January 18, 2021

Justin Trudeau: New video of Canada’s PM in blackface

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From BBC A new video has emerged of Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, wearing blackface, a day after he admitted such behaviour was racist. He apologised on Wednesday after photos of two similar episodes – one when he was a teacher and another a student – came to light. His Liberal Party says the video […]

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

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On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

Cayman Islands: CBC & WORC: Commencement Orders & New Regulations

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The legislative changes central to the establishment of Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC), will become effective next month. The Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and the Customs and Border Control Law 2018, which passed in the Legislative Assembly in November 2018, will be brought into force on 1 […]

Congressional Black Caucus condemns Trump’s attack on Caribbean immigrants

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CANA News From tv6tnt WASHINGTON, Dec 11, CMC – The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has renewed its criticism of the Trump administration following its latest attack on low-income immigrants of colour, including Caribbean immigrants. In a letter to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the CBC wrote that a proposal to restrict green cards for […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside won’t be played on some radio stations, including CBC

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From The Canadian Press CBC Rogers removes from playlist song commonly played during holidays Baby, It’s Cold Outside is getting a chilly response from Canadian radio stations this year. CBC said Tuesday it will join at least two other broadcasters in the country, Rogers Media and Bell Media, who have pulled the controversial holiday favourite out of their rotations this […]

Cayman Islands CBC reveals new brand identity

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In taking the next steps towards becoming a unified border frontline agency, the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control (CBC) has revealed its official logo, effective 1 January 2019. The new branding will be applied and featured on the appropriate buildings, facilities and ports currently occupied by Customs and the Department […]

Cayman Islands Legislation sets foundation for new Unified Border Agency

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Recently proposed legislation by the Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration aims to provide the legal framework for the establishment of a new intelligence-driven border control agency. The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Department (CBC), a merger of existing customs and immigration entry and landing functions, will commence operations on […]

Cayman Islands: Proposed legislation to facilitate WORC & CBC transition

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration today (Wednesday, 24 October 2018) gazetted for public consultation a number of bills central to the proposed creation of two new Government agencies on 1 January 2019. The public is advised that the Immigration (Transition) Bill, 2018, Customs and Border Control Bill, 2018 and the […]

PARADISE PAPERS Millions of Canadians have pension money offshore — without knowing it

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By Zach Dubinsky, Valérie Ouellet From CBC News Country’s biggest pension funds route investments through Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Jersey and more Palm-fringed islands, balmy weather, luxury yachts moored in azure waters — offshore tax havens conjure up a wonderland for the well-heeled and their wealth. But a CBC investigation based on the Paradise Papers leak has […]

First gene therapy drug proves a flop in the market

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Glybera’s $1 million price tag likely doomed it from the start. When UniQure launched the first commercial gene therapy drug, Glybera, it promised a minor revolution in medicine. By using custom viruses to deliver genes, it could reportedly cure a rare disease (lipoprotein lipase deficiency) with just one round of […]