Ken SilvaKen Silva

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Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY KEN SILVA

Bearcats sweep their way to Cayman Classic championship

In 2011, the inaugural “Battle 4 Atlantis” college basketball tournament took place in Nassau, The Bahamas.
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601 suspicious activity reports filed in 2016/17

More than 600 suspicious activity reports of potential money laundering and other financial crimes were made between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, according to the Financial Reporting Authority’s 2016/17 annual report.

Health City apartments set for January opening

The construction site just east of Health City Cayman Islands teemed with workers Tuesday as project developer Gene Thompson took reporters, legislators and members of the public on a tour of the area.

Legislative Assembly wraps up with committee appointment, private motions

Before adjourning on Thursday, Legislative Assembly members appointed an oversight committee for the Ombudsman Office.

Legislative Assembly grants Caymanian status to 3 residents

Three longtime residents received Caymanian status on Thursday after the Legislative Assembly ratified the Cabinet grants.

Opposition probes gov’t over CarePay reforms

Opposition members spent most of Thursday morning’s Legislative Assembly session asking government officials about what they have done to address deficiencies in the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority procurement system, which led taxpayers to spend $1.5 million for nothing during the CarePay contract debacle between late 2011 and mid-2012.

Chamber holds anti-fraud seminar

United States Secret Service Agent Paul Adie passed out a stack of counterfeit U.S. bills to a roomful of bankers, businesspeople, and government employees Wednesday at the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center.
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Liberty Global to split off Caribbean operations

Liberty Global, the parent company of Flow and Cable & Wireless, plans on separating its Caribbean and Latin American businesses into a separate corporate entity by the end of the year, the telecommunications company announced in recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Fatal police shooting recounted at inquest

The events surrounding Cayman’s first fatal police shooting in at least three decades were described in graphic detail last week at a Coroner’s Inquest, which ended Friday. A jury unanimously found the Jan. 6 killing of Jamaican national Norval Barrett was a lawful death.

RCIPS: Officers in fatal shooting had lives threatened

Police involved in the Jan. 6 fatal shooting of armed Jamaican suspect Norval Barrett have had their lives threatened by people affiliated with Barrett, according to evidence given at a coroner’s inquest on Tuesday.

Jury: Former Pepsi CEO’s death was by misadventure

Former PepsiCo CEO Roger Enrico suffered a death by misadventure while snorkeling near the North Sound sandbar on June 1, 2016, a jury unanimously determined at a coroner’s inquest on Monday.

Gealey wins young leadership award

When Faith Gealey won the 2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award on Saturday night, she issued her own challenge to the hundreds of audience members at the Kimpton Seafire resort.

Minister: Health Services finance reform to be prioritized

Health, Environment and Culture Minister Dwayne Seymour spent more than three-quarters of his roughly two-hour contribution to the budget debate touting the recent accomplishments of his ministries, admitting in his remarks that “much of this work was initiated prior to my recent victory and appointment as minister.”

Cable & Wireless finances hit hard by hurricanes

Cable & Wireless’ parent company, Liberty Global, recorded operating losses of around US$202 million in its Latin America and Caribbean markets during the third quarter of this year, due in large part to damage wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, according to the company’s Q3 financial results.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Company disputes CIMA records request

An international stock trading platform is disputing a Cayman Islands Monetary Authority attempt to obtain records from the company – records the company claims it does not have – for an ongoing investigation in Australia.

Butterfield to acquire Deutsche Bank global trust business

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited announced last week that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Germany-based Deutsche Bank’s Global Trust Solutions business.

Report highlights faults in public project planning

Despite improvements being made over the last several years, government still does not properly plan or budget its major capital projects, which could mean that the costs of those developments could be underestimated by a “significant” amount, according to a report released last week by the Office of the Auditor General.

Meals on Wheels: 2 decades, nearly 1 million meals

When the Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels started in 1997, a small group of volunteers delivered food three days per week to 14 senior citizens.

CEO: Health service ramping up collection efforts

Cayman Islands Health Services Authority officials appeared at the Legislative Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee meeting for the second time this month on Tuesday to answer questions about their efforts to collect millions of dollars of debt, and to be grilled about the qualifications of its top officials.

Report: Cayman a destination for Fortune 500 subsidiaries

A new study published last week provides a glimpse of the presence some of the largest U.S. corporations have in the Cayman Islands and other offshore financial jurisdictions.
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