June 15, 2021

Acting Cayman Islands Information Commissioner releases Hearing Decision involving Department of Immigration.

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ICO releases Hearing Decision 57 involving The Department of Immigration. In May 2016 an Applicant requested access to records relating to a fine imposed on an employer by the Department of Immigration. Some records were disclosed, but a ruling/advice provided by the Director of Public Prosecutions was withheld and remained in dispute. The Acting Information […]

Cayman Islands Attorney General issues update on Mutual Evaluation Preparations

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The Attorney General’s Chambers today (Wednesday, 26 April 2017) released findings from the Cayman Islands first National Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment (NRA). The main results of the assessment were released to the financial industry just ahead of the general public on Tuesday (25 April). Publication of the information is intended to inform […]

More than 130 attendees at Caribbean Cybercrime Conference

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From Dutch Caribbean Legal Portal ORANJESTAD – The first Caribbean Cybercrime Conference was a big success. The Conference was held on Wednesday, November 16th 2016 and took place at the Renaissance Hotel in Aruba. The organization was in the hands of the Attorney General’s Office of Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the BES-islands and the Criminal […]

Guyana poised for exit of CFAT, FATF monitoring

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From GIS Guyana Guyana is set to be removed from the list of countries to be monitored by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General, Basil Williams, “Guyana has done something that is unprecedented in the FATF world. Within […]

New High Court Judge appointed to St. Kitts [formerly DDPP of Cayman Islands]

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By LK Hewlett From WINN FM St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has announced the appointment of a new high court judge for St. Kitts. Effective September 1st, Trevor McDonald Ward QC will preside over the St. Kitts circuit. Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, Vincent Byron Jr […]

Bahamian singers detained over lyrics

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten NASSAU, Bahamas–They have been released from police custody, but two young singers who were detained over a controversial, expletive-laced song that had been making the rounds on social media may not be in the clear just yet. Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander says a police investigation is still ongoing. Lawmen […]

Decision on former Caribbean football official Jack Warner’s lawsuit to be taken next month

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IANS From Sports Keeda Warner is currently on TT$2.5 million ($331,428) bail following his first court appearance on May 27 last year. A judge will rule on June 17 whether to allow the United States government to be included as an interested party in the lawsuit filed by former Caribbean football official Jack Warner, who […]

Leo Raznovich: Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands

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Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands: UK Government appears to be covering up in London Press statement From Leo Raznovich 1) Minister for Africa, Overseas Territories and Africa, James Duddridge, misled the UK Parliament about LGBT situation in the Cayman Islands.   2) Immigration Board and Immigration Appeal Tribunal: procedural failures and acting ‘against the principles […]

Cayman Islands Attorney General answers FOI requests

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A Summary of FOI responses by the Cayman Islands Attorney-General to local lawyer Peter Polack 1. The Attorney General has 19 employees 2. The Attorney General Earns over CI$150,000 per annum 3. 3 employees of the Attorney General earn over CI$100,000 4. 12 employees of the Attorney General earn over CI$100,000 5. The Attorney General […]

St Kitts & Nevis: Couple in leaked sex tape wins court case against police

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From winnfm 98.9 St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The couple whose private sex tape was released to the public by police officers has been awarded $500,000 in damages- $350,000 for the female and $150,000 for the male. The matter was heard in December 2015 before Justice Lorraine Williams, resident judge in Nevis. The judgment was […]