November 30, 2021

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21-Year-old hit and killed by NYC subway while using her iPad By Alyson Shontell From Business Insider On Saturday afternoon, 21-year-old Aracelis Ayuso was hit and killed by the 4 subway train in New York City’s Union Square station. Officials say she lost her balance and fell onto the tracks while using her iPad, New […]

Cayman Islands former London director cleared of lobbying

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From Caribbean News Now LONDON, England — The Commissioner for Standards in the UK’s House of Lords has cleared the Cayman Island’s former London office director Lord Blencathra of breaking the rules by lobbying Parliament and MPs. The Commissioner has found that Lord Blencathra did not in reality lobby improperly. However he was critical of […]

Premier’s statement regarding Cayman’s London office at Brac LA Meeting

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Draft Statement on London Office By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin Meeting of the Legislative Assembly in Cayman Brac Madam Speaker, Many will know that as of 31 March the contract between the Cayman Islands and the Director of the Cayman Islands Office in London headed by Lord Blencathra came to an end. Government began advertising […]

Lord Blencathra contract ends

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – A contract between Two Lions Consultancy Ltd., a UK company of which Lord Blencathra is a principal, and the Cayman Islands Government will terminate on Monday, 31st March, 2014. With its termination, Lord Blencathra’s services as Director of the Cayman Islands Government Office will also cease with effect from the […]

Standards Commissioner to decide if peer’s contract with Cayman Islands broke rules

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By Melanie Newman From The Bureau of Investigative Journalism A senior Conservative peer is to face a second Parliamentary investigation into his lobbying activities on behalf of a Caribbean tax haven. Lord Blencathra was investigated and cleared by the Lords Commissioner for Standards in 2012 for his work on behalf of the Cayman Islands government, […]

Revealed: Conservative peer Lord Blencathra’s lobbying contract for tax haven Cayman Islands

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By Melanie Newman, Oliver Wright From Independent UK Former Tory Chief Whip signed document to ‘make representations’ on behalf of Cayman Islands and details of £12,000-a-month role emerge after denials of wrongdoing to standards watchdog A senior Conservative peer, who denied that he ever lobbied MPs and peers on behalf of a Caribbean tax haven, […]