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Archives for February 16, 2017

Cayman Islands’ investment in S. Korea tops 9.2 tln won

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Yonhap) — The Cayman Islands became the largest investor as a tax haven country in the South Korean market last year, data showed Thursday, amid suspicions that some of the money could be owned by South Koreans disguised as foreign investors in an attempt to avoid taxes. The amount of investment by […]

Cayman Brac rolls out Child Abuse Prevention Training for sports

A delegation from the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports travelled over to Cayman Brac on Thursday, 9 February 2017 to kick-off the first in a series of Child Abuse Prevention training sessions specifically targeting sports administrators and officials. The sessions, which are led by the Director of the Department of Children and Family […]

New fire engine for CIFS in Cayman Brac

The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) will soon add a new, modern aerodrome firetruck to its fleet, which will be based at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport fire station on Cayman Brac. Fire Chief David Hails has officially signed the contract for the new firefighting vehicle, with a price tag of $599,328 KYD. A United […]

The Editor Speaks: Did we get dropped by British Airways?

British Airways From The Dots Mark Leary for British Airways / BBH London BBH commissioned Mark to photograph British Airways’ new ‘Call of the Caribbean’ campaign. Shooting 8 islands in just sixteen days, the brief was to visually arrest the senses, capturing the vibrancy and unique character of each island to present the Caribbean as […]

Cayman Islands Adventist church donates to Have a Heart Cayman

Representatives of Kings Adventist Church Community Services Department last week presented a $1,500 cheque to Have a Heart Cayman Islands. The donation is part of an ongoing commitment to fund the acquisition of passports for children travelling to Health City Cayman Islands for life-saving heart surgery made possible through the multi-national coordination effort by Have […]

Two detained after alleged thief beaten to death in Guyana (updated)

By Kaieteur News From St Lucia news Online KAIETEUR NEWS – Police are questioning a female Alliance For Change Councillor and her father, in connection with the vigilante-style beating death of a 22-year-old man at Good Hope, East Bank Essequibo. The victim, who is said to be a fisherman, was allegedly beaten with pieces of […]

US sanctions Venezuelan vice president

From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The US government added newly appointed Venezuelan vice president Tareck El Aissami to its list of sanctioned individuals on Monday, saying he “played a significant role in international narcotics trafficking” and freezing his access to a fortune estimated at $3 billion after a lengthy investigation of his alleged […]

Spouses of CARICOM leaders to address violence against women at meeting in Guyana

From Jamaica Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The high rate of violence against women will be among issues discussed when the Forum of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM’s) Spouses of Heads of State and Government on the Every Caribbean Woman, Every Caribbean Child (ECWECC) initiative begins in Guyana tomorrow. The Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat said that the […]

Digicel endorses regional co-regulated approach to open internet

From St Lucia Times Monday 13th February, 2017 – Castries, St.Lucia: Speaking at the 11th Capacity Caribbean Conference in Puerto Rico, David Geary, General Counsel for Digicel Caribbean, compared the debate on Net Neutrality to that of Brexit in the United Kingdom. In his presentation, he outlined that no one really knows what either Brexit […]

Death in Paradise final: What’s going to happen? And how you can visit the island for yourself

By Nisha Mal From Grimsby Telegraph Last week viewers said goodbye to Kris Marshall’s DI Humphrey Goodman as the detective bowed out from the show. Kris decided to leave the hit series after four years to spend more time with his family and although it might be sad news for viewers there’s a new lead […]