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Archives for May 30, 2019

2019 Hurricane message by Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA

Each year as I prepare to work on this annual Hurricane message to you I do so with a certain amount of trepidation because as I put pen to paper, none of us knows what this hurricane season is going to bring. Too, I am reminded of that 16th Century English phrase – “Speak of […]

Cayman Islands Government to receive Berthing Facilities bids

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (30 May, 2019) Final bids from the companies vying to construct the cruise berthing piers and expanded cargo facility are due to be submitted to Government tomorrow, Friday 31st May, 2019, marking the successful completion of another significant milestone in the project’s procurement process. Upon receipt, the bids will be evaluated […]

The Editor speaks: June is almost here

June is the month of my birthday and, coincidentally and more importantly, also “welcomes” in the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. However, typically, according to the Weather Channel, storm activity is typically slow through July and most systems form in the western Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico. “The National Hurricane Center selected the June […]

Caribbean Journal names Cayman Airways “Best Airline”

The National Airline of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL), has racked up another “Best Airline” award, this time by the Caribbean Journal (CJ). The award follows on the heels of Cayman Airways recently being named TripAdvisor’s “Best Airline in the Caribbean” and a top “Specialty and Leisure Airline” within the entire North America […]

New date confirmed for Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum

The second annual Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 19. The Forum, hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development, will take place at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa and will feature an impressive line-up of industry leaders and government officials presenting on key […]

OffshoreAlert Daily Digest for May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019 Irish conman Mark Nichols and Almas Capital Management settle NFA action Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on Twitter Irish conman Mark Nichols and his commodity trading advisor Almas Capital Management – who were exposed by OffshoreAlert 13 months ago – have settled a regulatory action brought against them by the National Futures Association […]

Marl Road website apologises to former Cayman Islands Minister

The Cayman Islands website, owned by Sandra Hill, Cayman Marl Road, has been forced by the Cayman Courts to apologise to former Minister of Finance of the Cayman Islands, Marco Archer. This follows on from a post they published in August 2017 alleging Archer had been dishonest in his handling of a stamp duty waiver. […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

Local Causes to Benefit from Sixth Year of Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge ·         Sixth annual DG’s 5K will benefit three deserving charities supporting some of Cayman’s most vulnerable people. ·         The popular walk/run will be held in September on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its sixth […]

Hilton celebrates 100th Anniversary with “Random Acts of Hospitality” and a new Foundation

Hilton Celebrates 100th Anniversary with ‘Random Acts of Hospitality,’ A New Foundation and a Dynamic Launch into its Next Century With more than 5,700 properties around the world – and a new hotel opening every day – Hilton continues to lead with newly announced foundation and global hospitality initiative McLEAN, VA., May 30, 2019 – Hilton, the […]

Sandals want $30 million sexual assault case tried in The Bahamas

From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Sandals Resorts International is urging a New York judge to dismiss a $30 million sexual assault claim because it occurred at its Nassau resort and should, therefore, be heard by a court in The Bahamas. In a May 17 letter to the southern New York federal court, lawyers […]