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Archives for January 24, 2018

Cayman Islands Ombudsman announces appointments

The Ombudsman is pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff members and the promotion of an existing member of our team, three of whom are Caymanians. The addition of new staff will assist our office in tackling our new areas of responsibility, particularly public complaints against the police and whistleblowing. Ms. Sharon Roulstone, […]

$5,000 for Cayman Islands Crisis Centre thanks to Marsh staff

George Town, Grand Cayman, 19 January 2018 Insurance and risk advisory firm Marsh raised CI$5,000 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) last month. Marsh representative Beth Henry explained that the money was raised during the company’s annual Christmas party; where employees raffled various prizes that had been donated. “We truly enjoy raising funds for […]

Cayman Islands Tourism Association continues to build on government relations and advocacy

Directors of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) had several meetings with government leaders and tourism senior officials at the end of the year and leading up to the onset of the 2018 tourism high season. In a meeting with the Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism, Hon. Moses Kirkconnell; Chief Officer, Stran Bodden; Councillor, […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman Tourism

“Today, the business volume of tourism equals or even surpasses that of oil exports, ‎food products or automobiles. Tourism has become one of the major players in ‎international commerce, and represents at the same time one of the main income ‎sources for many developing countries. This growth goes hand in hand with an ‎increasing diversification […]

Bahamas authorities call off search and rescue following plane crash

From Jamaica Gleaner Authorities have ended their search for the parts of a plane that crashed in The Bahamas last week and the bodies of the victims. A small amount of debris was recovered from the crash that occurred last Wednesday morning, shortly after the Piper Aztec plane took off from the airport on the […]

Appleby said to retain well-known QC to ‘block further publication’ of docs

By Helen Burggraf From International Investment Appleby, the offshore law firm at the centre of last year’s so-called Paradise Papers tax avoidance scandal, has retained a well-known UK legal figure, Hugh Tomlinson, QC, to block further publication of leaked documents detailing its clients’ tax avoidance schemes, according to a published report. Tomlinson is the chairman […]

Sen. Ron Johnson: ‘Secret Society’ in FBI held meetings

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday an informant has told lawmakers a “secret society” existed within the FBI that held clandestine meetings — a jaw-dropping allegation suggesting potential corruption “at the highest levels.” In his bombshell claim to Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier,” the Wisconsin Republican said he was […]

A bridge too far? UK’s Boris Johnson suggests span to France

By ASSOCIATED PRESS From This Is Money UK LONDON (AP) – Britain may be leaving the European Union, but Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wants to build bridges with the Continent. Literally. Johnson has suggested that the U.K. and France should build a bridge across the English Channel to bolster links between the two nations after […]

Privy Council dismisses Caribbean bank account dispute

From Marilyn Stowe UK Funds held in joint bank accounts are subject to the arrangements set out in the opening documents, even if one of the holders subsequently dies, the Privy Council has ruled. In Whitlock v Moree, it considered an appeal from the Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The case concerned a […]

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a nutritious diet

From Baptist Health A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure that your baby is getting all the vitamins and nutrients they need to grow. A well-rounded diet that includes nutrient-rich foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains […]