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Archives for March 14, 2017

Cayman Islands IWD celebration applauds women, asks men to do more

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration attracted the largest attendance in recent years. Held at the Marriott Grand Cayman Beach Resort Ballroom on Wednesday, 8 March 2017, the sold-out event attracted a capacity audience of 350 men and women from the public and private sectors. Drawn principally by the prospect of a provocative keynote […]

Sir Richard Branson dives with Dr. Guy Harvey to generate awareness of endangered Nassau Groupers

Annually after a full moon Nassau Groupers gather off the Little Cayman coast to spawn LITTLE CAYMAN,  Cayman Islands (March 14, 2017) – Sir Richard Branson says witnessing a massive spawning aggregation of Nassau groupers was “like being in the maternity ward of the ocean, with thousands of fish mating together.” Branson made the dive […]

Global health innovations can be game-changers at home, too

By AIKATERINI MANTZAVINOU, BRYAN J. RANGER, EMMA COSTA, SAMUEL RODRIQUES, HOK HEI TAM, RAJARSHI BANERJEE, and LINDSAY BROWNELL From STAT NEWS Rich and poor countries used to struggle with different sets of health issues: obesity in one versus malnutrition in the other; heart disease and cancer as leading causes of death in rich countries, deaths […]

Cayman Islands: Elite SC looks to grow from Caribbean club campaign

From CONCACAF MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Although Elite Sports Club didn’t score a goal or earn a point in the 2017 Caribbean Club Championship, it took home some valuable lessons for future participation in the tournament. In first-round play, the Cayman Islands power lost each of its three games: 0-4 to Club Barcelona Atletico (Dominican […]

Oxbridge Re Holdings reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 results

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2017 / Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited (OXBR), a provider of reinsurance solutions primarily to property and casualty insurers in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2016. Despite the company reporting a […]

The Editor Speaks: If there was any doubt it has gone

If there was any doubt in one’s mind whether it would be a good thing to go back in time to a country ruled by independents it should have evaporated into the ether by the shocking behaviour of the opposition, comprising mainly independents yesterday (13). Premier Alden McLaughlin released a statement last Friday (10) evening […]

The Garden Club of Grand Cayman

The Garden Club was founded on April 16th 1957 with the aim and purpose to promote interest and knowledge in gardening, particularly of our indigenous species. “Keep Cayman Clean and Beautiful.” Is the continuing theme of the Club, and is vital in today’s society, where litter is commonplace and many people have little time to […]

Adani’s planned Carmichael coal mine to shift millions to Cayman Islands controlled company

Exclusive by Stephen Long From ABC Au Federal Court challenge against Adani Up to $3 billion from Adani’s planned Carmichael coal mine will be shifted to a subsidiary owned in the Cayman Islands if the controversial project goes ahead, an analysis of company filings shows. Key points: ‘Royalty deed’ gives shell company rights to recieve […]

Appleby First Platinum Sponsor of Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge

Offshore law firm Appleby has stepped up to be the first-ever platinum sponsor of the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. The firm, which has supported the walk/run as a gold sponsor since 2015, has this year doubled its sponsorship to $10,000. “We have been involved with the Deputy Governor’s 5K walk/run for the past couple of […]

Cuban FM stresses need to defend unity in the Caribbean

Written by CAN Published From Cuba Si Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed the need to defend unity in the Caribbean as the only guarantee to preserve sovereignty and freedom. In the opening speech of the Fifth Cuba-Caricom Ministerial Meeting underway in Havana, Minister Rodriguez said his country welcomes this event with great satisfaction, where […]