September 19, 2018

Archives for June 18, 2018

Cayman Islands moving up the ‘White List’ of Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Port State Control

George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS 24 May 2018: The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, a division of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands, is on the ‘White List’ in the 2017 Annual Report for the Tokyo MoU Port State Control for the 9th consecutive year. Cayman has made consistent improvement on their performance year on year […]

Cayman Islands’ Academy SC win Boy’s FA Cups

Academy SCs burgeoning youth programme again paid dividends for the George Town- based club as their Boy’s Under 11 and Under 13 squads captured the respective FA Cup trophies this past Saturday, June 16 in the prestigious Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) competitions. In the Boy’s Under 11 FA Cup final played at the Annex […]

Cayman Islands to host the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Port State Control

George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS 29 May 2018: The Cayman Islands has been designated to host the 23rd annual meeting of the Caribbean Port State Control Committee (CPSCC 23) for the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Port State Control (PSC). The meeting will take place 27 – 29 June, 2018 at the Grand Cayman Marriott […]

Cayman Islands’ Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen

Cayfilm (mini) is back on. It is for one night only and 5 local films will be played at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.  This is a Friday 29th June event with cocktails from 7pm and screenings starting at  8pm. Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen. Born to musicians and theater  performing parents […]

The Editor Speaks: Blood

Last Thursday, another important day passed by with barely a murmur. Strange, because the subject was blood and without it no living creature here on Earth would exist. It is something we take for granted and we must certainly praise the persons who donate this precious liquid. Our Minister of Health, Hon, Dwayne Seymour, sent […]

Changes to Cayman Islands Trade and Business Licensing Law come into Effect

• Amendments to the Trade and Business Licensing Law will go into effect on Monday 18 June. • The changes aim to simplify the application process for a Trade and Business License. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Amendments to the Trade and Business Licensing Law will further streamline the application process for a Trade and Business […]

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open this year on truly global basis

Rhodes House, Oxford, 18 June 2018 The Rhodes Trust is delighted to announce that Rhodes Scholarship applications are now open for most of the Rhodes constituencies. Applications have opened to students and recent graduates from Bermuda, Canada, China, Commonwealth Caribbean, East Africa, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, […]

In this family, to come of age you must first earn scuba certification

By Chris Peters  From Omaha World Herald WOODBINE, Iowa — In the Steppuhn family, the hand-me-downs are scuba suits. Grandpa Bill has made a family tradition out of scuba diving. He and his son, Brad, tried it during a business trip to the Bahamas in 2006, and it has grown into a hobby shared by […]

Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested in diesel emissions probe

From BBC The chief executive of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal. A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he was being held. Munich prosecutors said they had acted because of a risk that Mr Stadler might seek to suppress evidence. The […]

Cayman Islands: Shanda Games- Court of Appeal confirms timing for leave to appeal to Privy Council

Contributed by Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP From ILO The Court of Appeal has ruled that for the purposes of an application for leave to appeal to the Privy Council, time runs from the date on which an order is sealed or perfected, not the date on which the judgment was delivered. Facts In the […]