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Archives for August 6, 2017

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Mr Akbar Khan Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General

Opening Remarks CPA Post-Election Seminar for the Legislative Assembly of The Cayman Islands 3-4 August 2017 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General Mr Akbar Khan  Honourable Dr. William McKeeva Bush, OBE, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands  Honourable Members of Parliament  Mrs Zena Merren-Chin, Clerk to the Legislative Assembly and […]

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Minister Hon. Roy McTaggart

Remarks by the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Roy McTaggart Opening Ceremony, CPA Post Election Seminar, Legislative Assembly, Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9-9.30 am Protocol being established, it gives me distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Cayman Islands Government, to welcome all to this significant Post-Election Seminar for our MLAs, which includes a […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s not too soon to announce candidacy for 2021 election

Johany Ebanks has already announced he will be standing in North Side for election to the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly in 2021 just a few month after the last election. In a release to Cayman’s media he has sent us two emails. The first is a list of questions he is asking North Side’s long […]

More time to fill Cayman Islands Council of Older Persons vacancies

The deadline has been extended to Friday, 11 August 2017 for persons wishing to submit resumes for membership onto the Council of Older Persons. Interested parties must be active, have a proven track record in advocating for older persons locally and be able to attend the council’s once-monthly meetings. The council is looking to fill […]

Ogier nominated for hat-trick of Citywealth IFC awards

From Ogier Ogier has been nominated for Law Firm of the Year for the Caribbean, Guernsey and Jersey at the prestigious Citywealth International Finance Centre Awards. The hat-trick of nominations came after the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in both the Caribbean and Jersey at the 2017 awards at Lords cricket ground […]

Usain Bolt loses final 100-Meter race at World Championships, Justin Gatlin Wins Gold

By CHRIS CHAVEZ From Sports Illustrated Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt finished third in the men’s 100 meters in 9.95 seconds at the IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday evening. 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin of the United States won gold in 9.92 seconds with his compatriot Christian Coleman taking silver in 9.94. Bolt was defeated by […]

Maples and Calder partner recognised among leading international trusts and private client lawyers

Maples and Calder is pleased to announce that partner Morven McMillan has been awarded a prestigious nomination in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2017. The list aims to highlight the premier trusts and private client lawyers around the world. Re-launched this year, the Private Client Global Elite 2017 received over 4,000 submissions across 19 […]

Cayman Islands: GJS August 2017 active wear

By Gordon Solomon Fine Art Cayman Islands Here it is, GJS August 2017 Active Wear! Wear an original artwork from my oil painting series “Cleansing Carnival.” This collection of art marks the last dance of Cayman’s Carnival’s. “Fire breather”, “Feathered Headdress”, “Sandwich Dance”, and “Movement 2” are all aspects of our colorful carnivals; Batabano and Pirates week! Visit Our […]

Cayman Islands missing men at sea – one man reported found alive

UPDATE on RCIPS report below: CITN/Cayman27 have reported on their Friday (4) News “MISSING BOATER HENRICK-HYDES ALIVE AFTER MISSING AT SEA FOR 5 WEEKS”. They report Edward Henrick-Hydes — also known as Edward Rivers — survived after more than 40 days lost at sea. Mexican media outlets say Henrick-Hydes said his companion Chadwick Bodden. died […]

Cayman Islands: Acorn International settles lawsuit against former directors

SHANGHAI, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) (“Acorn” or the “Company”) today announced that it entered into a settlement agreement on July 28, 2017 (concluding with the related share buyback onAugust 3, 2017) (the “Settlement Agreement“) relating to (among other things) a claim filed on December 1, 2016 in the Grand Court […]