March 22, 2019

The blessings and burdens of a Cayman Islands trust dispute

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From Carey Olsen Raw family wounds, generational rifts, and suspicions of wrong-doing are the bread and butter of trust disputes in the modern world.  It is therefore a brave, and perhaps foolhardy, trustee who would seek to implement momentous change to a trust in the face of such contention – even where expressly empowered to […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Storyboard Competition

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WHO:          Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP) in association with and sponsored by the Cayman Islands Public Library Service and Rotary Sunrise WHAT:       CIIP Storyboard Competition – includes exhibition, judging and prize giving WHEN:        Saturday, 23 February 2019 @ 10am WHERE:      George Town Public Library ATTENDEES:         Cetonya Cacho, Acting Chief Officer BACKGROUND: The CIIP Storyboard Competition […]

Cayman Islands Minster Hew to tour new DVES Building

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WHO:                                     Hon. Joseph Hew, Minister for Commerce, Planning & Infrastructure WHAT:                                   Tour of new DVES building.  WHEN:                                  Friday, 25 January, 2019 | 10 a.m. WHERE:                                Department of Vehicle & Equipment Services PARTICIPANTS:                 Minister Hew, DVES Acting Director Stephen Quinland BACKGROUND:                 DVES is the main auto repair and fuel dispensing facility for over 1,000 government vehicles.  Phase One of […]

Cayman Islands Customs Basic Training Graduation

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WHO: Collector of Customs, Mr. Charles Clifford WHAT: Customs Officer Basic Training Graduation Ceremony 2018 WHEN: Friday, 5 October 2018, 2.30 pm WHERE: The Harquail Theatre PARTICIPANTS: Fifteen graduands, including four from Immigration, the Acting Governor, Acting Deputy Governor, Minister for Finance and Economic Development, other Cabinet Ministers, government officials and parents BACKGROUND: The Class […]

Study suggests potential adverse effect on brain during mobile phone use

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A Prospective Cohort Study of Adolescents’ Memory Performance and Individual Brain Dose of Microwave Radiation from Wireless Communication By Milena Foerster, Arno Thielens, Wout Joseph, Marloes Eeftens, and Martin Röösli BACKGROUND: The potential impact of microwave radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) emitted by wireless communication devices on neurocognitive functions of adolescents is controversial. In a previous […]

Cayman Islands: 14th Regional CPA Youth Parliament

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WHO:                                            House Speaker, Dr. the Hon. McKeeva Bush, OBE   WHAT:                                          14th Regional CPA Youth Parliament   WHEN:                                          Friday, 22 June 2018, 9 am – 12 noon   WHERE:                                       Legislative Assembly    PARTICIPANTS:                          Nineteen debaters from nine regional countries   BACKGROUND:                          This is the first time the Regional Youth Parliament is being […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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HMCIPS Literacy Fest 2017 WHO: Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service WHAT: Literacy Fest 2017 WHEN: Friday, 27 October 2017 from 10 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. WHERE: HMP Northward, Courtyard and Chapel Participants: Inmates and special guests will perform during the event and showcase their literacy skills and talents Background: Literacy Fest 2017 is an […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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“Landmark” ruling recognises Hong Kong liquidators appointed over Cayman company By Richard Woolley From Global Restructuring Review “Landmark” ruling recognises Hong Kong liquidators appointed over Cayman company Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Wikimedia Commons/RoadTripWarrior The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has granted recognition and assistance to the liquidators of an agricultural investment company who […]

Cayman Islands 50th Ag Show

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WHO:                         Ministry and Department of Agriculture, the Agriculture Society  WHAT:                      The 50th annual Agriculture Show  WHEN:                      Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 6a.m.  – 6.30 p.m.  WHERE:                    The Agriculture Pavilion at the Grounds PARTICIPANTS:    Acting Governor Franz Manderson,Agriculture Minister, Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, Agricultural Society President Mr George Smith, Director of Agriculture […]