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Coming Soon! Cayman Art Week 2022

The National Gallery is proud to be a lead partner of the second annual Cayman Art Week (CAW; 22-26 June 2022), a week-long curated programme of gallery tours and open studios around the Cayman Islands. CAW is designed to celebrate and encourage the collection of Caymanian art and provides a platform through which to showcase […]

Cayman: Excitement builds as youth basketball ball championship moves to Finals series

Two thrilling semi-finals were played in the FTS Youth Basketball Championship last Saturday at the ARC when Academy Sports Club faced Clifton Hunter and Let it Fly played Sol Blazers. The new U18 boys’ basketball tournament is comprised of six teams, or 57 youth players. The past 6 weeks have seen increasing crowds, dunks and […]

Miss World Cayman 2022 Contestants revealed

The Miss World Cayman Islands (MWCI) Organization is proud to announce the five contestants who will be competing for the prestigious crown and title of Miss World Cayman Islands 2022. Contestant #1 – Leanni Tibbetts, 25, hails from George Town. Leanni is a Pilot / Coast Guard. She also volunteers for the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps. […]

Cayman: Amendment intended to attract investment and benefit clients

Grand Cayman, 7 June 2022 – By giving institutional investors more investment options, the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2022<http://gazettes.gov.ky/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/13162600.PDF> is intended to strengthen the Cayman Islands’ position in international reinsurance and domestic insurance. Minister of Financial Services and Commerce, the Hon. André Ebanks, will bring the amendment to the Cayman Islands Parliament during its third meeting […]

CIG draws US$393M in local loan funds, invests in US Treasury Notes

The Cayman Islands Government will this month withdraw the remaining US$393 million of a US$403 million “Line of Credit” loan facility executed in December 2020 with a consortium of local banks and simultaneously invest the proceeds in 2-Year US Treasury Notes. The move is aimed at reducing interest costs for approved borrowing to fund upcoming […]

Cayman: Maples Group Represents Clearlake on Chelsea FC Acquisition and Close of Seventh Flagship Fund 

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to have recently provided Cayman Islands counsel to Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (“Clearlake”) and its related entities, on its acquisition of Chelsea Football Club (the “Club”) and related affiliates in a consortium co-led by Todd Boehly, chairman and CEO of Eldridge. The ownership consortium included […]

17 June Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

Fri 17 June 2022 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Fri June 17 20221205 UTC Fri June 17 2022 Tropical Weather Outlook Text Tropical Weather Discussion Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Fri June 17 2022 Tropical Weather […]

House Fire Aftermath: Dealing with debris removal

News and Research (nfpa.org) reports that 26 percent of fires reported from 2015 to 2019 are house fires. Around 75 percent of deaths and 72 percent of injuries were caused by residential fires. Reports also show that the primary causes for these accidents are smoking, lighting and electrical equipment, cooking, heating equipment, and fire setting. […]

Hong Kong at 25: Retrospectives, Reflections and the Future

By Tammy Tam, Editor-in-Chief SCMP We look at how the city has changed since the handover, and what its future holds. FIND OUT MORE The nature of news often means focusing on the present. But on unique occasions, it is equally important to take a retrospective look into the past to revisit truths that inform […]