July 20, 2017

Archives for July 5, 2017

Cayman Islands FA Vice President denies corruption allegations

By Andy Brown From Sports Integrity Initiative Bruce Blake, Vice President of the Cayman Islands football association (CIFA), has been released on bail after being arrested by the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on 29 June. In a statement issued through his lawyer, Blake confirmed that he was the ’47-year-old male’ referred to in an […]

Cayman Islands: Bruce Blake denies wrongdoing

PRESS RELEASE TO ALL MEDIA On Thursday, 29 June 2017, Mr. Bruce Blake, Attorney- at-Law and First Vice President of CIFA was arrested and released on Bail without being charged by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission. Mr. Blake’s arrest was in connection with suspicion of allegations of secret commission and money laundering in relation to […]

The Editor speaks: This bird is not singing

Please see my last two Editorials on The Three Little Birds One of our three birds is not singing. Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) vice president Bruce Blake, the first of two local men arrested by anti-corruption investigators last week in relation to allegations of secret commissions and money laundering in relation to CIFA, has […]

Cayman reinsurer Crosswinds and TransRe strike underwriting agreement

From Intelligent Insurer Crosswinds Re, a specialty reinsurance business vehicle established by Crosswinds Holdings in the Cayman Islands, has entered into an underwriting agreement with TransRe as it struggles to find profitable business. The Transatlantic Reinsurance Company (Trans Re) has agreed to act as strategic advisor to Crosswinds Re providing information on structuring, pricing, risk […]

‘Youngsters will get their chance,’ says Swindon Town manager David Flitcroft [Cayman Islands’ teen goes from there to Portugal]

By Matthew Edwards From Swindon Advertiser SWINDON Town manager David Flitcroft has promised to thoroughly run the rule over all of his youth team players as he assess the needs of his new squad. Three scholars – Scott Twine, Tom Ouldridge and Jordan Simpson – were offered professional deals ahead of the 2017-18 season but […]

Cayman Airways’ Summer schedule in full swing

Cayman Airways’ Summer schedule is now in full swing, with nonstop flights between Grand Cayman and five US destinations, including two seasonal Summer routes – Dallas and Chicago. The airline’s seasonal Dallas flights relaunched on May 24, 2017 and will run until August 19, 2017, with twice-weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Flight KX320 departs […]

Dreamland creditors could get their money back [owned now by Cayman Islands company]

By Paul Francis From KM Kentonline A multi-million pound investment in Dreamland is expected to improve the prospects of some creditors being paid money they are owed, according to a report by administrators. But the investment has not improved the prospects of so-called non-preferential creditors that together are owed about £5.9 million. These include a […]

Swim programme teaches Caymanian children much more than water skills

Life Lessons and Possible Career Paths Mixed in with Fun in the Water Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 25, 2017 – A group of Caymanian children are learning to swim and snorkel through the West Bay ECO Warriors program hosted by Sunset House and organized by staffer Emma Jane Fisher, who has long believed in […]

A Summer of Art at the Cayman Islands National Gallery

The National Gallery Launches, A Summer of Art – Free Art Education for Kids 6-12yrs   The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) presents, A Summer of Art offering art education to children ages 6 to 12 years throughout the summer. Thanks to the generous support from Rotary Club of Grand Cayman the drop-in sessions, […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Prep book drive for LIFE

A book drive at Cayman Prep & High School has collected an impressive 1,725+ books for LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone). Organised by the Key Club at the high school and led by the Student Council at the primary school, students were responsible for promoting this large event on campus as well as assisting with […]