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Archives for October 28, 2012

The Editor Speaks: Baffling but predictable response from the Port Authority to the Information Commissioner

Once upon a time as all good children’s stories start …  things were nice and cosy in the Cayman Islands. Government got on with their job, the media obeyed the unwritten rule “don’t rock the boat” meaning don’t ask questions and you won’t get told lies, and the Islands’ inhabitants went about their way of […]

Going the Rights Way

The week starting Monday, 29 October, GIS Spotlight prepares you for your rights, spreads a wider net for marine parks and re-cautions you about errant cell phone use. On 6 November 2012, the Bill of Rights that is enshrined in the Cayman Islands Constitution 2009 takes effect. This will provide you with local recourse for […]

NAIC welcomes International Regulators

Fourteen insurance regulators from China, Grand Cayman Islands, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia have arrived in the United States as part of the Fall 2012 International Fellows Program of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). They arrived last week at the NAIC headquarters in Kansas City.  Following orientation and a week-long overview of […]

CDB to finance Dominica water supply project

Water consumers in Dominica’s capital, Roseau, and its environs extending to St. Joseph in the North and Pointe Michel in the south will be the direct beneficiaries of a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the Government of Dominica for a water supply project.  The loan equivalent to USD6.105 million is intended to […]

Cayman’s Chamber of Commerce launch Strategic Plan

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce have launched their Strategic Plan for 2012-2014. Over the next three years their vision is to: Continually provide excellent and responsive service and communications with its members, its staff and council leadership and the public. •         Strive to increase membership involvement in the programmes, services and activities of the […]

Indian GP: Sebastian Vettel wins ahead of Alonso to extend lead

By Andrew Benson, BBC Chief F1 writer in Noida Sebastian Vettel dominated the Indian Grand Prix to take a fourth win in a row and extend his championship lead over Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso. The Red Bull driver is 13 points clear of the Spaniard, who was second ahead of Vettel’s team-mate Mark Webber. The Australian […]

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Tingyi and PepsiCo Open New Beverage Plant in China

Zhengzhou Pepsi is the first new beverage plant opened since formation of the Tingyi-PepsiCo alliance, Further strengthens Tingyi’s and PepsiCo’s ability to serve the growing markets of central and western China, Plant equipped with advanced technologies By PepsiCo ZHENGZHOU, China, Oct. 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp. (Tingyi) (0322.HK), one of the […]

“Any system that treats a Cayman Island subsidiary as a separate entity is just asking to be destroyed”

Invisible Money By Iddhis Bing, Ground Report “Any system that treats a Cayman Island subsidiary as a separate entity is just asking to be destroyed.”  Professor Calvin Johnson, University of Texas Law School Glaxo Smith Kline, according to their accountant, is “a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company. Headquartered in the UK with operations based in […]

Island Heritage gets the Blues

On Saturday, 13 October Island Heritage staff, their family and friends were treated to a Blue Iguana Safari at the Botanic Park. As a participant in Island Heritage’s First Annual Charity Drive, The Blue Iguana Recovery Programme received a $10,000 donation from Island Heritage and offered the safari to show Island Heritage just where their […]