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Archives for April 24, 2019

Cayman Islands adds 16 new captive licenses in 2019

From Captive International The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has issued 13 new captive re/insurance licenses in the first quarter of 2019, and a further three to-date. Furthermore, four portfolio insurance companies (PICs) have been registered and five new reinsurer licenses applications have been approved in principle by CIMA so far this year. $15.4 billion […]

The Editor speaks: Satisfactory doesn’t mean a ‘pat on the back’

If one is to read the press release from our Education Department one would think the ‘satisfactory’ grade some of our schools received was bringing home a gold medal. Sorry. It is far short. Yes, there has been some improvement. Thank goodness, because if ‘satisfactory’ isn’t achieved it is a disaster. If you read the […]

Petition for removal of Cayman Islands Attorney General started

Cayman Islands People-Intitiated Referendums have started a petition to Cayman Islands Governor for removal of Cayman Islands Attorney General The following is taken from the Petition found on the Change.org website. PETITION FOR REMOVAL OF ATTORNEY GENERAL SAMUEL WASHINGTON BULGIN QC, JP FROM OFFICE FOR CAUSE UNDER SECTION 106 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CAYMAN […]

Cayman Islands: Mental health for men and for business

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Mental health is center stage in the medical and  HR worlds for 2019. For good reason.Depression, anxiety, hopelessness and suicide are an everyday reality for many people.Evidence indicates 80-87% of physical, mental and emotional health problems are in response to thoughts. You most likely know this:                              People who say their jobs are “stressing them” list […]

Cayman Islands AML/CFT new regime

From Hubbis The Cayman Islands AML/ CTF regime includes, amongst other things, the Proceeds of Crime Law (2018 Revision), the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (2018 Revision) (“AML Regulations”), and the December 2017 Guidance Notes on the Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the Cayman Islands (the “Guidance Notes”). Mandatory Anti Money Laundering […]

Cayman Islands Telecommunications Market 2019 – Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities of Mobile, Fixed Landline and Broadband Markets

From Market Research Gazette The Cayman Islands Telecommunications report – 8th series from OGAnalysis provides a complete view of the Cayman Islands telecom ecosystem along with trends and growth factors shaping the future of the market. The future value proposition for telecommunications market in Cayman Islands to 2025 is detailed in the report. It also […]

Celebrate “The Magic of Tourism” at the 16th annual Stingray Tourism Awards

The Cayman Islands tourism industry is continuing to thrive and receive more and more accolades every day. These continuous honours would not be possible without the dedicated men and women who make up this remarkable industry. It is for this reason that the Cayman Islands Tourism Association seeks to celebrate these hardworking individuals at the […]

Madison woman’s Cayman Island gun case takes more twists as she’s tried in absentia

By Bruce Vielmetti From Milwaukee Sentinel The strange case of how lost luggage left a 68-year-old Madison woman facing potential prison time in the Cayman Islands has taken a double twist. Carol Ann McNeill-Skorupan flew to Florida to start a Caribbean cruise in February. One of her three bags — containing her .25-caliber handgun and ammunition — didn’t […]

Sweep! – Jamaica dominant in relays and sprint hurdles to cap off fantastic Carifta 2019 Outing [Cayman’s lone medal]

From Jamaica Gleaner JAMAICA brought out the broom at yesterday’s final session on the third and final day of the 48th Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands. They were perfect in both sets of 4x100m and 4x400m relays and the sprint hurdles, where they had a clean sweep in both disciplines. The Jamaicans also exerted […]

Obesity shrinks the brain

From Newsmax Obese people might show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms. The study, based on brain scans of thousands of adults in the United Kingdom, found that those with higher body fat levels tended to show differences in brain structure compared to thinner people. […]