November 23, 2017

Archives for August 21, 2017

Cayman Islands: Chevening Scholarship applications open

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2018/2019. Applications for Chevening Scholarships are open until 7 November 2017, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to […]

Ogier promotes new partners to Cayman Investment Funds team

Ogier has promoted Joanne Huckle and Piers Dryden from the Cayman Investment Funds team to the firm’s partnership. Piers and Joanne take the firm’s global partnership to 54, and follow the arrival of partner Anthony Partridge in February, and the promotion of James Heinicke in the Cayman fund finance team to the partnership last year. […]

No summer break for Cayman Islands George Town Primary School PTA

School may have been out for summer, but the George Town Primary School (GTPS) PTA has been busy making their 5-year project come to fruition by creating a space for the performing arts students. The PTA and the principal, Ms. Marie Martin, have worked diligently to create opportunities for the children and are appreciative of […]

The Editor Speaks: Major renovations to a George Town landmark

I must have been taking too much of the Cayman Islands sun and gone to sleep but I missed any announcement of major renovations to one of our George Town landmarks. The George Town Hall is to receive a major renovation involving a second storey. The George Town Town Hall is also known as The […]

Low trust, high smarts

By Martin Henry From Jamaica Gleaner Some very interesting snapshot data have been rolled out by the most recent Gleaner-Bill Johnson polls. It’s not quite election time yet, with three parliamentary seats now vacant from retirement and death, so the polls can focus on how the nation feels about issues and about areas of cultural […]

St Kitts: Caribbean Wellness Week of activities promotes healthy living

From SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts – Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to be such a prominent issue that the government is taking a proactive approach to combat some of the risk factors that lead to these diseases. Dr. Marissa Carty, non-communicable disease programme coordinator in the Ministry of […]

‘The church is too divided’

From Jamaica Gleaner HIGHGATE, St Mary: After serving as an elder at the Bethel United Church in Highgate, St Mary, for more than a decade, Trevor Stoddard decided to retire to the backbench, but still maintains a keen interest in local and international religious affairs. Stoddard’s favourite Bible passage is Philippians 4:13: “I can do […]

Sky High

FOR SOME, the thought of defying gravity may spark that feeling of adventure while the thought of being 40 feet high in the air may evoke fear for others. For Devon Bates, being at height is euphoric and addictive. EASY Magazine met Devon at Pirate’s Cove, where he operates his business, Jet Blade Barbados. Devon […]

Cayman Brackers ‘unite’ to produce petition to protect rights……

Petitioning The Cayman Islands Government and 2 others Protect the rights, freedoms, and reputations of everyone in the Cayman Brac community Cayman Brackers United Cayman Islands INTRODUCTION: We, the loyal residents of Cayman Brac, along with other concerned citizens and residents of the Cayman Islands, hereby submit this request to the Cayman Islands Government, the […]

FDI from tax havens poses risks to economy

From VietNam Net VietNamNet Bridge – The cash flow from tax havens is often risky, especially without adequate technical and tax barriers, say analysts. vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, vn news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, Vietnam breaking news, tax heaven, FIA, MPI […]