January 22, 2019

Deputy Governor’s Awards

Deputy Governor the Hon. Franz Manderson, Cert. Hon., JP is committed to building a new sense of morale throughout the civil service. He believes the new Deputy Governor’s Awards will help. Mr Manderson explained, “The Deputy Governor’s Awards are designed to recognize the excellent work performed by civil servants in the area of customer service, […]

Andrew Strauss: England captain retires from cricket

England captain Andrew Strauss has retired from all forms of cricket. Strauss skippered his country in 50 of his 100 Tests and is handing over to one-day captain Alastair Cook. Strauss, 35, said: “For me the driver to it all quite frankly was my form with the bat. In truth, I haven’t batted well enough […]

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange : Bank of NT Butterfield & Sons Limited – announces sale of Barbados Subsidiary

Butterfield Completes Sale of Barbados Subsidiary to First Citizens Group Hamilton, Bermuda-28 August 2012: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) today announced that it has completed the sale of its wholly-owned Barbados subsidiary, Butterfield Bank (Barbados) Limited, to Trinidad and Tobago-based First Citizens Bank Limited (“First Citizens”). Butterfield announced in May 2012 […]

Registration drive

The Elections Office, in preparation for the 2013 General Elections is encouraging all qualified persons who wish to register as electors to take advantage of the registration drive which gets underway on September 1st and continues through to December 1st, 2012. The final date for registration for individuals wishing to vote at the May, 2013 […]

Urban Search and Rescue Team Increases Response Disaster Capacity

The Cayman Islands now has a certified urban search and rescue team. The team will be deployed in variety of circumstances including post impact situations such as a damaging earthquake, fire or following a hurricane where buildings have been damaged or collapsed. The team has also been provided with an equipment package to enable them […]

A-Z of Paralympic classification

The 2012 Paralympics in London involves 20 sports but not all disability categories can compete in each event. Each sport has different physical demands and so has its own set of classifications. ARCHERY Archery is open to athletes with a physical disability and classification is broken up into three classes: ARW1: Wheelchair users with impairment […]

CIBC Bank And Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Ogier and Walkers short listed for prestigious STEP Awards

CIBC Bank and Trust Company (Cayman) Limited has been named a finalist of the STEP Private Client Awards 2012/13, the only credible international awards that cover the whole private wealth sector. It is among five worldwide firms shortlisted for the Institutional Trust Team of the Year accolade. Entries go through a rigorous practitioner-led three-stage judging […]

Credit rating given to Chinese Cayman registered company

TEXT-S&P summary of Yuzhou Properties Co. Ltd. Credit rating Summary analysis — Yuzhou Properties Co. Ltd. ——————– 22-Aug-2012 ================================================================= CREDIT RATING: B+/Negative/– Country: Cayman Islands Primary SIC: Real estate agents and managers Mult. CUSIP6: 98871W ================================================================= Credit Rating History: Local currency Foreign currency 09-Nov-2010 B+/– B+/– ================================================================= Rationale The rating on China-based real estate developer […]

Another disturbance in the Atlantic to watch

Whilst all eyes are on Hurricane Isaac and we in the Cayman Islands breathed a sigh of relief at its passing way North of us and suffering only some minor flooding, there is another Tropical Storm out there. I am talking of Kirk and I don’t mean Kirk Home Centre or Kirk Supermarket, Shipping, etc. […]

ICCI graduates compete on US and UK university stage

Two graduates from the International College of the Cayman Islands are heading to Nottingham Law School in the UK this fall after Nottingham accepting their degrees because they are U.S. accredited. With a bachelor’s degree in Finance at ICCI, Arleth Ebanks was thrilled that she was admitted into Nottingham to pursue a graduate diploma in […]