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Cayman National Gallery: New Exhibition Opening!

A new National Gallery will examine the vital role women played in Caymanian society from the 1800s through to the mid-20th century, as told through the work of local artists. The exhibition, which is supported by Butterfield, seeks to facilitate a dialogue around the story of the resilience, adaptive ingenuity, creativity and technical prowess of the […]

PM Harris’ statement on the passing of Mr. George N. Fough, retired First Chief Officer of the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extends his heartfelt condolences, and those of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, to the wife and family of Mr. George N. Fough, who died last night (January 31st, 2020) at the age of 75 years old. Mr. George N. Fough was the St. Kitts […]

Brexit: Macron ‘deeply sad’ as UK leaves the European Union

From BBC European leaders have expressed sadness at the UK leaving the EU, with France’s Emmanuel Macron emphasising Britain’s “unrivalled ties” with the French. Mr Macron said he was “deeply sad” while the EU’s Guy Verhofstadt pledged to try and “ensure the EU is a project you’ll want to be a part of again”. Celebrations and anti-Brexit […]

Trump impeachment?

Trump impeachment trial: What acquittal would mean for 2020 election By Anthony Zurcher From BBC Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial is all but over. Barring an unforeseen and unexpected blockbuster development, a largely party-line vote will acquit him of the two charges brought by the House of Representatives, which itself approved those articles of impeachment […]

US: Kobe Bryant helicopter firm was not allowed to fly in fog

From BBC The company that owns the helicopter that was carrying basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others when it crashed was not licensed to fly in foggy conditions, officials say. Island Express Helicopters was limited to operating when the pilot was able to see clearly when flying. The pilot reportedly had the […]

Martin: Oh, the woe of losing things

By Melissa Martin Oh, the woe of losing things Socks, gloves, ink-pens. The sneaky universe steals these things from me. Or the Sock Fairy visits while I sleep and hides one sock of each color. Or a hungry Glove Grinch lives in my coat pocket. And I’ve left countless umbrellas behind—only to be reminded on […]

Stay in the Loop for the Week ending 24 January, 2020

STAY IN THE LOOP From CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officer at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights:0:01:03 RENEWABLE ENERGY: CARICOM Secretariat on course for renewable energy generation0:10:20 FOREIGN RELATIONS: Jamaica’s Prime Minister and several foreign ministers conclude talks with US Secretary of State0:15:03 ENERGY RESOURCE: First […]

Cayman: Statement by the Hon Dwayne Seymour Minster of Health – Update on Novel Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health has been watching closely and with concern the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease, also known as 2019-nCoV.  The Ministry has been in close communication with the Pan American Health Organisation, the Caribbean Public Health Agency and Public Health England, all of whom are providing regular recommendations, updates […]

Cayman: Amendments passed in LA to enhance Cayman’s Financial Services Industry

Today (Fri Jan 31 2020), the Cayman Islands Government has taken the next step in the modernisation of legislation around its beneficial ownership regime, with the intent of bringing the jurisdiction in line with the latest round of international standard requirements around gathering and filing information on beneficial owners of those entities. The following Bills […]