November 14, 2018

Archives for October 29, 2017

Cayman Islands HSA Board Chair sets the record straight

STATEMENT BY HSA BOARD CHAIRMAN The Board of the Health Services Authority reaffirms our commitment to ensuring the sustainability of a high quality, financially sustainable, and patient-focused public healthcare system for the people of the Cayman Islands. As part of our commitment to full transparency and accountability, the Board wishes to provide a full reporting […]

Cayman Islands consumer protection consultation begins

From The Cayman Islands Law Reform The Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission submits for stakeholder and public comment a Bill titled the Consumer Protection and Guarantees Bill, 2017. This Bill was influenced by responses to the Commission’s discussion paper on the prospect of formulating discrete consumer protection legislation and also by the general public sentiment […]

“Theatre on the River”: My ghost story for Halloween

Theatre on the River I have written this story especially for Halloween. If I tell you it is true and happened to a friend of mine who swears it happened I know some of you will still be skeptical. My friend ‘s name is John Plumbridge and this is his story:   I was twenty-seven […]

Halloween food safety tips- ‘Check your Treats’

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health Although Halloween is not an official Caymanian holiday; many local children look forward to participating in trick-or-treat activities. The Department of Environmental Health wishes to remind parents and caregivers of some essential tips to ensure your children’s treats are safe this Halloween. Ensure that children eat a hearty […]

Auburn HCOB student launches flyboard business [in Cayman Islands]

By Natalie Beckerink | Campus Writer From The Plainsman Alexis Goldhagen, senior in marketing, launched her business before she made it to her graduation day. Goldhagen had heard of flyboards before from the internet but had never seen one in person before until going on a spring break trip to Grand Cayman. Goldhagen said that […]

The Editor Speaks: The ‘great actor’

If anyone should get the Great Actor of the Year Award it is Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders. To my knowledge I have never met the gentleman although I know he was present at a party I was at but he chose to hide away in a corner somewhere with people he knew. I thought […]

Cayman Islands 2017 Throne Speech

Delivered by Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, CB October 2017 / Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly Building Mr Speaker, Honourable Members of the Legislative Assembly, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I join you in this House for my last time, and will outline the Government’s plans for its first two-year budget, covering the financial years 2018 […]

FBME reinstate Cayman Islands holding company, request rehearing

By Stelios Orphanides From Cyprus Business Mail The owners of the Tanzania-based FBME Bank filed a petition at a US court requesting a fresh hearing of an appeal, which was rejected because the holding company, FBME Ltd, could not sue after it was struck off a year ago by the Cayman Islands. “There has been […]

Seminar to bring industry up to speed on newly revised Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

As the financial services industry looks to implement changes in their procedures to comply with the revised Anti-Money Laundering Regulations which came into effect earlier this month, a new seminar aims to quickly bring all professionals up to speed on the changes. Consulting firm, FTS, is organizing a seminar on November 9th, featuring Mr. Francis […]

Cayman Islands 2018 – 2019 Budgets

Maintaining Fiscal Prudence: An Inducement to Growth From: Hon. Roy M. McTaggart JP, MLA Minister for Finance and Economic Development 27 October 2017 Mister Speaker, it is my honor and privilege to rise today and speak to The Appropriation (Financial Years 2018 and 2019) Bill, 2017. The Budgets supported by this Bill cover a number […]