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Archives for December 6, 2018

Cayman Islands Premier concludes JMC meetings in London

LONDON – The two-day Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC) between the British Overseas Territories and Her Majesty’s Government continued Wednesday at Lancaster House.  Lord Ahmad started the day discussing Disaster Management with Imogen Parsons, Deputy Director of Readiness & Response – Civil Contingencies Secretariat, in attendance. Lord Ahmad noted that the UK continues to coordinate disaster management planning […]

Astral projections: Cayman Islands STAR trusts

By Anthony Partridge, Giorgio Subiotto, Fraser Allister – Ogier From ILO Background The Special Trusts (Alternative Regime) (STAR) Law 1997, now incorporated into Part VIII of the Trusts Law (Revised), introduced so-called ‘STAR trusts’ into Cayman Islands law. STAR trusts are unique to the Cayman Islands. They are statutory trusts which can be established for: […]

The Editor speaks: Since when was “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” a controversial holiday favourite ?

Since a couple of months ago! OK. Maybe two years ago…?* The song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” was written in 1944 and at no time ever was any question raised that the lyrics could be interpreted as a man trying to lace another unwilling lady’s drink so he could rape her! That has all changed […]

Cayman Islands NiCE beautification work continues

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – 518 unemployed persons registered for the National Community Enhancement Winter Project (NiCE) which started Monday, 26 November 2018. Of that number 343 have commenced working on the initiative, which provides up to three weeks of work ending on Friday, 14 December. According NiCE Project Manager Levi Allen from the Public Works […]

Cayman Islands: Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Initiative Phase 2 in Bodden Town

WHO:                         The National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) in conjunction with the Ministry of Housing.   WHAT:                       Official opening of the first homes constructed in phase two of the NHDT’s Affordable Housing Initiative.   WHEN:                      Saturday, 8 December 2018, 3 p.m.   WHERE:                    Affordable Housing site in Bodden Town […]

President George H.W Bush. A personal reflection (and chili, too)

By Dody Denman Houston, Texas, United States, and the World has lost an incredible leader and caring man with the death of President George H.W. Bush. While listening to the news the day after our 41st President died, the newscaster said, “Everyone is talking of their memories and stories of President Bush.” “I’m not,” Mike […]

Awesome bikes

Take a look at all the awesome bikes and gear at the 2018 NY motorcycle show By Matthew DeBord From Business Insider The 2018 Progressive International New York motorcycle show pulled into the Big Apple this past weekend. I dropped by before the show opened to the public and took in the sights. Once again, […]

Trey Ratcliff’s Burning Man Favs 5

Trey Ratcliff’s 30 Favorite Photos From Burning Man Part 5 By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs BULLETIN: I have a few Burning Man pieces going up at an auction soon to raise money for other artists. 100% of the money goes to Burning Man artists (not me, even though I am technically a Burning […]

Baptist Health International inaugurates PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman

New center will benefit patients throughout the Caribbean MIAMI, FL – December 6, 2018 – Baptist Health International announces the opening of its first PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Equipped with state-of-the-art positron emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT) technology, the center will transform the Cayman Islands into a […]

New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million. According to the 2nd edition of the ILO’s Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers , which covers the period between 2013 and 2017, the majority […]