October 23, 2019

Bermuda and Turks & Caicos cautiously optimistic about CARIFTA 2019

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Bermuda and the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are expressing cautious optimism going into the 48th CARIFTA Games which take place over Easter weekend at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. Bermudians were hoping Sakari Famous would win a brighter colour medal for them at this year’s Games but Famous, who […]

‘Wild herbal edible plants’ tour in Bermuda

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By Tangerine Clarke From Caribbean Life Doreen Williams-James is inviting tourists to taste the flowers of Bermuda, as part of her wild herbal edible tour, that not only educate, but tantalize the taste buds, during a jaunt along of the lush western North Atlantic Ocean Island, known for award-winning beaches, and the famous Bermuda triangle. […]

Fair Taxation: EU updates list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions

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European Commission – Press release Brussels, 12 March 2019 EU Finance Ministers have updated the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, based on an intense process of analysis and dialogue steered by the Commission. The list has proven a true success with many countries having changed their laws and tax systems to comply with international […]

Cayman Islands: ‘Akin to an attempt to take over’

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From Bernews Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin denounced a suggestion from the UK Foreign Affairs Committee that British citizens to be able to vote and run for office in the Overseas Territories, with the Cayman Premier saying it is “akin to an attempt to take over the territory.” This is according to a report in the Cayman Compass, which said, […]

NAN’s Photo of Day

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – BERMUDA From News America Now Today’s Caribbean Travel Photo of the Day is a flashback to a period before the mobile or smartphone. These vintage phone booths still stand in Bermuda. For more on this story go to: https://www.newsamericasnow.com/caribbean-travel-photo-of-the-day-bermuda-2/

Tax avoidance by the numbers: The Paradise Papers

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By Kenneth W. Boyd Here’s a quick riddle for you: what do Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Shakira, and Queen Elizabeth II have in common? All of them are mentioned in the Paradise Papers! This 1.4-Terabyte treasure trove of financial documents contains details about some of the world’s wealthiest people. The list of hundreds of people whose confidential transactions have […]

Cayman [Islands] Crosstalk coming to Bermuda

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By Christopher Famous From Royal Gazette “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools” — the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr On February 10, please join us on Hott 107.5FM with host Kim Swan and myself for our first cross-Caribbean conversation of the year. We will be joined in discussion […]

Not everything needs an explanation

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By Paul McGowan From PS Audio In 1975, while riding a moped in Bermuda, a man was accidentally struck and killed by a taxi. One year later, this man’s bother was killed in the very same way. In fact, he was riding the very same moped. And to stretch the odds even further, he was […]

NuHealth self-insurer spent $113,000 on Caribbean travel [including Cayman Islands]

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By Scott Eidler From Newsday Officials of an offshore insurer funded by NuHealth, which runs Nassau’s only public hospital, spent the money for officials to attend meetings on Caribbean islands since 2012. An offshore insurance company operated and funded by the public benefit corporation that runs Nassau County’s only public hospital spent more than $113,000 […]

Cayman Islands/Bermuda: Walkers expands investment funds and corporate practices with lateral hires

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Leading international law firm Walkers is pleased to announce the lateral hires of Oliver Bell and Paul Nystrom, who have joined Walkers’ Cayman Islands office and Taylors in Bermuda. Cayman Islands Managing Partner Tim Buckley said, “Oliver is a very experienced lawyer with extremely strong investment funds credentials and we are delighted that he has […]