October 16, 2018

Cayman Islands works to better UK, OTs’ relationships

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee in London is examining the role of the United Kingdom and British Overseas Territories and on Tuesday afternoon will hear first-hand from Mr. Eric Bush in his role as the United Kingdom representative for the Cayman Islands. The Committee is reviewing the relationship between the Foreign and […]

Cayman Islands’ Solomon Harris merger with Bedell Cristin completes

The partners of Solomon Harris successfully completed their merger with globally recognised offshore law firm, Bedell Cristin, on 12 October 2018. First announced in July, the merger enables Solomon Harris to expand its reach into other international markets including the Middle East and the Far East, where Cayman legal structures are particularly popular. It also […]

Cayman Islands: Sir JAC girls victorious in district rivalry

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review While the rest of the Island bathed in the warmth of the tropical sun this past Saturday, West Bay was experiencing continuing showers as third round games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons were played at venues across Grand Cayman. […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s not just community events!

The RCIPS has announced in future they will be restricting the amount of road closures they approve to accommodate community events. In a recent press release they said it is “evaluating public procession and road closure requests in a more restrictive manner with respect to main arterial roads on the island, including the George Town […]

Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture under the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy

28 September 2018 The Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism: Aware that the Caribbean region is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impacts of climatic variability and climate change; Recognising that global climate change is a development issue, requiring the formulation and implementation of cost-effective policies and measures […]

Cayman Islands: Family office landscape

By Chris Larkin (EY) Cayman Finance From Mondaq There’s an industry adage that says “when you’ve seen one family office … you’ve seen one family office.” This is especially true in the current environment where many group structures either avoid the label “family office” or have grown complex so quickly that they don’t realise this […]

Fisheries Ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM Members States

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, SUNDAY, 14 October 2018 (CRFM)—A Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture was approved for CARICOM States during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the 8th Special Meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados […]

Wrong On Crime – IDB study shows Jamaica and other regional states not spending smart enough to make their people safer

By Corey Robinson From Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica and other countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region are being encouraged to spend smarter and not necessarily more to reduce crime. A recently released study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), dubbed Better Spending for Better Lives: How Latin America and the Caribbean Can Do More […]

Boyz anxious to lay Cayman ghost to rest with Bonaire blowout

From Jamaica Observer WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — The Cayman Islands performance is like a stubborn ghost that won’t go away. But Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are determined to exorcise the demon of their less than impressive 4-0 win over their neighbours in the opening Concacaf Nations League match in Kingston last month with the promise of of […]

Remember Dr. Christine Blasey Ford… Mobilize the “Mob” to march on ballot boxes

From Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) Vantage Point Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels We must never forget the humble, dignified and courageous testimony of a Dr. Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee. With no outside witnesses being called, the Hearing was deliberately rigged to be a “she said, […]