December 12, 2018

Archives for November 14, 2018

HSM Litigation\Insolvency Attorney Called to Cayman Islands Bar

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 14 November 2018): HSM’s newest Senior Associate Adam Crane has been called to the Cayman Islands Bar. Adam’s admission was moved by HSM Partner Ian Lambert, who summarised his qualifications for Justice Richard Williams. Adam hails from Nova Scotia, Canada and has substantive experience in commercial litigation, insolvency, restructuring […]

The Editor speaks: Are people worth as much today as yesterday?

My Editorial was prompted by an article we published today from TechCrunch titled “Make people valuable again”. I have been wondering recently, with the increasing use of robots, are we phasing ourselves out of being useful employees. If you believe that is a long way off when robots can do all our jobs, especially the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Statement on progress of ISWMS negotiations

Negotiations between CIG and the Preferred Bidder (PB) have been going well.  CIG and the PB have been in numerous meetings over the last year to get to the stage where we can finalize the ISWMS Contract and it has included the following: CIG and the PB have updated the technical layouts for the ISWMS […]

Jamaica: It is ‘Cruz’, not ‘Prekeh’, say Cops – Much-feared gangster still on the run

By Adrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor From Jamaica Gleaner Residents of Cambridge and Retrieve in St James are begging the security forces not to leave their community until wanted man Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot is caught as they fear his wrath following yesterday’s killing of his right-hand man in a gun battle with the security forces. […]

Miss Cayman Islands Universe gets ready for world stage

Caitlin Tyson, the reigning Miss Cayman Islands Universe, has begun preparations for the upcoming 67th annual Miss Universe pageant in December in Thailand. She is currently in the U.S. training with Anatasga Pierre, a renown pageant coach who provides guidance in the areas of runway, etiquette and wardrobe, among other things. Committee Chairperson, Derri Dacres-Lee, […]

Cayman Islands Premier makes statement to LA on Scranton Park

Statement to the LA – Scranton Park By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 14 November, 2018 Mr. Speaker, during the last Administration, the Hon. D. Kurt Tibbetts, then Minister for Lands, received approval from Cabinet to purchase property behind the Government Administration Building when that property came on the market. That property, Mr. […]

Cayman Islands: Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday takes place on Saturday, 24 November The public is encouraged to “Shop Small” in support of local micro & small businesses Several small businesses will have special offers for the initiative   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – This month the public is encouraged to ‘shop small’, as the Cayman Islands Small Business Association […]

The Stars Foundation announces collaboration with UN World Orphans Day Promotion Committee

THE STARS FOUNDATION joined in partnership with the UN WORLD ORPHANS DAY PROMOTION COMMITTEE in a Petition Conference in New York City on October 15, 2018. The purpose of the Petition Conference was to rally international collaborators who support an agenda to petition the United Nations to observe World Orphans Day, as the second Monday […]

Becoming hurricane resilient: New GIS spatial planning to inform decision making

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — Today marks the globally celebrated Geographic Information System (GIS) Day which shines a spotlight on a leading technology which is helping tackle climate change, food security, disasters and poverty in OECS Member States. The technology which uses satellite imagery, can electronically collect, store, analyse and share spatial data from health statistics […]

Gadget of the week

PlusOneCoin made a cryptocurrency for upvotes By John Biggs From TechCrunch A team of developers have made something called PlusOneCoin, a clever cryptocurrency that essentially allows owners to upvote content on two financial sites, ADVFN and Investorshub. The idea — to reward people for accessing content and, more importantly, interacting with it — is something […]