September 19, 2018

Nominations sought for International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Local Honourees

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 July 2018) The Ministry and Department of Tourism announces the call for nominations for Honourees in the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). Honourees are categorised as persons who have made a significant contribution to scuba and watersports in the Cayman Islands. New this year, an additional category […]

Cayman Islands Ministry continues industry discussions on EU assessment

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Noting that developments remain fluid, the Ministry of Financial Services gave local industry associations another update on Cayman’s commitments in relation to the EU’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes. The 26 April meeting at the Government Administration Building was attended by representatives from all of Cayman’s financial services industry associations. In her comments, Financial Services […]

Cayman Islands Ministry addresses Chamber of Commerce

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The Ministry of Financial Services outlined its priorities to the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce membership during a breakfast seminar on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. More than 100 Chamber members heard the Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, give an overview of the current state of […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates Financial Services Industry on EU Commitments

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The Ministry of Financial Services met with members of Cayman’s financial services industry associations to discuss several commitments made to the European Union Code of Conduct Group for Business Taxation (EU COCG) as part of their evaluation of jurisdictions for tax purposes. As part of last year’s EU COCG screening process, the Cayman Islands was […]

CIASA recognises generations of Cayman Islands swimmers

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The annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) Awards Gala Brunch was hosted at The Grand Old House on Sunday, 28th January.  Swimmers and volunteers from seven to seventy years old were celebrated for their achievements and contributions to the sport of swimming in the Cayman Islands. With close to two hundred guests, the oceanside […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Culture supports growth of the National Art Collection

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The Ministry of Culture has supported the expansion of the National Art Collection at the National Gallery through the acquisition of five artworks. Each artwork is by a significant Caymanian artist, working in a contemporary context. When asked about the acquisition, Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour said “As Minister for Culture, I am delighted […]

CFO Joel Burke is a Fixed Asset at Cayman Islands Ministry of Community Affairs

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As Chief Financial Officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, Joel Burke has a lot of responsibility balancing on his shoulders. A trailblazer, at not yet 27 years old, he is believed to be one of the Government’s youngest CFO to date. Mr. Burke’s meteoric rise however is no flash in the pan. He got […]

Cayman Islands Airport is almost ready

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By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Cayman Islands tourism stakeholders are progressing quickly on infrastructure projects to accommodate the country’s surging visitor arrivals. The government is nearing completion of a $55 million redevelopment launched in 2015, addressing frequent overcrowding at the outdated Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) as the territory’s visitor numbers grew this decade. […]

Cayman Islands Ministry staff help spruce up Mission House

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The Mission House in Bodden Town was spruced up yesterday morning (Monday, 11 December 2017) by members of the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, who were “giving back” to the community. The team swapped office attire for yard clothes to spend a couple of hours cleaning, sweeping, working in the garden and carrying […]

Cayman Islands Ministry, US Officials discuss tax and financial services reform

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A two-person team from the Ministry of Financial Services has just returned from having face-to-face discussions with US officials on US tax and financial services reform, both of which are of great importance to the Cayman Islands. “We were well received by influential Congressional staff members and advisors’, said Mr André Ebanks, Senior Legislative Policy […]