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Archives for August 23, 2017

Cayman Islands ORIA renovation reaches half-way mark

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (23 August 2017) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport, has reached the half-way mark with the renovation and expansion of the terminal. The project will almost triple the current size of the airport and was designed to accommodate over two million passengers […]

Cayman Islands appoints first-ever Ombudsman

The Cayman Islands Government has appointed its first-ever Ombudsman, under the provisions of the Ombudsman Law, 2017. The successful candidate, Sandy Hermiston, is currently General Counsel for the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner for Alberta, Canada. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer to this new position, 27 years of which […]

Cayman Islands: Collas Crill advises on multi-million buyout

Collas Crill has advised Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation on its acquisition of Quintel Cayman, Ltd. by way of statutory merger with Cirtek’s Cayman subsidiary, Cirtek Cayman Ltd valued at approximately $77million. Founded in the Philippines and listed on the Philippines stock exchange, Cirtek is engaged in providing manufacturing solutions for value-added, highly integrated radio frequency […]

Four Mourant Ozannes Cayman lawyers feature in Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds guide

Four Cayman lawyers at Mourant Ozannes have been recognised in the Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds 2018 guide, a comprehensive guide of the leading professionals across the globe who specialise in private funds work. Nine Mourant Ozannes lawyers in the Channel Islands were also recognised. The Cayman based lawyers recognised in the guide were partners […]

The Editor Speaks:

Alone Alone, all alone Nobody, but nobody Can make it out here alone. There are some millionaires With money they can’t use Their wives run round like banshees Their children sing the blues They’ve got expensive doctors To cure their hearts of stone. But nobody No, nobody Can make it out here alone. Alone, all […]

Caribbean urged to fully embrace digital technology

From Jamaica Observer NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Guyana’s Minister of Public Telecommunications, Cathy Hughes, on Tuesday said that the Caribbean needs to commit to digital developments in the media, warning that telecommunications and digital technology are changing rapidly. Addressing the 48th annual general assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) in Bahamas, Hughes said technology […]

Cayman Islands Cancer Registry sees 50% monthly increase in registration rates

The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry has increased its pool of voluntary enrollees of cancer survivors by a monthly average of 50 percent since the start of 2017, moving the registry one step closer in its efforts to better understanding cancer and developing strategies to mitigate its risks in the Cayman Islands. “This increase in registration […]

Howard Hospitality GrouP (HHG) Reveals new details on Pageant Beach development

Property to Preserve and Celebrate Integrity of Grand Cayman’s Natural Beauty with Unique Features & Panoramic Views George Town, Cayman Islands – August 23, 2017 – Howard Hospitality Group (HHG), an international hotel investor, developer and operator, today revealed the latest details surrounding a development planned for the former Pageant Beach site in Grand Cayman. […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Finance sets out 2018 Strategic Policy Statement in Legislative Assembly

Delivered by Hon Roy McTaggart Wed August 23 2017 Introduction Mister Speaker, It is my distinct privilege to rise today and speak to the Government’s 2018 Strategic Policy Statement or SPS. The SPS outlines the Government’s medium term fiscal plans, broad strategic outcomes and policy priorities for the next three financial years which cover the […]

Can Malaysia take the lead?

Freedom United have asked  our readers to take their Commonwealth campaign to the next level. Will you help them? From Freedom United: Call on the Malaysian Prime Minister, as the future Chair of the Commonwealth, to support the adoption of an anti-slavery agenda. Early next year, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be […]