CASTRIES, St Lucia, Tuesday June 18, 2013 â€“ The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) observes its 32nd anniversary today with officials pointing to a number of achievements including the establishment of the Economic Union over the past three decades.
OECS Chairman and Prime Minister of Antigua Baldwin Spencer will deliver an address to mark [...]
Rob Wile, Business Insider
George Soros’ older brother made an engineering breakthrough that transformed the world of shipping.
Paul Soros passed away earlier this week at the age of 87 at his home in Manhattan.
To some, he was known for having a wealthy baby brother named George.
But Paul was no slouch, having become one of the [...]
19 June 2013 â€˘ (George Town, Grand Cayman) Cayman Finance today praised the Government delegation, led by Premier Alden McLaughlin and Minister for Financial Services Wayne Panton, for its handling of the recent trip to the UK, which involved discussions on multilateral administrative assistance on tax matters.
Mr Gonzalo Jalles, CEO of Cayman Finance, commended the [...]
The City of Miramar will observe National Caribbean-American Heritage Month (June) at the staging of its Culture in the Night Concert Series at Shirley Branca Park, 6900 Miramar Parkway. This FREE family event will feature music, dance, poetry and food, celebrating the diverse heritage and culture of the Caribbean. Attendees are urged to take [...]
BY MAREX From Marine Executive
The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,517 pounds of cocaine, a go-fast vessel and detained three Dominican smugglers, during an at-sea interdiction June 11, 2013 in the Caribbean Sea.
The drug shipment is estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $24 million dollars.
Local ganja lobbyists have embarked on a drive to fan more flames on the public debate surrounding the decades old push to decriminalize the use of marijuana. Ahead of a local major conference on ganja, the lobbyists are adamant that Jamaica is missing out on trends surrounding ganja use.
The ganja law reform coalition, led [...]
OLDWICK, N.J. –Â A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of â€śaâ€ť of Radius Insurance Company (Radius) (Cayman Islands). The outlook for both ratings is stable.
The ratings of Radius are based on its excellent capitalization, history of profitable business written from a predecessor captive, as well [...]
Princess Cruises Announces Benefit Cruise to Support American Heart Association
“Cruise with Heart” Expected to Raise $1 Million to Help Build Healthier Lives
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Princess Cruises is celebrating CPR awareness during the month of June by announcing a special cruise to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA). Expected to raise [...]
Governor Designate Helen Kilpatrick
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has today announced that Mrs Helen Kilpatrick CB has been appointed Governor of the Cayman Islands in succession to Mr Duncan Taylor CBE. Mrs Kilpatrick will take up her appointment during September 2013.
Mrs Kilpatrick joined the Home Office in April 2005 as the Director General for Finance [...]
Embattled chairman of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), Richard Arch, has resigned after being asked to do so by new Minister of Tourism Moses Kirkconnell.
Arch confirmed he had been asked to resign and said he would not seek any role with the CIAA in the future.
Arch has been the subject of much media backlash [...]