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Archives for April 20, 2017

Beach volleyball teams in Cayman Islands for ninth consecutive year

From FIVB Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 19, 2017 – The Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament, second stop of the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit, gets underway on Friday featuring twelve pairs per gender including the champions in La Paz, Mexico two weeks ago. The pearly-white sands of the Seven Miles Beach temporary beach volleyball […]

Acorn International sues former directors, Andrew Y. Yan, Gordon Xiaogang Wang and Jing Wang for misconduct and USD43m in damages

SHANGHAI, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) (“Acorn” or the “Company“) stated today that the Company continues to focus on enhancing corporate governance standards as it pursues damages claims against former directors Andrew Y. Yan, Gordon Xiaogang Wang, and Jing Wang for misconduct by suing them in court. Claims against Former Directors for Misconduct  […]

The Editor Speaks: Election fever

If you aren’t completely worn out from the US Elections at the end of last year and the hoopla that carried on the beginning of this year with the president’s inauguration, we have our very own Cayman election, and now followed by another UK one. Our own one is the more exciting, even if it […]

Cayman Islands Chamber raises $25,000 reward for armed robbery convictions

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has raised $25,000 from members as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects behind the robbery at Foster’s Food Fair (Dorcy Drive) on Saturday, April 8. One suspect was detained by the police in connection to the crime – in which a security […]

Cayman Islands IJSBA racing season begins

By KEVIN SHAW From Water Craft Journal According to a piece on the IJSBA website, a long time affiliate, Cayman Islands Watercraft Association (CIWA) started its 2017 season in the Caribbean with a small, yet serious competition. The first round of the CIWA National Championships Series of racing took place east of the Red Bay […]

Cayman Islands police becomes hub for UKOT Ballistic Information Network; forensic equipment funded by FCO

RCIPS Becomes Hub for UKOT Ballistic Information Network; Forensic Equipment Funded by FCO From RCIPS – Correction to below; Anguilla is part of the network, although they weren’t at the conference yesterday. Turks and Caicos is part of the network and was present yesterday Yesterday, 19 April, a number of law enforcement representatives from across […]

After drownings in cruise ship pools, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean add lifeguards

BY CHABELI HERRERA From Miami Herald After at least a dozen drownings or near drownings on cruise ship pools in the past several years, three major cruise lines now have lifeguards on duty. Norwegian Cruise Line is the latest to add lifeguards, announcing Wednesday that the line would roll out guards at family pools beginning […]

Cayman Islands Election Candidates invited to meet with Acting Information Commissioner

The Acting Information Commissioner, Mr. Jan Liebaers, has issued an invitation to all candidates in the upcoming election to meet with him and/or members of his staff to discuss the principles and operation of the Freedom of Information Law (2015 Revision). In the letter, Mr. Liebaers said: “Freedom of Information (FOI) remains as current a […]

HBO GO arrives to the Home’s “Big Screen” with Chromecast

With Chromecast, HBO fans will be able to enjoy HBO GO on their flat screen TVs  Miami, FL. April 20, 2017 – HBO announced today that their digital entertainment platform HBO GO is now available with Chromecast, Google’s device that brings online content to the TV. With Chromecast, HBO subscribers will now be able to […]

Satellite tracking tiger sharks in the Dutch Caribbean.

From St Martin News Network Tiger Shark ‘Quinty’ swims from the Saba Bank to Trinidad in four weeks! During an expedition last year, a number of tiger sharks were caught on the Saba Bank and fitted with satellite tags to study how these animals move around the Caribbean Sea. This research provides invaluable information about […]