September 20, 2019

Jamaican OCG now in Possession of Legal Opinion from Queen’s Counsel confirming validity of OCG’s Positions on Independent Oversight Panel (IOP)

The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is now in possession of a formal written Independent Legal Opinion, from eminent Queen’s Counsel, Jacqueline Samuels-Brown, which supports the legal validity of the OCG’s contentions regarding the Government’s Independent Oversight Panel (IOP). The IOP was established in April by the Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. […]

Tingyl (Cayman Islands) issue $500 million bond

In a landmark deal for the Asian food and  beverages sector, China-based food producer Tingyl (Cayman Islands) Holdings Corp (Tingyl) has, for the first time, issued a $500 million dollar bond at 3.875 percent notes due 2017. The notes are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Representing Tingyl   was Sidley Austin, while Linklaters advised the […]

First Caribbean bomb hoaxer was suffering from depression

Eliza Rivers, 22, and mother of two children was suffering from severe depression when she made two calls to the First Caribbean Bank in George Town, Grand Cayman, two years ago in March 2010. The first call was to inform the bank that there was a bomb in all of their branches and they had […]

Caribbean leaders sharpen fisheries focus

Member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) now have a more focused agenda for improving sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, coming out of the 6th Meeting of the CRFM’s Ministerial Council, hosted on Friday, June 15, in Nassau, The Bahamas. Outgoing chairman of the Ministerial Council, Minister Hilston Baptiste of Antigua and Barbuda, urged […]

PLP: Richards way off base on Cayman term limits

Public Relations Officer for the Progressive Labour Party Curtis Williams fired back yesterday on the Shadow Minister of Finance’s call for the lifting of term limits in Bermuda. One Bermuda Alliance MP ET Bob Richards on Monday suggested Bermuda would do well to follow the lead set by the Cayman Islands on the issue of […]

Latest CPI figures released and costs are rising

The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures have just been released by government and although inflation (despite the recession) increased only marginally (0.1%) compared to 2011 we, here in the Cayman Islands, spend a lot more on fuel (6.4%). These latest CPI figures relate to the first quarter of 2012 and one has to dig […]

Maples and Calder makes big donation to UWC Cayman Islands

UWC Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the donation of US$25,000 by the Maples Foundation to support its scholarship programme. Each year, UWC Cayman Islands selects outstanding students from a pool of academically talented and service-oriented Caymanian applicants to attend the various worldwide UWC campuses on full scholarship. It is through the continued support of […]

Deutsche Bank maintains significant support of UWC Cayman Islands

UWC Cayman Islands has recently received a generous donation of US$20,000 from Deutsche Bank (Cayman Islands) Limited to help support its scholarship programme for exceptional Caymanian students. Deutsche Bank began its support to mark UWC Cayman Islands’ 25th anniversary in 2009 and has continued to provide financial assistance annually since that time. UWC Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands & BVI Tax Evasion Files link spectacular Secret Services Dark Jet Clip Carroll Trust Case

Further to our story “Billion-dollar tax evasion fraud case now linked to Cayman Islands” that appeared in iNews Cayman’s online edition on May 29th concerning the Carroll Foundation Charitable Trust being in the centre of Britain’s longest running, largest criminal conspiracy and corruption scandal in modern economic history. There was speculation in that article that […]

Digicel Sponsors Cayman Islands Flag Football League “Digicel’s Sponsorship Value worth CI $6,000.”

Wednesday, June 20, 2012, GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN –Digicel made another bold move by adding the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association to their list of sponsorships.  It was announced today that Cayman’s Bigger, Better Network had agreed to a sponsorship value of CI$6,000 with the league’s representatives.  The sponsorship includes a combination of cash and […]