September 21, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Labour and Pensions closing early The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) would like to notify the public that their office will close at 12:30 p.m. this Friday (22 September 2017), to facilitate a staff meeting. The DLP will resume normal business hours on Monday, 25 September 2017. DLP staff apologise for […]

21 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 H/cane, 1 TS, 1 Dist (Atlantic)

Sep 21 Thu 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Jose, located a couple of hundred miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and on […]

International Peace Day With the Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites the public to join it in the observance of International Peace Day today (Thursday, 21 September 2017). International Peace Day calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity […]

The Editor Speaks: Peace

Today (Thu 21) is International Peace Day and peace is something we all need. Here in the Cayman Islands we are celebrating it at The Family Resource Centre. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. It seeks to highlight key issues and encourage communities to focus on helping others, […]

Cayman Islands government announces temporary provisions for evacuees of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

In light of the current circumstances, due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria on the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands,  the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, the Cayman Islands Government acknowledges the difficulties faced by  persons wishing to relocate temporarily with their children and pets. As […]

Butterfield’s Young Musicians visit Juilliard

(Grand Cayman – 20 September 2017) The 2017 and 2016 winners of Butterfield’s Young Musician of the Year competition were treated to a trip to New York City to visit The Juilliard School as part of their prizes. Marcos Bertran, the 2017 winner, plays the Alto Saxophone and Daniela Granados, 2016’s winner, plays the flute. […]

Ogier advises on crowdfunding platform IPO

Ogier has advised crowdfunding platform Dragon Victory International Limited on its initial public offering of shares listed on NASDAQ. Ogier advised on the Cayman law aspects of the IPO alongside lead counsel Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC. Dragon Victory International Limited offers reward-based crowdfunding, business incubation services and financial services to entrepreneurs in China. […]

Jamaican wanted man sentenced to three months in Cayman Islands jail

From Nationwide Newsnet Radioim The Jamaican man wanted for murder in Westmoreland, who was arrested and charged in the Cayman Islands last month for illegal landing, has been sentenced to three months in prison. O’Brian Ellis pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared in court last week. He was sentenced today. Andrell Harris of […]

R&Q completes novation from Cayman Captive

By Becky Butcher From Captive Insurance Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Holdings has completed the novation of reinsurance policies issued between 2006 and 2011 from a Cayman domiciled group captive. The policies were novated into the R&Q owned segregated account company, R&Q Quest. The group captive provided workers’ compensation, general liability, auto liability and product liability […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Conquering Cancer Health Fair

CTMH Doctors Hospital was once again a proud sponsor of this year’s Cayman Islands Cancer Society Health Fair in Conquering Cancer. CTMH Doctors Hospital was present with their “New Blue” at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort for a day of cancer awareness and education. The sponsorship was a great fit, at CTMH Doctors Hospital, […]