March 19, 2018

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Dentons announces 7 law firm tie-ups at once

By Elizabeth Olson – From Big Law Business Dentons plans to combine with seven other firms located in Africa, the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, stepping up its already brisk global expansion, it announced March 14. The new additions involve a firm in Kenya, two law firms in Mauritius, two law firms in the Caribbean — […]

High praise for Mourant Ozannes Caribbean teams in Chambers Global

Mourant Ozannes Cayman Islands practices have been recognised once again in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners Global 2018 rankings for their “thoughtful strategic vision”, “good attention to detail” and for being “a very good firm with a wide range of knowledge and expertise.” The global rankings featured 10 recommended lawyers in the firm’s […]

Cannabis Wire launches new publication on blockchain-based journalism Platform Civil

From WN Cannabis Wire, a new trade publication dedicated to covering the growing marijuana industry is launching a newsroom using the blockchain-based journalism platform, Civil, according to CoinDesk. The announcement published on the blockchain-based site described how Cannabis Wire’s newsroom will cover different type of content that will cater to both individual consumers and organizations […]

Cayman Islands Residential Mental Health Facility planning approved

Plans for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility in the Cayman Islands have been approved by the Central Planning Authority. The application was considered and approved by the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, 7 March 2018. The Ministry of Health, which is building the facility, will now seek building permit approval and to prequalify […]

Canadian cannabis producers receive millions from offshore tax havens

By Eric Sandy and Melissa Schiller From Cannabis Business Times As the country’s licensed producers make big moves in the financial sector, a large part of their funding comes from anonymous investors in well-known tax havens like the Cayman Islands, Bahamas and more. Canada’s adult-use cannabis market is expected to be fully operational by this […]

Hugo Chavez commemorated across South America, Caribbean on 5th anniversary of his passing

By Earl Bousquet From TeleSUR While the Venezuelan government and people held a series of events in the country honoring the late leader, events were taking place across the region. The 5th anniversary of the death of legendary Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez was marked in Venezuela and across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) on […]

Dr. Jim McNelly announced as new director of Cayman Islands MRCU

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has announced that Dr. James “Jim” McNelly has been appointed as its new director. Dr. McNelly will join MRCU next week from the Mosquito Control Division of Volusia County in Florida, where he has been director for more than six years. Prior to that, Dr. McNelly was the […]

OPINION: Undemocratic Narcissistic Tyrannical Dynastical Dictatorship in Saint Vincent

By Jolly Green Every time the dynastical ULP government uses fear, it is to persuade the people into giving up their freedoms and liberties. The greatest fear the people should have today is from their own UPL government because it has become an undemocratic narcissistic tyrannical dynastical dictatorship. People’s lives have been destroyed in SVG. […]

interCaribbean announces Dominica to Tortola & St. Lucia Services English

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — interCaribbean Airways celebrating 26 years of continuous services, is pleased to announce new nonstop schedule services from Dominica to St Lucia and Tortola, with 1 stop easy connections via Tortola to St Thomas, St Croix, Sint Maarten, San Juan, Providenciales and Santo Domingo. Travelers can make […]

CONCACAF announces Gold Cup expansion to 16 teams, opening access for more nations to participate and host

CONCACAF to explore matches outside North America in line with commitment to unity and access  Miami (Monday, February 26, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that the CONCACAF Gold Cup – the official national team championship of North, Central America and the Caribbean – will expand to […]