December 1, 2021

Cayman Islands Chamber members benefit from free intellectual property session

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The new Trade Marks & Design Laws coming into effect on August 1 were explained in detail by HSM Chambers’ Intellectual Property expert Sophie Davies on Wednesday, July 19 at a BE INFORMED session for Chamber members. Ms. Davies worked on the committee responsible for drafting the new Intellectual Property legislation for the Cayman Islands, […]

Education and Conservation: How the Central Caribbean Marine Institute is working to save our oceans

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BY CELESTE TAYLOR From LEAD Cincinnati What happens when a country boy from Indiana decides he wants to follow his passion of marine biology from the swaying cornfields of Batesville to the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean? For Peter Hillenbrand, the journey might not have followed the traditional path, but he chased his dream to […]

Discovery of tagged captive stingrays sparks DOE call for legislation

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Gina Ebanks-Petrie, Director of the Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DOE), has called for amending the marine conservation law or passing the national conservation law and adding stingrays as a protected species to prevent people from taking these marine creatures, which should not be in captivity, from anywhere in Cayman waters. This problem was highlighted […]