News story: Darwin Plus: 'Bird-borne' radar for albatrosses among 17 new projects to be funded
Funding for 17 conservation projects worth more than £3.5 million in the UK Overseas Territories has been announced from the Darwin Plus initiative to deliver commitments in the 25 Year Environment Plan.
Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially warned that the quake could generate waves 1 to 3 feet above normal in Cuba, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Honduras, Mexico and Belize, but issued a later ...
B.C. Court of Appeal sends a clear family law message in case of transgender teen
Trading your share of the house for reduced child support could leave you paying more ‘Catch me if you can’: Husband who failed to disclose Cayman Islands bank account ordered to pay wife $32,000 in ...
ESG: Institutional Investors Press Hedge Funds on ESG Investing
“Thus, the traditional risk-return equation is being rewritten to include ESG factors,” said Anthony Cowell, Head of Asset Management, KPMG in the Cayman Islands. “In the hedge fund industry, ESG has ...
A beach with a local M&S? Paradise islands that host British home comforts
Holiday homes and golf courses are opening, while the northern black sand beaches offer diving and snorkelling opportunities. Perhaps best known as a tax haven, the Cayman Islands have 1.5 companies ...
The new legislation is set to modernise Guernsey insolvency law, bringing the jurisdiction into line with not only the United Kingdom but also other offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin ...
(CNS): The long awaited National Tourism Management Plan makes it clear that the Cayman Islands already has a very serious problem with cruise visitor congestion and its impact on the environment. But government’s solution is to build berthing facilities to grow the numbers, conflicting with the wider aims of this latest plan to improve and […]
(CNS): Micheal Stewart (65), a former care worker charged with manslaughter, told a jury he was devastated by the death of Risco Batten, a teenage boy who drowned on a fishing trip while being supervised by him and Larry Levers, a colleague from the Bonaventure Boys Home. As he gave his evidence, Stewart said he […]
(CNS): A gold 2018 KIA Sportage, registration number 181-756, was stolen from the parking lot at Spotts Beach on Monday, just days after a number of valuable items belonging to tourists were stolen from a car in the same place. In this case, police said the car went missing between 2:00pm and 4:00pm on 3 […]
(CNS): The Ministry of Home Affairs has said all of its uniform services responded robustly to the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that shook Cayman last week. Although it hasn’t directly refuted claims made by inmates and their families that the women in HMP Fairbanks were locked in and abandoned, officials said that a decision was made […]
(CNS): A West Bay man who has long been associated with armed gangs has been handed a 24-year prison sentence, having been convicted of trying to murder his former girlfriend and her lover in 2015. Aaron Crawford (27) was convicted several weeks ago but details of the case were under wraps because he had several […]
(CNS): Changes to the Health Practitioners Law, apparently designed to help doctors and other professional healthcare workers at Health City Cayman Islands renew their licence to practice beyond the original six year cap, were brought in good faith and not to avoid government law suits, the health minister has said. Dwayne Seymour said they were […]
(CNS): A survey on Little Cayman of Sister Islands Rock Iguanas (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) has shown that the species is in serious trouble as a result of cats and cars as well as habitat loss. While this iguana is already listed as critically endangered, the latest count revealed a further unsustainable decline due to the […]
(CNS): With no sign of the legal framework for same-sex relationships that the government was directed to create by the appeal court, local LGBT activist group, Colours Cayman, is worried that no one is enforcing the Bill of Rights and the situation will be worse once the constitutional reforms are in place. In a letter […]
(CNS): A complex engineering project that has been proposed to replace sand on a stretch of Seven Mile Beach is doomed to failure and will cause even more problems, the Department of Environment has warned. Urging government not to allow a coastal works application by the owners of the Marriott Beach Resort and several nearby […]