October 23, 2019

TT ruggers perfect at RAN Sevens

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By Andrew Gioannetti From NewsDay tt BOTH TT’s men and women’s teams enjoyed a flawless day of rugby as they won all their group matches to enter today, the second and final day of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Championships, with a clear sight at the cup. The tournament is being staged at the […]

Florence catches its breath before a potential Bermuda-U.S. encounter next week

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Hurricane Florence’s first phase as a major hurricane came to an end overnight Wednesday night, but Florence is expected to reintensify into a large and dangerous storm that could pose multiple threats for Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast in the next week. As of 11 am EDT Thursday, […]

Cayman Islands: Under 14 Boys’ international football tournament kicks-off this weekend

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The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) will host Group D of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Boys’ Under 14 Challenge Series this weekend with double-header games on Saturday, August 18, Monday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 22 at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay. Youth national teams participating include host country, the Cayman Islands, […]

Cayman Islands: LOM’s profits and revenue soar

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By Jonathan Kent, From Royal Gazette LOM Financial Ltd’s profits almost doubled in the first half of this year on the back of soaring revenue. Net income for the first six months totalled $809,021, or 14 cents per share, up from $432,935, or 7 cents per share in the first half of 2017. Revenue rocketed […]

TT rugby dreams dashed by RAN

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From Newsday tt Request to reschedule Cayman match denied. RUGBY Americas North (RAN) has blanked TT’s request to reschedule their clash with Cayman Islands because it was not made in a “timely manner”. TT were unable to acquire funding to travel to Cayman Islands to play that country in the RAN Men’s 15s Tournament on […]

Clamor for Independence grows in British Caribbean Territories as UK advances restrictive sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering Bill

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From teleSUR “People realize the days of being dictated to by England need to come to an end,” said Thomas Christopher Famous, an MP from Bermuda. Discontent is growing across a number of British overseas territories in the Caribbean, with the citizens in some islands even reigniting the call for independence, following the United Kingdom […]

A Caribbean coming together

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By Christopher Famous fromRoyal Gazette Recently, the Caribbean island of Grand Cayman served as the host for the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic region conference. The conference ran from June 16 to 23. Nearly 100 delegates from almost the entire English-speaking Caribbean region flew into Grand Cayman. Delegates came from the […]

Cayman Islands: Paradigm shift: disruption & the fintech effect

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By Article by Marco Calleja (EY) and Chris Maiato (EY) Cayman Finance From Mondaq Disruption, innovation and change are rapidly impacting the financial services industry across the globe, and the Cayman Islands will need to adapt to ensure the industry is poised for success in response to this paradigm shift. Not only will we face dramatic […]

Rugby: Cayman Islands down Bermuda in a thriller

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From Americas Rugby News The Cayman Islands downed Bermuda in a thriller, winning 20-19 on Saturday. Played at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town the Caymans needed their home advantage to avoid an upset loss. The match was the first of 2018 for the Cayman Islands. Bermuda were playing their third match but were […]

Schrum among Appleby speakers at Forum

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From Royal Gazette Three speakers from Appleby will be part of the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum, in Bermuda, which starts on Sunday and concludes on Tuesday. Vanessa Schrum, Partner and Bermuda Group head of private client and trusts, will be joined by Counsel David Pytches from Appleby’s Isle of Man office and Guernsey Group Partner […]