January 20, 2020

Appointments confirmed to premier’s office

An official press release was issued to Cayman’s media on Thursday (8) confirming our announcement on August 7th that Tammie Chisholm, ex-editor of The Caymanian Compass has been appointed as the new press secretary for the premier’s office. Here is the full release: The Office of the Cayman Islands Premier is now fully staffed with […]

ICP Hedge Funds [Cayman] file for creditor protection in U.S.

By Patrick Fitzgerald, From Bankruptcy News Dow Jones & Company Ltd A pair of Cayman Islands-based hedge funds run by a former Harvard quarterback accused of defrauding clients who invested in collateralized debt obligations is seeking bankruptcy protection in the U.S. The liquidators winding down the offshore funds—ICP Strategic Credit Income Fund Ltd. and ICP […]

Maples and Calder continues support for UWC

The United World Colleges Cayman Islands National Foundation (UWC Cayman Islands) is pleased to announce a US$25,000 donation from The Maples Foundation. Each year, UWC Cayman Islands provides full scholarships for students selected to attend one of twelve prestigious UWC colleges worldwide. Since 1984, almost 70 Caymanians have studied the rigorous International Baccalaureate Diploma in […]

Golden Apple Awards re-introduced

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce recently announced the re-introduction of the Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching and is proud to partner with the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs with a renewed process for the programme. The awards event is set to take place on November 30, 2013 at the Clifton […]

Fabrice Tourre claims asylum in Cayman Islands

From Codewit World News Convicted financial trader Fabrice Tourre has fled the United States and applied for political asylum in the Cayman Islands, local officials confirmed. The former Goldman Sachs trader, who called himself Fabulous Fab, said he was the target of “a witch hunt” by the United States government and was “betrayed” for his […]

Grenada PM says wire tapping equipment purchased by previous government

From Go-Jamaica Dr Keith Mitchell – FilePrime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has told legislators that equipment capable of intercepting communications had been purchased by the previous government. Mitchell made the disclosure to legislators as Parliament debated the 2013 Interception Communications Bill. Grenada has no legislation outlining penalties for any person illegally intercepting communications. The new […]

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. reports improved operating results for second quarter and first half of 2013

Second Quarter Diluted Earnings Rise 46% to $0.19 per Diluted Share vs. $0.13 in Prior-Year Period GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, Aug 09, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. CWCO -2.03% , which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring […]

Premier and Elections office pleased with Rivers decision

Premier elated at Minister Rivers’ court victory Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, has commented about the positive verdict that Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, received in Grand Court this afternoon (Friday, 9 August 2013) in a case challenging her election to the Legislative Assembly. The Premier, who attended the […]

NGCI Fundraising Gala ~ 29 November 2013

Join The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands on Friday November 29th in their grounds at the Gallery for “Bright Young Things”. This year’s highly anticipated National Gallery Fundraising Gala is inspired by the spirit of the 1920s as captured through the artwork of artist and socialite Tamara de Lempicka. Nestled between the two world […]

The Bahamas establishes diplomatic relations with Qatar

From Bahama islandsinfo WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Bahamas formally established diplomatic relations with Qatar during a signing ceremony held at the Embassy of Qatar in Washington, D.C. on August 1, 2013. Ambassador Dr. Elliston Rahming, Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), was designated by the Government to sign the agreement on behalf […]