Archive for November 5th, 2018

Top court rejects criminal appeals

Top court rejects criminal appeals

| 05/11/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Almost all of the criminal applications to overturn convictions and cut sentences that have come before the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal so far this session have been rejected, with no prisoners succeeding in their applications. On Monday the court rejected appeals on both convictions and sentences from two men serving lengthy jail terms […]

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Governor hopes BO register will be global standard

Governor hopes BO register will be global standard

| 05/11/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has said he hopes the Cayman Islands will not be going it alone when it introduces a public register identifying the beneficial owners of companies and other financial entities, as the UK will be promoting this as a global standard. There are international efforts now afoot to ensure transparency in the […]

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Distinguishing blue from green iguanas

Distinguishing blue from green iguanas

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments

Is it possible for you to post an article with pictures showing the differences between a Cayman blue and the invasive green iguanas? I am hoping that when the cullers were vetted they were shown differences and how to quickly/easily spot which is which. I would love to see good photos of them side by […]

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Cayman Finance courts Chinese investors

Cayman Finance courts Chinese investors

| 05/11/2018 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott was a featured speaker at events in September in three major Asian cities, organised by the local offshore firm Maples. Scott spoke to business leaders and investors in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong about how the Cayman Islands operates as a “neutral and efficient hub, connecting capital and financing around the world”, according […]

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Growth in customers props up CUC earnings

Growth in customers props up CUC earnings

| 05/11/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): An increase in the number of customers for CUC helped to keep the monopoly power provider’s earnings up in its third quarter results for the year after slightly cooler and wetter average weather. An increase in fuel costs saw customers cutting back on consumption, which also impacted sales. The client base increased by 567 customers to a […]

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Two men charged following bar brawl and collision

Two men charged following bar brawl and collision

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 46-year-old-man from George Town who had handed himself into police last week following a violent brawl outside a bar on Shedden Road last Tuesday night has been charged with assault GBH. A second 39-year-old man from George Town has also been charged with causing fear of provocation of violence in connection with the same […]

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Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

Hospital takes steps to deal with fraud

| 05/11/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Almost three years after the former Health Services Authority board chair, Canover Watson, was convicted of massive fraud in the CarePay case, officials said in a press release that the HSA is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in all areas of its operations and had conducted an intensive three-day fraud training programme organised […]

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Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

Second victim recalls pain after beauty injections

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A Colombian woman who believed she was getting vitamin shots for dry skin around her eyes told a court on Friday how she later realised that it was probably some kind of silicone that was injected into her face when weeks after what was supposed to be a beauty treatment she was still in […]

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Planning offers public some insight into process

Planning offers public some insight into process

| 05/11/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Planning will be explaining how the planning application process works in the Cayman Islands at an information booth in the lobby of the Government Administration Building this Thursday to commemorate World Town Planning Day. The process is often criticised because of apparent conflicts of interest of the Central Planning Authority members, as […]

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