April 14, 2021

Is there a me-too moment for racial economic – equity and justice in the Caribbean region

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By R.D. Miller Soon after George Floyd, an African American was killed during an encounter with members of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, police department; a global social consciousness emerged with immense demonstration some of which turned violent calling for broad reversal of laws and practices that many deemed socially and economically devastated local communities of colour […]

Miller: The Chinese are coming, corals reefs are dying. What next, the mountains?

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By R.D. Miller Modernization is important; but should it reiterate a nation of its once colonial rule where only the ruling class and famous get to write the rules. Several Caribbean islands and African nations have seen an explosion of Chinese businesses over the past decade. These investments may offer a path to better economic […]

Any credible argument against a Corruption Court Mr Chuck?

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By Glenn Tucker From Jamaica Gleaner Senator Lambert Brown hates corruption with a passion. Many of us worry about him when there are senate sittings. Choking with rage and righteousness at the very hint of this scourge, we harbour fears of a myocardial infarction. His comrade leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is also having sleepless nights. […]

Cayman Islands: Economic Overview (From the Minister of Financial and Economic Development)

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Article by Hon. Marco Archer From Cayman Finance SUSTAINED RECOVERY The Cayman economy has been on a steady upward trajectory in recent years: in 2011-2015, GDP growth averaged 1.7 percent, slightly higher than the potential GDP growth of 1.6 percent. The past two years have seen faster growth of 2.4 percent and 2.0 percent for […]

I’ll be home for the holidays… maybe?

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By Derrick Miller From Caribbean News Now “I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams,” sadly has become a reality for many. Holiday trips are always important to reconnect with family and friends or taking a break from work. For many immigrants who migrated to countries like England, US and Canada; from the […]

Tethys Petroleum Press Release: New Director Appointment

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Marketwired Nov 16, 2016, 4:00 PM GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS — (Marketwired – Nov 16, 2016) – Tethys Petroleum Limited (TPL.L)(TPL.L) (“Tethys” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mattias Sjoborg to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mattias joined Plena Group in 2001 and has led teams through origination, due […]

Deficit of hope

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By D. Markie Spring From Caribbean News Now Despite its many challenges, the Earth is a perfect place! The number one reason for such claim is, the Earth was created by the perfect Being – God, the omnificent, the One who allows continuous sufferings, not that God does not care, but a heavenly strategy and […]

Cayman Islands government job agency apologises for job ad

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The Cayman Islands National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) has apologised for an advertisement on their website that featured a job vacancy for a full time admin clerk paying a maximum of $24k that required an MBA or computer science masters. The following is the Statement from the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) Regarding Job Advertisement […]

Highwater welcomes Yolanda McCoy

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Highwater Limited (“HighWater”) a boutique corporate governance services firm based in the Cayman Islands, has expanded its team of Directors and is delighted to welcome Yolanda Banks McCoy into the fold. Yolanda, who will be based in Cayman, has over 19 years of financial services experience and, prior to joining HighWater, was the Head of […]

Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation 2014 Finalists

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George Town, 5 September 2014 – The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation today announces the names of the five finalists who have been selected to participate in this year’s YCLA Award. The ceremony and Awards dinner will be held on Saturday, November 1, at the Ritz Carlton, where the finalists will be recognised and the winner […]