December 9, 2019

Archives for May 30, 2018

Cayman Islands NCVO Board welcomes new CEO

George Town, Grand Cayman: The Executive Board of Directors of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is pleased to announce Angela Sealey as its new Chief Executive Officer. With a background in social work, Ms. Sealey has spent many years working with special needs children, child abuse cases, drug and alcohol intervention and other […]

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2018

Another World No Tobacco Day is here. Every year on 31 May the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe to shine a spotlight on health and other risks associated with tobacco use. This year’s observance focuses on tobacco as a leading cause of heart and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) —connections of which many are unaware. […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman’s growth is rising – fact, but are economic projections crystal ball gazing?

In yesterday’s iNews Cayman we published the whole of Minister of Finance & Economic Development, Roy McTaggart’s address to the Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Forum. The address came complete with fourteen impressive charts and tables that showed the overall unemployment rate in Cayman is to date standing at 4.4 percent and is expected to decline […]

Hedge fund managers increasing use of responsible investment principles

BY CHRISTINE WILLIAMSON From Pensions&Investments Hedge fund managers have invested at least $59 billion globally using responsible investing principles, results of a survey of 80 investment management companies by the Alternative Investment Management Association and the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit showed. AIMA surveyed its hedge fund membership in February to gauge the level of investment […]

Alibaba and Cainiao make strategic investment in ZTO Express

NEWS PROVIDED BY ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. ZTO investment to tap New Retail opportunities and further digitalize China’s logistics industry HANGZHOU, China, May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) (“Alibaba”) and its logistic arm Cainiao Network (“Cainiao”), and ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) (“ZTO”), a leading and fast-growing express delivery […]

How to best protect your investment in a Cayman Islands based crypto hedge fund

By Jeremy Snead, Appleby FromAlpha -Week The Cayman Islands is one of the top offshore jurisdictions for hedge funds, with an investor friendly tax regime, an established and reliable legal system and experienced professionals familiar with every aspect of an investment fund’s life-cycle. It is therefore little surprise that many crypto-currency funds are choosing the […]

Sir Ronald Sanders – A world less safe: The Caribbean is not immune

By Sir Ronald Sanders Events affecting Iran, prompted by the May 8 decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw America from a 2015 nuclear deal, may appear irrelevant to Caribbean countries. They are not. One of the first effects will be a rise in oil prices, which has already reached US$77 a barrel and […]

FIFA opens new Regional Development Office for Caribbean

From As part of its commitment to drive global football development and further strengthen and enhance ties with confederations and member associations, FIFA has announced the official opening of a new Regional Development Office today in the Caribbean to help support football development activities across the region. Located in Christ Church, Barbados, the new […]

Drink recipe of the week

Frozen Watermelon Slush From Country Living A refreshing, colorful drink for those dog days of summer. If you have extra watermelon, you can freeze it for more slushes. CAL/SERV: 87 YIELDS: 3 cups PREP TIME: 0 hours 5 mins TOTAL TIME: 0 hours 5 mins INGREDIENTS 3 c. seedless watermelon 1 c. frozen strawberries 2 […]

Meet the 3 Chicago-area home cooks competing on ‘MasterChef’

ByTracy Swartz From Chicago Tribune Nik Stewart, a fashion model from the Cayman Islands, won the first season of “Caribbean’s Next Top Model” in 2013 and now she’s set her sights on winning “MasterChef.” “I’m a very competitive person all around, so I feel like anything I do, I’m always competing, even if it’s against […]