September 21, 2017

Archives for March 2017

Second male arrested for Cayman Islands: Burglary at the Tortuga Bakery & Shop in West Bay on 20th of March

From RCIPS A second male, age 20 yrs. of George Town, was arrested on Tuesday 28th of March in connection with the burglary at Tortuga  Bakery & Shop in West Bay on March 20th.  He has also been arrested on suspicion of other Theft offences. He is currently on police bail.

UPDATED: Cayman Islands: Female assaulted at West Bay Road establishment

UPDATED: From RCIPS Thu Mar 30 2017 Further to our previous press release:- On Monday 27th of March 2017 a 45 yr. man of West Bay was arrested for the offences of: Damage to Property and Causing Fear or Provocation of Violence in connection with this incident.  He is currently on police bail while investigations […]

Platinum fraud charges shine light on Cayman director responsibilities

By Todd Ehret From Reuters NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) – Investment-fund boards of directors have a critical responsibility to be an “independent watchdog” on behalf of investors. For most U.S. retail investors, mutual-fund directors of mutual funds are held to strict standards under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and usually perform as […]

63 candidates nominated ahead of May 24 Cayman Islands general election

CMC From Antigua Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Mar. 30, CMC – Ahead of the May 24 general election, 63 candidates were nominated on Wednesday for the 19 electoral districts across this British Overseas territory. At the close of Nomination Day activities, Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell said nominations went smoothly at all venues. “I […]

Cayman Islands Athletic Assoc. presents the 2017 CARIFTA Track and Field Team

On Wednesday, March 29, the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) formally presented the 15-member 2017 CARIFTA track and field team that will be representing the Cayman Islands at the 46th CARIFTA Games in Curacao between April 14 and April 17. The athletes were introduced at the official gathering of the CARIFTA athletes, parents and supporters, […]

The Editor Speaks: One man – actually 63 persons

The Editor Speaks: One man – actually 63 persons It was an exciting day yesterday (Wed 29), especially when 3pm was fast approaching – the cut off time for declaring to run in the May election – and the majority of the Progressives had not declared. However, this was tactics on their part, and clever. […]

DOCKSIDE is released by Cayman Islands author

Book News Desk From Broadway World BWW Sandra van der Bol’s new book Dockside ($16.99, paperback, 9781498495172; $8.99, eBook, 9781498495189) is about love. It is about the surprises, the unfolding, the testing, the joy, the pain, the adventure and the eternal bonds of true love. Not only is it about the love between a man […]

CHTA head calls on Caribbean to work together to remain competitive

By Caribbean360 From St Lucia News Online CARIBBEAN360 – The head of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) called on the region to work together to ensure the Caribbean remains one of the world’s leading destinations. Delivering the keynote at the Annual General Meeting of the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association earlier […]

Lee: Health City Cayman Islands package high quality, affordable

From The Daily Herald PHILIPSBURG–Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Emil Lee arrived on the inaugural charter flight from Health City, Cayman Islands, to a spectacular welcome home from Prime Minister William Marlin, Finance Minister Richard Gibson Sr. and Windward Islands Airways Winair on Tuesday. “It was good to see first-hand the impressive […]

Caymanian promoted to manager of Cayman Islands leadership learning college

Detail-oriented and results-focused, the Cayman Islands Civil Service College has a new manager of leadership learning in Lance Barnes. Determined to drive excellence in managerial communications among senior staff, his latest post is a natural extension of having helped the college deliver the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and Institute of Certified Professional Managers […]