June 24, 2021

Cayman: Speaker heads CI team at CPA regional meet

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       A five-Member delegation is representing the Cayman Islands at a CPA conference. ·        Hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament, the ongoing Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference has delegates from three geographical areas. ·        The delegates are considering the impacts of globalisation and nationalism on Commonwealth Parliaments. Grand Cayman (GIS) – A five-member team is representing the Cayman Islands […]

The Editor speaks: Starfish will get their toilet

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Actually Starfish Point in Cayman Kai, North Side, will get a toilet. Despite objections from some local residents, dubbed ‘wealthy’ by North Side MLA Ezzard Miller, the Central Planning Authority (CPA) has approved an application by government to install public restrooms and a parking area. The objections raised by these wealthy owners of property near […]

Cayman Islands Leader of the Opposition defends public access to Cayman Kai area

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The Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Ezzard Miller (Wednesday, January 9) appeared before the Central Planning Authority (CPA) to defend the public’s right of access to the Cayman Kai area in the face of objections by area owners to a policy decision by the Ministry of Tourism to build public restrooms on a public […]

US: Ninth Circuit decision for IRS affects shifting of income to tax havens

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By Peter J Reilly From Forbes The Ninth Circuit is generating a lot of excitement this week.  Probably most exciting is its ruling that open carry is a constitutional right protected by the Second Amendment.  But this is a tax blog, so I get to write about Altera Corporation & Subsidiaries v IRS.  It is […]

The Editor Speaks: A tunnel without love

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The DART tunnel along the West Bay Road that most people hate will be extended. The DART original application to extend it by 170 ft. to 595 ft. was turned down because the applicants, Cayman Shores Development, failed to demonstrate sufficient reason to increase it. Now they have come up with a reason. They MIGHT […]

St. Kitts and Nevis pursues strategy towards poverty eradication

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OECS Media Release Thursday, December 21, 2017 — The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis launched their Enhanced Country Poverty Assessment (CPA), under the theme Assessing the level of progress made towards reducing poverty, and charting the course for promoting equitable growth”; and tagline “It takes you and me to Eradicate Poverty”. The launch was […]

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Mr Akbar Khan Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General

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Opening Remarks CPA Post-Election Seminar for the Legislative Assembly of The Cayman Islands 3-4 August 2017 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General Mr Akbar Khan  Honourable Dr. William McKeeva Bush, OBE, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands  Honourable Members of Parliament  Mrs Zena Merren-Chin, Clerk to the Legislative Assembly and […]

Cayman Islands Post-Election Seminar: Remarks by Minister Hon. Roy McTaggart

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Remarks by the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Roy McTaggart Opening Ceremony, CPA Post Election Seminar, Legislative Assembly, Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9-9.30 am Protocol being established, it gives me distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Cayman Islands Government, to welcome all to this significant Post-Election Seminar for our MLAs, which includes a […]

Cayman Islands branch to host CPA Roadshow for Youth

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The Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will host a special event for Cayman Islands’ youth on Friday, 4 August 2017 at the Town Hall in George Town. The CPA Secretariat and Cayman’s MLAs will be bringing the ‘CPA Roadshow’ for youth that is taking place this year across 53 Commonwealth member […]

Commonwealth to send Election Observer Mission to the Cayman Islands

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From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office and Elections Office can confirm that a team of Commonwealth election observers will be present in the Cayman Islands for the forthcoming election. The Mission, which is being arranged by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), will oversee the election’s: political […]