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Archives for September 17, 2017

Cayman Islands: wounding at Frank Sound

From RCIPS Sep 17 2017 7:29pm The Police are currently on scene at a residence in Frank Sound following a report of a serious wounding. Updates to follow.  

Cayman Islands HSA launches Patient and Family Advisory Committee

The Health Services Authority (HSA) launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee on Tuesday, 12 September, as part of its deliberate strategy to enhance the patient experience at all its facilities, improve services, standards, quality of care and raise the public profile of the organisation as the premier healthcare system in the Cayman Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce: Small Businesses Centre of Attention at Chamber Open House

From CICC Almost a dozen small businesses were showcased at the inaugural Chamber Open House on Thursday, September 7. A selection of members from a variety of industries arrived at the Chamber offices in Governors Square to showcase their products and services, and to network with fellow businesses and members of both the Chamber and […]

SMP partners to expand in Cayman Islands

SMP Partners and Cayman National Corporation Ltd. (CSX: CNC) KY (“CNC”), today announced that SMP has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire the book of business and certain staff of Cayman National Trust Co. Ltd., in the Cayman Islands. SMP Partners Group Chairman Steve McGowan said, “This acquisition cements our position in […]

St. Lucia PM visits Cayman Islands Medical Centre and hurricane-ravaged Turks and Caicos

As the Government of Saint Lucia works towards developing and improving various aspects of Saint Lucia’s health sector and explores the area of medical tourism, officials have been examining different models and health institutions in other countries. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet, Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Honourable Guy […]

The Editor Speaks: Well done Cayman Airways pilots

It is actually a rare occurrence thankfully to have an emergency landing here in the Cayman Islands. We did have one last Thursday (14) when Cayman Airways’ Tampa flight KX200, operated by VP-CNG, had to return to Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) shortly after its 11:50am takeoff. So rare, a Rooster 101 radio disk jockey […]

Heartbreak in wake of Irma [Cayman Islands media officer reminisces)

By Val Sweeney From Inverness Courier A FORMER Inverness journalist now living in the Caribbean has spoken of her heartbreak at the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma across the region’s chain of islands. Catherine MacGillivray, media officer for the Cayman Islands Government, previously worked for Scottish Provincial Press which publishes the Inverness Courier and the […]

First-ever regional Outsource to the Caribbean Conference to be held in December

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, September 15, 2017. Over 100 industry leaders from the public and private sectors across the region are expected to converge in Jamaica this December to discuss how best to attract more business from international companies to the Caribbean in areas such as call centre operations, website and animation design, and legal and accounting […]

Cayman dispute resolution lawyers recognised as leaders in their field in Legal Week’s ‘Private Client Global Elite’ and ‘Ones to Watch’ lists

Ogier partner and leading Cayman dispute resolution lawyer Rachael Reynolds has been named in the Private Client Global Elite 2017, with Hong Kong-based Associate Edwin Gomez recognised as an up and coming talent in the Ones to Watch 2017 list. The Private Client Global Elite is an independent directory listing 200 leading practitioners in the […]

Forest sales a win, Government says, but Greens concerned over Cayman Island link

By Tim Morgan From abc au The sale of 29,000 hectares of hardwood plantations is a great outcome for Tasmania, the Government says, but Labor, the Greens and environmental groups are not sold. Resources Minister Guy Barnett spruiked the $60.7 million sale to Reliance Forest Fibre, as a deal that will allow Sustainable Timber Tasmania […]