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Archives for May 9, 2018

Cayman Islands: RCIPS Community Officer leads Robbery Prevention Training for businesses

From RCIPS On Friday, 4 May, PC Jonathan Kern, a Community Officer in Beat 9 – Seven Mile Beach South, conducted a series of training sessions on robbery prevention for business owners and staff.  The sessions, which were hosted at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa, covered a variety of robbery-related topics, including clarifying the […]

The Cayman Islands invites children to sharpen their cooking skills this summer in the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean

Limited-Time “Kids Culinary Capital of the Caribbean” Summer Promotion Features Hands-On Activities, Plus Incredible Savings and Family-Friendly Attractions Island-Wide NEWS PROVIDED BY Cayman Islands Department of Tourism GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Cayman Islands is welcoming its youngest visitors to feast in the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean and make their […]

Cayman Islands: Court of Appeal rules on dissenters’ discovery

Contributed by Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP From ilo On April 10 2018 the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal released its decision in the appeal of a directions order in In the matter of Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (CICA 24 2017). There were originally three grounds of appeal, but two of these had been effectively […]

The Editor Speaks: Things are serious Mr. Bush

Errol Bush, The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board Director has reportedly sent around emails to staff stating that things were not serious against the rumours of significant irregularities at the authority. We, and that includes the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), obviously have a very different opinion of what he considers […]

Cayman Islands Batabano Food Festival spices up with Saxon

As the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, it was fitting that Cayman’s national carnival, Batabano, had a Food Festival that delighted the senses. This year, as the Batabano Food Festival saw a record 27 vendors registered, local insurance company, Saxon, spiced up the Batabano Food Festival as its title sponsor. “Saxon is pleased to support […]

UK Evening Standard Editor replies to Cayman Chamber

EDITOR’S REPLY TO: Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Dear Paul BRITAIN — in particular London — has long had the reputation of being a global money-laundering capital. This is partly due to years of a no-questions-asked regime on setting up companies and buying properties here, but largely because of our links to secrecy havens like […]

Cayman HospiceCare hosts annual Big Bash gala event

Cayman HospiceCare held its 18th annual Big Bash gala event last Friday night at Ristorante Pappagallo in West Bay. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds go to the nonprofit organization, which provides end-of-life care to people in the Cayman Islands. HospiceCare receives $1 million donation for new facilities History In 1996, Tim Shea, a young […]

Vodafone tax redux? Walmart-Flipkart deal may come under taxmen’s scanner

By Gaurav Choudhury From Money Control Tax authorities could draw parallels between the Vodafone’s acquisition of Hutchison Whampoa’s telecom assets in India in 2007. Question marks loom over potential tax disputes over Walmart’s majority buyout of online Flipkart, likely to be announced today, in what could be a throwback to the row that British telecom […]

Young Caymanian Leadership Award recipient Faith Gealey calls our community to mentorship

Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA) Recipient Faith Gealey is actively fulfilling her mission this year to encourage mentorship. Since receiving her award last November, Faith has presented at more than a dozen engagements and has spoken to approximately 5,000 people in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac including the Girls Brigade, Big Brother, Big Sister, Cayman […]

Iran nuclear deal: UK won’t walk away, says Boris Johnson

From BBC Britain has “no intention of walking away” from the Iran nuclear deal despite the United States pulling out, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says. Mr Johnson told MPs the UK would “strive to preserve the gains” made by the international agreement. The 2015 deal curbed Iran’s nuclear activities in return for the lifting of […]