December 15, 2019

Latest news from the Cayman Islands Turtle Farm

Cayman Islands Turtle Farm assists Meals on Wheels Monday, February 9th, 2015…… Cayman Turtle Farm staff used their lunch hours to assist Meals on Wheels this past week. Meals on Wheels is a local charity that feeds the elderly and shut-ins within our local communities. Cayman Turtle Farm signed on to do its part in […]

Jamaica is the 2nd poorest country in the Caribbean/Jamaican men can

From 3Jamaica The recently released data 2014 World’s Development report ranks Jamaica as the 2nd poorest country in the Caribbean in terms of Gross National Income per captia. I have taken the data and broken out the data to show countries from the english speaking Caribbean and was not surprised to see the levels to […]

Jury to ‘Scott Rothstein’s biggest victim’: You’re liable for $157M

By Noreen Marcus, from Daily Business Review A Miami federal jury found George Levin, the former head of a top feeder fund for disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein, liable for more than $157 million in funds that fueled the ex-law firm chairman’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. After a weeklong trial and only a few hours of […]

iNews Briefs

Recent tsunami exercise exposes Cayman Islands to ‘significant’ flooding According to Simon Boxall of Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) had the recent tsunami exercise been the real thing the Cayman Islands would have suffered significant flooding. Although it was just a three foot surge, tsunamis behave very differently from regular waves, Boxall said and warned […]

iNews Briefs

Cayman Airways update on emergency landing Cayman Airways Express flight KX4722 experienced a false engine fire indication while enroute from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Although there was no visible evidence of a fire, the crew followed standard operating procedures which included discharging the engine fire suppression system to the […]

La Nación: tax havens and money laundering [and the Cayman Islands]

From Buenos Aires Herald The Saguier family, majority shareholder in the La Nación newspaper since the 1990s, is the subject of numerous court cases which are trying to determine the legality of the origin of those funds used in the transaction which left the Mitres outside of the management of the media outlet founded by […]

Cayman Islands police to receive 4% pay increase – official

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will be receiving a 4% pay rise. Hon. Marco Archer, Minister for Finance and Economic Development, confirmed this by email on Monday (30) in response to a question querying whether Cabinet had approved the increase. Minister Archer said: “The Cabinet has agreed to give a 4% COLA commencing July […]

Cayman Islands law firm starts the year in charitable spirit

MaplesFS starts the year with significant charitable donations Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (31 March 2015): MaplesFS kicked off 2015 with a number of significant charitable donations on behalf of its clients to local not-for-profit organisations and initiatives, including the National Trust for the Cayman Islands (the “National Trust”), The Pines Retirement Home (“The Pines”) and […]

Rebuild man Victor Cattermole to quit NZ [Cayman Islands business]

By Martin Van Beynen From stuff.co.nz Prominent Christchurch rebuild figure Victor Cattermole says he is leaving the city and the country because of continued challenges to his credibility. After being questioned about his latest business ventures, Cattermole said, “Screw NZ.” “I’m going to pack up all my business and I’ll move away. I’m not going […]

Additional capacity for consumer owned renewable energy announced by Cayman Islands regulatory authority

From Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. and The Electricity Regulatory Authority of the Cayman Islands March 31st 2015 The Electricity Regulatory Authority of the Cayman Islands Provides Additional Capacity for Consumer-Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) Generation Programme Following an interim decision made in February 2015 to increase the CORE capacity by 1 MegaWatt MW), the Electricity Regulatory […]