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Archives for November 2, 2017

Cayman Islands police warns of fraudulent employment ad

From RCIPS RCIPS FCU Warns of Fraudulent Employment Ad, 2 November In response to an online job advertisement which has been circulating on social media and whatsapp, the RCIPS FCU is advising the public that this advertisement is a scam. An image of the ad is attached. The ad is targeted to those outside the […]

International Men’s Day Events 2017 in Cayman Islands

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is celebrating International Men’s Day this month with several interactive events highlighting this year’s theme of “Celebrating Men and Boys.” International Men’s Day 2017 observance will kick off locally on Sunday, 5 November 2017 with the Celebrate Men and Boys Church Service at 10 a.m., Savannah […]

Ogier boosts Cayman Islands team with partner appointment

Ogier welcomes new partner to Cayman dispute resolution and insolvency team Ogier in Cayman has boosted its Restructuring and Insolvency practice with the appointment of Marc Kish as a partner in its Cayman Islands team. Marc joins Ogier’s Caribbean/Asia Dispute Resolution team led by partner Rachael Reynolds, which also includes partners Ulrich Payne in Cayman, […]

Cayman Islands police seeking owners of recovered boat parts

From RCIPS Police Seeking Owners of Recovered Boat Parts Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the owners of a number of recovered boat parts. During the course of an investigation police recovered four boat engines and a boat console seat which are believed to have been stolen. These items are described as follows: […]

The Editor Speaks: The Weather Man

It was a very fitting tribute to the late Frank Ellsworth Roulstone Jr. last Wednesday (1) when Members of the Legislative Assembly stood for a minute of silence. Frank Roulstone was known as “The Weather Man” when he pioneered Cayman Islands Weather Station. He was the head man from the early 1960’s until he retired […]

Calling all Cayman Islands fish fry vendors

Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) Announces Call for Fish Fry Vendors for Gimistory 2017 For priority consideration, prospective vendors should submit applications by deadline 6 November 2017 Local ‘Fish Fry’ vendors with experience serving high volumes of customers efficiently are welcome to submit applications to participate in the ‘2017 Gimistory District Fish Fry Competition’. Since […]

Latin America is a leader in attracting investments to combat climate change, says report

The region has become an attractive market for investment in infrastructure and sustainable urban transport, and is expected to reach more than $ 1 trillion in investments by 2030. The report identifies seven areas of enormous potential to attract private investment: renewable energy, energy storage and solar off-grid, agribusiness, green building, urban transport, water supply […]

The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Board of Directors announces the 2018 Inductees

Outstanding Contributors to the Growth of Recreational Diving to be Honoured at Annual Induction Ceremony in Grand Cayman, September 2018 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, November 2, 2017 – The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) board of directors today announced the latest inductees into the Hall of Fame for 2018. New inductees Stephen Frink, […]

Cayman Islands police traffic operations result in tickets for speeding, tint, and registration

From RCIPS Over the course of last week the RCIPS Traffic Department conducted traffic operations across the island. Between Monday 23 October and Friday 27 October police set up over 10 roadblocks and speed traps and issued a number (78) of tickets. The vast majority (40) of tickets were given for speeding, while there were […]

China’s JD.com leads $19M investment in Southeast Asian online fashion brand Pomelo

by Jon Russell From TechCrunch This year has seen unprecedented interest in Southeast Asia’s startups from Chinese tech firms, and today we can add another deal to the pile. JD.com, the close rival to Alibaba, has led a $19 million investment in Bangkok-headquartered online fashion brand Pomelo. The deal, which is the largest Series B […]