January 24, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Travers got it 100% right. We need EXPERT PR!!

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I watched Anthony Travers, our local lawyer and financial expert who is not afraid to speak out, say it exactly right. He was being interviewed on CITN/Cayman27’s 6pm News on Tuesday (5) on the fallout from the Panama Papers. Even though the name of the Cayman Islands is conspicuous from its almost absence in the […]

Government spends over $17,000 on Chatham House trip

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Government releases cost of Chatham House trip GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Government spent $17,437.70 on travel to London for a Chatham House Conference on Global Corruption and an appearance by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin on BBC’s HardTalk last month. While there the Premier also met with officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and […]

Premier aces HARDtalk

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Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin went toe-to-toe with BBC’s HARDtalk host Stephen Sackur in London on Tuesday when he answered questions about the Cayman Islands and Overseas Territories. Both Cabinet Secretary Samuel Rose and Senior Political Advisor Roy Tatum, who are travelling with the Premier, said he did an excellent job and made Cayman […]

Premier speaks at Chatham House

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Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA, presented a speech on the topic Combatting Global Corruption at Chatham House in London, England, on Tuesday, 4 February, 2014. Chatham House is a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all. The […]

The Editor Speaks: HARDtalk for Premier in London but no potshots here in Cayman

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It struck me as very strange that Cayman’s Premier, Alden McLaughlin won’t participate in anymore press briefings in his own country but is willing to appear on the BBC television programme “HARDtalk” that takes no prisoners. I well remember an interview two years ago when BBC Presenter Jamie Robertson (the writer of iNews Cayman story […]

Premier invited to Chatham House, HARDtalk

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin will depart from the Cayman Islands on Friday, 31 January, 2014, for London to deliver one of only two Keynote Addresses at a Chatham House Conference on corruption. The title of the conference is ‘Combatting Global Corruption: Shared Standards and Common Practice’ and will be held […]