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Archives for October 8, 2018

Tory MPs back Cayman Islands tax haven after £18,000 trip

By Joe Lo From The Ferret Scot Four Tory MPs have been accused of defending the “secrecy industry” after vowing to support the Cayman Islands Government’s fight against anti-money laundering measures. Conservative MPs Andrew Rosindell, Martin Vickers, Bob Stewart and Henry Smith criticised the UK government’s plans to introduce more transparency to the islands while […]

UK and Cayman Islands joint statement on Exchange of Notes

George Town, Grand Cayman – The following statement has been issued by Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Overseas Territories and Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands: Following further talks between Cayman Islands and UK officials concerning the sharing of beneficial ownership information by law enforcement agencies, an agreement […]

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review: Cayman Prep snatch victory from CIS

Under threatening skies and through periods of cooling rains, second round games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons were played this past Saturday, October 6. In Group B at the Dart Field, the Under 11 boys from Cayman Prep snatched a late 1-0 victory […]

Civil Aviation Authority host seminar on registering aircraft in the Cayman Islands

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) hosted a one day seminar on Friday, 28th September, which focused on the processes and procedures associated with registering an aircraft in the Cayman Islands. The seminar and training session was held at the George Town Yacht Club Conference Room, and attracted attendees from most of […]

The Editor Speaks: Plastic bags. Should we practice TCI’s example?

We have published a story today titled “Goodbye to single use plastic bags Ban to take effect from January 2019”. It tells us that the Turks and Caicos Islands Government are cracking down on the single use of plastic bags which will be soon removed from all the country’s supermarkets and shops. From the TCI […]

Cayman Islands anti-bullying campaign gets a visual boost

Civil servants and members of the public took a visual stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 5 October 2018, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause event, held a Pink Shirt shoot outside Government Administration Building, was attended by the Acting Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Franz Manderson and […]

Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. announced as Premium Plus Sponsor of Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

The 2018 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference has been bolstered by the support of Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. (“Ironshore Pharmaceuticals”) as a Premium Plus Sponsor for the 18-20 October event. The conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is being held under the theme “Managing Your Health: The Empowered Patient”. It will cover wide-ranging topics such […]

Goodbye to single use plastic bags Ban to take effect from January 2019

By Olivia Rose From TC Weekly News SINGLE use plastic shopping bags will soon be removed from supermarkets and shops across the TCI as the Government plans to crack down on the environmental villain. This comes as the Government forges ahead with its plan to better preserve the environment and safeguard the territory’s ‘beautiful by […]

TCI named Caribbean’s leading beach destination

From TC Weekly News THE TURKS and Caicos Islands featured heavily in this year’s World Travel Awards’ Caribbean and North America gala. The territory won the award for Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination 2018 and numerous resorts also scooped top accolades. This year’s ceremony was held on September 22 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, a press release […]

Tropical Storm* [*HURRICANE] Michael headed into the Gulf of Mexico

*NOTE: Since this story was written Michael is now a HURRICANE! By Dr. Jeff Masters ·From Weather Underground Tropical Storm* Michael is headed northward over the warm waters of the Western Caribbean, and is expected to make landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast between Alabama and the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, most likely as a […]