September 16, 2019

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon 2019 Address from the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA

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Cayman Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon 2019 Address from the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA Noon, Thursday, 21 February, 2019 Kimpton Seafire Good afternoon. Thank you and your team for inviting us again. Last year I highlighted the improving relationship between government and the business community and the importance of continuing to develop […]

The View From Europe: The potentially destabilising effect of demographic change

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By David Jessop Last month, Moody’s, the credit rating agency, published a report that indicated the potentially negative economic and political implications of demographic change in the Caribbean and Central America. It suggested that if government and the private sector do not make significant improvements in education, health care and other social determinants, many nations […]

Caribbean Voices attest to the “Return of Confidence” in the region

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EMILY BARTELS BLAND From The World Bank “While Caribbean countries are faced with a challenging environment, they also have opportunities that point towards a brighter future – particularly for the small states comprising Organization of Eastern and Caribbean States (OECS).” That was a common message highlighted by World Bank Country Director Tahseen Sayed in the […]

Cayman Islands premier’s remarks at Cayman Alternative Investment Summit.

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Cayman Alternative Investment Summit remarks By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8:20 a.m., 16 February, 2017 Kimpton Seafire Good morning, It is an honour and a privilege to join you again for this annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit. I thank Chris Duggan and the Dart organization for once more inviting me to briefly […]

Cayman Islands premier’s speech (in full) at the 2016 Chamber luncheon

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2016 Chamber luncheon By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Wednesday, 19 October, 2016 Ritz Carlton Good afternoon, When I first addressed the Chamber Legislative Luncheon back in September 2013, I commented on the importance of a genuine partnership between Government and private enterprise. I also said a respectful and genuine partnership is required […]

T&T: UWI principal wants legislation to stabilise economy

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From T&T NewsDay University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine Principal Prof Clement Sankat yesterday urged the country’s leaders to develop a strategic vision and a medium- to longterm action plan and stick to it for the good of the nation. Speaking at the opening of a Symposium on the state of the economy […]