November 14, 2019

Archives for May 28, 2019

Cayman Islands utility company explains recent outage

From CUC Customers east of Prospect, excluding North Side, have recently experienced above normal levels of outages within the last month as CUC transitions through a very active period of substation upgrades. The upgrades will increase capacity and reliability to customers in the affected districts, but in the interim, the necessary configuration to facilitate these […]

Introducing the Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019 – Cayman Islands placed third

By CTHI From Tax Justice Network 2019 Haven RankingSee full index here 1. BVI* 2. Bermuda* 3. Cayman Islands* 4. Netherlands 5. Switzerland 6. Luxembourg 7. Jersey* 8. Singapore 9. Bahamas 10. Hong Kong  * British overseas territory or crown dependency. If Britain’s network were assessed together, it would be at the top.  The Corporate Tax Haven Index ranks the […]

Cayman Islands DoE issues advisory on jellyfish stings

28 May, 2019 The Department of Environment (DoE) received reports from a number of water sports operators of several individuals being stung by jellyfish in the North Sound on Monday, 27th May, at Stingray Sandbar and near the North Sound’s barrier reef. Two people were taken to hospital with injuries from the jellyfish stings Monday […]

Former Jamaica Prime Minister The Most Hon Edward Seaga passes

WRITTEN BY: OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER From JIS It is with great sadness that I inform the nation of the passing of the Most Honourable Edward Phillip George Seaga, the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica. He transitioned today at approximately 1:00 pm Jamaica time. Mr Seaga was receiving treatment in the United States and had […]

The Editor speaks: We are to blame for tax dodging

Once again the Tax Justice Network (TJN) has blamed us, along with other UK Overseas territories, with tax dodging executed by the major global corporations. Today, this so called self proclaimed “Justice” organisation, published their Corporate Tax Haven Index. See iNews Cayman story published today “Introducing the Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019 – Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands: RBPC – HEALTHY LIVING NIGHT | Mon. 3rd June | Seafarer’s Hall | 7PM

From Prospect Community he PRB Community Group in conjunction with the Seven Day Adventist Church will be hosting a ‘Health Living Night’ as part of Celebrate Cayman’s 60 Acts of Service. Monday 3rd June  |  7PM to 9PMSeafarer’s HallBOOTHS INCLUDE: Health Screenings: Blood Pressure, Cholesterol (by Public Health) & Glucose Age is a Lifestyle Stress Test […]

Idaho Public television shows “Cayman Islands: The Deep Blue”

Yesterday (Mon27) IDAHO PUBLIC TELEVISION showed at 6:30PM “Cayman Islands: The Deep Blue”. The programme is part of the Born to Explore with Richard Wiese series. The teaser said, ” Richard dives into the turquoise waters of the Cayman Islands to explore a world of sharks, stingrays, turtles and the Caribbean’s coral reefs. Richard explores shipwrecks […]

Cayman Islands National Trust & DOE to host Educational Session to understand the National Conservation Law

The National Trust invites its members and the general public to attend a free educational session ‘Understanding the National Conservation Law’ on Wednesday, June 5.  The event will include a presentation by Department of Environment Director Gina Ebanks-Petrie, followed by a Q&A panel with National Trust Executive Director Nadia Hardie, and persons sitting on the […]

Gadget of the week

These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encountered, […]

A building unzipped

A Building Unzipped by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week From Designer Daily This gigantic unzipped façade was spotted in Milan during the design week festival. It was the work of Alex Chinneck, a British sculptor and artist who commonly creates surreal real-life scenes. The zipping of this traditional Milanese building reveals the interior, allowing you […]