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 […]

Cayman Islands: Economic Overview (From the Minister of Financial and Economic Development)

Article by Hon. Marco Archer From Cayman Finance SUSTAINED RECOVERY The Cayman economy has been on a steady upward trajectory in recent years: in 2011-2015, GDP growth averaged 1.7 percent, slightly higher than the potential GDP growth of 1.6 percent. The past two years have seen faster growth of 2.4 percent and 2.0 percent for […]

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 […]

The Editor Speaks: Not all gloom at Turtle Farm (now Centre)

The Cayman Islands Turtle Farm continues to lose money. This time it was approx. $6M in the red. Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell said approx. two thirds of that figure – $4.5M – was due to repayment of a loan. The rest was to cover operating losses. The loan should be settled in 2019 so we […]

OFREG Enforcement Advisory Internet “WiFi” Hotspots in Cayman Islands

From OfReg Provision of access to the internet by WiFi Hotspot for a fee or other commercial benefit without a licence is an offence.  OfReg will begin taking enforcement action against any person or businesses continuing to operate without a licence, which could result in a conviction, rendering a person liable to a fine of […]

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 […]