August 14, 2018

Archives for July 30, 2017

Cayman Islands: Office of Auditor General calls for action to strengthen SAGC governance

A review of governance in Cayman Islands’ three aviation bodies found that a number of the issues identified in a December 2013 report remained, although some actions have now been taken, says Sue Winspear, Auditor General of the Cayman Islands, in a report issued today. The report, “Governance in aviation bodies – Summary of key findings”, […]

Cayman Islands: PAC welcomes Auditor General’s Report on Governance in Aviation Bodies

The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee considered the Auditor General’s report entitled “Governance in aviation bodies – summary of key findings” at its meeting on 26 July 2017. The report summarises the common themes emerging from audits carried out reviewing governance in Cayman Islands three aviation bodies – Cayman Airways, Ltd., Cayman Islands Airport […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew meets with Chamber executive

Minister for Commerce, Planning and Investment, Hon. Joey Hew, met with the executive of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, led by President Kyle Broadhurst. The recent meeting was a part of his ongoing visits after taking office as minister to meet and greet personnel within government entities as well as in major community organisations […]

Cayman Islands Department of Immigration Enforcement section update

From Cayman Islands Department of Immigration Since the beginning of this year, 381 arrests have been made and over CI$152k has been collected in administrative fines. Employment outside terms of a work permit and overstaying authorisation to remain on island are the two main categories where arrests have been made, with 112 and 108 arrests […]

Cayman Islands Chief Justice releases statement upon death of Richard De Lacy QC

“On behalf of the Cayman Islands Judiciary, I extend deepest condolences to the family and friends of our brother Richard De Lacy QC, on his sudden passing,” he said. “Ever since his first appearances before our Courts,  it was immediately apparent that the practice of law in the Islands would be enhanced by Richard’s presence. […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman’s aviation body still needs action says Aud.G

Cayman Islands Auditor General Sue Winspear, has reviewed the three aviation bodies, Cayman Airways, Ltd., Cayman Islands Airport Authority and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands. She found a number of the issues identified in a December 2013 report remained, although some actions have now been taken. “We therefore identified a number of […]

Cayman Islands Academy Sports Club has successful week at Schwan’s USA Cup

Academy Sports Club recently completed their best performance ever at the 33rd annual Schwan’s USA Cup, and returned recently with two championship trophies, one runners up trophy, a semifinalist spot and two quarterfinalist positions. 96 players traveled to the week-long competition, including the club’s U10, U12, U12 girls, U13, U15 and U17 teams. The U10 […]

Caribbean life “as we know it” at serious risk – expert

By Anastasia Moloney Reuters From Daily Mail UK BOGOTA, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As if hurricanes were not menacing enough, small Caribbean islands risk losing their entire way of life unless they urgently strengthen defences against a raft of future disasters, according to a climate change official. “You don’t even need to have […]

Cayman Islands: Tower spends the summer honing Caymanian talent

Tower, one of Cayman’s leading strategic communications agencies, recently added two Caymanian students, Parker Godwin and Stefan Langlois, to its team as summer interns. Parker Godwin, 21, is a senior at the University of South Alabama, where he is double majoring in Marketing and Management. Parker also has previous intern experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand […]

PwC to deliver unique seminar in Cayman Islands on compliance and regulatory readiness

A unique seminar is aimed at helping local financial services firms carry out their own ‘compliance health check’ will be held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on August 9th. The seminar will be delivered by experts from PwC in partnership with FTS, a local management consulting and training services firm. Presentations will be […]