July 3, 2022

Cayman Islands corporate lawyer is latest Lee A. Freeman Award recipient

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A corporate lawyer, more used to winning tough cases than earning plaudits for his caring nature, has earned the 2016 Lee A. Freeman award in “appreciation for his selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders Programme.” For Simon Raftopoulos, a partner at Appleby (Cayman) Ltd., recognition for his 10 years of pro […]

Cayman Islands: Jackson Katz to speak at International Women’s Day 2017

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In keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme – “Be Bold for Change,” the Family Resource Centre (FRC) of the Department of Counselling Services, has invited a male keynote speaker to address the annual observance. The International Women’s Day Celebration 2017, being held at the Marriott Beach Resort, Wednesday, 8 March, 5.30 p.m. […]

International Women’s Day Celebration 2017 to be celebrated in Cayman Islands

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In keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme – “Be Bold for Change,” the Family Resource Centre (FRC) of the Department of Counselling Services, has invited a male keynote speaker to address the annual observance. The International Women’s Day Celebration 2017, being held at the Marriott Beach Resort, Wednesday, 8 March, 5.30 p.m. […]

Cayman Islands author donates $3500 to Family Resource Centre’s anti-bullying campaign

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Local author Paul Schreiner’s children’s book ‘Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands’ was on sale over the holiday season for the second year and again supported the Family Resource Centre’s anti-bullying campaign. This time around, sales of the book raised $3500 for the campaign, which aims to educate the public on the harmful effects of bullying […]

Cayman Islands police concerned about increasing number of domestic incidents

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RCIPS Concerned about Increasing Number of Domestic Incidents By Jacqueline Carpenter From RCIPS In December officers have been responding to a rising number of domestic incidents, often with violent aspects.  In one weekend this month, twelve incidents were reported; overall, reports of domestic violence are up 44% year-to-date in comparison with last year. The RCIPS […]

Cayman Islands announces free domestic violence intervention training workshop

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is holding a free three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme workshop (Tuesday, 29 November to Thursday, 1 December 2016). Suitable for front-line professionals or those wanting to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relations and how to help others, the certificate course will take place at George Town Library, […]

Cayman Islands’ Hurley’s Media “Standing Up To Bullying”

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, September 26, 2016– Hurley’s Media, along with Burger King, Davenport Development and DART, has partnered with the Family Resource Centre to Stand Up to Bullying this October – which is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. “Bullying is a growing problem around the world, including right here […]

Cayman Islands: Hurley’s Media standing up to bullying

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, September 26, 2016– Hurley’s Media, along with Burger King, Davenport Development and DART, has partnered with the Family Resource Centre to Stand Up to Bullying this October – which is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. “Bullying is a growing problem around the world, including right here […]

Cayman Islands educators given child protection training

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A group consisting of Government teachers, deputy principals, counsellors and pastoral support workers recently underwent Child Protection (CP) training as part of the Ministry of Education’s continued efforts to ensure that its policies, procedures and practices are in line with international standards as it relates to the safety of children. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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US: Caesars faces up to $5.1b in creditor claims, examiner says Creditors of Caesars Entertainment’s bankrupt operating unit have actionable legal claims against the parent company and its private equity owners worth between $3.6 billion and $5.1 billion over a series of transactions that stripped value from the business, according to a Chapter 11 examiner. […]