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Archives for July 11, 2019

Cayman: Opposition to attend 44th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference

Opposition Leader Hon. V. Arden Mclean J.P., MLA Mr. Christopher Saunders and MLA Mr. Kenneth Bryan will be attending the 44th annual conference of the Caribbean Americas and Atlantic region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, which begins on Monday July 15th, 2019. The conference will be held in Trinidad this year, and will be conducted underthe theme, “Globalisation and Nationalism: Quo Vadis – Impacts […]

The Editor speaks: Medals galore

It is so nice to write an Editorial congratulating our sports men and women competing at the Island Games in Gibraltar. At the time of writing this, on the fifth day of the competition, Cayman has thirteen medals that include FIVE gold. Our squash team have done exceedingly well as they have finished first in […]

Unprecedented numbers vote at Legal Practitioners Association AGM

Earlier this week, the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (“CILPA”) held its first Annual General Meeting to appoint a new democratically elected council. Nearly 400 CIPLA members participated in the vote at the elections demonstrating the importance of the new association as a representation of the local legal profession. Seven members of the local legal […]

Cayman: New starters join the MRCU team

         MRCU welcomed three Disease Protection Officers (DPO) to its team ·         Two recruits were hired following internal promotions ·         The third appointee is the MRCU’s first DPO permanently based on Little Cayman ·         Two veteran staffers promoted The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has recently welcomed three Disease Protection Officers (DPO) to its team. Two of the […]

A new real estate project in Grand Cayman

From Caribbean Journal A new mixed-use real estate project has broken ground in Grand Cayman. The new Harbour Walk development will be a mix of shops, offices, restaurants and bars, along with apartments, with completion scheduled for July 2021. That will include a combination of 28 retail and restaurant spaces across 30,000 square feet, along […]

Cayman: LA Bills to further enhance Cayman’s AML/CFT Regime

Government is presenting 11 bills, to further strengthen Cayman’s anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime, to the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, 24 July. There will also be two separate bills to handle administrative matters for the Auditors Oversight Authority (AOA) and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). During the fifth meeting of […]

Cayman: Maples Group mentors award-winning High School students in Young Entrepreneur Programme

George Town, Grand Cayman | Twelve Maples Group employees volunteered as business mentors to local high school students in the 2018 / 2019 Junior Achievement programme. During the 18 week programme, local high school students formed small businesses, created and produced their own products with the assistance of corporate volunteers who act as business mentors […]

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands featured in HGTV’s House Hunters International episode

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands’ Sales Executive Ruth Gustafsson was featured on an episode of HGTV’s popular television show, House Hunters International, which follows (a) different buyer(s) each episode as they search for their perfect home as part of an international relocation. This episode, filmed in the Cayman Islands in February 2019, featured a New Jersey […]

Code Cayman launches free Summer computer programming course for local students

Grand Cayman, 11 July 2019: Code (Cayman) is launching Youth Code (Cayman) 2019, its first one-of-a-kind computer programming course that will inspire Cayman’s next generation to break into the technology by learning to code. Code (Cayman) is a learning and support network dedicated to supporting the growth of the local technology industry, and ensuring the […]

Ex-Caribbean soccer official [Jack Warner] hit with $79 million judgment

AP From 101ESPN NEW YORK (AP) — A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit. U.S. District Judge William Kuntz ordered the default judgment against Jack Warner in the 2017 civil action accusing him of embezzling tens […]