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Archives for May 1, 2019

Cayman Islands: OLEA breaks ground at Camana Bay

On Friday April 26, 2019, Dart Real Estate and NCB Group executives, Cayman Islands Government officials and future homeowners were present at the groundbreaking for OLEA, a joint venture between the two development companies. OLEA is the first Camana Bay for-sale residential project, located a short walk away from the Camana Bay Town Centre. The […]

Cayman Islands Cruise Port Referendum Petition reaches 90%

Campaigners for Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) Cayman have announced that they have reviewed and verified over 90% of the petition signatures required to a trigger a people’s initiated referendum under section 70 of the constitution. With just 500 signatures to go, the grassroots campaign aims to give the voting public the right to make a […]

Cayman Islands: Island Heritage’s CharityDrive is right around the corner

Island Heritage Insurance is gearing up for its annual CharityDrive, set this year for the 7th, 8th and 9th May. Now in its eighth year, the Island Heritage CharityDrive is one of the island’s most highly-anticipated charitable events, through which the company has donated over CI$230,000 to some 18 different local charities. This year’s participating charities are […]

Cayman Islands Opposition objects to waiving of backlog of vehicle licensing fees

The Hon. Ezzard Miller, Leader of the Official Opposition, has raised concerns about the Cabinet’s announced amnesty for owners of unlicensed vehicles, particularly with respect to the waiving of a backlog of millions of dollars in fees owed to Government. “I am disappointed to see that the amnesty includes a waiver of the backlog of […]

Cayman Islands DCI to help real estate agents, dealers, with mandatory registration

Real estate agents and brokers, and dealers in precious metals and stones, will be assisted with Government’s mandatory registration process during half-day workshops organised by the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI)’s regulatory staff.  DCI will send invitations for the workshops, both of which will be held on 9 May, directly to agents, brokers, and […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Caribbean ideals of Alister Mcintyre

By SIR RONALD SANDERS From Tribune242 SIR Meredith Alister McIntyre was born in Grenada but for much of his life, dedicated to promoting the interests of the Caribbean, few knew his birth place. What they knew was that he belonged to a group of West Indian thinkers whose identity was West Indian and who worked […]

JTC secures Cayman Islands trust licence and appoints new MD

From Wealth Adviser JTC been granted a trust licence by The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) allowing the firm to offer a broad range of trust administration services through the Cayman Islands. JTC’s new trust offering will be international in focus and form part of its global Private Client Services (PCS) Division. In regional terms, […]

Cayman Islands DCI new board policies implemented

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Commerce & Investment (DCI) is continuing to make improvements for its customers and ensure effective Anti-Money Laundering Regulation by introducing four new Board policies.            These measures come into force on Monday, 1 May 2019 and are driven by DCI’s new responsibility as a supervisor […]

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will accord an Official Funeral to the late Herman W. Liburd, Esq., J.P., who served as Honourable Speaker

The official funeral will take place at the Gingerland Methodist Church in Nevis on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. The public viewing will start at 12:45pm on Saturday, after which tributes will be held from 1:15pm until the service begins at 2:00pm. The Federal Cabinet has agreed to accord an official funeral to the late Herman […]

Are robot therapy dogs as effective as the real thing?

By Laura Goldman From Care2 As her Alzheimer’s disease progressed, Nancy Stevens was no longer able to care for her beloved Goldendoodle, Golden Bear. She was distraught when the dog had to be taken away from her and re-homed with family friends. This heartbreaking situation inspired Stevens’ son, Tom, to launch a business calledTombot in 2017 and develop […]