December 10, 2018

Archives for April 25, 2018

Cayman Islands on hunt for $1 billion void in CAMAC’s books

From Africa Intelligence American-Nigerian oil man Kase Lawal‘s legal woes seem to be only just beginning. The liquidation of the Cayman Islands-registered company CAMAC International is being very closely tracked by the financial services division of the country’s Grand Court. On April 9, two of the court’s representatives requested all recorded information relating to the […]

Cayman Islands’ Tower wins a pair of American Advertising Awards

Strategic marketing and communications agency, Tower, has won a pair of Caribbean American Advertising Awards, popularly referred to as ADDYS, for work done on recent campaigns. Tower received a silver award for the Cayman Airways Instagram Launch Campaign in the category of social media campaign, and also a silver for the Share the Road campaign […]

Cayman Islands Compass Point Dive Resort wins 2018 Tripadvisor® Travelers’ Choice Award

With glowing reviews on travel planning website, travelers choose resort as one of the Best Small Resorts in the Caribbean Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (April 23, 2018) – The Compass Point Dive Resort on Grand Cayman’s East End has won a 2018 Tripadvisor® Travelers’ Choice Award for Best Small Hotels in the Caribbean, making it […]

The Editor Speaks: How many tourists have we lost?

“We had no legal reason to refuse the licences. The main reasons for the grant was to accommodate tourists arriving on Sunday.” The above is attributable to The Cayman Islands Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) Deputy Chair Lynn Bodden. It was made after the LLB announced that all gas stations, as well as liquor stores, can […]

Cayman tax: €510 million budgeted for and €5 million collected

From The Brussels Times The Cayman tax, which targets the sums that Belgians have placed in tax havens, only brought in €5 million last year – a mere one-hundreth of the €510 million which the Finance Minister, Johan van Overtveldt, had forecast in the 2017 budget. The information appeared in an article in Het Laatste […]

Hub and Spokes Programme provides critical trade support to Caribbean economies

By the CARICOM Secretariat From St kitts & Nevis Observer GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Caribbean development partners and beneficiaries of the Hub and Spokes Programme, an aid-for-trade initiative, began a regional planning workshop April 23–25 with appreciation of the programmes tangible impact on the ground. The workshop is being held at the Guyana Marriott Hotel […]

NPAworldwide adds nine new member firms

From Hunt Scanlon Media April 24, 2018 – Executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters and open new locations. Global recruiting consortiums, meanwhile, are taking advantage of a resurgence in certain geographic areas. Member-owned recruitment network NPAworldwide has added nine […]

Haiti to lead way in revitalising sister city relationships for Caribbean

From CARICOM Today PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – As the country with the greatest number of sister city relationships in the Caribbean region, Haiti is set to lead the way in the revitalisation of these relationships and development of new ones. The Caribbean region has 54 sister city relationships, and with the appointment of a Caribbean Representative […]

Dutch FIOD looks for black money at a bank in the Caribbean

From Curacao Chronicle THE HAGUE – From hundreds of Dutch customers of a bank in the Caribbean is suspected that they have deposited black money there. The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has started a criminal investigation through a tweet but does not want to make any further statements about it. It is not […]

Healthy lifestyle

Jamaica Health Minister encourages healthy lifestyle From JIS Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (right), greets President, Healthy Caribbean Coalition, Sir Trevor Hassell, at the Healthy Caribbean Coalition’s Caribbean Non-communicable Disease Forum, held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston, on Monday (April 23). Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton […]