November 14, 2019

Archives for February 20, 2019

Surgery in Paradise: Canadians explore Cayman Islands for Destination Healthcare

By Michael Sponagle From YOUAREUNLTD Angela Bugera was desperate for a plan B. The Edmonton-based gallery owner needed a hip replacement and until she got one, her quality of life would be poor. At age 51, she was already using a cane and eventually neared the point where she required a wheelchair. Trying to run […]

New law on validity of Wills in Cayman Islands offers ‘far greater flexibility’

From Ogier The new Cayman Islands’ Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Law 2018, which came into effect on 1 February 2019, offers far greater flexibility for international clients who wish to invest in and do business in the Cayman Islands, according to a leading private client lawyer in the jurisdiction. Ogier’s private client […]

The Editor speaks: Jump before the gun goes off?

I have to confess I was surprised to read our Leader of the Opposition, Ezzard Miller’s , “deep concern” over currently progressing overseas recruitment of a relatively large batch of air traffic controllers (ATCs), pending award of two-year contracts by the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). See iNews Cayman’s article published Feb 19 2019 “Cayman […]

OTs Attorneys General annual conference opening ceremony: Cayman Islands A.G. Hon. Samuel Bulgin QC, JP

Hon. Samuel Bulgin QC, JP Opening and Welcoming Remarks Overseas Territories Attorneys General Conference Tuesday, 19 February 2019 His Excellency the Governor, Hon. Premier, Hon. Chief Justice, Hon. Deputy Governor and Hon. Ministers of Cabinet, Hon. Leader of the Opposition and other Members of the Legislative Assembly, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Colleague Attorneys […]

Cayman Islands: CDS: AGM Notice

Fri 8th MARCH 7pm (happy hour from 6.30pm) – AGM TAKE NOTICE that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Cayman Drama Society will take place at the Prospect Playhouse, Red Bay, on Friday, 8th March 2019 at 7pm (happy hour from 6.30pm) for the purpose of the following: The consideration and approval of the Minutes […]

Cayman Islands Air Traffic Controllers recruitment

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (19 February 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) would like to provide a statement on the subject of Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) recruitment. The CIAA has been actively recruiting Caymanians to fill the role of Air Traffic Controllers on a continuous basis for many years, specifically: (All candidates mentioned below are […]

OTs Attorneys General annual conference opening ceremony – H.E. Governor of the Cayman Islands

OPENING REMARKS BY GOVERNOR ROPER (INLCUDING ON BEHALF OF THE UK AG) Thank you Cabinet Secretary and Attorney General for your welcoming words. I am delighted to see so many of you here today at what is an important date in the Overseas Territory’s calendar. As you are aware we were hoping to have the […]

Leading Canadian boarding school awards full scholarship to Cayman Islands students

PORT HOPE, ONTARIO, CANADA – February 20th, 2019 – Trinity College School (TCS) is one of North America’s most respected boarding schools and boasts strong ties to the Cayman Islands. On January 5-7, 2019, TCS travelled to the Cayman Islands to test and interview students entering Grade 9-12 who were applying to the School for […]

2nd Annual Cayman Islands Youth Mental Health Symposium

The 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, organized by the Alex Panton Foundation, is taking place this Saturday, February 23 at the Orchard Ballroom at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Suites starting at 9:00am. This year’s symposium will be covering the theme of ‘Addressing Our Past, Supporting Our Future’. Alex Panton Foundation What: Alex Panton Foundation’s 2nd […]

Cayman Islands DEH/Prison expand rehabilitation partnership

GRAND CAYMAN, GIS – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has taken on a third worker to help improve garbage collection, through its ongoing partnership with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Late last year the two agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the critical public service, whilst supporting the rehabilitation of […]