September 25, 2023

Tiny Cayman Islands nation looks to make big Olympic splash

By Allan Maki, The Globe and Mail, Calgary Theirs is an Island tale with a Canadian twist. A story where improbability met opportunity and rewarded them both, with more than they dreamed. Shaune Fraser is telling that story, his brother’s, too. When he’s done, you have to make sure you’ve got it right. “Okay, you […]

2012 Backscatter Grand Cayman Digital Shootout Was a Photographer’s Dream

The 2012 Backscatter Digital Shootout was not to be missed. Held June 16-23 at the Little Cayman Beach Resort, Scuba Diving Magazine‘s photo editor, Katy Danca Galli, dubbed it the “ultimate summer camp for for underwater photography nuts” and blogged about her experiences. With workshops, hands-on instruction, gear demos and more, the event was an underwater photog’s […]

Greenpeace: KFC’s secret recipe ravages rainforests

Greenpeace International yesterday (24) released evidence that Kentucky Fried Chicken – KFC has been using product packaging sourced from rainforests, supplied by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Forensic testing in three markets – UK, China and Indonesia – repeatedly confirmed the presence of rainforest fibre in numerous packaging products, including the famous chicken bucket. The […]

Inserve Yachts approved by Cayman Islands Shipping Registry

Inserve Yachts Ltd has recently had its safety management system reviewed and approved by the Cayman Island Shipping Registry (CISR) for passenger yachts. Passenger yachts are those carrying up to 36 passengers as defined by the Red Ensign Group Code of Practice for Yachts carrying from 13 to 36 Passengers (The Passenger Yacht Code or […]

MaplesFS Continues Middle East Expansion

MaplesFS, a leading independent global fund services and fiduciary services provider, has further expanded its presence and regional commitment in the Middle East with the hire of Chandan Bhatia, Vice President of Fund Services. MaplesFS’ growth is based on increased launches in private equity and hedge funds, conversions from other service providers, and organic growth […]

CIFS announce proposal for new form of Incorporated Cell Company Legislation

The Cayman Islands Financial Services (CIFS) have announced a bill to amend the Insurance Law, so as to allow insurers formed as segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) to enjoy the same benefits as incorporated cell companies in other jurisdictions, is now available for public discussion. Government, with advice from the Financial Services Legislative Committee, is proposing […]

Cayman Islands frog overruns Puerto Rico

The frog septentrionalis, an aggressive species from Cuba and the Cayman Islands, has spread uncontrolled throughout Puerto Rico where it threatens the Caribbean island’s ecosystem and fauna, EFE reports. Puerto Rico Natural Resources and Environment Dept. (DNEA) Wildlife Unit director Angel Atienza said even though its presence has yet to be catalogued as a pest […]

Cayman Motorsports Association: Time Attack 2012

Bruce Blake interview

23 July 12 By Ron Shillingford The Cayman Islands team at the London Olympics  has reliable, experienced officials ensuring that all their needs are taken care of and they can just concentrate on preparing for the performance of their lives. The opening ceremony is on Friday and swimming brothers Brett and Shaune Fraser are the […]

Minutes from Deputy Governor and Chief Officers’ Meeting 16th July 2012

Attendees:- Deputy Governor; Mr. Leonard Dilbert; Mr. Stran Bodden; Mr. Eric Bush; Mrs. Stephanie Azan; Dr. Dax Basdeo; Mr. Alan Jones; Mr. Kevin McCormac Ms. Jacqueline Wilson; Ms. Sonia McLaughlin; Mrs. Gloria McField-Nixon; Mr. Carroll Cooper Apologies: – Mr. Kenneth Jefferson; Ms. Jennifer Ahearn; Mr. Orrett Connor; Ms. Dorine Whittaker (off island); Mrs. Mary Rodrigues […]