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Archives for January 17, 2019

Premier and Cayman Islands Delegation wrap up meetings in Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Minister of Financial Services Hon. Tara Rivers, Attorney General Hon. Samuel Bulgin and the Cayman delegation are winding down meetings in Europe and will travel to New York over the weekend to speak at the Cayman Finance Breakfast Seminar where Mr. McLaughlin, and the delegation will continue to promote the Cayman Islands […]

The Publisher speaks

By Joan Wilson It is about time I had some space here and I wanted you all to know about the man whose name is on one of the smallest churches on Grand Cayman. Most of you have probably passed it on Crewe Road and not even given it a second look. The name of […]

FDI spurt from Cayman Islands after NSA Ajit Doval’s son registers company in 2016

Vishwadeepak From National Herald India The younger son of National security Advisor Ajit Doval registered a hedge fund in Cayman Islands, a tax haven, barely 13 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetised 86% of the Indian currency that was in circulation in November 2016. In a related and curious development, the FDI inflow into […]

Cayman Islands government issues update on peaceful protest by Cuban migrants

A group of eight Cuban migrants at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) on Tuesday (15 January 2019) refused food. This followed a peaceful protest that began late last week concerning: immigration processing; access to free, bi-lingual attorneys; and a desire to be released into the community. Acting Chief Immigration Officer Garfield Wong met with the […]

Cayman Islands HSA encourages women to protect themselves from cervical cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is encouraging women to take action to protect themselves from cervical cancer by educating women about the ways they can prevent the disease which include regular screening tests and the HPV vaccine. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and is […]

Chief Justice Hon Anthony Smellie’s Report & Chief Magistrate Nova Hall’s Summary Court Review

THE CHIEF JUSTICE’S REPORT TO THE OPENING OF THE COURTS 16TH JANUARY 2019 The proceedings commenced with Prayers led by Pastor Jeff Jefferson, Ministerial Secretary of the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Salutations were extended to His Excellency the Governor; the Deputy Governor; Honourable Members of Cabinet and the Legislative Assembly; Members of the […]

Cayman Islands Stingray swimmers start 2019 at a sprint pace

Stingray swimmers started 2019 with open water  beach training on New Year’s Day and have not slowed down since – with swim action taking place every weekend in January.  Board of Directors The new directors, elected at the end of 2018 at Stingray Swim Club’s AGM, assumed their roles effective 1 January. The new President, […]

Address of Colin McKie QC, on the occasion of the Opening of the Grand Court on Jan 16 2019, on behalf of the Cayman Islands Law Reports

My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Justices of Appeal, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Madam Attorney, Acting DPP, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am privileged to be able to associate myself with the motions to […]

2019 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival

The 2019 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) event will take place from February 5th to February 9th and will showcase a raft of international and local musical talent including the Island Brass Quintet, British flutist Nick Cartledge, and also celebrated talent KT Sullivan and four of her New York Cabaret colleagues, Marissa Mulder, Natalie Douglas, Danny Bacher […]

Oddball 1970s Porsche

Car Design Curiosities: This Oddball 1970s Porsche Station Wagon Looks Like Your Kid Drew It By Rain Noe From Core77 Only a few units of the Porsche 924 DP Cargo were ever made Every classic car brand has their undesirable models, and for Porsche it’s got to be the unloved 924 (or arguably, the similar […]