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Archives for May 6, 2018

The View from Europe: The Overseas Territories – The long view

By David Jessop From Barbados Advocate A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of company ownership. The decision, which has been condemned by the states concerned, has multiple implications. It ignores their sovereignty, disenfranchises locally elected legislatures, undercuts economic development, harms […]

Outback marathon run for the Cayman Food Bank

Rotarian runs the Mount Mee Marathon in Australia to Raise Funds in Support of Local Food Bank Grand Cayman, [27 April] – On the 14th April, Derek Haines, accompanied and pushed by daughter Lizzy Haines, completed the 2nd of his challenges in raising funds for the Cayman Food Bank by finishing the tough Mount Mee […]

Health City Cayman Islands releases 2017 conservation statistics at close of Earth Month

Cayman Islands (May 4, 2018) – As Earth Month 2018 drew to a close, Health City Cayman Islands released its 2017 conservation statistics – revealing that the tertiary-care hospital has saved over 15 million gallons of water, 6.5 million kilowatts of electricity, almost 400,000 gallons of diesel, and over 9.5 million pounds of carbon since […]

Cayman Finance launches Industry Ambassador Programme

Cayman Finance has launched an online learning portal designed to help ensure accurate information is known and shared about the jurisdiction. The “Industry Ambassador Programme” primarily targets the 7,000 people working in the Cayman Islands financial services industry to equip them with the knowledge required to champion the benefits of using the jurisdiction as a […]

Cayman Airways fleet branded with commemorative 50th anniversary logo

The entire Cayman Airways fleet got some extra special branding this week with a vibrant new 50th anniversary logo, as the airline gears up to celebrate this milestone achievement in August. “We’re very excited to see all of our aircraft flying this commemorative logo for such a historic milestone,” said Cayman Airways President and CEO, […]

The Editor Speaks: Strange timing

Last Friday whilst Premier Alden McLaughlin was threatening to oppose the UK’s order to disclose beneficial ownership, Registrar of Companies Cindy Jefferson-Bulgin, was sending out this missive: From: CIGENREG Friday, May 04, 2018 2:03 PM [https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/ewEXNrLlTneFGtlB5ryy] Beneficial Ownership Information Filing Requirement on Cayman Business Portal (“CBP”) Dear Client, This message is an important customer service […]

Cayman Islands community officers spearhead community clean-ups with DEH

From RCIPS This week Community officers executed their tenth community clean-up so this year, this time in the Watler’s Road Community on Wednesday, 2 May. The initiatives began last year by community officers in West Bay who, in response to residents’ concerns, facilitated contacts and coordination among DEH, community groups and local businesses to bulldoze […]

Why the Cayman Islands are one of a kind

From TTG The Cayman Islands are much more than a tax haven for wealthy expats.Andrew Doherty discovers a paradise for nature lovers, foodies and history buffs. SHARELINES ” realise the local saying is true: when you come to the Cayman Islands you really do experience the unique blend of culture, nature and experiences that defines […]

Students raise funds for Cayman Islands Hart for Hearts

Ailian and Sean Evans, parents of baby Nolan Rory Evans, recently organized two fundraising events in honour of their son Nolan who passed away earlier this year due to Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) complications. Little Trotters Farm & Nursery School organized a delicious bake sale and St. Ignatius Catholic School held a dress down day […]

Cayman Islands DOI Enforcement Division operation report

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continues operations to tackle illegal immigration and bolster compliance with the country’s immigration laws. Through proactive patrols and proactive operations, DOI officers enforce the law to enhance public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. During recent operations conducted […]