May 7, 2021

Cayman Islands: New bus stop approved for Shedden Road

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Approval has been granted to relocate Shedden Road public bus shelter. ·         Pre-emptive move comes as NRA works to improve safety for all road users. ·         The new bus shelter will be constructed on Sunday, 26 May 2019.  GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) has recently made road upgrades to the Shedden Road/Crewe Road area. […]

Cayman Islands: New police dog joins the RCIPS K-9 Unit

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From RCIPS This past Friday, 27 April, the RCIPS added a new member to its K-9 Unit. Athena is a two-year-old Dutch Herder who is trained to pursue, track and apprehend suspects, and to locate property that has recently been dropped or stolen, for example, if a suspect has attempted to dispose of an item […]

Cayman Islands: New southbound lane (Esterley Tibbetts Highway) open

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On Thursday, February 8 the National Roads Authority (NRA) in partnership with development team Decco officially opened one of the new southbound lanes that borders the Esterley Tibbetts Highway median off the Camana Bay Town Centre Roundabout. Vehicular traffic shifted onto this new lane while the existing lane was closed. The closure of the existing […]

Cayman Islands: New morning show launches on Irie 98.9FM

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‘Dane & Courtney in the Morning’ begins February 1st GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, January 31, 2017– Irie 98.9FM, broadcasting group Hurley’s Media’s “Riddim Station”, is launching a new morning show on February 1st. Dane & Courtney in the Morning, featuring “Drama” Dane Ramoon and Courtney McTaggart will air from 6am to 10am each weekday. Hurley’s […]

Cayman Islands: New trusts legislation

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Author Henry Mander Contributed by Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP  From ILO The Trusts (Amendment) Law 2016, gazetted on November 23 2016, has amended and modernised the existing Cayman Islands Trusts Law (2011 Revision). Along with provisions addressing certain powers and the appointment and discharge of trustees, the amendment law introduces a number of retrospective […]

Cayman Islands: New partner named in Ogier’s mid-year promotions

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Ogier has announced that James Heinicke, an expert in fund financing and financial services regulation, has been named a partner in the firm’s Cayman office today. Also strengthening the team are newly promoted corporate and funds specialists Jo Huckle and Piers Dryden, and commercial litigator Jennifer Colegate, a specialist in cross-border insolvency and restructuring, who […]

Cayman Islands: New work begins on Esterley Tibbetts Highway

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Work began today to clear Government-owned land on the eastern side of Esterley Tibbetts Highway-south. This portion of work on the road is part of a greater plan to enhance the highway through a project agreed upon between the Cayman Islands Government, the National Roads Authority and Dart Realty as part of the recently signed […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Anthem of the Seas’ cruise ship yet again forced to evade bad weather BAYONNE, N.J. (CBS NewYork) — The cruise ship that had two trips cut short due to storms was yet again trying to avoid bad weather Friday. Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas left Bayonne, New Jersey Friday morning on a three-day trip […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard intercepts 400 pounds of marijuana. Drugs and suspects turned over to the U.S. Authorities From Soualiga NewsDay Photo contributed. SINT MAARTEN – The Dutch Navy ship Zr. MS. The Seven Provinces this week confiscated over 400 pounds of marijuana after it intercepted the drugs in the Caribbean Sea. On-board the Dutch […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Hong Kong picks up financial disputes pace By Angela Bilbow From CDR Two recent appointments for K&L Gates and Ogier see both firms bolster their Hong Kong disputes practices with an appointment of an of counsel, and a partner promotion and relocation, respectively. The first move sees Cayman Islands-based Oliver Payne relocate to Hong Kong […]