April 3, 2020

Cayman Islands’ first recorded COVID-19 Positive patient passes away

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 14, 2020) – Health City Cayman Islands is reporting that the Cayman Islands’ first recorded COVID-19 positive patient passed away at 4:40am on Saturday 14 March. The 68-year-old man was being treated in isolation at the tertiary care facility’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). The patient was traveling on a cruise ship […]

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Cayman: CISA Social cancelled Sat March 14 2020 The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association will be closed for the next 2 weeks with cancellation of the upcoming March Social on Tuesday.  The President on behalf of the Association will keep all its members up to date, be in touch by phone and extend our prayers for […]

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CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 4th March ! Come join in the fun and test the gray matter and help raise funds for a worthy cause.  Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz […]

Cruise ship denied entry to Cayman Islands

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health and Public Health Department are aware that a cruise ship scheduled to arrive in Grand Cayman tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 February 2020) has been denied landing in Jamaica.  According to the Ministry of Health & Wellness in Jamaica, a member of the ship’s crew has been […]

Cayman: Assault on West Bay Road – UPDATE/One man injured by gunshot wounds in George Town – UPDATE

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Assault on West Bay Road UPDATE Feb 24 2020 – Police continue to investigate the assault the took place on Friday 21 February at the Coral Beach. The parties involved were all said to be present between 8:30PM on Friday 21 February and 12:30AM on Saturday, 22 February. Police are appealing to everyone who was […]

Cayman Government responds to the Tax Justice Network

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government notes the publication of the Tax Justice Network’s (TJN) latest secrecy index. Responding, the Chief Officer in the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services, Dax Basdeo: “The Cayman Islands’s standards of transparency are based upon recognised global standards. Unfortunately, the TJN’s methodology remains flawed, as does their […]

Cayman: $1 banknote commemorates first written Constitution

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin was pleased on Monday to announce the issuance of the new $1 banknote that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the first written Constitution of the Cayman Islands. “We set out on a journey in 2018 to Celebrate Cayman in observance of the 60th anniversaries of our […]

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Family Resources Announces Free 2020 Programmes The Family Resource Centre (FRC) proudly presents the following free, interactive programmes, starting in February and March, to help parents and strengthen family ties. ■ Family Skills (6 February – 9 April, 6 p.m.) – Learn effective behaviour-management strategies to support your children and equip your family with skills to improve […]

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Coco Fest at Pedro St James The Management and staff of Pedro St James invite the public to the fifth annual Coco Fest set for Saturday 8th February 2020 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Pedro St James National Historic Site, Pedro Castle Road, Savannah. Coco Fest brings together local cooks, craftsmen, producers, […]

Cayman Islands remains on updated Dutch Blacklist

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By Taxand From Lexology Netherlands January 6 2020 The Dutch Ministry of Finance has published an update of the list of low tax jurisdictions on 30 December 2019. Barbados and Turkmenistan have been added to the list while Belize, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi-Arabia have been delisted. The list now consists of Anguilla, Bahama’s, Bahrein, Barbados, Bermuda, […]