December 13, 2018

Archives for October 2, 2018

Internal Audit Findings in Cayman Islands DEH Overtime Enquiry

In November 2017 Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn requested that the Internal Audit Service review the circumstances that led the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) to exhaust its personnel budget more than three months before the end of the financial year. An Internal Audit team worked in three phases to complete their investigation […]

Carey Olsen adds aviation finance partner in Cayman Islands

Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed corporate and finance lawyer Richard Munden as a partner in its Cayman Islands office. Munden advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions with particular expertise in aviation finance and other asset finance matters including asset-backed securitisations. He also specialises in financing for hedge funds and […]

Cayman Islands: UCCI offers Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management

The University College of the Cayman Islands announces its Master’s degree in Human Resource Management (MHRM), a graduate programme that enhances the skills of current and aspiring HR professionals. It is designed through collaboration with the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) and is tailored to suit those working in the Cayman Islands […]

The Editor Speaks: Blinkered

Horses wear blinkers to keep the horse focused on the path ahead of him/her and limit his/her peripheral vision to avoid distractions. This would also seem to apply to our politicians when it comes to the Cruise Ship Piers and what side of the fence you are on. Everyone wants to know the names of […]

Cayman Islands Premier meets ship owners in Athens

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following on from a very successful visit to Monaco to support the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) at the annual yacht show, The Premier, Hon Alden McLaughlin, accompanied by the Chairman and the CEO of MACI travelled to Athens for meetings with Greek merchant ship owners and movers […]

Treaty pushes for environmental justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

By: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah From Open Global Rights Despite closing space for civil society, the new Escazú Agreement—which offers protection measures for environmental groups and defenders—is a shining example of citizens organizing in creative ways to fight for social justice. After many judicial delays, the trial for the assassination of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres began […]

Tropical storm may brew next week as it spreads downpours from Caribbean to Bahamas, southeastern US

By Alex Sosnowski, From AccuWeather A broad area of showers and thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over the part of the Caribbean this week and has the potential to culminate into a tropical depression or storm as it drifts northward toward Florida and the Bahamas next week. AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring an area of […]

Cayman Islands Book Fair 2018

To All Authors Are you registered for the BOOK FAIR? If not, please remember that the deadline for registration is this Friday, 5 October. You will need to complete a registration form and submit it via email or in person to the George Town Library. Also, please kindly assist with promotions by forwarding the attached […]

Cayman Islands: School buses and other road safety tips

Schools across the Cayman Islands have just completed their first month of the fall term; most motorists have noticed a tremendous increase in traffic around the island, especially in the before- and after-school hours.  Police have noticed and received reports of some dangerous behaviour on the road, especially around school buses. The RCIPS would like […]

Disturbance likely to develop below Cayman Islands

From Mike’s Weather Page Our western Caribbean spot is highlighted by the NHC this AM at 20%. Shear expected to relax as it heads generally northward. Conditions could be favorable for development with high ocean heat content (warm deep water), positive MJO (promotion of thunderstorms), and low SAL (lack of dry air). Will watch close. […]