January 20, 2018

Archives for January 4, 2018

The Editor speaks: More rubbish

It would seem our rubbish problem is getting worse and more rubbish is coming forth from Press Releases from the Department of Environmental Health (DEH). Before Christmas our rubbish collections were getting further and further behind. The reason given was labour issues, overtime put on hold and vehicular breakdowns. However, the DEH sent out a […]

Save 40% off a Warm Winter Escape at Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman

Special Offer Valid on Stays Now through March 31, 2018 Grand Cayman, CYM – January 4, 2018 – The new Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman, which is currently in soft opening and on track for completion in March 2018, is making it more affordable than ever for travelers to book a warm winter escape with […]

Harneys breaks new ground: Third Party Litigation Funding in the Cayman Islands

Harneys is pleased to announce that it has forged a new path in Cayman Islands law, acting for the applicant in obtaining the Grand Court’s approval of a third party litigation funding agreement. The Grand Court’s ruling in A Company v A Funder (unreported) is significant for the Cayman Islands as a jurisdiction because it […]

Cayman Islands 2016 Investments Statistical Digest published

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is pleased to release its 10th edition of the Investments Statistical Digest. The document captures information that is required to be filed by all regulated funds via the Funds Annual Return (FAR) through CIMA’s electronic reporting systems, up to financial year-end, December 2016. Various industry trends throughout the document […]

How fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated and can con you out of your pension

By Jane Fae From Independent UK Unexpected phone calls over the weekends, fake threats of scams, fake bank accounts – they’re all things we need to look out for. But are the banks really doing enough to protect the wary older and tech-eager younger people? The risks of mobile banking, combined with the attitudes of banking institutions, […]

2018 Hurricane Prediction – cited most accurate by media – as bad or worse than 2017

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season will be as bad or worse than 2017 – David Dilley Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) GWO Hot Spot Predictions 2017 During the next several years – some areas of the United States will have hurricanes and/or tropical storms as bad or worse than Irma and Harvey in 2017. OCALA, FLORIDA (PRWEB) […]

Cayman Islands achieves largest air arrivals in November history

For the sixth consecutive month (June through November), air arrivals into the Cayman Islands have surpassed all previously recorded statistics. A total of 34,999 visitors arrived in November, an increase of 19.66% over November 2016. The statistics reflect a consistent increase of air arrivals from the core markets within the United States representing a year […]

Dangerous diseases

9 dangerous diseases that could be prevented by vaccines within the next decade, from HIV to cancer By Lydia Ramsey From Business Insider One of the best defenses we have against viral infections is the vaccine. Vaccines prepare the body’s immune system to fight an incoming infection; they’ve been credited with the widespread eradication of […]

Bomb cyclone

US: Bomb cyclone blasts East Coast, threatens hurricane-force winds By Holly Yan, Judson Jones and Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN)A dreaded “bomb cyclone” is pummeling the East Coast, hurling blinding snow and wind gusts akin to a Category 1 hurricane. More than 13 million people are under blizzard warnings, from Virginia all the way to Maine. […]

Spotify faces $1.6bn copyright lawsuit

By Becky Roberts From What Hi-Fi? We doubt we were alone in hoping that the first Spotify-related news of 2018 would be the announcement of a Hi-Fi tier – will this year be the year? But instead we hear that the Stockholm-based music streaming service is facing a $1.6bn copyright lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, […]