December 12, 2018

Archives for November 8, 2018

Cayman Islands Legislation sets foundation for new Unified Border Agency

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Recently proposed legislation by the Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration aims to provide the legal framework for the establishment of a new intelligence-driven border control agency. The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Department (CBC), a merger of existing customs and immigration entry and landing functions, will commence operations on […]

Cayman Islands: Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

WHO: Protocol Office WHAT:  Remembrance Sunday Ceremony  WHEN: Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 10.45 a.m. Attendees and participants are asked to be assembled and seated by 10.30 a.m. WHERE:                           Grand Cayman – Cenotaph, Elmslie Memorial Church; Cayman Brac – Cenotaph, District Administration Lawn, Stake Bay PARTICIPANTS:              Grand Cayman – His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn […]

Another invasive species found on Grand Cayman during Green Iguana cull

A second invasive lizard species has turned up during the Department of Environment’s (DoE) ongoing hunt for Green Iguanas. This Knight Anole (Anolis equestris – see attached photograph) was discovered last week at Vigoro Nursery on Agricola Drive in Lower Valley. The species has been seen previously on Grand Cayman, but is not currently believed […]

Cayman Islands Governor visits Bodden Town Heritage Day

Bodden Town Heritage Day was His Excellency Governor Martyn Roper’s first trip up to the Eastern districts on Wednesday, 7 November. Mr. Roper was met at Gun Square by the district’s MLAs who welcomed him to the Islands’ former capital. Minister for Health, Housing, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour; Deputy Leader of the […]

The Editor Speaks: Why we remember them

This holiday weekend and more particularly this Sunday (11), is held each year to remember all those brave souls who fought for us in the two World Wars. Many lost their lives. This year is particularly important as it marks 100 years of the agreement between the Allies and Germany on November 11, 1918, to […]

Harneys advises StoneCo Ltd on $1.4 billion IPO and listing on NASDAQ

Harneys advised StoneCo as Cayman Islands counsel on its $1.4 billion initial public offering of 58,333,333 Class A shares, which included the full exercise of the underwriter’s option to purchase additional Class A Shares, as well as the  $100 million private placement of 4,166,666 Class A shares to Ant Financial. The Class A Shares are […]

Cayman Islands University College announces new President

Mr. Anthony Ritch, Chair of the Board of Governors of the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), is pleased to announce that the Board has appointed Dr. Stacy R. McAfee as the next President of the institution to take office on the 1st of January 2019. “On behalf of the Board of Governors, I […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce: Mentoring Cayman receives record enrollment

High school can be one of the most challenging periods of any student’s life. Peer and parental pressure and the stress of maintaining good grades can sometimes lead to unintended consequences for even the most talented and goal-oriented students. Mentoring Cayman, a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, […]

Senior Canadian Trade Commissioner visits Cayman Islands

Chamber CEO Wil Pineau, CCE recently met with Richard York, Senior Trade Commissioner from the High Commission of Canada (based in Jamaica) to discuss ways to promote increased trade relations between Cayman- and Canadian-based companies. Canada is focusing its trade efforts in the region in four main areas: Clean Technology, Infrastructure development, Education promotion and […]

Thanksgiving fun, supporting Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels!

Now in it’s 3rd year, the Turkey Trot 5k+10K Walk/Run is becoming a family tradition. Trophy’s and metals will be awarded for each running category. A variety of spot prizes will be given out and a special prize is awarded for the best ‘Turkey Trot’ themed dresser. New this year is a complimentary omelet station by […]