September 22, 2019

Cayman Islands reeled in ¥15 trillion from Japanese investors in 2011

The Cayman Islands attracted ¥15.36 trillion in securities investments from Japanese in 2011, the bulk from individuals seeking high-yielding instruments in the well-known tax haven, Finance Ministry data said Sunday. The amount represents a high level for Japan, although it is down from the ¥17.85 trillion invested in 2010, which was the highest since 2005, […]

300 Jamaican schools to get free Internet service from LIME

AN estimated 200,000 students at 300 primary schools across the island are expected to benefit from free Internet access through a partnership between the LIME Foundation and the Ministry of Education. Garry Sinclair, managing director of LIME Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, on Thursday said that the project will run over three years, covering 100 […]

Underwater Trompe L’eau installed at Grand Cayman Airport

It might not have taken as long as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes, but Cathy Church’s mural-size underwater-photograph installation at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport is a stunningly ambitious project — and a bigger-than- life reminder of why divers flock to this western Caribbean island. Church’s installation — which is 9 feet high and commands the […]

Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture says they will support ban on Paraquat

iNews Cayman has been shouting out loud the need for a ban on the deadly herbicide Paraquat. We have supported the Care2 action alert petition site to ban Paraquat in the Cayman Islands. We have written and published lead stories and editorials on the dangers of the toxic poison that has no antidote. We have […]

Reluctance to invest public sector pension funds in Cayman Islands entity

Frank Sinatra was onto something when he sang, “riding high in April, shot down in May.” Greenwich’s public sector pension fund lost 4.6 percent in value during the month of May, dropping from $312 million in value to $296 million. “May was a bad month,” said Peter Mynarski Jr., the town comptroller. “You have to go back […]

Slush funds in the Cayman Islands?

Another ‘cheap’ crack about the Cayman Islands. Hedge funds are now ‘slush’ funds. This story concerning British comedian, Jimmy Carr, who revealed he was involved in a legal but embarrassing (for him) tax avoidance scheme, has been making the news over the last week and seems not to be ebbing. Of course, when it comes […]

Leadership Cayman Takes to the Streets to Tour Island’s Utilities

On June 6th, 2012, the 2012 Leadership Cayman (LC) class had the opportunity to learn from the experts on the infrastructure of the Cayman Islands.  The seminar’s objective was to provide a broad overview of the present day development of infrastructure in the Cayman Islands, particularly Grand Cayman, in relation to supporting our residents and […]

Nick Shaxson hits back at Chairman of Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

Nicholas Shaxson, whose book “Treasure Islands” caused a furor here and was rightly blasted by Anthony Travers, Chairman of the Cayman Stock Exchange, has sent out a blog on his treasureislands.org website that is currently doing the web rounds. This is what he says: Yesterday (21) I finally met Mr. Angry of the Cayman Islands, […]

A TV revolution made in London?

Exclusive: A new technology could bring 3-D effects into your living room – and without any need for those awful glasses This article appeared on line on  www.standard.co.uk website To see the three videos with the 3D effects you MUST visit the link at the bottom of the article. It is a MUST see. In […]

Chamber Offers Business & Immigration Course

It becomes increasingly important for business owners to stay abreast of changing Immigration policy to ensure that their organizations are operating within the law and ensuring best practices.  It is precisely for this reason that the Chamber’s Professional Development & Training Centre (PD&TC) continues to offer courses such as “Business & the Immigration Process”. The […]