September 28, 2021

Cayman Islands: Corruption: A Human Rights Impact Assessment

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Article by Angela Barkhouse, KRYS Global From Mondaq Co-authored by Hugo Hoyland, Kroll and Marc Limon, Universal Rights Group Corruption, especially grand corruption, has enormous implications, both direct and indirect, for the enjoyment of human rights. Corruption undermines – perhaps even violates – a wide array of economic, social and cultural rights, including the right […]

Saint Lucia ‘2nd least Corrupt Country’ in the Caribbean, 8th in the Americas – Trading Economics

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By Rehani Isidore From HTS St Lucia TradingEconomics.com released new data indexing the level of corruption in more than 190 countries. According to TradingEconomics.com, the ‘Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A country or territory’s rank indicates its position relative to the other […]

The Editor Speaks: Corruption

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In more than one of our stories today there is a hint of corruption, and it is the banking sector again that the finger has been pointed. Nothing proved but there is a smell that something bad lurks at the bottom (or in these cases maybe the top). In another story today FIFA, itself tainted […]

Commonwealth Caribbean to release regional anti-corruption index

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From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Anti corruption agencies in the Commonwealth Caribbean have indicated that they will be gathering regional data and release their own anti-corruption index similar to the one issued annually by Transparency International.According to the immediate past Chairman of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commission and Anti-Corruption, Lady Anande […]

UK: Hodge demands clean up of UK’s tax havens [Cayman Islands]

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From economia Margaret Hodge has received the support of 80 MPs from eight different parties in calling on the government to enforce public registers of beneficial ownership in the UK’s tax havens in order to improve tax transparency The former chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will table an amendment to the criminal finances […]

Transparency International branch president linked to Bahamas companies

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By K. Quincy Parker Nassau Guardian Business Editor From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — The fallout from the so-called “Panama Papers” leak continued on Tuesday. The latest casualty with a connection to The Bahamas was the president of the Chilean branch of Transparency International, who resigned on Monday after documents showed he was linked to […]

Transparency International calls for criminal investigation of HSBC by UK authorities

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Transparency International calls for criminal investigation of HSBC by UK authorities Transparency International today called on authorities in the United Kingdom to begin a criminal investigation into HSBC in light of recent accusations against the bank. HSBC’s private bank has been accused of facilitating money laundering and earned big profits handling secret accounts for arms […]

Global Anti-Corruption Rating Agency head to open UCCI Ethics Conference

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From Jamaica Observer THE head of the organisation that rates governments worldwide on anti-corruption will open the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI’s) March 2014 Caribbean ethics and values conference. Dr Huguette Labelle is the chair of the Board of Transparency International, an organisation that works in more than 100 countries in the fight […]

Head of Global Anti-Corruption Rating Agency to Open 2014 Conference

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Head of Global Anti-Corruption Rating Agency to Open 2014 Conference The fight against corruption cannot succeed unless ethical values are strongly embedded in society’s institutions. Dr. Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Transparency International The head of the organisation that rates governments worldwide on anti-corruption will open the UCCI March 2014 Caribbean ethics and […]