March 20, 2018

Another story on Cayman’s Enterprise City

Law firm Appleby helped move a client into a new special economic zone set up in the Cayman Islands where companies are exempt from work permits and taxes. In a bid to diversify and boost the economy, the Cayman Government passed legislation at the end of last year creating the Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), guaranteeing […]

Police helicopter crew obtain Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification

Four members of the RCIPS Air Operations Unit are now certified emergency medical responders – thanks to a joint initiative between the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority and the police. In addition, the Cayman Heart Fund has very generously donated a defibrillator for use on the police helicopter. The four crew members recently completed an […]

Ade-Thomas still short of $$$ for 10th NAPF Regionals in Cayman islands

– needs $190,000 to cover airfare The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) while trying its utmost to raise the required funds to have its premier athletes bring more glory to Guyana, is still short of funds to, in the first instance, enable Commonwealth deadlift record holder Anis Ade-Thomas to attend the 10th Annual International Powerlifting […]

Gay powers to 100m win

Former world champion Tyson Gay shrugged off damp and cold conditions to power to victory in the 100m at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday. Gay, the second-fastest man in history, took advantage of the late withdrawal of Jamaican rival Asafa Powell to clock a respectable 10.03 seconds into a headwind at Crystal Palace. […]

Cayman Islands beat T&T in U-19s final

Defending champions Cayman Islands withstood a determined challenge from archrivals Trinidad and Tobago(T&T) to retain  their  North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA)  U-19 Men’s rugby Championship title at the IPN University stadium in Mexico City . Cayman Islands came away with the 20-10 victory. Last year Cayman Islands defeated Trinidad and Tobago at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Cayman Islands  […]

Respite from rain as flood warnings remain

Most parts of the UK are experiencing the driest weather for days – but flood warnings remain in place in some areas. The Environment Agency has 8 flood warnings and 38 alerts in England. However, there are no weather warnings for the first time in days. According to legend, the UK will see downpours daily […]

Opportunities for the Summer

Scores of young people are now undertaking summer internships throughout the Cayman Islands government. The continuing programme this year benefits 250 students who are in Year-10 or above, including those on government scholarships. Of these, six summer interns have been placed in Government Information Services after stating public relations and marketing – including  graphic design […]

Maples and Calder conflict of interest with Ritz Carlton

In a development concerning the receivership of The Ritz Carlton, Offshore Alert – the investigative website specialising in reporting about Offshore Financial Centres, owned by UK journalist David Marchant and based in Miami – sent us an alert under the title, “Attempt to kick law firm Maples and Calder off Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman litigation”. Offshore […]

CIREBA Unclutters Real Estate Signs

The Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association (CIREBA) makes an effort to streamline real estate signage, keeping the tropical paradise uncluttered and naturally beautiful. CIREBA is well known for their community involvement and support. The Association is de-cluttering real estate signs in places that multiple signs appear.  Residents around these areas will notice installation of a […]

As China’s growth slows, the world worries

Don’t look to China to head off the ongoing global economic slowdown. With the U.S. recovery stalling and much of Europe in recession, China remains the last major region keeping the global economy moving ahead. But there was fresh evidence Friday that the Chinese dragon’s fire is cooling. China’s economic growth fell to a three-year […]