July 8, 2020

Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands mourns passing of Bishop Alfred Reid [Funeral announced]

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From Jamaica Observer The Anglican communion was plunged into mourning late Monday [Dec 2] night with news of the passing of the Right Rev Alfred Charles Reid, the 13th bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Bishop Reid, who died at his home in Manchester, was 82. His passing comes three days shy of the […]

The Publisher speaks: My Tribute

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MY TRIBUTE – TO MY SON, NIGEL By Joan (Phillips) Evangeline Wilson STEPHEN NIGEL PHILLIPS, my second child, born in England, 25th August, 1958. Top Artist, Musician, Electrician (the tidiest one on Earth), Swimmer, Tennis Player, Pianist. Nigel was a friend to all, especially the less fortunate. He was a Father to a beautiful daughter, […]

Chief Justice in Trinidad loses Privy Council appeal

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From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad Chief Justice Ivor Archie has lost his case at the Privy Council, in which he had sought to stop the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) from inquiring into the allegations against him. The Chief Justice had maintained that there was apparent bias, bad faith and […]

Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef found dead at 61

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From BBC US celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room, aged 61, of an apparent suicide. The culinary bad boy was near Strasbourg, France, working on a shoot for his series, Parts Unknown, on CNN. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our […]

Prime Minister Theresa May and Lord Ahmad speak to OT leaders on public registers

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From DISCOVERMNI On Thursday, “the Prime Minister and Lord Ahmad, Minister for the Overseas Territories, held a conference call with leaders of the Overseas Territories with financial centres to discuss company ownership transparency and, in particular, the issue of public registers of beneficial ownership,” a Downing Street spokesperson said. “The Prime Minister spoke about the […]

The real beginning of the end for tax havens has begun

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By Richard Murphy From iNews The Essential Daily Briefing As the government agrees to calls for new measures aimed at increasing transparency in tax havens, tax justice campaigner Richard Murphy hails a momentous victory. Fifteen years ago John Christensen and I became the first full time anti-tax haven campaigners in the world. We had almost […]

Famous Cayman Brac artist CHARGED

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Man Arrested this 18 July, on Cayman Brac now charged From RCIPS The 63-year-old-man referred to in the below press release has now been charged for displaying an obscene object for public exhibition, intending to corrupt moral, relative to section 157 (1) of the Penal Code (2017 Revision). The man is expected to be in […]

Statement by Cayman Islands Deputy Governor [re Compass story]

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From The Office of the Cayman Islands Deputy Governor Overnight, an erroneous story concerning Chief Officer Gloria McField-Nixon appeared online and in print in the Cayman Compass.  Whilst efforts have been made to remove this misinformation from public circulation, murmurs persist. Anyone who knows Mrs. McField-Nixon would instantly have discredited such a story.  However, the […]

Elections Office corrects wrong addresses of Polling Stations in the Cayman Reporter Elections Supplement

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The Elections Office has been alerted to errors in the Cayman Reporter elections printed supplement which has 11 polling station locations wrong. “We are very concerned that voters will be going to wrong locations and might not have time to get to the right one. We don’t want that happening. I am urging all voters […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week revamped [DOWN] in time for 40th Anniversary

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George Town, Grand Cayman – It’s hard to believe but Pirates’ Week is 40 years old this year.  Four decades of celebrations have seen this event grow from an initiative, conceived to give tourism a boost in 1977, to becoming the country’s largest national festival, attracting countless guests from all over the world. Celebrating the colourful […]