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Day: July 10, 2013

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The Editor Speaks: Immigration changes imminent

Premier Alden McLaughlin has announced that an immigration reform proposal is being tendered for next week and will be going to the Legislative Assembly prior to the 28th October deadline when thousands of non-Caymanian workers are due to be sent…

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British mother locked in squalid Caribbean jail for a YEAR without charge

By MARK DUELL From The Daily Mail UK Plight of British mother locked in squalid Caribbean jail for a YEAR without charge after ‘she killed husband in a road accident’ Nicole Reyes, 37, originally from Rumney, Cardiff, locked up last…

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Westin and Russell admitted to the Bar

Caymanian Shane Westin and Alistair Russell from the UK were admitted as attorneys in the Cayman Islands on 27th June. Their applications were sponsored by Carey Olsen and were presented by Leroy Whorms before Grand Court Justice Alexander Henderson. Mr….

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A.M. Best affirms Debt Ratings of I-Preferred Term Securities I CDO Transaction

OLDWICK, N.J. — A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the debt ratings on a multi-tranche collateralized debt obligation (CDO) co-issued by two bankruptcy remote special purpose vehicles: I-Preferred Term Securities I, Ltd. (Cayman Islands) and I-Preferred Term Securities I, Inc. (Delaware)…

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Grand Old House obtains Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence

Grand Old House is Proud to announce to be a recipient of the coveted Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. To celebrate, they are offering every Monday and Wednesday: 50% off the entire wine list for their Club Member…

Papa, Grenada and me

By Roger Simon From Politico He was not a big man, but he was barrel-chested and walked with a bit of a swagger, leaving you to remember him as bigger than he was. He was dressed as if he was…

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The police also carry out credit card misuse

Further to my Editorial in yesterday’s iNews Cayman (published 9th July) “Abuse of company/government credit cards” a report published in 2011 from the United Kingdom’s Independent Police Complaints Commission found 40 Metropolitan Police officers misusing corporate credit cards. The following…

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Caribbean apprehensive as dangers of climate change increase

Written by Independent European Daily Express It has taken just eight inches of water for Jamaica to be affected by rising sea levels, with parts of the island nation have disappearing completely, threatening people’s livelihoods and much more. “People speak…

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Keep it Simple – Young, In Love, and Floating on a Dream

by Holly Gauthier From All At Sea Caribbean It is the stuff of dreams: cruising around the Caribbean on a sailboat, anchoring in pristine and secluded harbors, free-diving in clear, warm water, cuddling on deck under romantic sunsets and stars,…

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Addlestone and Rowe join Solomon Harris

Richard Addlestone has joined Cayman Islands law firm Solomon Harris as a partner in the corporate department. Mr. Addlestone has 20 years’ experience as a lawyer, having started his career in London, including working for a top-20 ranked firm, before…