October 16, 2019

Archives for September 22, 2019

Cayman Islands delegation heads to Monaco

High-level delegation to nurture relationships with key players in Monte Carlo. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – A Cayman Islands trade delegation led by the Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs (MITIAMA) will travel overseas next week.       Headed by the Premier and Minister responsible for MITIAMA, Hon. Alden McLaughlin, the group will also consist of: […]

The Editor speaks: When Scientific Evidence is not really evidence at all

Last September 15th we published a PR from the Central Caribbean Marine Insitute titled “ CCMI urges close look at downstream and long-lasting impacts to the Island by proposed George Town Dock whilst there is still time” at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/cayman-ccmi-urges-close-look-at-downstream-and-long-lasting-impacts-to-the-island-by-proposed-george-town-dock-whilst-there-is-still-time/ There was scientific evidence provided by the CCMI to suggest that if the proposed cruise ship […]

Cayman: “Pirates Week Golf Classic is back and there’s treasure to be won”

(Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Friday 20th September 2019) The Cayman Islands National Festival, Pirates Week is less than two months away and organisers are pleased to announce the Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic is back! This annual sporting event doubles as a fundraiser and encourages teams to play for some very high stakes including […]

Cayman: New interim Fire Chief starts

The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) have welcomed their new interim Chief Fire Officer, who joined the team on Monday 9th September.             During his first week, Mr. Paul Walker QFSM met with fire officers at all five fire stations across the three islands to kick off his familiarisation with the Fire Service and the community. […]

Cayman Islands representatives table unique Anti-Illegal Bingo Bill

From BEFASHIONLIKE Cayman Islands lawmakers look to crack down on legal gambling through heftier penalties Cayman Islands lawmakers have advised their goals to slam up attempts to break down on illegitimate gambling together with the recent intro to probiotics benefits of a section of legislation that, if put into practice, would improve the penalties charged on violators […]

Cayman: Scientific evidence refutes CCMI claims regarding impact to SMB

George Town, Grand Cayman: The assertions made by CCMI in its press release dated 12th September 2019, which urges stakeholders to take stock of the potential impacts of Cayman’s new cruise berthing and cargo facilities project are at odds with all the available scientific evidence. The Cayman Islands Government has produced a detailed technical paper […]

Colours Cayman’s comment on the Anti-Bullying (Schools) Regulations

Colours Cayman appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on this important issue. Our responses are structured in two parts: policy and legal concerns. POLICY CONCERNS Colours Cayman is of the view that there should be, as a matter of good policy, a pre-disciplinary stage to deal with the underlying factors of bullying. Bullying is often […]

Destination of the week

Holiday in Tuscany for 15 euros A 360 km road trip through Tuscany in a natural gas powered car for only 14.96 euros on fuel Landscapes fit for filming for the price of two cinema tickets CNG engines reduce fuel costs by up to 50% and CO2 emissions by 25% compared to petrol A sustainable […]

Cayman: Partners at Bedell Cristin named among the ‘Global Elite’

Bedell Cristin partners Alasdair Davidson, Zillah Howard and Andrew Miller have been nominated by the private client community as ‘Global Elite’ individuals and included in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite directory. Launched in 2017, the directory is a highly respected global record of the world’s leading private client lawyers and trust and estate litigators. […]

Cayman: 60th anniversary of the First General Election

Remarks on the 60th anniversary of the First General Election held after the Cayman Islands received its first written constitution in 1959 By Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Just a few short months ago we celebrated the 60th anniversary of the first written Constitution for the Cayman Islands. I said then that there would […]