May 22, 2018

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Russian dirty money entering UK through BOTs, report says

By Tom Carnegie, From International Adviser Money laundering is a matter of national security for the UK, and it therefore has the constitutional right to make British Overseas Territories (BOTs) introduce public registers of beneficial ownership, according to a select committee report. Released on Monday (21 May), a UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee Report called […]

Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee launches Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull

From RCIPS The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (LETR Cayman Islands), a committee which consists of officials from the RCIPS, HM Customs, the Department of Immigration, the Cayman Islands Fire Service, and Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI), is excited to announce the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull.  The […]

Legislators cry buyer’s remorse on UT’s secrecy for offshore funds

By Matt Lakin, USA TODAY NETWORK — Tennessee A quick look at how and why the University of Tennessee lobbied to keep some details of “alternative investments” secret. Daniel Connolly, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee When state Rep. Eddie Smith cast his vote last year, he thought he was helping the University of Tennessee gain […]

Ways to avoid costly home repairs

No homeowner can avoid repairs and needed maintenance for their homes. While some may feel that owning a home sometimes feels like owning a never-ending to-do list, there is one sure way of losing that: be a responsible homeowner and avoid them. Just like anything, overlooking and ignoring the small stuff can add up to big […]

Africa Focus: The British Royal Wedding, Feelgoodism and the Colonial Jumbie

By Tyehimba Salandy From Trinicenter Ten years ago, British ‘royalty’, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited the Caribbean and locals prostrated before them. Local leaders made arrangements for them to play the Steelpan and the sacred Rastafarian Nyabinghi drums. Leslie from Africaspeaks.com wrote an insightful article titled Royal Visit Highlights Lingering Colonialism that brought […]

Heart disease worse than crime — Dr Madu

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT From Jamaica Observer Nuclear cardiologist, founder and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Dr Ernest Madu says heart disease has far more crippling social implications than crime. Speaking with the Jamaica Observer during a tour of the heart hospital at the Balmoral Avenue premises, Dr Madu said the situation […]

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Cayman Islands Minister Rivers continues EU engagement, discusses tax matters in Brussels

Minister for Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, will be in Brussels for the week of 20 May, during which she will have meetings with EU officials, and speak on two panels that include OECD and EU participants. This will be Minister Rivers’ third trip to Brussels since taking up office in June 2017. Minister Rivers […]

Star West Indies bowler is suspended by International Cricket Council

BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life West Indies fast bowler Ronsford Beaton was recently suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) from bowling in international cricket. The 25-year-old Guyanese was reported for a suspect bowling action following the second One-Day International against New Zealand in Christchurch last December. He has now failed a recent independent […]