May 29, 2017

Cayman Islands election result could see unpopular elements of Cayman pension reforms law tweaked

By Helen Burggraf From International Investment Recent reforms by the Cayman Islands government to its pensions laws, which had been defended on grounds that they would bring the country’s pensions regime in line with pension regulations in the rest of the developed world, could be affected by the outcome of a general election held on […]

Who doesn’t know the Cayman Islands is a great place to hide money? The Cayman Islands

From Transparency International When the topic of money laundering comes up, authorities of tax havens tend to protestinnocence while committing to ‘upholding the highest international standards’. These paper commitments are generally worth little unless they are put into practice. Take the Cayman Islands. In early May, the government quietly released an executive summary of its […]

A British jeweler just bought a 3 billion year old diamond

By Natalie Theodosi, Women’s Wear Daily From Business Insider AGE AND BEAUTY:Continuing its mission to source exceptional stones, the diamond jeweler Graff has revealed the acquisition of a 373.72-carat rough diamond sourced from Botswana’s Karowe mine. The diamond, which is classified as a D-color, was part of the Lesedi la Rona, the largest gem discovered […]

Rescued Chibok girls reunited with families

From sify news [Nigeria], May 21 (ANI): The dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on May 7 following a deal with the Nigerian authorities, have finally been reunited with their families. Authorities had taken the 82 freed Chibok girls to Abuja after their release earlier this month. The 82 girls […]

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit

By NICK PERRY Associated Press From Daily Democrat WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn’t reach orbit as hoped. The company said its Electron rocket lifted off at 4:20 p.m. Thursday and reached […]

January is ‘divorce month’ — a lawyer breaks down the top signs a marriage is about to dissolve

By Emmie Martin From Business Insider It’s divorce season. The antithesis to December’s engagement season, divorce filings begin to spike in January, peaking in February and March. But it’s not the gloomy weather that does couples in. It’s the post-holiday jolt back to reality that has them questioning their future together. “What I find is […]

Audeze makes $2,495 earbuds only an audiophile could love

By Billy Steele From engadget Or the casual audio nerd with deep pockets. Audeze built a reputation on really good (and more portable) planar magnetic headphones. Back in September the company debuted its first in-ear model: the iSine. Despite looking somewhat like a mini TIE fighter, those bulkier earbuds do a solid job of improving […]

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Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa Nears Completion of Its Two Phase, $50 Million Renovation

From Hotel Online Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – (May 25, 2017) – Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is putting the finishing touches on the second phase of a property-wide renovation that will debut distinctive enhancements to all guest rooms and suites and adjacent corridors. The project follows the introduction of a […]

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman Celebrates National Burger Day

Burger lovers, rejoice! In honor of National Burger Day this Sunday, May 28, Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman is celebrating with a Burger Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its 5 o’ClockSomewhere Bar & Grill. Locals can enjoy a brunch station with custom-built burgers, fries and sides with unlimited Hoegaarden or Stella Artois […]