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Archives for October 23, 2017

Cayman Islands 2017 PFL Sports: CIS and Prospect Primary top Under 9 division

This past Saturday’s deluge played havoc with games in the CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which caused a number of postponements. Fortunately for some players, parent, coaches and supporters, the early morning drive to a few venues paid off as some games went ahead as scheduled in spite of […]

Killer Hurricanes’ reconstructs the past to predict storms of the future

BY CAROLYN GRAMLING From Science News Historical, geologic records offer clues to tropical cyclones Magazine issue: Vol. 192 No. 7, October 28, 2017, p. 29 In 1780, a powerful hurricane swept across the islands of the Caribbean, killing an estimated 22,000 people; 5,000 more died of starvation and disease in the aftermath. “Our planet is […]

The Editor Speaks: The beach is mine and beach access for all

The Mighty Gabby, whom I have had the pleasure of meeting and appearing on stage with wrote a song called “Jack, the beach is mine!” I grow up bathin, in sea water But nowadays, that is bare horror If I only venture, from my seashore Police Telling me, I cyan bade no more Cause “Jack” […]

Asitha Fernando shines with his shoes in Caribbean Islands

By Bipin Dani From Pakistan Observer Mumbai Sri Lanka’s young fast bowler Asitha Fernando, now on a Windies tour has shown a fine gesture of gifting one of his shoe pair to the poor West Indies player. This was revealed by Charith Senanayake, the manager of the A team on Caribbean Islands. “As ambassadors of […]

Cayman Islands’ new Foundation Company offers innovative, flexible and unique alternative

From Ogier Cayman’s first of its kind hybrid Foundation Company is likely to appeal as a holding vehicle, SPV and succession planning option, says Ogier trusts partner Anthony Partridge. Anthony says that the new structure – introduced by the enactment of the Cayman Islands Foundation Companies Law, 2017 – retains features of companies, and of […]

CARICOM-UN will raise funds to help rebuild hurricane-hit Caribbean nations

From teleSUR With limited resources and lack of funding, many hurricane-torn regions in the Caribbean are finding it hard to recoup. The Caribbean Community, Caricom along with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, will host a conference to assist the hurricane-torn Caribbean nations to help them become more “resilient” in future climate-related calamities. The conference […]

Weather system trying to form below Cayman Islands

From Mikes Weather Page West Caribbean getting juicy. Nothing in the short-term but EURO/GFS/CMC thinking some organization the end of the month. Still watching… it’s the spot that can Overnight EURO here on still favoring western Caribbean starting to get organized this time next weekend. Overnight EURO/GFS/CMC ensembles are also supporting. This is the […]

David Jessop – Citizenship Programmes: A race to the bottom?

By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner In most nations of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS, citizenship is available at a cost. It can be purchased by almost anyone who can afford it. There is no qualifying period and no residential requirement. All that is needed is a one-off payment into either an […]

Cayman Finance response to US PIRG report: Cayman’s commitment to global transparency standards makes it a strong international partner

From Cayman Finance Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement in response to an Open Society Foundations-funded report on International Financial Centers issued last week by US PIRG and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy: “Reports such as this conveniently overlook how International Finance Centers (IFCs) like the Cayman Islands use […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace still on for San Juan

From South Florida Caribbean News CHTA voices confidence in Puerto Rico readiness by January and urges industry support MIAMI – Puerto Rico will host the Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event in San Juan from January 30 to February 1, 2018, as officials work rapidly to prepare hotels and meeting facilities impacted by the recent hurricanes. […]