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Archives for September 14, 2022

Cayman Powerlifting Organisation competes at North American Championships

Two members of the Cayman Islands Powerlifting Organisation (CIPO) recently gave a solid showing at the North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) and International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 19th annual North American Regional Powerlifting Championships held in Panama. President Tony Mc Inerney and recently crowned Cayman Islands Strongman (heavyweight) Jordan McEarlean competed in the 93kg (205lb) open […]

Cayman: ‘United Civil Service’ Wreath Laying Ceremony

On Wednesday 13 September,  His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper; the Premier, Hon. G. Wayne Panton; Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, and Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Samuel Rose, joined civil servants in a ‘United Civil Service’ wreath-laying ceremony on the front steps of the Government Administration Building in tribute to Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Cayman, like […]

Cayman: Dart announces new and enhanced employee benefits with focus on family and flexibility 

Dart recently announced new and enhanced employee leave benefits, which support families and provide flexibility in how paid time off is used.  Pre-pandemic internal research highlighted benefits that employees hoped to see added to Dart’s already extensive benefits package, while post-pandemic realities made family, flexibility, and time off more important than ever.  Dart’s benefits team […]

Tropical Depression Seven forms in Atlantic

From NHC DEPRESSION MOVING WESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH… …FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT OR THURSDAY Tropical Depression Seven Discussion Number 2 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072022 500 PM AST Wed Sep 14 2022 Deep convection has continued to burst near and to the east of the center of the […]

Maples Group seconds Caymanian lawyer to Dubai

George Town, Grand Cayman | Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to announce that Caymanian Finance Associate, Renee Lindo, has commenced her one-year secondment in its Dubai office.   As a recipient of the Maples Group’s legal scholarship, Renee began her career with the organisation as an intern, and was later accepted […]

Zoo troubles: The plight of two pandas lays bare the flaws

IMAGES Above: Panda LELE By Florence Foo, Si Cheng, Taciana Santiago, and Brittany Michelson / Independent Media Institute Zoos are often viewed as places of entertainment where humans can appreciate the beauty of the various species that can be found in different ecosystems on the planet. Many parents take their children to visit these facilities […]

Barbados becomes the 2nd Caribbean country to ratify the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (C190) 

News | 14 September 2022 On 01 September 2022, Barbados deposited the instrument of ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190). By submitting the instrument of ratification, Barbados becomes the 20th country in the world, and the 2nd country in the Caribbean, to ratify Convention No. 190. Having ratified this Convention, Barbados joins 19 […]

New 501(c)(3) partnerships for donations to the National Trust for the Cayman Islands

13 September 2022 – The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) has been approved by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America as a 501(c)(3) partner. This approval facilitates prospective US donors’ support of various NTCI environmental, historic and educational programmes through their tax- exempt gifts via the CAF America portal, with the NTCI as […]

Cayman: DCI reminds Tobacco Licence Holders to renew Certificate of Registration

From Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce | Cayman Islands Government Grand Cayman, 14 September 2022 Tobacco licence holders are reminded that, to avoid late fees, applications for the renewal of their Certificate of Registration should be submitted on 1 November 2022. Annual registration renewal fees are CI$500 for a retailer, CI$750 for a cigar bar and […]

Cayman: NOTICES In respect with mourning period for H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

East End Heritage Day rescheduled until later this month Grand Cayman – 14 September 2022 – East End Heritage Day, originally scheduled to be held on Friday, 16 September, will now take place on Friday, 30 September, 11am- 12 midnight, East End Heritage Field, Seaview Road.  The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage advises […]