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Archives for October 3, 2018

Cayman Islands: Ackeem Hyde training with San Antonio FC

Nineteen year-old Under 20 national team and Future SC defender Ackeem Hyde is currently on a professional tryout with United Soccer League (USL) team San Antonio FC in Texas in the United States. San Antonio FC play in the Western Conference in the USL, which is the world’s largest Division II professional soccer league with […]

CIMPA Conference inspires Cayman Islands’ marketers to look to the future

George Town, Grand Cayman: The local marketing community turned out in force for the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association’s (“CIMPA”) fifth annual marketing conference on 25-26 September. Held at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, this year’s event offered local marketers two full days of workshops, presentations, panel sessions and interactive activities, all focused around […]

Cayman Drama Society: What’s on this October – Performance for youths, and free story readings!

We have a lot coming up for youths in the next fortnight: FAIRYTALE SHORTS PERFORMANCE: HANSEL AND GRETEL *Sat 6th October sees a mini-performance of Hansel and Gretel by our adult actors class. There are two showings (11.30am and 12.30pm) aimed at 4-8s but with all ages welcome. Tickets should be purchased in advance at […]

The Editor Speaks: Overtime and more overtime

It has been well overtime for an explanation on the circumstances that led the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) to exhaust its personnel 2017 budget more than three months before the end of the financial year. Finally, an Internal Audit Service review requested by Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, has revealed many problems […]

19th American Regional Meeting – Ryder: Social dialogue, the key to a future of work with social justice (MEDIA)

PANAMA CITY (ILO News) – ILO Director-General Guy Ryder opened the 19th American Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO) with a call for genuine social dialogue as a means of building a future with social justice and decent work for all. “We cannot expect the changes we want in terms of labour relations […]

Chief Justice in Trinidad loses Privy Council appeal

From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad Chief Justice Ivor Archie has lost his case at the Privy Council, in which he had sought to stop the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) from inquiring into the allegations against him. The Chief Justice had maintained that there was apparent bias, bad faith and […]

Cayman Islands Customs Basic Training Graduation

WHO: Collector of Customs, Mr. Charles Clifford WHAT: Customs Officer Basic Training Graduation Ceremony 2018 WHEN: Friday, 5 October 2018, 2.30 pm WHERE: The Harquail Theatre PARTICIPANTS: Fifteen graduands, including four from Immigration, the Acting Governor, Acting Deputy Governor, Minister for Finance and Economic Development, other Cabinet Ministers, government officials and parents BACKGROUND: The Class […]

Delaware courts consider whether minority stockholders are controllers: Oracle and Tesla reviewed

By Lisa H Bebchick Martin J Crisp Marc Feldhamer Benjamin J Dionne Contributed by Ropes & Gray LLP From ILO Recent decisions in Tesla and Oracle offer new insight into how the Delaware Court of Chancery will evaluate whether, in a conflicted transaction, a minority stockholder is a controller and therefore subject to the elevated […]

Things fall apart: EX-‘best friends’ UK and Cayman Islands in fresh fight

By Irene Madongo From KYC 360 There’s been a new twist to the rather amusing relationship between the United Kingdom and its former chum the Cayman Islands. In a recent development, British financial police chief Donald Toon expressed frustration with Cayman, saying that his National Crime Agency (NCA) was “asking for information we don’t get” […]

Applications open for the World Bank Youth Summit 2018

World Bank Group Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — The annual World Bank Group Youth Summit will be held in October 2018 under the theme “Unleashing the Power of Human Capital”. The event which seeks to empower youth to find their own innovative ideas for development and provide a platform for dialogue, will gather attendees from over […]