December 18, 2018

Archives for July 24, 2017

Cayman Finance congratulates Bermuda on successful elections and looks forward to continued cooperation on shared priorities

Cayman Finance congratulates Bermuda on its successful completion of free and fair elections and the continuation of its tradition of government that reflects the will of the people. The peaceful transition of power is a process that established democracies can too often take for granted, but one that is unfortunately still out of reach for […]

Cayman Islands premier commends Fire Officers for attending to fuel terminal fire

From The Office of The Cayman Islands Premier I, together with the Minister for Home Affairs and indeed the entire Cayman Islands Government commend the first responders who worked together under challenging circumstances to quench the potentially devastating fire at the Jackson Point fuel terminal throughout Sunday night and into Monday morning. The men and […]

Cayman Islands audiences get chance to view CI CARIFESTA presentation

An exciting show over this weekend will provide local audiences a preview of the entire Cayman Islands’ presentation at the premier Caribbean arts and culture event CARIFESTA that takes place across several venues in Barbados in mid-August. The announcement came at a press conference at the Harquail Theatre today (Monday, 24 July 2017). The Artistic […]

The Editor Speaks: How safe are our fuel storage tanks?

It was a close call of a huge disaster being avoided thanks to the superb work of our local fire fighters yesterday (Sun 23) at the Sol Fuel Distribution Centre on South Church Street. I cannot imagine the concern the technician must have been having when he alerted 911 at 4.43 p.m. that smoke was […]

Italian Consul General visits Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Italian Consul General Gloria Marina Bellelli paid a brief courtesy call to Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin at his office in the Government Administration Building Monday (24) morning. In September 2015 Ms Bellelli assumed her duties as Consul General at the Consulate General in Miami, with jurisdiction for Florida, Georgia, South […]

Computer scientists reveal the hidden architecture of tax havens—and how to beat them

By Tim Fenholz From Quartz We know there are tax havens. We just can’t agree on where they are. Although many countries recognize that major corporations divert tax revenue—there’s a reason, after all, why US multinationals hold more than $2 trillion overseas—collective action is tough. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and the International Monetary Fund […]

Free up buggery! – Leader breaks ranks with many Christian colleagues

ByJovan Johnson, Arthur Hall From Jamaica Observer Head of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Bishop Howard Gregory, has broken ranks with many of his Christian brethren and urged the parliamentary committee examining the Sexual Offences Act and related laws to recommend the removal of the offence of buggery from the law […]

Walton leads record rush at Pan American u20 Championships

Jamal Walton of the Cayman Islands led a magic afternoon of world-class athletics on the opening day of the Pan-American U20 Championships at Trujillo’s Chan Chan stadium, where four event records fell in spectacular fashion. Walton, fourth at the 2015 IAAF World U18 Championships, marked a special return to South American soil with an impressive […]

Profits fall by 35% at Derry based [Cayman Islands registered company] Seagate Technology

By Gareth McKeown From The Irish Times Seagate Technology has seen its pre tax profits fall by 35 per cent over the past year. Topics accounts Derry Seagate Technology turnover Profits fall by 35% at Derry based Seagate Technology DERRY-based electronics manufacturer Seagate Technology has seen its pre-tax profits fall by 35 per cent over […]

Cayman Islands Higgs & Johnson expands with addition of home-grown Associate, Ms. Allyson Spei

On 19th July, 2017 Ms. Allyson Speirs was admitted to practise as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands by the Honourable Mr. Justice Charles Quin QC on the application of Higgs & Johnson, Attorneys-at-Law. The admission application was made by Partner, Mr. John Harris, to whom Ms. Speirs had been principally assigned during her period […]