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Archives for October 19, 2017

Another first as Health City Cayman Islands introduces new device to treat heart failure

CAYMAN ISLANDS (October 19, 2017) –  For the first time in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Dr. Ravi Kishore, Chief Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Health City Cayman Islands, has implanted a Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM) device to treat heart failure in a Cayman Islands resident. Dr. Kishore implanted the device in late August, […]

Grand Cayman’s Kittiwake Offers a Whole New Dive Experience in 2018

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Oct 17, 2017) – The U.S.S. Kittiwake, Grand Cayman’s immensely popular shipwreck, is being shaped by the sea as it undergoes its natural life cycle in the shallow waters off Seven Mile Beach. Recent rough seas moved the wreck slightly, so the Kittiwake now leans on her port side and is […]

Harneys announces expansion of Investment Funds practice in Cayman Islands

Harneys is pleased to announce Daniella Skotnicki will join its Cayman Islands funds practice as a senior associate effective 02 October 2017. Daniella is highly experienced in all aspects of closed-ended and open-ended fund formation, ongoing compliance, restructuring and termination. She has worked with top tier investment managers and fund service providers as well as […]

Cayman Islands’ Intertrust Striders go the distance

Race day is fast approaching and the Intertrust Island Striders have hit their training peak, with the half marathon runners clocking up over 24 miles this week.   Over the last eight weeks the group has run over 8,000 miles in total which is further than the diameter of earth, measuring 7,915.5 miles and well […]

Rugby: Guyana drawn alongside Barbados, Cayman Islands

From Guyana Times Rugby Americans North 7s… The National Rugby Team, commonly called Green Machine, will meet the force of their counterparts from Barbados and Cayman Islands when their Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens campaign gets cracking in Mexico City from November 25-26. Guyana who are in pool A, are the current Caribbean Champions despite […]

The Editor Speaks: 25 Years ago

25 Years ago CITN, as Cayman27 was known then, televised the very first NCVO Telethon. In those days the NCVO Radiothon was broadcast separately from the Radio Cayman studios and finished one hour earlier at 11pm. It had different presenters and entertainment. The very first Telethon was broadcast from CITN’s very small studios above Island […]

Cayman Islands litigation scholar called to the Bar after joining Ogier

Deborah Barker-Roye, an associate in Ogier’s leading Cayman Dispute Resolution team,  was called to the Cayman Islands Bar this month. Deborah is the author of two leading texts on Cayman Islands law and procedure: ‘Criminal Litigation in the Cayman Islands’ and ‘Civil Litigation in the Cayman Islands’. Before joining Ogier, she was Assistant Director of […]

Andrew ‘Andy’ Greiff, former Cayman Islands Police Commissioner, dies age 90

Andrew Greiff was born in 1926 in Burma where his father was in the Indian Survey Service. As Europe was edging towards the Second World War, his father retired and the family moved back to England, settling in Sussex. Despite the onset of the war and its effect on Southern England, the young Andrew Greiff […]

Britain’s MI5 says running over 500 terror probes

From Newsmax Britain is currently running more than 500 terror investigations, with its intelligence services operating on a bigger scale due to the increase in threats, the head of MI5 said Tuesday. “The scale at which we are operating is greater than ever before,” said Andrew Parker, head of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency, in a […]

‘We are the Mau Mau’: Kenyans share stories of torture

Death of former Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Andrew Grieff prompts the following “Mau Mau” article NOTE: The following story contains very graphic written images. Fairly rapidly, Mr. Greiff advanced to the position of Provincial Police Commander, during which time the now infamous Mau Mau insurgency affected his area of responsibility. By Jose Miguel Calatayud & […]