August 22, 2017

Ogier promotes new partners to Cayman Investment Funds team

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Ogier has promoted Joanne Huckle and Piers Dryden from the Cayman Investment Funds team to the firm’s partnership. Piers and Joanne take the firm’s global partnership to 54, and follow the arrival of partner Anthony Partridge in February, and the promotion of James Heinicke in the Cayman fund finance team to the partnership last year. […]

‘The church is too divided’

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From Jamaica Gleaner HIGHGATE, St Mary: After serving as an elder at the Bethel United Church in Highgate, St Mary, for more than a decade, Trevor Stoddard decided to retire to the backbench, but still maintains a keen interest in local and international religious affairs. Stoddard’s favourite Bible passage is Philippians 4:13: “I can do […]

Sky High

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FOR SOME, the thought of defying gravity may spark that feeling of adventure while the thought of being 40 feet high in the air may evoke fear for others. For Devon Bates, being at height is euphoric and addictive. EASY Magazine met Devon at Pirate’s Cove, where he operates his business, Jet Blade Barbados. Devon […]

USA Rugby South team with Kenan wins regional championship

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By Joe Naiman on From Fallbrook & Bonsall Village New The USA Rugby South team known as the Panthers and which includes 2009 Fallbrook High School graduate Cormac Kenan won the 2017 Rugby Americas North championship July 29 in Providence, Guyana, with a 23-19 victory over the Guyana Rugby Union team. “Being handed the trophy […]

Cayman Islands Under 15s finish tournament undefeated

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CONCACAF Under 15 Boys Championships : IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 13th – 19th, 2017 The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football finished undefeated in the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 2-0 shutout of Antigua & Barbuda on Friday, August 18 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Brimming with confidence […]

Strengthening the Cayman Islands Fire Service

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In an effort to enhance services and ensure overall effectiveness, an organisational review of the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is currently underway. Through this initiative, the Ministry of Home Affairs seeks to build on the strengths of the CIFS by delivering a strategic plan and policy direction that clearly indicates what resources and other […]

New $285 million resort coming to Cayman Islands

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From Caribbean Journal A major new resort project is coming to Grand Cayman from one of the Caribbean’s most innovative developers. Fast-expanding developer Howard Hospitality Group has announced the development of a new $285 million project on the former Pageant Beach site in Grand Cayman, according to a press release. The 456-room resort will feature […]

The Editor Speaks: Diseases thought dead are coming back. Why?

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One of our stories today has the shocking news that the Black Death – The Bubonic Plague is making a comeback in Mexico and in the USA fleas have been discovered carrying the disease. Measles that we thought had been eradicated has made a startling comeback and so has whooping cough. Scarlet fever and polio […]

Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. announces appointment of Michael Belfatti to newly created position of Chief Operating Officer

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August 16, 2017 08:30 ET | Source: Greenlight Capital Re GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE) (“GLRE” or the “Company”), a specialist property and casualty reinsurance company headquartered in the Cayman Islands, today announced it has hired Michael Belfatti to the newly created position of Chief […]

The rise of Arbitration in the Cayman Islands

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By ANDREW PULLINGER and JEREMY DURSTON From Campbells When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration? Benjamin Franklin, 1783 Anecdotally, there has been a marked increase recently in the use of arbitration as a means by which to resolve commercial disputes in the Cayman Islands. As well as being consistent […]