August 16, 2018

Archives for January 2018

Cayman Islands HSA forms agreement with law firm to collect outstanding debts

The Health Services Authority (HSA), following an open tender process, has entered into an agreement with a local law firm, HSM, to assist with the collection of outstanding debts owed by patients who have failed to maintain financial commitments given to the Authority to pay amounts due for medical services received at HSA facilities. The […]

Kaitlyn Elphinstone joins Cayman Enterprise City Team as marketing manager

New Manager brings years of marketing experience and deep Caymanian cultural connections to position at Special Economic Zone Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (January 23, 2018) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), Cayman’s special economic zone, announces the recent hire of Kaitlyn Elphinstone as Marketing Manager. In this role, Ms. Elphinstone will be responsible for executing the […]

The Editor speaks: Common sense

I hope you read the Front Page story in today’s iNews Cayman headlined “Obituary: Common Sense is dead”. The death of common sense article is humorous and is equally so true. There are three links where I found Common Sense sources because they have the same common thread and two of them have ‘borrowed’ some […]

Switzerland ranked ‘global capital of bank secrecy’ [Cayman Islands is third]

From SWI Switzerland is the most secretive financial centre in the world, followed by the United States, according to the Tax Justice Network, a non-governmental organization that campaigns for greater transparency. The Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Singapore, Luxembourg, Germany, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and Guernsey (in descending order) were ranked in the top ten […]

Cayman Islands: Top Jet – Cayman Islands court widens scope Of Derivative Actions

By Nick Herrod Maples and Calder From Mondaq Derivative actions on behalf of companies in foreign courts can raise difficult conflict of laws and company law issues. In an important decision, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has addressed certain previously unresolved issues where minority shareholders sue derivatively on behalf of a Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands Public Lands Commission launched

In May 2017 the Public Lands Law (2017) was enacted, and this allowed for the establishment of a Public Lands Commission (PLC). The purpose of the PLC is to regulate the use and enjoyment of public land in the public interest and to implement the Government’s policies in respect to the regulation of public lands. […]

Cayman Islands are Proud of Them: Isabella Powery and Jennelle McLaughlin

Isabella Powery, 14 – West Bay – Sports Isabella Powery has produced an impressive collection of sporting accomplishments in martial arts, track and rugby over the last several years. In 2014 she was awarded the Junior Victrix Ludorum Athletics award at St. Ignatius Catholic School. At that particular event, Isabella broke the school record for […]

UWI withdraws approval for film show with ties to controversial US pastor

From Jamaica Gleaner The University of The West Indies (UWI), Monay, has withdrawn approval for the showing of a film on its campus with ties to the controversial US pastor Steven Anderson. The university has also sought to clarify a statement carried in The Sunday Gleaner of January 28, 2018, which stated that the gay-bashing […]

Organising your wardrobe can improve your health

From WN Capacity — closet stockpiling particularly — is one of the regular difficulties in any contemporary loft. In the event that you are searching for valuable tips on the best way to arrange your closet adequately, some of these proposals may demonstrate truly accommodating: Keep the things you require within reach The first and […]

In-air emergency sends Caribbean-bound flight back to Charlotte

By Kimberly Johnson, From Charlotte Patch An American Airlines flight headed to Punta Cana left Charlotte Wednesday, but had to turn around and come back. Here’s why. CHARLOTTE, NC — An American Airlines flight headed to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Wednesday morning had to turn around and return to Charlotte Douglas International Airport after a […]