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Archives for December 7, 2017

Cayman Islands Christmas meat inspections 2017

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) reminds slaughtermen, butchers and livestock farmers of the established procedure regarding arrangements for the inspection of locally slaughtered animals in the Cayman Islands during the upcoming Christmas season. Ante-mortem inspection, which is the examination of food animals prior to slaughter, falls within […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Awards Ceremony

Bodden Town was amply represented with half of the 12 Proud of Them honourees hailing from that district at Wednesday’s (29 November 2017) awards ceremony. The evening’s recipients were Sarah Clair Jackson, 17, GT, – academics; Brianna Bodden,16, BT – Academics; Anja van Genderen, BT – academics; Kareem Foster, 17, BT, – Sports; Joshewa Frederick-Charlery, […]

Senior appointments boost Ogier’s finance and funds teams in Cayman

Two specialists in Banking and Finance and Investment Funds have joined Ogier in Cayman, as part of a period of significant growth for the team. Debt capital markets and structured finance expert Kristi Green, and hedge funds specialist Emma Sutherland, have both been appointed as Counsel. Kristi Green brings extensive in-house and private practice experience […]

The Editor Speaks: Living with a depressed loved one

I expect I am not the only one who knows someone close to them, who lives with a depressed loved one. I have been asked to write an Editorial about the subject, after researching it, in the hope it will spur other people to add comments with advice. The best article I have found is […]

UCCI hosts First Honours Convocation in Cayman Brac

The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) continues its year of firsts with the Honours Convocation held especially for nine students in Cayman Brac late last month. UCCI Cayman Brac Campus Director Martin Keeley said it was very exciting to have the event on the island for the first time. “I think it helps […]

First tax havens blacklist published by EU

By Jamie Robertson From BBC The European Union has published its first blacklist of tax havens, naming 17 territories including Saint Lucia, Barbados and South Korea. A “watchlist” of 47 countries promising to change their tax rules to meet EU standards has also been issued. The “grey list” includes several with UK links, including Hong […]

Giving hope to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary patients

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is recognised all over the world as a public health problem and the Cayman Islands is not an exception. In the Cayman Islands, diseases of the respiratory system account for 10% of deaths, the third leading cause of death among residents as of 2015 according to the Economics and Statistics […]

Words of optimism for Cayman Islands at 25th Captive Forum

George Town, Grand Cayman Encouraging themes of optimism kick-started this year’s 25th annual Cayman Captive Forum. Famed as being the world’s largest captive insurance conference, the Forum opened with a bang at the Ritz Carlton last week; stirring inspiration amongst its attendees with dynamic speeches and events. Speakers included TEDx motivational speaker Mel Robbins, who […]

Breast imaging in the Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

Grand Cayman, , Cayman Islands Sun, Jan 7 – Wed, Jan 10, 2018 » Synopsis » AMA/CME Credits » Accommodations » Schedule » Registration Synopsis The program is developed to provide an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of breast imaging with the goal of helping you improve your interpretative and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, […]

Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir’s Christmas Concert

By Georgina Wilcox The Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir presented their Annual Christmas Concert at Elmslie Memorial Church last Sunday (3) to a large and appreciative audience. In the first half various members of the choir gave solos or sang in small groups. These included Colson Daniels, Rudy Myles, Wardley Connolly and even the conductor […]