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Archives for September 19, 2019

The group Cruise Port Referendum Cayman issues a statement on the Port Geotechnical Studies Coastal Works Application.

The group Cruise Port Referendum Cayman issues a statement on the Port Geotechnical Studies Coastal Works Application.  CPR says the EAB expressed significant concern about the validity of its assumption in the absence of results from the geo-technical studies which could significantly impact the anticipated costs of construction and environmental impacts of the project. CPR […]

CPR Cayman says the petition for our first people-initiated referendum on the proposed cruise berthing facility was submitted to Cabinet Wed morning [18]

CPR Cayman issues a statement informing the public that the petition for our first people-initiated referendum on the proposed cruise berthing facility was submitted to Cabinet Wednesday morning (18 September), through Cabinet Secretary Mr Samuel Rose.   The group says 727 original signature pages containing 5,305 verified signatures of registered voters, and overall 5,862 signatures of registered voters, […]

The Editor speaks: Can you support Nancy’s work?

A plea from Freedom United Dear iNews Cayman Readers, You may have seen Nancy’s campaign[1] to remain in the UK where, as a victim of trafficking, she should have access to the support she needs to recover from her experience. Nancy has been working hard to campaign for victims of trafficking just like herself and needs some help […]

Cayman: Minister visits future home of PWD Apprenticeship Training Facility

Minister Hew visits site currently under construction which will become Apprentice Training Facility at Public Works Department. Minister thanked private sector partners and praised cohort of apprentices. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew recently visited the construction site at Public Works which will soon become the Department’s Apprentice […]

Collas Crill promotion in Cayman office

Collas Crill has promoted Senior Associate Jennifer Colegate to Counsel in their Cayman office. Jennifer joined the firm’s Dispute Resolution team in July 2017, specialising in cross-border insolvency and restructuring. She advises office holders and stakeholders alike, in a variety of distressed and insolvent scenarios. Jennifer has broad experience in advising on the restructurings of […]

The UWI Vice-Chancellor leads mission to The Bahamas

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, September 13, 2019—Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, was visibly moved as he opened his Forum on the Hurricane Response in The Bahamas on Friday, September 13, 2019. Calling it a ‘zone of vulnerability and devastation’, he addressed the enormity of devastation, the […]

Spookiest Airbnbs for Halloween

These are the spookiest Airbnbs you can stay in for Halloween By Meridith Cash From Business Insider Airbnb is offering travelers a chance to stay in some remarkably creepy homes just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year. From homes suspected of playing host to ghosts, to creepy 18th-century mansions, there are some seriously scary spots to rent this Halloween. A 164-year-old New Orleans home that was […]

Europe, the U.S. … or the Cayman Islands? Tackling the World’s Fund Barriers

By Selma Lee Arch In the wake of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, U.S. private equity firms have been subjected to a variety of additional regulation, from Form PF to Securities and Exchange Commission registration. These firms have beefed-up their compliance and legal teams following the entry into force […]

Slow-moving Tropical Depression Imelda brings over 30 inches of rain to Texas

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Devastating flooding unfolded across far southeast Texas late Wednesday night and spread into the Houston area on Thursday morning, as Tropical Depression Imelda continued to plague the region. At 11 am EDT Thursday, Tropical Depression Imelda was located about 50 miles north of Houston, moving north to northwest at […]

Bermuda judge slammed for saying he got ‘horny’ during murder trial

By Natalie Musumeci From New York Post  now-retired judge in Bermuda has been slammed by the Court of Appeal in England for remarking that he was getting “horny” during a murder trial, according to reports. Carlisle Greaves, who served as a junior Supreme Court judge, was presiding over the murder trial last fall for defendant […]