Tag: Cayman Islands

Cane Bay Partners Faces Another Class-Action Lawsuit By A Native American Group Over Predatory Payday Loans

MADISON — St. Croix-based business Cane Bay Partners and founding co-owners David Johnson and Kirk Chewning are facing a class-action lawsuit over an alleged nationwide payday lending program that imposed exorbitant annual interest rates while using Native American tribes as a front to evade state usury laws, according to a complaint filed June 22, 2022 […]

Cayman Court Judicial Review Challenging Institutionally-Registered Doctors Questioned By Board Chairman

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Dr. Yaron Rado, Chief Radiologist and Chairman of the Board of Doctors Hospital, issued the following statement regarding the three-day judicial review, Grand Court Cases Nos 55 and 150 of 2021 challenging Institutionally registered medical professionals practicing in Cayman and the financial concessions awarded to them. “To set the scene: Unlike […]

Doctor’s Hospital Takes Legal Action About Process Of Hiring Doctors

GEORGE TOWN — Doctors Hospital has applied to the Grand Court in Cayman for leave for judicial review of the ongoing failure by the Government of the Cayman Islands to formulate and publish criteria against which healthcare facilities are assessed before being designated as a facility that may employ ‘institutionally registered’ medical practitioners. Doctors Hospital’s […]

Caribbean Leaders Grateful That COVID-19 Vaccine Has Trickled Down To Them, Thanks Largely To India

ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of Covishield, the India-produced version of […]

MORE BRITISH HOGWASH! Georgia Teen Gets 4 Months Hard Time For Skipping Cayman Islands’ COVID-19 Protocols

GEORGE TOWN — An 18-year-old college student from Georgia was sentenced this week to four months in a Cayman Islands prison after pleading guilty to violating a strict COVID quarantine mandate in the Caribbean territory, according to several news reports. Skylar Mack and her 24-year-old boyfriend Vanjae Ramgeet were sent away Tuesday morning after an appeals […]

1st Hotel Indigo Is Coming To The Cayman Islands Near 7 Mile Beach

GEORGE TOWN — The Caribbean’s tourism sector may be suffering along with the rest on the world in the pandemic, but the first Hotel Indigo is coming to the region. Dart, the Cayman Islands’ leading real estate developer and investor, and InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts (IHG), have announced plans for a new Hotel Indigo near […]

British Man Kurt Russell Falls From Balcony In Sint Maarten …. Is Airlifted To Cayman Islands For Treatment

PHILIPSBURG — A British man was airlifted to the Cayman Islands after he fell from a  three-story balcony on the Dutch island of Sint Maarten on December 27. Reports are that 32-year Kurt Russell had been helping a friend to move when the incident occurred. Initially, Russell received medical treatment but because of his lack […]