June 13, 2021

Conyers Dill & Pearman takes double honours at CISHRP Gala

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From The Lawyer The Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals (CISHRP) held its 7th Annual Top Employer Gala on 1 December at the Marriott Beach Resort drawing HR teams from 20 companies across the island. Conyers Dill & Pearman had reason to celebrate, winning not one but two prestigious awards. For the second consecutive […]

US Congress reconsiders strategic importance of partnership with the Caribbean

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By Bruce Zagaris From Caribbean News Now On July 14, 2016, the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere held a hearing on the “Strategic Importance of Building a Stronger US-Caribbean Partnership.” On June 13, 2016, the House of Representatives passed HR 4939 (the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act […]

DisruptHR Cayman: Interview With Kobi Dorenbush

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Posted By The HR Gazette Team on May 24, 2016 Kobi Dorenbush is a creative thinker and a passionate competitor. Since his attempts at becoming the oldest professional basketball player in the NBA have proven unsuccessful, he predominantly uses his skills as a business consultant, specializing in banking, financial services and mergers & acquisitions. Over […]

Mexico wins Caribbean Series with HR in 9th inning/Cuban’s defect

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By the Associated Press From CNN Jesus Esteban Quiroz of Mexico’s Venados de Mazatlan, celebrates with his teammates during a Caribbean Series baseball final against Venezuela’s Tigres de Aragua, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off […]

Big law lessons in Amazon’s workplace jungle

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By Steven J. Harper, From The Am Law Daily Amazon’s founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, hates the recent New York Times article about his company. He says it “doesn’t describe the Amazon I know.” Rather, it depicts “a soulless, dystopian workplace where no fun is had and no laughter heard.” He doesn’t think any company […]

The Editor Speaks: One would have thought but … it’s the CIAA

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With all the problems that have ravaged the Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA) over the past two years, especially relating to top jobs – one would have thought they would have been squeaky clean in making the appointment. But this is the CIAA. Just look at the history. Staff shake-ups, allegations of possible board interference […]

New yellow hypergiant star found in the Milky Way

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By Miriam Kramer, Staff Writer for Space.com From Mashable A powerful telescope in Chile has imaged the largest yellow star ever discovered. The star, called HR 5171 A, shines 12,000 light-years from Earth in the center of a new image released March 12. Known as a “yellow hypergiant,” The star is more than 1,300 times […]