October 13, 2019

CRFM and CDEMA sign MOU on disaster management in fisheries

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Belize City, Wednesday, 31 July 2019 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to enhance comprehensive disaster management and climate change resilience in the fisheries and aquaculture sector within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CRFM Executive Director, Milton Haughton, signed the MOU for […]

Cayman accountants sign MOU

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CACCA and CIIPA Sign MOU to Strengthen Profession The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) commit to working together to further the profession in the Cayman Islands. On Tuesday, the two organisations signed a memorandum of understanding, formalising this commitment. Specific areas of focus include collaborating […]

Port of Galveston, Royal Caribbean sign MOU for third cruise terminal

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By John Stansfield From Cruise Mapper The Port of Galveston is now moving ahead on its plans to develop a 3rd cruise terminal. The port and Royal Caribbean today (December 5) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to outline the operation and development of the new cruise ship terminal. This is expected to allow […]

The UWI has no agreement with the University of Glasgow for reparation payments

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From Jamaica Gleaner The following statement is issued by the vice-chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. The headline of the story originally published in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper dated November 25, 2018, and subsequently carried by other regional media outlets addressing the vice-chancellor of the University of […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority signs MOU with Insurance Commissioner Group

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) on 4 August 2018. The signing took place during a meeting of the International Insurance Relations (G) Committee at the 2018 NAIC Summer National meeting held in Boston. The MOU is designed […]

Sagicor reaffirms Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) commitment

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By Sagicor (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Sagicor Life Inc has once again committed funding for the operations of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) through an extension of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Through the MOU, Sagicor Life Inc will provide funding over the next three years, to the HCC which coordinates an alliance of […]

CARICOM-Cuba Summit agrees to stronger development, trade and economic cooperation

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From CARICOM Stronger cooperation in disaster risk management and in climate change adaptation and mitigation is among the major decisions of the Sixth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, held in Antigua and Barbuda on Friday 8 December 2017. Strengthening ties on this very topical and critical issue for both sides was underlined by the signing of an MOU […]

Cayman Islands accountants to formalise relationship

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CIIPA & ICAC to formalise relationship through MOU The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and the the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC), are now working together to formalise their relationship and increase collaboration to support best practices in the accounting and related professions locally and regionally, through the signing of […]

Historic event as Cayman Islands Financial regulators sign MOU

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The Auditor’s Oversight Authority (AOA) and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) have recently executed a memorandum of understanding with respect to co-ordinating quality assurance review visits and inspections and also to ensure no duplication in any investigations or disciplinary cases. There is overlap in the purview of the AOA and CIIPA where […]

Caribbean leaders urged to embrace ICT

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua — In keeping with the theme of ICT Week and Symposium Antigua and Barbuda; ICT – Driving 21st Century Intelligent Services, Melford Nicholas, minister of information, broadcasting, telecommunications and information technology stated, “ICT has disrupted the financial order. Technology has a way of working around the established order. […]