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Archives for April 12, 2018

[Contains Offensive Language] Community officers and DoA recover over 80 chickens suspected to be used in cock fighting, one man arrested

From RCIPS On Wednesday, 21 March, officers of the Community Policing Department carried out a search of an address in the North Sound Estate Area with assistance from the Department of Agriculture. During the search over forty roosters were found. The roosters had all sustained various injuries, which a veterinary officer determined were caused by […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce makes final preparations for2018 Earth Day Clear-up

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is making its final preparations for the 2018 Earth Day Clean-up which takes place next week on Saturday, April 21. For over 20 years the Chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, pick up a trash […]

Cayman Islands Governor compares HSA to UK’s best hospitals

The Health Services Authority (HSA) is comparable to some of the best hospitals in the United Kingdom was His Excellency Governor Anwar Choudhury’s verdict after completing a tour of the Cayman Islands Hospital on Friday, 6 April 2018. “I just had the most wonderful tour of a hospital that has blown me away in terms […]

The Editor Speaks: Curiouser and curiouser!

“Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English). – Lewis Carroll I said the same thing when I heard Cayman’s Speaker of the House, McKeeva Bush, being interviewed on Rooster’s “Cayman CrossTalk” recently. At least I didn’t echo Alice’s next cry: […]

Cayman Islands remains busiest offshore jurisdiction for dealmaking in 2017

The Cayman Islands held on to its spot as the top jurisdiction for offshore M&A transactions in 2017, recording about one-third of all deals and total deal value, according to a report released today by offshore law firm Appleby. The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby report that provides data and insight on merger and […]

Leadership Cayman turns its attention to Immigration for latest seminar

The Leadership Cayman class held its first seminar since the Easter weekend on Wednesday, April 4, where they focused on the topic of ‘Immigration.’ The class were tasked with learning about the challenges of balancing, and delivering on, the demands of key stakeholders in regards to the immigration process, including the Caymanian public, elected officials, […]

Cayman Islands law school welcomes Dr. Derek O’Brien, TBLS-Oxford Brookes University Liaison Officer

Dr. Derek O’Brien, TBLS-Oxford Brookes University Liaison Officer, will be visiting the Truman Bodden Law School during the week commencing April 16th 2018. Dr. O’Brien will be holding a meeting with past and present students. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Amongst other matters, Dr. O’Brien will be discussing the launch of the University’s […]

Cayman Islands National Trust appoints new director

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has appointed Nadia Hardie as the incumbent Executive Director who will take over from outgoing Director Christina Pineda on 1st May. “We are certain that Ms Hardie, as an experienced professional with a wide range of relevant experience, will bring a fresh perspective to our dedicated and hard-working […]

Departure of New Zealand High Commissioner to OECS

OECS Media Release Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — New Zealand High Commissioner Her Excellency Jan Henderson, who was appointed to the OECS in 2014, has come to the end of her posting. Her Excellency paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the OECS Dr. Didacus Jules and spent some time reflecting on the […]

China’s people surveillance AI startup tops $4.5B valuation

By Simon Alvarez From Teslarati Chinese AI startup SenseTime, a company that develops people surveillance software for the country’s law enforcement, recently finished a new funding round worth $600 million. The latest round, led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, raised SenseTime’s total valuation to over $4.5 billion. According to CB Insights, an analyst firm, SenseTime’s […]