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Archives for July 16, 2018

Cayman Islands: Cancel your next haircut for childhood cancer research

George Town, Grand Cayman, July 17, 2018 With just 10 weeks to go until this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave, organisers are encouraging supporters to forego their next haircut and shave their heads in September to help raise money for the St Baldrick’s Foundation. This year’s event will take place on Friday 28th September at […]

Singapore’s new structure to rival Cayman Islands funds

By Francis Nikolai Acosta From Funds Selector Asia Will Singapore’s new corporate structure for traditional and alternative managers grow at the expense of Cayman Island-domiciled funds? The regulations for the new structure, the Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC), are expected to be in place at the beginning of next year. What the S-VACC offers is […]

Hockessin couple take a dip in the Cayman Islands for a good cause

By Wm. Shawn Weigel From Hockessin Community News Kay and Jay Grant tackle the Flowers Sea Swim open sea event Last month, a group of Hockessin residents took a long swim for a good cause, in one of the world’s loveliest tropical paradise. This past June, Hockessin’s Kay and Jay Grant were joined by Hockessin […]

Cayman Islands licenses 14 captives in Q2 2018

From Captive International The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority issued 14 captive insurance licenses during the second quarter of 2018, including two portfolio insurance companies (PICs). As of June 30, 2018, there were a total of 698 Class B, C and D insurance company and 26 insurance managers under supervision. There were a total of 821 […]

The Editor Speaks: Animals need better protection

“I chopped these two wild dogs in the head because they attacked me!” Case closed. Animals cannot dispute the claim. The Department of Agriculture concluded that two dogs that had got loose and attacked someone, who did not have one sign of a dog bite on his person, acted in self defense. This person managed […]

TCI: Crown could close its case by end of July, says SIPT prosecutor

By Delana Isles From TC Weekly News There is now renewed hope that by the end of this month the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) will conclude what could potentially be the first half of the government corruption trial. Last week, the Weekly News reached out to lead prosecutor Andrew Mitchell QC for an […]

Release of detainees at Cayman Islands IDC

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – After reviewing the detention of the migrants housed at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC), the Department of Immigration (DOI) has determined that the detainees will be released from the facility pending the results of their legal matters. In response to the length of time in finalising immigration statuses for the detainee’s, […]

Cayman Islands’ local realtor’s ultimate challenge for childhood cancer research

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 15 July 2018. On July 23rd local real estate agent and ultra marathon runner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California; National Geographic has named the Badwater135 “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles Kerri will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North […]

Indonesia mob slaughters nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge killing

From BBC A mob of villagers has killed nearly 300 crocodiles at a sanctuary for the animals in the Indonesian province of West Papua. The slaughter was in retaliation for a local man thought to have been killed by one animal from the site. Officials and police said they were not able to stop the […]

OPINION: Please show them some mercy President Trump, I implore you

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian [On the 12th July] I had a lengthy but troubling conversation with a Rwandan government insider. The country is panicking. President Trump has issued a threat that they cannot ignore, even if they wanted to. I am not a mouthpiece or supporter of the Government of Rwanda. I am […]