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Archives for April 15, 2019

Cayman Islands: CCMI’s Reef Lecture Series to feature visiting researcher

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is pleased to welcome visiting researcher Dr Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science (BIOS) to Grand Cayman in April. In addition to visiting the Little Cayman Research Station to explore joint projects to understand the mechanisms that will boost coral reef survival, she will present a […]

Team Jamaica expects to lead the medal count at CARIFTA 2019

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Several of Jamaica’s top athletes will miss the 48th annual CARIFTA Games, but the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is confident the team will once again top the medal standing when the meet takes place this Easter weekend (20 to 22 April) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The country, […]

Cayman Islands: Court grants Mandatory Arbitration Stay in Winding Up proceedings

By Nick Dunne, Andrew Gibsin abd Xia Li – Walkers From Mondaq In the recent case of In the matter of China CVS (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp., Kawaley J of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the “Court“) provided some helpful clarity in determining the question of when the mandatory arbitration stay under Section 4 […]

The Editor speaks: Inflation seems to be the only blot and challenge

It was good news, more good news and even more good news when our Minister of Finance, Roy McTaggart, when he gave his next three years core government forecast in the Legislative Assembly last Friday (12). He gave plenty of figures to back up the good news to support the government’s Strategic Policy Statement (SPS). […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Clean Up

For over 21 years the Chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, pick up a trash bag, and head out to local parks, beaches, beauty spots and roads and pick up any unsightly & unhygienic trash. “We are incredibly lucky to live […]

Cayman Islands JP’s congregate for Annual General Meeting

At their annual general meeting, Cayman Islands Justices of the Peace (JP) underscored the ongoing success of a free programme started by their association for the people last year. The programme is underway every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 12 noon at the Government Administration Building lobby. During that time, a JP […]

Recycling robot

Recycling robot can sort paper and plastic by touch By Jon Fingas From engadget It could spare people from the drudgery of sifting recycling by hand. It can be a pain for workers to sort recycling, both because of the safety and the sheer monotony of it. But how do you get robots to do […]

Measures to ensure good governance for Cayman Island Funds

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2019 / The Cayman Islands has established itself as the domicile of choice for offshore hedge funds. Around 85% of the world’s hedge funds are domiciled in the Cayman Islands, enabling the jurisdiction to outrank competing offshore centers (BVI, Bermuda and Jersey among them) as the top spot […]

New hole on Mars

By Mile Wwhner From BGR NASA’s Curiosity rover just drilled a new hole on Mars The year 2019 started off on a bittersweet note for NASA with the unfortunate demise of the incredibly trusty Opportunity rover on Mars. It was a sad day for the scientific community as a whole, but it wasn’t the only […]

US/Cayman Islands: 24-hour paddle in Wrightsville Beach to benefit families fighting cancer

By Terry Lane From Lumina News From 8 am Saturday through 8 am Sunday morning, 40 volunteer teams of paddlers will take part in a nationwide 24-hour paddle to raise money and show support for local families affected by cancer. The 24/Go Because You Can paddle goal is simple: Do something that you love to […]