November 15, 2018

Archives for August 14, 2018

The Editor Speaks: Should the Police Commissioner recruit foreign residents?

“Once again, the government is making it difficult for Caymanians to secure employment in their own country. “We reject the commissioner’s rationale that transient groups in the community should have representation in the police force, particularly in view of the role of cultural awareness and knowledge in maintaining public safety and effective policing.” The above […]

Vistra completes acquisition of corporate services business from Deutsche Bank in Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 14 August 2018 – Vistra, a leading global corporate service provider, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Corporate Services business in Cayman Islands of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Banking division. Following Vistra’s announcement of the deal in September 2017, the business in Cayman Islands will now be […]

Might be, investors [from Cayman Islands] quarrel over proposed [Belize] international airport

From The Reporter Belize Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Development, Tracy Taegar Panton, confirmed to the Reporter on Wednesday that she had been contacted by two businessmen from the Cayman Islands regarding a proposed investment for construction of an international airport on Ambergris Caye; however, neither has submitted formal proposals to the […]

Bangladesh: No job for China Harbour in future

From Daily Star Says Muhith; Govt will also look into other projects where the Chinese firm is involved Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said China Harbour Engineering Company Limited has been blacklisted for offering bribes to government officials and would not get any contracts in the future. The government will take a decision about the […]

RCIPS community officers host outreach event at Cayman Islands Frances Bodden Home, 10 August

This past Friday, 10 August, officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department joined with the children and staff of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home for a BBQ and day of fun at the home. The event was put together by PC Norice Artwell and AC Tameka Joseph-Ricketts who organized food and activities for the […]

Cayman Islands Government finances show healthy surplus in half-year

In the first half of 2018, Cayman Islands Government’s finances for the Entire Public Sector has registered a surplus. Minister for Finance and Economic Development Hon. Roy McTaggart, on behalf of Cabinet, released Friday, 10 August 2018) the unaudited Financial Report for 1 January to 30 June 2018. The figures show that Government’s overall surplus […]

Inside SF’s multi-million-dollar condos

Inside the multi-million-dollar condos of San Francisco’s newly-opened $850 million residential tower — the first one just sold for $15 million By Katie Canales From Business Insider The newest member of San Francisco’s iconic skyline is officially open for use. The new tower opened in May and is notable because it houses one commercial tenant, […]

Prestigious European school selects Cayman Islands’ Truman Bodden Law School lecturer’s research

CAYMAN ISLANDS LAW SCHOOL LLM Course Leader Laura Panades had been invited to present her research at an international conference in Florence, Italy. The 7th Conference on the Regulation of infrastructures on New Network Structures discussed the latest developments on the regulation of water, energy and transport at a global level. The European University Institute, […]

Interns learn forecasting at Cayman Islands National Weather Service

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (13 August 2018) In addition to letting the Country know what can be expected from the weather on a daily basis, the Cayman Islands National Weather Service (CINWS) is also happy to share their expertise with young people, whether as visitors to the office or as interns. For 2018, the CINWS […]

Cayman Heart Fund Get Active Cooking Camp 2018

Over the last few years, The Get Active program has been involved in helping families to live healthier lifestyles through health screenings, nutritional education and motivating families to participate in regular exercise. As part of the ongoing Get Active initiative, students and their families were invited to participate in this summer’s Get Active Cooking Camp […]