September 15, 2019

CANARI receives European Union grant to support fisherfolk for food security in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) recently received a €1,032,099 grant from the European Union, via its EuropeAid programme, to improve the contribution of the small scale fisheries sector to food security in the Caribbean. This will be achieved through building the capacity of regional and national fisherfolk organisation networks to participate in fisheries governance […]

Caring for Life Foundation donates lifesaving equipment to Maternity

19 February 2013. (Grand Cayman).  The Caring for Life Foundation (CFLF) has raised money in order to donate much needed equipment to the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA). CFLF handed over four sets of laryngoscopes to the HSA maternity ward in January 2013. The life-saving devices were presented to HSA Chief Executive Officer, Lizzette […]

It should be over for the rollover says Bush

Despite being a member of the Legislative Assembly for many years, including being the premier, and not implementing any policy for doing away with the rollover policy, McKeeva Bush at his United Democratic Party last week (12) now says it should end. The current rollover policy in existence in the Cayman Islands where foreign workers […]

Men’s Meeting this Sat 23rd

The Grand Cayman chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship International is having its monthly meeting on Saturday February 23rd at 7:30am, at The Ramada Grand Caymanian Resort, Crystal Harbour. The speaker is Mr. George Jackman from Barbados.  Come out to hear the how God is making a difference in the life of men like you, right here […]

Caribbean regulator ECCB sued for alleged misappropriation of Allen Stanford assets

Caribbean regulator the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank and several Caribbean banks have been accused of ‘fraudulently misappropriating’ a bank owned by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford to keep its assets out of the hands of his victims. For more on this story go to: This first came to fore in 2010 – see following story […]

A Choice For Corporate America: Are You With America Or The Cayman Islands

By Sen. Bernie Sanders, Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont When the greed, recklessness, and illegal behavior on Wall Street drove this country into the deepest recession since the 1930s, the largest financial institutions in the United States took every advantage of being American. They just loved their country – and the willingness of the American […]

First Republic Launches In Florida

Eliane Chavagnon Family Wealth Report New York-listed First Republic Bank has opened a new office in Palm Beach, FL, bringing its total number of US offices to 70. The branch is located at 241 Royal Palm Way and provides private banking and wealth management services. Florida proved an attractive place for wealth managers to launch […]

Cayman Moves toward Enhanced Corporate Governance

The Cayman Islands Government has voiced its support for a survey commissioned by the country’s regulator, which will provide industry input into legislative proposals, and regulatory standards and policies, that are intended to enhance corporate governance. The survey complements the consultation with local industry associations and other interested stakeholders that the regulator, the Cayman Islands […]

Australian government wants to know why Adobe, Apple, and Microsoft charge more

By Meghan McDonough — Digital Trends If you’ve ever visited a foreign country or even stumbled upon the UK or Australian branch of a retailer’s website, you’ve probably noticed that all of the prices are different. Australians are finally asking why that is – specifically when it comes to products from Apple, Adobe, and Microsoft, […]

Allen Stanford victims sue Antigua Government for ‘participating’ in Ponzi scheme

Victims of Allen Stanford’s multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme are suing the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for its alleged participation in the fraud. For more on this story go to: Earlier story in June 2011 from Caribarena Antigua Lawsuit Costing Government Big Bucks Antigua & Barbuda has spent more than a million dollars fighting […]