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Archives for February 15, 2017

2017 Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships

CIASA in partnership with DART will be hosting the Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships starting on Thursday, 16 February. This four-day meet is taking place at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre and will be in the preliminaries and finals format that is commonly used in international competition. Bailey Weathers, CIASA Technical Director comments, “In an […]

Cayman Islands: How the Cayman Islands updated its confidentiality law

Article by Andrew Bolton and Jane Hale-Smith From Appleby Not so long ago, it used to be considered a good thing if a person’s private affairs were kept confidential. The right to privacy was enshrined in conventions and bills of rights in civilised countries. It still is, of course, but in recent years it has […]

The Editor Speaks: Happy Nostalgia

Yesterday I wrote nostalgically about Radio Luxembourg when I was growing up into my teens. There was also another radio programme I listened to. It was only on a Sunday and it lasted an hour. I don’t remember if it had an actual title but it came from The Happy Station, Hilversum, Holland”s “English Show”. […]

EU Panama Papers inquiry chief condemns U.K. no-show

 By Ben Stupples From International Tax The chairman of the EU’s Panama Papers inquiry has slammed the U.K. Treasury’s refusal to meet with investigators, raising concern over Britain’s commitment to the high-level investigation. It was “most disappointing and regrettable that no one at the political level at HM Treasury was able or willing to meet” […]

Cayman Islands: Fund annual returns and filings for sub-funds

Last Updated: 15 February 2017 Article by Kate Hodson, Christopher Joyce and Giorgio Subiotto From Ogier Regulated funds are required to file a fund annual return (FAR) with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), within six months of the financial year end (subject to any extension granted by CIMA). The return is submitted through the […]

Cricket: WICB – Cameron to run unopposed

From Cricket365 West Indies Cricket Board president Dave Cameron will run for re-election to the post unopposed it was announced earlier this week. The vice president Emmanuel Nanthan will likewise run unopposed for re-election to the vice-presidency of the WICB. The WICB made the announcement in a release on their website which also gave the […]

The Carnival Dream has returned to sea after a renovation that added new food and beverage concepts in addition to interior upgrades

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Dream, which is based in New Orleans, resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises Sunday (Feb. 12) following a two-week renovation, according to a Carnival news release. The upgrades were completed in Freeport, The Bahamas. The ship will run four- and five-day trips to Mexico. The release […]

Jamaican entertainer Anthony Cruz’s daughter killed by stepfather in US

By Jamaica Observer From St Lucia Online JAMAICA OBSERVER – WHEN 32-year-old Jamaican Kevin Nelson told his sister, Janice Smith, that he had shot his spouse and her 15-year-old daughter to death last Friday, she was relieved when he said he was joking. However, on Monday, Nelson made an about-turn when he phoned the Sunrise […]

Caribbean integration in times of Trump

From Curacao Chronicle GEORGETOWN – Caribbean leaders analyze with worry here this week, the political and economic impact and the regional scenario after the assumption, last January 20, of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The leaders of the 15 member nations of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) who last month attended in Dominican […]

Attack of the apps

By Robbie Forkish From TechCrunch It seems like a fair trade: Get your favorite mobile apps for free, be shown annoying ads in return. But that’s not all you’re doing in return. In reality, this trade has you giving up a great deal of personal information. Mobile apps collect a massive amount of personal data […]