October 16, 2018

Archives for September 16, 2018

Statement by the Cayman Islands Government on Support for the UK’s National Crime Agency

From The Office of the Premier of the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – In reference to articles reporting the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency’s (NCA’s) comment that it “struggles” to get data from the Cayman Islands, there is absolutely no merit to Mr. Toon’s allegation. His complaint is a gross misrepresentation of a […]

UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

By Steve Swann from BBC British law enforcement officers fighting money laundering are being frustrated by a lack of co-operation by the authorities in the Cayman Islands. The National Crime Agency said it was “asking for information we don’t get”. It says it has also significantly stepped up efforts to seize dirty Russian money coming […]

Cayman Islands DOE issue statement on grounding of the ‘Jolly Roger’

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment [DoE] has completed its initial review at the site where the Jolly Roger pirate ship ran aground in George Town Harbour on 10 September. According to DoE researchers who inspected the site this week, the boat struck the hardpan area just north of the George Town port after coming […]

Plans for Cayman Islands’ Bodden Town Hurricane Shelter moving ahead

Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo, the deputy leader of the Opposition, (Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018) thanked Government for moving ahead on long-advocated arrangements for the completion of the Bodden Town Church of God building for purposes of adding to the quota of the district’s hurricane shelter facilities. “It is hoped that this project will be completed […]

The Editor Speaks: The worst storms makes even worse reporting

Listening and watching the reporting of the latest Atlantic and Pacific storms I was shocked at some of the reporting. It was with almost glee in the voices of some of the reporters on US television channels as they foretold the coming doom in store for residents in the US Carolinas from Hurricane Florence and […]

OPINION: Cause for concern – Turks and Caicos Islands

By Courtenay Barnett Mental illness and prison (An analysis in three parts: – historical – international – domestic – on the TCI’s approach to mental illness) Part 1 – Historical: The Turks and Caicos Islands is subject to the customs and practices of the United Kingdom. In practice, be that practice in the United Kingdom […]

OfReg presents consumer protection at Cayman Islands’ Armour Expo 2018

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Sept. 14, 2018 Consumer protection takes a variety of different forms — from preventing damage to underground infrastructure, to keeping children safe online through cybersecurity measures, to helping consumers avoid being misled by false advertising. This was the theme of OfReg’s presentation at this year’s Armour Expo 2018, a financial technology […]

America desperately needs a healthy conservatism

By Andrew Sullivan From NY Mag In these fetid times, it’s easy to know what you’re against. And I’ve spent many diaries assailing the dueling Trump and “social justice” cults on the illiberal right and left these past several months. But what am I for? That’s a harder question but a useful one to ask […]

Law firms investigate claims on behalf of investors of Intrexon Corporation – XON

NEWS PROVIDED BY Pomerantz LLP NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Intrexon Corporation (“Intrexon” or the “Company”) (NYSE : XON). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980. The investigation concerns whether Intrexon and certain of its […]

‘Mariachi musician’ gunmen kill three in Mexico City

From BBC Gunmen dressed as traditional mariachi musicians have killed at least three people and wounded at least seven in Mexico City. The armed men opened fire at a road crossing on the edge of the Plaza Garibaldi, a major tourist attraction packed with mariachi bars, police said. The gunmen then fled from the scene […]