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Archives for October 8, 2017

Cayman Islands: Five Continents adds experienced alternatives executive

Cayman based corporate governance firm, Five Continents Partners, has added a highly-experienced hedge fund Chief Operating Officer (COO) to its growing team. Richard Muckle has joined Five Continents Partners this month as a director. Although new to Five Continents, he has a long association with the Cayman Islands having conducted business in the jurisdiction for […]

Cayman Islands Chamber wins International Marketing Award for the Growth Matters Campaign

The Internet Marketing Association (IMA) announced at its annual flagship IMPACT conference in Las Vegas on 29th September that the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce was the winner of their coveted ‘Social Media Campaign Integrated Strategy Award’ for its ‘Growth Matters’ animated video series marketing campaign. Hundreds of digital marketers and tech entrepreneurs from the […]

The Editor Speaks: Where the boys are outnumbered by the girls

Wikipedia states: “In anthropology and demography, the human sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. More data are available for humans than for any other species, and the human sex ratio is more studied than that of any other species, but interpreting these statistics can be difficult. “Like most sexual […]

UK: Coventry City fans’ group and club in row over Ricoh Arena court battle [Cayman Islands company involved]

BY SIMON GILBERT From Coventry Telegraph The club’s biggest fans group has published a list to back up its claim that Sky Blues are involved in legal fight Coventry City’s biggest supporters’ group has hit out at statements which suggest the club is not involved in ongoing court action over the Ricoh Arena. The Sky […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Insuring the Caribbean’s future

By Sir Ronald Sanders Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher […]

Cobinhood chief apologises over special rates for ICO fundraising

By Chloe Cornish in San Francisco From FT Jamie Foxx-endorsed cryptocurrency offering under fire for secret discounts The chief executive of Cobinhood, a Taipei start-up that has raised nearly $10m through a so-called initial coin offering has apologised for offering secret investment discounts to a Twitter personality. Critics say that Cobinhood, which is advised by […]

Island Routes named Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator for fifth consecutive year

Jamaican born Tour Company named best in the Caribbean Montego Bay, Jamaica – Island Routes Caribbean Adventures, the region’s fastest growing tour operator and destination management company, has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator for the fifth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards. Established in Jamaica just eight years ago, the company […]

Scam – Kidnapping claim turns out to be attempt at fraud [call claimed to come from the Cayman Islands

From The Richfield Reaper It can be a parent’s worst nightmare — a phone call with someone on the other end claiming to have kidnapped a child, demanding a ransom. It’s a scenario straight out of a movie, but it happened last week in Richfield when a woman answered a call from the Cayman Islands. […]

The Cruise Ship Shuffle

By: The Cruise Lady From Galveston.com No. It’s not the latest dance craze – it’s what’s going on in the cruise industry since Irma, Jose, and Maria wreaked their havoc on the Caribbean, devastating all of those beautiful, lush green islands that were once popular port stops. The question: Where do all those ships go […]

Cruise shipping sector supports UNWTO Global Conference

Cruise shipping interests in the island’s resort towns are confident that the upcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Government of Jamaica and World Bank Group Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism will offer the opportunity to discuss critical issues relating to the sector. And not only are they calling […]