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Archives for May 2, 2019

Cayman Islands Governor marks World Press Freedom Day

Quote from HE the Governor: “World Press Freedom Day is about celebrating the fundamental principles of media freedom and defending journalists and media workers as they go about their job. The work the UK is doing to push the media freedom agenda forward is one of the top Foreign and Commonwealth Office priorities. Having a […]

Australia: Angus Taylor says he did not set up Cayman Islands structure on $80m water buyback

By Annie Davies From The Guardian UK Energy minister was a director of Eastern Australia Agriculture but says he only advised on the agricultural side The energy minister, Angus Taylor, has denied he played a role in structuring the company which received an $80m government buyback of its water rights through the tax haven of […]

The Editor speaks: Press freedom

Friday May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day. Already there is one item we, in the press, can celebrate: Fewer journalists killed compared to previous year! The lower intensity of conflict in Syria and Iraq has contributed to this decrease, observes PEC. The Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) noted with satisfaction a decrease in the number […]

Cayman Islands DCFS appoints new Deputy Director

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – TheDepartment of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rayle Roberts as its incoming Deputy Director. Mr. Roberts takes up his post on Wednesday, 15 May 2019. The appointee comes well-qualified to the position having a master’s degree in social work and counselling with a minor […]

CFATF anti-money laundering requirements to cost Cayman millions

From International Investment The Cayman Islands will have to spend millions of dollars in more law enforcement officers, government officials and training to meet the anti-money laundering requirements set forth by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF). The jurisdiction was forced to come up with a “comprehensive action plan” to address shortcomings and avoid […]

Cayman Islands police release 2018 Crime and Traffic Statistics

On Wed, 1 May, the RCIPS released its 2018 Crime and Traffic Statistics, and the Senior Command Team held a press conference to discuss the main developments and trends described in the statistics with the media. Among these developments are a major drop in burglaries, huge increases in traffic enforcement and interdicted ganja, and an […]

The first annual Calico Jack’s charity golf tournament raises funds for the Cayman Islands Heart Fund

(Grand Cayman, May 2nd. 2019) Inspired by his niece, Luna in New Zealand, Devon Clark of Calico Jacks along with Marty Francis and TJ Hucker organized the first annual charity golf tournament to raise awareness and funds for the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) on April 1st, 2019. With just over 72 golfers and various supporters […]

The importance of prayer

From Dr. James Dobson’s family talk Dr. James Dobson Discusses the Importance of Prayer with Sarah Perry This is a rush transcript and may contain minor errors and/or discrepancies from the audio. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.Sarah Perry: We look forward to the National Day of Prayer […]

HSM Articled Clerk Called to Cayman Islands Bar

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Thursday, 2 May 2019): Suneeta Lee has successfully completed her articles at HSM and is now a qualified attorney having been called to the Cayman Islands Bar on Wednesday 1 May. Suneeta’s admission was moved by HSM Senior Associate and Principal, Sarah-Jane Allison, who summarised her qualifications for Justice Cheryll Richards. […]

Old pocket watches

Gregory Grozos Creates Amazing Miniature Worlds Using Old Pocket Watches (I Love the Mechanisms) From Designer Daily Gregory Grozos uses old pocket watches as the setting for his miniature scenes, creating entire worlds in a tiny space. Although many of these scenes have topics related to time, it is not the only concern of the artist, […]