October 23, 2017

Archives for October 1, 2017

Cayman Islands delegation holds successful meetings with EU officials

The Premier, the Hon. Alden McLaughlin; and Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the Hon. Tara Rivers, met with key EU decision makers in Brussels from 28-29 September to discuss the EU’s preparations for a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. ‘Cayman has consistently engaged on tax matters with EU officials through correspondence and responses […]

Cayman Islands Library Summer Reading rewarded

Just over 40 students aged 6 to 17, racked up some 560 hours reading more than 500 books in this year’s Cayman Islands Public Library Service (CIPLS) Summer Reading Challenge. On Saturday, 23 September 2017, a ceremony was held to reward their efforts. Chief Officer Christen Suckoo for the Ministry of Education took turns with […]

Cayman Islands: Blurring the boundaries between craft and art

From The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Opens REVIVE! – Celebrating contemporary and traditional craft from the Cayman Islands. 7 October 2017 – 11 January 2018. The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) presents a new exhibition titled,REVIVE! – Celebrating contemporary and traditional craft from the […]

Caymanian Times acquires The Cayman Reporter Brand

The Caymanian Times newspaper has surpassed a milestone in its development with the purchase of the Cayman Reporter Brand. “The Cayman Reporter has a significant client base and readership and will add value to the Media company that controls the Caymanian Times,” says Ralph Lewis, Owner, and Managing Editor. “In due course, we will advise […]

Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain to headline Cayman Cookout

From Caribbean Journal The Caribbean’s food festival circuit has only been growing in recent years, but one festival has regularly drawn the biggest names: the Cayman Islands’ Cayman Cookout, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. This year’s festival, which takes place Jan, 10-14, 2018, will be headlined as in years past by superstar chefs Eric Ripert, […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration shoots themselves in the foot AGAIN!

I want to make it very clear at the start of this Editorial I am against same sex marriages because of my Christian beliefs and the Bible teachings. I am NOT against the LGBTQ community at all. I have many friends who are openly gay. I have one, who doesn’t think I am his friend […]

Tethys Petroleum Press Release: Corporate Update

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS–(Marketwired – Sept. 28, 2017) – Tethys Petroleum Limited (“Tethys” or the “Company”) (TSX:TPL) today announces a corporate update. Approval Received for Continuation of Oil Production The Company’s subsidiary Tethys Aral Gas LLP (“TAG”) was recently notified by the competent authority in Kazakhstan of its approval of the continuation of the Company’s […]

Cayman Islands’ petroleum imports rose anew in the second quarter

From Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office The total value of the Islands’ importation of petroleum and petroleum-related products grew in the second quarter by 6.1% to reach $26.84 million. This was driven by an increase in the average price of fuel. There was also an overall increase in the quantity of fuel imports comprising […]

Cayman Islands calls in lobbying support over taxes

By Jon Gingerich From O Dwyer’s The Cayman Islands’ Ministry of Financial Services & Home Affairs has hired law firm Baker Botts to provide counseling and advocacy services for the British-controlled territory in Washington. Scope of the work includes outreach for the Cayman Islands’ government regarding international taxation and public policy matters to U.S. officials […]

Two young Caymanians promoted at CIMA

(Grand Cayman – Friday, 29 September 2017) The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) continues to highlight the achievements of its staff. As such, the Authority is pleased to announce the recent promotion, of Mr. Kieron Cacho as Chief Analyst in the Banking Supervision Division, and Mr. Harlee Hurlston as Senior Analyst in […]