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Carnival in Jamaica is back

Dance your way to Jamaica’s biggest party this Spring as Carnival in Jamaica commences London, UK, 27 March 2023: Carnival in Jamaica is back and invites you to experience the incredible atmosphere across the island during the weeklong celebrations between the 12th – 18th April. Witness a sea of colourful, show-stopping costumes, intoxicating music and sizzling […]

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre reaches a new milestone

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (CTCEC) is proud to announce that its conservation initiatives have achieved a new milestone with the number of Green sea turtles released into the wild by the Centre, since its release programmes began back in 1980, now reaching over 36,000.  The Centre is dedicated to protecting and conserving Green […]

Cayman: New application form for tourist establishments

A new application form is being introduced by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) to improve the planning of inspections and assessments of tourist establishments and their respective swimming pools for their recommendation for licensing by the Department of Tourism. The inspection process is a service that is offered by the DEH and the new […]

Cayman: Police record a relatively safe Easter weekend

Over this past weekend, 7 – 10 April, the RCIPS conducted its yearly Easter operations across the island, beginning with issuing tips to the public on how to stay safe, increasing police presence on the roadways, as well as visiting various camp sites and residential areas. During this time there were no major incidents of […]

Cayman Finance relaunches Student Education Program

Cayman Finance is proud to announce the return of its highly successful student education and work experience programme, which last ran in 2019, due to the Covid pandemic. With a new name and a new sense of purpose, LEAD is a pathway for high-performing Caymanian students to learn about the Cayman Islands financial services industry […]

This Day In April: Soviet Spies Worldwide: Country by Country, 1940–1988 Extracts

Peter Polack By Peter Polack Forty-seven Soviet personnel were expelled from France on 5 April 1983 for what was described as “a systematic search on French territory for technological and scientific information, particularly in the military area.”. A French Interior Ministry statement noted that the number of Soviet residents in France had increased by about […]

IMF Fiscal Monitor Debt Presser

IMF Global debt levels are rising faster than predicted, with the bulk of future boosts coming from China and the US the IMF said Wednesday (April 12) in Washington, DC.. “Three years after the pandemic, fiscal policy has moved a long way towards normalization. Already, in 2021 and 2022, debt and deficits fell rapidly from […]

Trump Sues Michael Cohen For ‘Spreading Falsehoods’

From Media & Entertainment Law360 [email protected] BREAKING: Trump Sues Michael Cohen For ‘Spreading Falsehoods’By Carolina BoladoDonald Trump sued his ex-attorney Michael Cohen Wednesday for allegedly breaching their attorney-client relationship and a confidentiality agreement by maliciously “spreading falsehoods” about the former president. Complaint attached | Read full article »

Cayman Ombudsman FOI Act hearing decision 96 

Personal data disclosed under Data Protection Act, not FOI   2 April 2023 The Ombudsman has ordered the release of certain personal information to an applicant for a government job in the Mosquito Research and Control Unit of the Ministry of Health.  Ombudsman Sharon Roulstone stated in her hearing decision on the matter that while […]

Cayman: Ombudsman staff receives additional investigation training 

First-of-its-kind partnership with UK firm  12 April 2023 (standing from left) Deputy Ombudsman (Information Rights) Jan Liebaers, Acting Deputy Ombudsman (Complaints) Haymond Rankin, Investigator (Complaints) Brent Fuller, TCM Group’s Chris Howarth, (sitting from left) Senior Investigator (Complaints) Anita Smith-Welds, Senior Appeals and Policy Analyst Charlene Roberts, Investigator (Complaints) Deri Hill.  The Office of the Ombudsman […]