November 19, 2018

The Editor Speaks: When stats don’t tell the whole story

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Being trained as a Quantity Surveyor I know all there is to know about statistics. Our Appraisals and valuations are based to a large extent on stats. I also know how to weight stats one way or another without lying or manipulating. The Press Releases we are receiving every week giving us the latest on […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Immigration & Good Living

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From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 IMPROVING IMMIGRATION AND THE WORK PERMIT SYSTEM The Cayman success story has been built on the ability of businesses to not only hire and train Caymanians, but also to bring in guest workers to ensure that we have the resources and expertise to grow the economy. As we allow individuals […]

Cayman Islands Immigration regulations amended

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Consequent on the ruling of the Grand Court in the Hutchinson-Green case in which issues were raised about the Permanent Residency points system, the Cabinet has approved revised regulations, which address the concerns by allowing for a resumption of processing of applications by the Board and the Chief Immigration Officer. […]

The Editor Speaks: The Achilles heel

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Everyone of us has an achilles heel. A weakness or vulnerable point. No one is the perfect being. World heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis – a giant of a man with fists of steel had one – a glass jaw. I have one – I am terrified of heights. Therefore I cannot do an editorial blasting […]

Cayman Islands government taking advice on Permanent Residency

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Government has conducted a preliminary review of the recent immigration ruling of the Honourable Chief Justice Anthony Smellie, Q.C., J.P. and has noted in particular his observations on the legislative regime under which permanent residence applications are considered. Recent amendments to the Immigration Law and Regulations have sought to […]

One-third of TLEPs leave Cayman

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – More than 500 people who held Term Limit Exemption Permits have left the Cayman Islands, leaving their employment positions open to Caymanians who are qualified and willing to take those jobs. In all, there were 1,459 people who held TLEPS. Term Limit Exemption Permits were introduced by the former UDP […]