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Fisheries managers from 17 CRFM member states build capacity in transformational leadership

“Our future in the Caribbean lies in our ability to develop and use the knowledge, mental capacity, and skills of our people to make the most of our limited resources and negotiate our way in an increasingly complex and competitive…

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Inside the Alpha Course – British Christianity’s biggest success story

From Matthew Bell, The Independent What makes an Alpha male? They may not all clap happily and speak in tongues, but they are all part of an evangelical tide; a global Anglican phenomenon A small cloud hangs over the drab…

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Ponzi Scheme used Tax Havens to shuffle investors’ money

ICIJ  |  By Marina Walker Guevara and Emilia Díaz-Struck Bribes for Venezuelan officials were funneled through tax havens, court filings claim. Francisco Illarramendi often called on Moris Beracha when he needed an infusion of cash. The Venezuelan-born Illarramendi was a…

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Robbery in Prospect – one arrested and vehicle seized

On Saturday 6 April 2013 about 3:09 pm police responded to a report of robbery in the Prospect Area vicinity of Marina Drive and Shamrock Road. The complainant, a young man, reported being held up by someone who displayed an…

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Lyndon Martin disqualified to stand in Cayman Elections

LYNDON L. MARTIN DISQUALIFIED The Returning Officer for the electoral district of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman has concluded that Mr. Lyndon Leathan Martin who was nominated and consented to such nomination as a candidate for that district, is not…

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NGO pushes G8 on company ownership transparency

From globalpost Transparency campaigners Global Witness (NGO) on Thursday urged the G8 to take the leak of records from offshore tax havens as a wake-up call and require the names of company owners to be made public. The London-based non-governmental…

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Economic policy in Europe: Hypocrisy joins incompetence [Cayman is NOT blamed]

by Andrew Watt Sven Giegold (MEP for the German Greens) has an interesting comment piece in Handelsblatt: while focusing on Portugal, it is illustrative of much that is wrong with economic policymaking in Europe. He reports that 17 of the…

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Tax dodging by corporations and the wealthy cost each US taxpayer $1,026 in 2012

By Travis Waldron From Think Progress America’s largest corporations have stashed nearly $1.5 trillion in offshore tax havens like Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, and Ireland — countries where they do little business but claim massive profits due to low tax…

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Offshore centres make good progress – [Cayman placed 4th]

By: Deborah Benn, International Investment, IFAonline Offshore centres continue to progress according to the latest Global Finance Centre Index (GFCI) 13 by research group, Long Finance. Offshore centres suffered significant reputational damage in 2008 and 2009, according to the report…