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Day: June 10, 2013

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Google et al allows PRISM watchdog

By Christopher Mims From Quartz Google, Facebook, Microsoft, others allegedly allow the US government to “watch your ideas form as you type” The Washington Post is reporting that a ”horrified” career intelligence office has provided slides detailing a secret US…

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Turtle researcher may have been murdered by drug traffickers

By Jennifer Welsh From Business Insider On May 31, conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval was found bound, beaten, and shot through the head on the beach he had devoted his career to, according to TicoTimes. Sandoval spent many hours on Moín…

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High hopes for juniors ahead of CAJGC

By Kern De Freitas  From Trinidad Express There is a lot of confidence surrounding the Trinidad and Tobago junior golf team, who are gearing up for the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships (CAJGC), next month in the Cayman Islands. The…

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Cayman Island sports bring new visitors to the islands

From Film Annex Capital Partners Cayman Island sports have a rich history, including various events of all kinds, from rugby to sailing and beyond. Equestrian sports have found a rich new home in the Cayman Islands. The 2013 Caribbean Equestrian…

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Houston author’s steamy book [Cayman Heat] has been picked up for TV

By Shelby Hodge, Culture Map Houston Last June, Connie Reeves Cooke was in New York at the Book Expo America promoting her second novel Cayman Heat. This June, she is celebrating news that her entertaining page-turner has been picked up…

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If you had a bank account in the Cayman Islands, why would you pay taxes on it?

By Tim Fernholz, Quartz Michael Froman, President Obama’s nominee to be the next US trade representative, found himself in political hot water today because of investments in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven that President Obama has criticized. Similar investments…

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News from Cayman Islands Humane Society (CIHS)

BEACH DOG TRAINING on Sundays 11AM at the Public Beach, West Bay Road, Volunteer van drivers, please let me know if you would like to drive the van this Sunday (it’s the new van) contact Susan, cell: 938-9903 or e-mail:…

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Spending two perfect days in Grand Cayman

By Hayley Bosch, Contributor, From Forbes While it’s definitely a popular destination for cruise ships, Grand Cayman is more than just a pit stop on an island hopping Caribbean vacation. The 76-square-mile island is home to just 50,000 residents, and…

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Mourant Ozannes appoints Hayden Isbister as Cayman Islands corporate partner

Mourant Ozannes has announced that Hayden Isbister has joined the firm as a partner in its Cayman Islands corporate practice. Hayden joined the firm at the beginning of June having spent nearly six years with Ogier in the Cayman Islands,…