May 29, 2017

Cayman Islands election result could see unpopular elements of Cayman pension reforms law tweaked

By Helen Burggraf From International Investment Recent reforms by the Cayman Islands government to its pensions laws, which had been defended on grounds that they would bring the country’s pensions regime in line with pension regulations in the rest of the developed world, could be affected by the outcome of a general election held on […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Sheriff Gets 4 Years In Prison For Running E-Cigarette Business Behind Bars By Ashlee Kiele From Consumerist If there’s one thing we’ve learned from movies and TV shows about prison, it’s that cigarettes are a popular currency behind bars, and apparently the same holds true for e-cigarettes. But if you’re a sheriff caught running a lucrative […]

Who doesn’t know the Cayman Islands is a great place to hide money? The Cayman Islands

From Transparency International When the topic of money laundering comes up, authorities of tax havens tend to protestinnocence while committing to ‘upholding the highest international standards’. These paper commitments are generally worth little unless they are put into practice. Take the Cayman Islands. In early May, the government quietly released an executive summary of its […]

Record attendance at Cayman Islands Lions sprint swim meet

All four clubs and the Special Olympic athletes competed at the Lions Pool for their annual sprint swim meet with a record attendance of 179 athletes.  Stingray Swim Club, Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers, Brac Barracudas and Special Olympians all raced head to head in this event geared towards younger swimmers. Meet Director, […]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. announces closing of US$20 million second tranche of aggregate US$60 million private placement of senior unsecured notes ______________________________________________________________________________ CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or […]

Letter to the Editor

What about the forgotten ex-pats? I am sure many of the ex pat voters are truly p***ed off. Without the financial guys who gambled their lives in coming here with nothing the island would have been nothing. The same people that started and ran the sports clubs. Many came and returned home and thus forgotten. […]

Rescued Chibok girls reunited with families

From sify news [Nigeria], May 21 (ANI): The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on May 7 following a deal with the Nigerian authorities, have finally been reunited with their families. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this month. The 82 girls […]

Garden gets makeover

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Builds Sensory Garden for Maple House Garden at Maple House Gets Major Makeover Maple House’s garden has been treated to a wonderful makeover. Managed by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), staff of the residential home had long wanted to improve its garden for young residents and reached […]

Proud of Them #4

Cayman Islands Proud of Them Bios – Kayla Ramos and Isaiah Robinson Kayla Ramos – Academics – 23 – West Bay Kayla Ramos has a passion for working with children, so it is only fitting that she is on the path to become a teacher. Her niche, and self-proclaimed calling, is in special education. The […]

CBP advises on summer travel to the US and the Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Memorial Day weekend kick starts the summer travel season. US Customs and Border Protection has invited travelers to learn the guidelines concerning international arrival at any port of entry, particularly those arriving from international destinations into Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. At the […]