February 25, 2017

This year’s top Oscar® nominated films will premiere exclusively on HBO

MIAMI, Fla., February 24, 2017 – The 89th annual Academy Awards, the year’s biggest night for cinematic achievements, will take place this Sunday, February 26th. HBO has confirmed the exclusive rights to broadcast 21 of this year’s acclaimed films adding up to over 50 nominations in this years’ ceremony. The following list of films nominated […]

Theft of boat from Governor’s Sound discovered Thu, 23 February

From RCIPS Last Thursday, 23 February, the RCIPS received a report of the theft of a boat from its secured anchorage inside Governor’s Sound near the mangroves in the vicinity of the Cayman Islands Yacht Club.  The boat is a 27’ center console, white in color, with a torn Bimini brown top laid down in […]

BELIZE: Lord Michael Ashcroft confirms terms of B.T.L. settlement

From News 5 Belize In an exclusive interview with News Five in Washington, D.C. Lord Michael Ashcroft touched on a wide variety of major stories, from the settlement of Belize Telemedia Limited’s nationalization by Government and the problems with payment to ongoing wrangles over arbitration awards and the impact of the titanic struggle on Belize’s […]

Oceana Bal Harbour penthouse sells to Cayman Islands buyer for $26M

By Katherine Kallergis From The Real Deal The 9,371-square-foot unit sold for $2,721 per square foot The first of two penthouses to go under contract at Oceana Bal Harbour has closed for $25.5 million. Records show UPH01S LLC purchased upper penthouse unit 2801 at the luxury condo development, at 10201 Collins Avenue. The Miami-based company lists Ibericlake […]

46 students graduate from Cayman Islands International College

Forty-six students from the International College of the Cayman Islands received degrees at a commencement ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton on Feb. 9. “This class is really phenomenal. These graduates achieved academically. They are professionally polished. They are critical thinkers. They have demonstrated a commitment to service. These are the career oriented values that employers all […]

Cayman Islands artist opens art studio in Cayman Brac

From Gordon Solomon Dear friends and family – art lovers! RE: Grand Opening – Solomon Studio It is with much pride and honor that I extend an invitation to you to attend the grand opening of my fine art studio and creative space, ‘Solomon Studio’. As a young man, growing up in the district of […]

Cayman Islands’ Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon just around the corner

The 8th annual Off The Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay will again be taking runners off road thought the trails, brush, beach and back roads of Cayman. Taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017, this race continues to grow each year in numbers and excitement and this year will be raising funds for their […]

Taste of Cayman 2017 supports Cayman Islands’ Rotaract clubs

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) donated CI$2,870.50 to the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman and Rotaract Blue through their raffle at the 29th Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival, to support the clubs’ continued activities within the community. “We are so happy that the raffle was a success this year,” Ms Tiffany Dixon-Ebanks, […]

Adviser network Nexus Global expands to Latin America

By Kirsten Hastings From International Adviser European IFA network Nexus Global (NXG) has expanded to Latin America with the addition of EBG International, a Chile-based advice firm that focuses on the financial planning needs of international executives across the region. Founded by Chris Emmott and Daniel Busman, EBG International offers a choice of fee-based, commission […]

Trump expected to reverse Obama’s transgender bathroom guidelines in schools

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax The Trump administration is expected to issue a letter on Wednesday which reverses federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender identities, The Washington Post reported. The guidance issued by the Obama administration last year said that denying […]