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Archives for February 18, 2020

The Editor speaks: Was Cayman punished by the EU or was it our own fault?

Just a few weeks after the UK left the European Union they place us (a British Protectorate) on their list of non-cooperative jurisdictions regarding tax issues. We missed passing a crucial piece of legislation before a key deadline by a matter of days. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he was “deeply disappointed”. So, why did it […]

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Death in Paradise stars reveal the worst thing about filming in the Caribbean

By NICHOLA MURPHY From Hello Magazine en we think of celebrities being paid to spend time in the Caribbean for work, it sounds pretty idyllic compared to the regular office job in London, especially during winter. However, it may not be as dreamy as we imagine. The Death in Paradise stars have revealed the worst thing about […]

PAHO prepares 8 Caribbean countries for laboratory diagnosis of new coronavirus

From Relief Web Washington D.C., 12 February 2020 (PAHO) – Virology experts from the Pan American Health Organization have travelled to the Caribbean region to ensure that laboratory specialists are trained and equipped to identify and respond to potential imported cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Training in the Caribbean began in Suriname, followed by […]

ST. Kitts-Nevis meets the European’ Union’s deadline for implementing good governance

February 18th, 2020 The European Council announced today that the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has “managed to implement all the necessary reforms to comply with EU tax good governance principles ahead of the agreed deadline and [is] therefore removed from Annex II.” The Council’s February 18th, 2020 press release explained that, “Jurisdictions that […]

Top 10 countries for International retirement living

By Chris Orestis From Newsmax Retiring outside the United States has been growing in popularity for a number of years. There are many attractive benefits for seniors such as warm climates, welcoming locals, delicious food, new adventures, and a lower cost of living to give your money more value. But, going on vacation is not the […]

Seventh Annual DG’s 5K Challenge returns to all Cayman Islands

The popular walk/run will be held on: Sunday, 5 April (Cayman Brac), Sunday, 19 April (Little Cayman) and Sunday, 26 April (Grand Cayman). ·         The 2020 DG’s 5K Challenge will benefit three deserving charities working in the Cayman Islands. ·         Prospective participants can register on the CaymanActive website www.caymanactive.com/dg5k from 1 March. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Deputy Governor’s 5K […]

Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk

From BBC Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began. Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) finds that more than 80% of the cases have been mild, with the sick and elderly most at […]

UK: Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis: Fears for Severn towns amid fresh flood warnings From BBC Homes along the River Severn in Shropshire have been evacuated, amid fears that flood barriers could be breached in the coming hours. Houses and a pub near Ironbridge have been submerged by rising waters and the pressure has cracked road surfaces. Around the […]

Cayman: Traffic Advisory for Shamrock Road at Mimosa Lane, 20 February

On Thursday, 20 February, from 9:00AM to 12:00PM, officers from the RCIPS Traffic & Roads Policing Unit will be conducting investigative work at the intersection of Shamrock Road and Mimosa Lane, in relation to the fatal collision which took place on 25 November, 2019. During this time, traffic flow will be restricted to one lane. Officers will be on […]