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Archives for June 18, 2019

The Editor speaks: Travel expenses

How does one justify travel expenses? Very easily if you work for our government. It would seem to be an open door to charge up anything and everything. To claim and obtain everything and anything. Auditor General, Sue Winspear, in her latest report said entertainment, hospitality and travel costs are vulnerable to “abuse and misuse” […]

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Michael Gourzong Memorial Classic returns to Cayman Islands for second year

The Michael Gourzong Memorial Classic will take place on Saturday, 22 June at the CIFA Field near Prospect Primary School starting at 10am. This is the second year for the event, which features adult and youth flag football and football games, food and refreshments and other family activities. The Memorial Classic is organised by the […]

Bedell Cristin grows with two partner appointments in the Cayman Islands

Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership (formerly Solomon Harris) has appointed Susan Lock and Jonathan Fitzgibbons as partners in its corporate, insurance and funds team. Susan was previously a partner with another leading law firm in the Cayman Islands, and prior to that she worked as in-house counsel for AXA UK plc in its pension and long […]

Cayman Islands: ICCI / CEC Building Partnerships to create change

ICCI president Dr. Byron Coon and his team met with representatives of Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) last week to explore partnership opportunities between the two organizations. This partnership would see students having access to expanded opportunities for the coveted internship spots with companies registered in the Economic Zones. The delegation included Kaitlyn Elphinstone, Vice President […]

Cayman Islands Ministry encourages private sector and public to support NPOs

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs (MoCA) over the years has made an unwavering commitment to five non-profit organisations (NPOs) with grants totaling almost $2.5 million annually. Recognising the important functions that these entities provide in our community, such support from the Cayman Islands Government has been consistent for more than a decade. As […]

Pillsbury just recalled 185,000 pounds of flour due to possible E. coli contamination

By Mile Wehner From BGR If you’ve been craving some fresh, delicious home-baked bread, you might want to hold off for just a little while, or at least double-check the UPC of the flour sitting in your pantry. Hometown Food Company just issued a recall of its Pillsbury brand “Best Bread Flour” over possible E. […]

Rotary Central Cayman Islands reminds community about disabled parking awareness

Twelve months after launching its Not Your Spot campaign, Rotary Central Cayman Islands is reminding the Cayman community on the proper and improper use of disabled ‘blue spots’ around the island. The reminder comes on the back of the campaign winning the Community Impact of the Year award at the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association’s […]

Passenger drowns on Caribbean Princess

By Jim Walker From Cruise Law News A passenger reportedly drowned on the Caribbean Princess during the last cruise, according to a crew member and a passenger who wish to remain anonymous. The man, believed to be in his 30’s, was found in the bottom of the Neptune pool on deck 15 of the Caribbean Princess around 5:00 a.m. […]

Chimpanzee meat being served as a delicacy in the UK and US

By Susan Bird from Care2 If you’re attending a ritzy event in the U.K., pay attention to the meat being served. Some high-end private events in Britain are offering chimpanzee meat as a “delicacy.” That’s bizarre, illegal and dangerous, primate experts say. This isn’t just a U.K. problem, by the way. Customs officials revealed a few weeks […]