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Archives for April 27, 2017

Cayman Islands: Arrest made in relation to Easter sexual assault

From RCIPS April 27 2017 at: 7:26 PM In the early hours of Friday 14th April 2017, a 28 yr. old female reported that she had been picked up by a stranger driving a truck on the West Bay Road and subsequently subjected to a serious indecent assault. Following lengthy enquiries a 30 yr. old […]

Postal, Mobile Voting Applications Deadline in Cayman Islands fast approaching

The Elections Office reminds voters that postal voting is available to persons who will be or are likely to be off island on Elections Day, Wednesday, 24 May 2017. The deadline for applying for Postal Ballots and Mobile Voting is Friday, 12 May 2017, only 16 days away. Applicants will need to complete Form B […]

Cayman Islands: HSM IP participates in World Intellectual Property Day

HSM IP’s Attorney Sophie Davies participated in World Intellectual Property Day celebrations on Wednesday April 26, 2017. Ms. Davies joined in a public forum in conjunction with the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office. She answered questions from members of the general public in regards to the new Intellectual Property laws which will soon come into […]

Cayman Islands’ Agriculture Stamps a hit!

The latest set of Cayman Islands’ postage stamps, highlighting local agriculture, has proven to be popular with resident and overseas collectors alike. Three of the seven stamps are dedicated to the memories and contributions of departed stalwarts Mercherito Chantilope, John Bothwell and Kent “Biggie” Rankin. Overcoming considerable odds, these three men separately forged careers in […]

The Editor Speaks: Culture Policy – good effort but…

After nearly two years in the making the Cayman Islands government has presented a Cultural Policy with one of its aims to try and protect local artists. The Policy is calling for a national registry or database of artists working across all genres to provide access to education and training, marketing and promotional activities, and […]

Cayman Islands CIT company, Ronco, welcomes young Caymanians to its team

Cayman IT provider, Ronco Cayman, has expanded its team with the recent hire of two Caymanians, Ms Nickola O’Sullivan and Mr Paul Lankford. Ms Nickola O’Sullivan has joined Ronco as a trainee Microsoft GP consultant. Ms O’Sullivan has a Bachelors of International Business Administration from Hult International Business School and has worked previously at Baptist […]

Mental health in the Caribbean: The silent epidemic?

By Rebecca Theodore From Caribbean News Now Beyond the economic and political blockades experienced by small-island states, lies a silent epidemic called mental health. It is a cursed and shameful disease marked by poverty and stigma. Mental illness is now morphed into a disease of pain and exclusion, and is the most misconstrued and ill-treated […]

Cayman Islands: Multiple burglars arrested in West Bay

From RCIPS Police arrest suspects after responding to two separate reports of residential burglaries yesterday in West Bay. The first report was received by 911 around 1pm where a residence was burgled and computer equipment stolen in North West Point. Following on from information received police searched a residence in West Bay, recovering the stolen […]

Cayman Islands Attorney General issues update on Mutual Evaluation Preparations

The Attorney General’s Chambers today (Wednesday, 26 April 2017) released findings from the Cayman Islands first National Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment (NRA). The main results of the assessment were released to the financial industry just ahead of the general public on Tuesday (25 April). Publication of the information is intended to inform […]

Federal Court bans investment fund managers for 10 years [linked to1MDB]

From The Australian By BEN BUTLER Business reporter Melbourne AMANDA HODGE South East Asia Two Gold Coast men involved in a funds management business linked to Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal are to be banned from corporate life for a decade over their mismanagement of Australian investors’ money. Federal Court judge Jonathan Beach yesterday said he would […]