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Archives for July 23, 2017

Max Jones is top HOD at Cayman Islands Infrastructure Ministry

Director of Public Works Department, Mr. Max Jones is the top Head of the Department in the Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Ministry for the 2016-2017 financial year. The award was announced and presented at a meeting of Heads of Departments in the ministry by the Ministry Chief Officer, Mr. Alan Jones. The meeting was held […]

HSM IP Highlights new trade marks and design laws

HSM IP’s Attorney Sophie Davies delivered a presentation on the implications of the new Trade Marks and Design Laws that will become effective in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017 at the Chamber of Commerce on 19 July 2017. Ms. Davies educated the audience on the procedural and substantive aspects of the new laws. […]

The Editor Speaks: What is “Cultural misunderstanding?”

The press, and not just locally, is having a field day with the arrest of Cayman Islands Speaker of the House, McKeeva Bush, for allegedly groping a woman employee at a Florida casino. The police who arrested Bush say they not only have the alleged victim’s sworn statement but they also have a video of […]

Cayman Islands’ economy sustained growth in 2016

The Cayman Islands’ economic expansion remains robust with the estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rising by 2.7 percent in 2016. This was the highlight of The Cayman Islands’ Annual Economic Report 2016 released by the Economics and Statistics Office. The 2016 GDP growth, however, is marginally lower than the 2.8 percent achieved in 2015. This […]

Announcement in the Matters of Schemes of Arrangement Under Section 86 of the Companies Law (2016 Revision) of the Cayman Islands Relating to………

Announcement in the Matters of Schemes of Arrangement Under Section 86 of the Companies Law (2016 Revision) of the Cayman Islands Relating to Drillships Financing Holding Inc., Ocean Rig UDW Inc., Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. and Drillships Ocean Ventures Inc. (Each in Provisional Liquidation) GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS–(Marketwired – Jul 21, 2017) – Ocean Rig […]

Cayman Islands Mission House receives volunteers from North MacArthur Church of Christ Oklahoma

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 21 July 2017 – The Mission House in Bodden Town welcomed volunteers from the North MacArthur Church of Christ Oklahoma, who helped perform some upkeep at the historical property. The tour was organised by East End Church of Christ’s Daniel Mayfield in conjunction with Richard Mileham, Programmes Manager, National Trust for […]

Minister Hew visits Cayman Islands Small Business Association

Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew, with ministry staff, met with the executive of the Cayman Islands Small Business Association on a tour of their new premises on Mary Street. The recent introductory meeting served for the Minister to meet the association executive and equally importantly, learn about the issues association members […]

Artists discuss intellectual property at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

Artists and creative practitioners met at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Monday, 17 July 2017 to discuss Intellectual Property (IP) with Trade Mark Examiner, Candace Westby from the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO). The event was held as part of the National Gallery’s, The Business of Art initiative, which began with […]

Cayman Islands opposition leaders issue statement on arrest of Speaker of the House

From Five Opposition Members of Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly “Like many Caymanians, and concerned residents, we are saddened to hear of the arrest of the Hon. Speaker and the International embarrassment this has caused the Cayman Islands. “We therefore call on the government of national unity to take the necessary action to restore dignity, honour […]

Conferences fuel year-over-year gains for South Florida hotels in June, data shows

By Arlene Satchell From Sun Sentinel A strong month of conferences and conventions in June helped lift South Florida’s hotel industry, which enjoyed year-over-year gains in occupancy, average daily room rates and revenues. A new report released this week by Tennessee-based data specialist STR showed Broward hotels were 73.9 percent full last month, up from […]