GLP]

Past Presidents Chris Johnson and Derek Haines of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) were late arrivals for the GLP this year but joined Directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with fellow Rotarians from the USA and Canada in Antigua City in time to celebrate the inauguration of a new […]

Pat Kreitlow: It’s good to be back home [from the Cayman Islands]

By Keith O’Donnell From The Chippewa Herald It’s nice to be back home in western Wisconsin after three years living in another country. Yes, even at this time of year. Sharry and I have enjoyed collecting the double-takes from people surprised to see us back on the tundra after three years in the Caribbean. We […]

Cayman Islands Calling: Freezing injunction’s longer reach

From Campbells In Batista[1], the Grand Court has clarified that the scope of the statutory jurisdiction to grant a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings may extend to a person outside the jurisdiction, whether or not that person has assets within the Cayman Islands (although on the facts there were assets in the Islands). […]

The Editor Speaks: Nostalgia – Radio Luxembourg

I wonder how many of you remember Radio Luxembourg? As a child and into my teens I listened to it in England on medium Wave – 208m and it was in English. The reception was often iffy and could only be listened to in the dark. Being in Southern England the reception was the poorest […]

Cayman Finance New York Briefing reaffirms Cayman as industry leader

By Cayman Finance Over  150 attendees from both New York and the Cayman Islands recently gathered at the 4th annual Cayman Finance New York Breakfast Briefing held at the Harvard Club of New York City at which Cayman Finance CEO Mr Jude Scott described Cayman as “the premier global financial hub”. In his presentation, Mr […]

1st ever foster parenting information session held on Cayman Brac

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) launched its drive to recruit foster parents in Cayman Brac with a well-attended meeting last Thursday evening (9 February 2017). The two-and-a-half hour information session at the District Administration Building, organised by the Foster and Adoption team, attracted nine attendees from across the island. Current Pastor of […]

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit announces final speakers

The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit has announced its final special guest speakers for the 2017 event: former DEA agents and the inspiration behind the popular Netflix show Narcos, Stephen Murphy and Javier Pena. The pair will end the Summit on Friday 17 February with a keynote address entitled ‘The Hunt For Pablo.’ Javier Pena and […]

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns

By Newsmax Wires From Newmax President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump’s senior team after less than one month in office. In a resignation letter, Flynn said […]

CUC announces declaration of dividend on Class A Ordinary Shares

CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 13, 2017 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend of US$0.17 per Class A […]

Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone

By Alice Klein Who needs men? A female shark separated from her long-term mate has developed the ability to have babies on her own. Leonie the zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) met her male partner at an aquarium in Townsville, Australia, in 1999. They had more than two dozen offspring together before he was moved to […]