May 29, 2017

CAYMAN ISLANDS ELECTIONS: Where to Vote

Polling Stations Listed The Elections Office has announced where polling stations will be located in the 19 electoral districts in the upcoming general elections. Officials stated that polling stations would be open for voting from 7.00am-6.00pm. They also reminded potential voters that cell phones, cameras, iPads, or any other equipment which might digitally capture images, […]

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  Ex-Cayman Islands Secretary of CIFA pleads guilty to money laundering Former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and former business partner and attaché for Cayman islands’ disgraced Jeffrey Webb, Costas Takkas, pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy in U.S. federal court last Wednesday. Takkas was a Cayman Islands resident from the […]

Flags to be lowered in Cayman Islands following Manchester attack

At the request of the Governor of the Cayman Islands, all flags should be lowered to half-mast as a mark of respect for victims of the suicide-bombing in Manchester, U.K. last night (Monday, 22 May 2017). The correct procedure for half-masting a flag is to raise the flag to the normal flying position and then […]

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Foster Care Cayman Islands Recruitment Drive at Grand Old House The Foster Care and Adoption Team is holding a Foster Care Recruitment Drive in the Colonial Room of the Grand Old House from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The meeting is for people who want to know more about the […]

Mobile Voting Stations Open 5 Locations Until 2 pm Today (17)

Mobile voting stations are open today at five locations from 8 am until 2 pm today (Wednesday, 17 May 2017). Voters will be able to cast their mobile ballots only in their electoral district and only at the mobile voting station set up there. Today’s mobile voting locations are four in West Bay and one […]

Cayman Islands Film Festival Early Bird Tickets now on sale

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Cayman’s premier film festival is fast approaching, and tickets are now on sale. CayFilm 2017 takes place from June 30th to July 3rd and promises to be a jam-packed weekend of films and panels. This year the festival theme is Film, Food & Fashion. The event will showcase the broad […]

Public Lecture to be given by Chris Cozier in Cayman Islands

From The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Actions Between Territories   Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands About the Lecture Cozier’s lecture, titled Actions Between Territories, will discuss the potential free/play spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly imagining, constructing, and navigating, including in his own creative […]

OPIM & Legend Arb to launch first Iron Ore Quant Fund

HONG KONG, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OP Investment Management Ltd. (“OPIM”), a leading player in the asset management industry, has partnered with Legend Arb Asset Management Ltd to launch its first commodities focused, Cayman-domiciled hedge fund for professional investors. Legend Arb CT Equity Fund’s objective is to generate stable returns with lower volatility by deploying […]

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Cayman Islands Mobile Voting Begins Tuesday, 16 May The Elections Office reminds that mobile voting starts at 19 locations, one in each electoral district, from Tuesday, 16 May 2017 and ends on Friday, 19 May 2017. The polling stations will be open from 8 am to 2 pm on the four days. The mobile voting […]

Caribbean’s first online human rights database launched

By Jamaica Observer From St Lucia Newsonline JAMAICA OBSERVER – The region’s first online database that will enable a standard system for capturing, collating and reporting human rights violations, has been launched. Developed by the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC), the Shared Incident Database (SID) is an advanced, user-friendly, web-based technology that will strengthen evidence-based […]