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Day: October 1, 2019

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Cayman: Over 3,000 vehicle owners benefit from DVDL’s amnesty

Over 3,000 vehicle owners have already benefited from the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) six-month amnesty which started 29 April and runs until Friday, November 1, 2019. Of that number, 2,399 vehicles which had expired registration at the…

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The Editor speaks: Older persons

Today, as I write this (Tue October 1), it is International Day of Older Persons. Here, in Cayman, we have a whole month of activities that started today with a Tea Party at Pedro St. James. My wife is currently…

Cayman: Kimpton Seafire’s Kids Camp is gearing up for a Spooktacular October

Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, is celebrating Halloween this year by rolling out some Camp Seafire activations in lieu of the spooky holiday. Seafire is currently preparing for another spooktacular October at the property’s on-site kids club, Camp Seafire! The littlest hotel guests, ages 4-12,…

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Cayman: Laws come into force, company information kiosks set for 1 October

From Cayman Finance Update from the Ministry of Financial Services: Industry is advised that the commencement orders for the Companies (Amendment) Law, 2019 and the Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) Law, 2019 were published on 19 September. The Limited Liability Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 was…

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Cayman: headed

Part of the Someone is wrong on the internet series By Jamie Powell From Financial Times In the year between June 2017 and 2018, — an unspecified blockchain platform — raised several billion dollars from an initial coin offering….

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Cayman: J Nez praises Caribbean women

From The Jamaica Star Cayman-based singjay/rapper J Nez is confident that his single Island Pretty will become party anthem all over the Caribbean. The song, produced by J Nez, is featured on his debut EP A King’s Paradise, which was released earlier this…

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Strong August arrivals continue record Summer performance for the Cayman Islands

Following strong double-digit growth in summer 2018 the Cayman Islands outperformed that period this year through August 2019. The strong incremental success of the first half of the year, the Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 37,356 stayover visitors in…

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Cayman Islands stall returns to Conservative Party Conference

By Jack Peat From The London Economic The agency promotes the Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) in Grand Cayman, which boasts government concessions such as “100-percent foreign ownership, 100-percent exemption from taxes, 100-percent exemption from import duties, and five-year work/residency visas…

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Sir Ronald Sanders: World View – United Kingdom: Winning elections is everything

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Tribune 242 AS she delivered the unanimous decision of the 11 members of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (UK), on the unlawfulness of Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, advising the Queen…

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Meteorologists following Gulf low pressure band, threat to South Texas unlikely

By Jon Wilcox From Victoria Advocate The Tropical Prediction Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica. There’s currently only a 10 percent chance of development as the disturbance drifts west-northwest across the…