July 20, 2017

Archives for July 4, 2017

Nine arrests in 3 proactive Cayman Islands police operations to disrupt road offences and other criminal activity, 1-3 July

From RCIPS Nine Arrests in Three Proactive Police Operations to Disrupt Road Offences and Other Criminal Activity, 1-3 July Throughout the weekend police conducted several operations throughout Grand Cayman to improve road safety, and interrupt and drug and firearm activity.  Altogether, nine people were arrested on various offences in these operations. On Saturday, 1 June, […]

The Editor speaks: The three birds have finally sung

Following on from my Editorial yesterday “Three Little Birds” re the Cayman Islands Football Association’s seemingly deaf and dumbness to their former President and current VP Bruce Blake’s arrest FINALLY we have a song from them: “Cayman Islands Football Association Press Release Monday July 3, 2017 The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) recently learned of […]

2 motor vehicle collisions over the Cayman Islands weekend, between 1 July and 3 July

From RCIPS Just after 9pm on Saturday 1st July, Police received a report through 9-1-1 Communications of a motor vehicle collision in the Prospect area. The incident involved a gold Honda Stream, license plate unknown, a black scooter motor cycle and a silver Honda Accord. The motorcycle collided in the silver Honda Accord and ended […]

Cayman Islands: Non-profits will avoid company fees under new law

From Cayman Islands Government As of Tuesday, 1 August, businesses that operate as charities can be categorised as non-profit organisations (NPOs), which will allow them to avoid substantial fees. The new Non-Profit Organisation Law, 2016, also forms part of Cayman’s preparations for the December 2017 evaluation of our regime to counter money laundering and terrorist […]

Lung cancer: A preventable, treatable and beatable disease

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, which accounted for 1.69 million lives in 2015. Tobacco use, alcohol use, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity are major cancer risk factors worldwide, the most crucial being tobacco use, which is responsible for about 22 percent of cancer deaths. Cancer is the second leading cause of […]

Cayman Islands film festival winners

Winners of awards at the 2017 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival that took place Mon (3) evening: Best Feature Film – D-Love directed by Elena Beuca Best Animated Film – White Tunnel directed by Chien Lan-Chi Frank E. Flowers Best Local Film – Hotel directed by Trevor Murphy Best Feature Documentary – Out of State […]

Two promotions in Ogier’s Cayman Investment Funds team

Ogier has promoted two senior investment funds specialists in its Cayman team in recognition of their experience and technical skill. Ben Gillooly has been promoted to Counsel, while Justin Savage has become a Managing Associate. Ben works with major financial institutions, hedge fund managers and their onshore counsel with a particular focus on Latin American […]

Ricoh Arena court battle JR2 – everything you need to know

From Coventry Telegraph Coventry City’s owners are taking the council to court over the Ricoh Arena again – leaving many supporters with more questions than answers. How long will the court case last? Why is it being pursued? Who is actually taking the action? What happens if Sisu win? What happens if they lose? Here […]

Jeff Webb associate Bruce Blake arrested in Cayman Islands on corruption charges

By Paul Nicholson From Inside World Football July 3 – The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) has been hit by further scandal with the arrest of First Vice-President Bruce Blake (pictured) by the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission. A second Cayman Island football official is believed to have been arrested but no names have been released. Blake […]

Gadget of the week

GE is working on a massive 3D printer for jet engine parts By Rob LeFebvre  From engadget The company reveals plans for the ‘world’s largest’ 3D printer that uses metal powders. 3D printing is coming of age in numerous ways. On a large scale, MIT researchers built a 50-foot-wide, 12-foot tall igloo in just 13 […]