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Archives for December 20, 2017

Paradise Papers group calls out four Caribbean ‘tax havens

By Eugene Costello From International Investment The investigative media group behind the recent Paradise Papers revelations has today released information from the corporate registers of four Caribbean jurisdictions that it says adds layers of information to the limited amount that the jurisdictions currently put into the public domain. The four jurisdictions named and shamed by […]

Cayman Islands: Man charged with multiple offenses, including possession of child pornography, 20 December

From RCIPS Wednesday morning, 20 December, a man, aged 49 of West Bay, was charged with multiple offences, including Using an ICT Service to Defraud, Abuse, Annoy, Threaten, or Harrass, and Possession of Child Pornography/Indecent Images. The man, a former lecturer at UCCI, appeared in court this afternoon, 20 December, and has been remanded overnight […]

Cayman Islands Airport is almost ready

By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Cayman Islands tourism stakeholders are progressing quickly on infrastructure projects to accommodate the country’s surging visitor arrivals. The government is nearing completion of a $55 million redevelopment launched in 2015, addressing frequent overcrowding at the outdated Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) as the territory’s visitor numbers grew this decade. […]

From the Publisher

CHRISTMAS MORNING OF YESTERDAY It was no ordinary Christmas morning for me As I opened the bedroom door to have a peep. Just so excited and eager for the sun to rise So I could quickly claim my Santa surprise. So quietly I closed the bedroom door Returning to my bedroom as I said before. […]

5th Annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit convenes industry leaders to discuss impact of emerging technologies

Industry speakers to include executives from WorldQuant, Kepos Capital, The Carlyle Group, Principal Global Investors, and more NEWS PROVIDED BY Cayman Alternative Investment Summit GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For the fifth year in a row, more than 500 executives from across the global alternative investment industry will convene for two days […]

Cayman Islands: Academy Family Fun Day benefits Good Samaritan Food Bank

A bouncy castle, a waterslide, popcorn and cotton candy saw many flock to Academy Sports Club (ASC) this past weekend, Saturday, December 16. At the Academy Christmas Family Fun day, families were able to enjoy many activities for free with a donation to the new Good Samaritan Food Bank, in an effort to bring the community together and feed those […]

DUI and other traffic arrests highlight unsafe driving in Cayman Islands

Traffic Operations Intensify Before Holidays From RCIPS Traffic enforcement conducted in the past ten days has yielded thirty-one arrests, eighteen of which have been for Driving under the Influence. Remaining arrests have been for Driving without Insurance or Registration or a Valid Driver’s License, along with multiple arrests for Leaving the Scene of an Accident. […]

ILO launches skills for green jobs study- Guyana

The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection of Guyana launched a comprehensive study report conducted titled “Skills for Green Jobs Study- Guyana”. Prime Minister of Guyana, the Honourable Moses Nagamootoo attended the launch at the Guyana Marriott Hotel. In addressing the gathering last Friday 15 December, he explained, “The […]

Kim Jong Un’s 3 kids

The mysterious lives of the 3 kids who are believed to be Kim Jong Un’ By Michelle Mark From Business Insider North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is believed to have three children with his wife Ri Sol-ju. There are few details on the kids, but they’re believed to be between the ages of 10 […]

Third party litigation funding in the Cayman Islands: A shift in policy

By Marc Kish and David Freeman From Ogier In a recent landmark decision of the Grand Court in A Company and A Funder 1, the Court has approved a third party litigation funding agreement and in doing so given a roadmap to funders as to what conditions it will apply in such cases. While previous […]