December 2, 2023

Cayman Islands: Treatment of Cuban refugees a crime against humanity?

By Peter Polack In July 2002 the International Criminal Court was created by the Rome Statute under the auspices of the United Nations which forbade acts of genocide and crimes against humanity. The relevant provisions of the statute in relation to any government officials that forced maritime refugees of all ages in fragile boats back […]

New Partnership Focuses on Caribbean Tourism Industry’s Engagement in Sustainable Certification Programs

From Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Stakeholders pen collaboration commitments: Signatories display their support during the virtual signing of the MOU. (Clockwise from upper left): Dr. Acolla Lewis-Cameron, University of the West Indies; Daniel Schaeffer, Foundation for Environmental Education; Kyle Mais, Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association; and Joanna Moses-Wothke from Green […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis signs MOU with Guatemala

His Excellency Larry Vaughan, Head of the Regional Integration and Diaspora Unit(RIDU) and Saint Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to ACS signing MOU with Guatemala’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mario Búcaro Flores Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, May 12th 2023 (RIDU)– The governments of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of Guatemala […]

Hyundai Motor Group and JTC to Develop Smart Transport and Logistics Models for Singapore’s Jurong Innovation District 

MOU partnership between Hyundai Motor Group and JTC to study and develop smart transport and logistics models for Singapore’s Next-Generation Industrial and Business Parks such as Jurong Innovation District   The Group to review new mobility options, including Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), to optimise logistics routes, autonomous shuttle services and infrastructure The […]

OECS signs MOU with World Intellectual Property Organization

By H.E Stephen Fevrier Monday, April 26, 2021 — Entrepreneurs and innovators in the Eastern Caribbean now have additional support to scale-up and expand their enterprises.  The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the regional legal and regulatory architecture necessary to […]

CRFM and CDEMA sign MOU on disaster management in fisheries

Belize City, Wednesday, 31 July 2019 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to enhance comprehensive disaster management and climate change resilience in the fisheries and aquaculture sector within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CRFM Executive Director, Milton Haughton, signed the MOU for […]

Cayman accountants sign MOU

CACCA and CIIPA Sign MOU to Strengthen Profession The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) commit to working together to further the profession in the Cayman Islands. On Tuesday, the two organisations signed a memorandum of understanding, formalising this commitment. Specific areas of focus include collaborating […]

Port of Galveston, Royal Caribbean sign MOU for third cruise terminal

By John Stansfield From Cruise Mapper The Port of Galveston is now moving ahead on its plans to develop a 3rd cruise terminal. The port and Royal Caribbean today (December 5) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to outline the operation and development of the new cruise ship terminal. This is expected to allow […]

The UWI has no agreement with the University of Glasgow for reparation payments

From Jamaica Gleaner The following statement is issued by the vice-chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. The headline of the story originally published in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper dated November 25, 2018, and subsequently carried by other regional media outlets addressing the vice-chancellor of the University of […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority signs MOU with Insurance Commissioner Group

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) on 4 August 2018. The signing took place during a meeting of the International Insurance Relations (G) Committee at the 2018 NAIC Summer National meeting held in Boston. The MOU is designed […]