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Archives for October 6, 2019

Cayman: A.M. Best affirms financial strength ratings for Island Heritage

Grand Cayman, 7 October, 2019—Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage” or “the Company”) has announced that A.M Best has affirmed its financial strength rating of A (Excellent), along with the financial strength ratings of all main insurance operating companies of parent company BF&M Limited, as follows: BF&M General Insurance Company Limited: A (Excellent) Bermuda […]

The Editor speaks: Government, Compass and TV Community Based News

With government, or rather our premier, forcing the closing down of the only free over the air television broadcast station and the only one with local televised news, CITN/Cayman27, we are ‘happy’ to be able to report that once again you can now watch local news. The premier promised he had a solution and he […]

Cayman: Acting Inspector Roje Williams to attend leadership development training at the FBI National Academy

From RCIPS RCIPS Acting Police Inspector Roje Williams will be departing the Cayman Islands on Friday, 4 October to attend a 12 week intensive leadership development training program At the FBI National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia in the United States of America. A/Insp Williams was nominated to attend this program by the RCIPS Commissioner […]

Cayman: Minister Hew addresses Mare Forum of shipping sector leaders

Minister Hew promotes Cayman Shipping Registry at influential forum for maritime and shipping industry chiefs. The Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew was the keynote speaker at the Mare Forum on Friday, 27 September. The Mare Forum conferences take place across the world and are regarded as highly influential for key players […]

Cayman: Private, public sectors join to fight financial crime

Professional money laundering, how to spot terrorism financing, and financial crime involving complex corporate structures was discussed during the Financial Crime Investigation Unit’s (FCIU) recent Stakeholders Forum. The forum provides an environment for law enforcement and financial services industry representatives to discuss and share information that may help detect, prevent and disrupt money laundering and […]

Cayman: CIGTV collaborates with Compass to share their content

George Town, Grand Cayman – The Cayman Islands Government TV (CIGTV) has come to an agreement with the Cayman Compass to share community based news content. Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin said “I’m very happy that an agreement has been reached with the Cayman Compass. “The agreement enables CIGTV and Compass Media to create and promote […]

Referendum Bill Gazetted: “Should the Cayman Islands continue to move forward with building the cruise berthing and enhanced cargo port facility?”

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Government has today gazetted a bill entitled “A Bill For A Law To Provide For The Holding Of A People-Initiated Referendum On The Issue Of Whether the Islands Should Continue To Move forward With The Building Of The Cruise Berthing And Enhanced Cargo Port Facility; And For Incidental and Connected […]

Cayman: Gender Affairs Unit supports Silent Witness March

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Preparation and planning for the annual Silent Witness March taking place on Friday, 18 October began several months ago. A steering committee comprising of representatives from the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman (BPW), the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Family Resource Centre, and the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender […]

Ground breaking at ONE Canal Point

Cayman: Ground breaking begins at ONE Canal Point Phase 1 building begins at ONE Canal Point Construction approval received! Last week, our sales and construction teams were onsite clearing land and preparing to build our phase 1 town homes. As a first priority, we were able to save more than 300 non-invasive trees in the planned community nursery. See ground […]

Cayman: “2019 pirates week festival – Shipwrecked!”

[Cayman Catboat – New Addition to Landing] [George Town, Grand Cayman, – The Pirates Week Festival Office is proud to announce the official theme of the 2019 festival is “Shipwrecked”, this in an effort to incorporate the Cayman Catboat – an integral part of the islands’ history – and linking Caymanian culture and heritage to […]