June 23, 2018

Bermudians arrested in United Kingdom on Terror Charges

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From CARIBBEAN360 LONDON, United Kingdom, Tuesday June 19, 2018 – Two Bermudian men have been arrested in the United Kingdom on terrorism related charges. Bermuda police confirmed today that the men – Hisham Waheed Muhammad, 24, and Faisal Ibn al Hajj Muhammad Abu Ahmad, 23 –, who have been living in the UK for a […]

California’s economy is now the 5th-biggest in the world, and has overtaken the United Kingdom

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By Kieran Corcoran From Business Insider New economic data puts the California economy at $2.747 trillion — bigger than most nations. The ranking puts in fifth in the world, just ahead of the United Kingdom, which is on $2.625 trillion. The difference is striking given California’s population of 40 million to the UK’s 66 million. […]

The Editor Speaks: Colonialism

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Wikipedia’s definition of “Colonialism’ is: “the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and […]

The Cayman Islands Government reacts to the Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Bill/ Chamber registers disappointment

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From The Office of the Cayman Islands Premier “The Cayman Islands Government is deeply aggrieved by the acceptance of the UK Government today of an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Bill in the House of Commons.” The Premier was referring to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill amendment that was accepted by […]

Cayman Islands Public Library Service appoints new librarian

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands Kevin Goring was recently appointed as a Librarian for the Cayman Islands Public Library Service (CIPLS). In addition to providing general library services, Mr. Goring will assist with outreach, planning, promotion, coordination and implementation of programming offered through or by CIPLS to support the […]

Cayman Islands Government Councillor Harris off to UK for training

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Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Councillor Austin Harris travels Saturday to London for training in his position as Whip of the Government of National Unity. Mr. Harris is Councillor for the Premier’s Ministry of Human Resources, Immigration and Community Affairs and the elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Prospect on Grand Cayman. He was […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court celebrates golden anniversary

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From St Kitts&Nevis Observer Basseterre, St. Kitts – This year marks 50 years since the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in 1967 when members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, […]

Cayman Islands on the International Stage

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By Matt Mulry (pictured), Dillon Eustace – From hedgeweek We often hear the Cayman Islands are criticised in the press or in political debate over perceived financial secrecy. A flagging election campaign in the US or Europe can easily benefit from the rejuvenating spark provided by an airing of the offshore holdings of the candidates […]

Sanders: No winners in secession – in Europe or the Caribbean

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Should areas of countries break away and govern themselves as they see fit? That’s a question that has been debated in several parts of the world, and is in focus now between Catalonia and Spain; Scotland and the United Kingdom, and to a lesser extent Barbuda and […]

David Jessop: Should it matter who pays for Caribbean development?

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By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner By any measure, the Caribbean’s infrastructure requirements are substantial. If the region is to be able to increase its competitiveness and give citizens the quality of life they desire, its transformation has become a matter of urgency. In 2014, Dr Warren Smith, the then new president of the Caribbean […]