April 19, 2019

Archives for December 9, 2018

The Editor speaks: Beauty surrounds us

The great 13th-century Persian poet,Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, more popularly known as Rumi, said “beauty surrounds us but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it”. Our garden, or gardens, are our three Islands where we live.  Last Saturday (8) I wasn’t feeling very happy – frustrated would be a better […]

Premier hosts largest London Friends of Cayman Islands dinner

LONDON– The Premier, Hon Alden McLaughlin and the Cayman delegation in the United Kingdom including Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs Hon. Tara Rivers; Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Hon. Joseph Hew; Attorney General Hon. Sam Bulgin; Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller; and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Alva Suckoo gathered with […]

Cayman Islands: PAHO offers mental health training for doctors

Sixteen public and private doctors attended a special training that focused on mental health for general practitioners and primary care physicians. Led by a team of three from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the two day session aimed to build on locally available services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders Participants will also […]

Cayman Finance statement on the ‘Cayman Islands Economic Substance Bill’

6 December 2018 The Cayman Islands Government today released the draft International Tax-Co-operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018 “a law to provide for an economic substance test to be satisfied by certain entities; and for incidental and connected purposes” (the “Bill”). The draft Bill is scheduled for debate in the Legislative Assembly later this month, and […]

Cayman Islands publishes Bills to further strengthen standards

In response to global developments in financial services, the Cayman Islands Government today published three bills that further strengthen our compliance with international standards. The bills are The Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2018; The Local Companies (Control) (Amendment) Bill, 2018; and The International Tax Co-Operation (Economic Substance) Bill, 2018. They were produced following the […]

Cayman Islands DVDL Enhances Online Services

• DVDL launches text message reminder service • Customers can now check online if their new plates are ready • The new services will help to save customers time. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Vehicle and Driver’s Licencing (DVDL), in partnership with the e-Government Unit, the Computer Services Department and the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and […]

A ‘Heart to Heart’ Cayman Islands Christmas thanks to Celebrations Ltd

Eager Christmas shoppers are encouraged to further embrace the spirit of giving this holiday season and donate towards the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) when visiting the Celebrations Christmas Wonderland Store during the month of December. For every donation made in-store, Celebrations Ltd will match respective donation to help raise funds to prevent and reduce early […]

National Gallery events

Cayman Islands National Gallery news and Event Members & Supporters Christmas Party The holiday season is finally here – and we have something special in store for our loyal patrons.  Join us at the Members and Supporters Christmas Party, 10 December from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Enjoy mulled wine and socialize during the opening […]

Cayman Islands to host fourth biennial property and construction conference

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, 5 December2018 – Call it a boom or a bubble, the local real estate market has been on a steady incline. But is it sustainable? RICS Cayman Chapter will consider the regional and global factors impacting the economics of real estate in Cayman through a series of interactive and informative sessions […]

Cayman Islands Opposition Leader hosts joint Celebrate Cayman and Thanksgiving Dinner

h North Side MLA the Hon. Ezzard Miller told seniors on Saturday (December 1, 2018) that the most influential of all social media was people “breaking bread” together. Mr. Miller was hosting a joint Celebrate Cayman and Cayman Thanksgiving dinner for seniors attended by some 50 adults at the district’s Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre on Saturday evening […]