November 17, 2019

Archives for February 7, 2019

Ross Aviation acquires Island Air FBOs located on the Cayman Islands

By Chelsea Kerley From Evaint Ross Aviation has successfully acquired Island Air Fixed Based Operator’s (FBOs). With locations at the Owens Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman as well as Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac, both in the British West Indies. The FBO on Grand Cayman, conveniently located next to the general aviation customs […]

The Editor speaks: I receive nothing, you receive thousands – for the same position

Cayman Islands Auditor General, Sue Winspear, has just released a report examining pay and benefits to the boards of directors of 24 government companies and statutory authorities. Some receive nothing and some receive thousands. Do the one’s that receive nothing put in the same hours as the ones that receive thousands? That was not disclosed. […]

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Cayman Islands Governor Roper speaks at Prayer Breakfast

Honourable Premier, Honourable Speaker, Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen First let me thank the Honourable Speaker for inviting me to this parliamentary prayer breakfast. Could I thank everyone for the wishes and congratulations I have received since confirming publicly that my appointment as Governor is permanent. My wife Lissie and I are thrilled to […]

In the Courts in 2018: an Appleby review of offshore court decisions

Article first published by Appleby in January 2019. Welcome to the latest issue of Appleby’s annual “In The Courts” publication, a round-up of the most interesting decisions handed down by the courts of our offshore jurisdictions in 2018. As always, we have organised the cases thematically rather than by jurisdiction, to show how similar and […]

Speakers announced for Cayman Islands 2nd Annual Youth Mental Symposium

An impressive line-up of speakers will take to the stage at the 2nd annual Youth Mental Health Symposium taking place in the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday February 23rd. The speakers will come together to discuss a shared vision for Cayman’s children and young adults dealing with mental health issues, under the theme ‘Addressing […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Cayman Island-based The Sri Lanka Fund to be wound up

From Daily Mirror UK Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC (GUAR) and Ceylon Investment PLC (CINV) said yesterday that they are considering winding up the US$2.23 million Sri Lanka Fund incorporated in the Cayman Island, a tax haven. Both companies, subsidiaries of Carson group, each holds 43.34 of the dollar denominated fund.“after much analysis and discussion, […]

MLAs Annual Prayer

Cayman Islands MLAs Gather for Annual Prayer ·        Annual Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast is held for 23rd time. ·        HE the Governor leads the roster of invited guests. ·        Pastor Alson Ebanks is the guest speaker. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands’ legislators joined community members in giving praise and thanks to God in song, prayer and scripture readings at the […]

How the Caribbean can follow in Colombia’s footsteps

By Matt Turner From Travel Agent Central The Caribbean has a lot to learn from Colombia. That was the theme of the Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth – Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises, one of the opening events at the Caribbean Travel Marketplace held January 29 – 31 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica. Former Colombia president Álvaro Uribe Vélez addressed […]