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Archives for May 20, 2019

Cayman Islands Dept. of Counselling Services move enhances client experience

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) and two of its units have relocated to their new home at 87 West Apollo House on Mary Street, George Town. The Family Resource Centre (FRC) and the Counselling Centre (TCC) co-located last week. The Department’s third entity is the Caribbean Haven Residential Centre in […]

Cayman Islands Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers’, Statement on National Day of Preparedness 20 May

National Day of Preparedness Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP MLA 20 May 2019 “On Monday, May 20th the Cayman Islands will observe its National Day of Preparedness with this year’s theme: “Preparedness makes sense and saves lives!” The primary purpose of observing the National Day of Preparedness is to highlight the importance […]

Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association elects Executive Committee for 2019

On Wednesday, 13 March 2019 the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (“CIFAA”, or the “Association”) held its Annual General Meeting and elected its Executive Committee for 2019: Chair: Tim Rossiter Harmonic Fund Services Vice Chair: Paul Kelly CITCO Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited Treasurer: Keith Nicholson Rawlinson & Hunter Secretary: Angela Mele RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd. […]

The Guest Editor speaks, AGAIN

By Carol-Ann Rudy A “South’un” Point-of-View What drives people to the Cayman Islands? What makes anyone decide to raid the bank account, board a yacht, ship, plane, a Yellow Submarine, stick the kids with a baby-sitter and head for the Caymans? Or any island of the Caribbean? On the surface, it’s the same thing that […]

Cayman Islands CBC Officers receive Nefarious Financing Awareness training

    Sixty one Customs and Border Control officers received awareness training to better tackle some forms of incoming and outgoing illegal financial activities. ·        Earlier this month, they attended five one-day sessions covering various aspects of the topic. ·        The CBC organised workshop also dealt with handling visitors from countries that face international sanctions. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Sixty […]

Cayman Islands Court provides valuable guidance on dealing with frozen assets under Libyan sanctions

By Mirza Manraj and Nick Hoffman From Harneys In Palladyne International Asset Management B.V. v Upper Brook (A) Ltd and Others[1], the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands issued important judicial guidance regarding the extent to which the dealing restriction under the Libyan sanctions regime was applicable in the Cayman Islands. In particular, the court was […]

Caribbean305 returns to Miami this Summer

A celebration of the culinary, spirits and cultural wonders of the Caribbean coming to Mana Wynwood, June 22 MIAMI (May 16, 2019) – South Florida’s premier Caribbean culinary and cultural celebration, Caribbean305, returns to Miami on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Mana Wynwood, a new location for the annual event. Featuring flavors from more than a dozen […]

Cayman Islands: Update on the status of dogs taken from Prospect home

From Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture As part of its ongoing efforts to care for and address the medical conditions of the dogs seized last week, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) on Tuesday May 14, invited the senior veterinarians from the three longest established Veterinary practices, Cayman Animal Hospital, Island Veterinary services and The Vet […]

Jamaica: Pioneering trade facilitation improvements in the Caribbean

From The World Bank STORY HIGHLIGHTS With support from the World Bank Group, Jamaica is improving trade facilitation with a new trade information portal aimed at generating more trade and investment. The Jamaica trade information portal makes it easier and less costly for the private sector to move goods across borders. Jamaica is moving towards […]

Recipe of the week

Skillet Chicken With Bacon, Onion And Mushroom Gravy By Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen from Yummly 14 Ingredients 45 Minutes 620 Calories Ingredients 5 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled) 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts ([8] oz) 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (divided) 1 teaspoon seasoned salt (plus additional as needed) 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning (dried, or oregano) 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon tarragon 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (plus additional as needed) olive oil […]