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Archives for May 7, 2018

LETTER: Healthcare for sale in St. Lucia

From The Voice St Lucia THE question of healthcare delivery in St. Lucia has been the subject of public and political debate for some considerable time. We’ve had fires, electrical failures, inadequate human resources, leaking stadium roofs, and the ongoing saga of the Owen King European Union hospital (OKEU). At the governmental level, it’s been […]

U.S. Banks’ love of the Cayman Islands shows there’s still room to simplify, Fed says

By Yalman Onaran From Bloomberg The largest U.S. banks, after a decade of efforts at simplifying their organizational structure, still have hundreds of overseas subsidiaries and a fondness for tax-haven or secrecy-protecting locations such as the Cayman Islands. Those are the findings of a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York published on […]

Cayman Islands DCR offers Female Empowerment Services

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) established a Female Empowerment Services Project to expand the gender specific services they offer to female offenders in the Cayman Islands. As part of this project, the DCR launched a workshop series entitled “Inspire: Women Empowered” in the Fall of 2017.  The series consists of […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 CIFA Youth Leagues – Results from Sat., May 5, 2018

Goals abound in CIFA Youth Leagues As the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues enter the final few weeks of competition, while the leagues’ top clubs jostle for position, others are stamping their dominance with plenty of goals. In the Girl’s Under 13 games played this past Saturday, May 5, Elite SCs Stoyanna […]

The Editor Speaks: Never!

Following on from yesterday’s Editorial “Strange Timing” re the beneficial ownership disclosure order by the Uk Tory government and a suggestion the tourist industry might fill the gap if the financial sector would collapses, I asked one of our leading accountants how long this would take? He implied, ‘never’! This is what he said: “No […]

Unregistered Cayman Islands NPOs face stiff penalties

A lot of charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands stand to be heavily penalised by 1 August 2018, due to noncompliance with The Non-Profit Organisations Law. Persons will be able to see the entities who have complied with the law in a newspaper ad scheduled for Friday, 1 June. As of 16 April, there were […]

Powell, Merritt to headline Cayman Invitational on June 2

From Track Alerts From Track Alerts The Cayman Invitational returns bigger and better on Saturday June 2, 2018 after a one year break. Meet organizer Cydonie Mothersill was quick to point out the importance of the event. “We have continued our focus which is to bring elite athletes to our shores. The event remains a […]

UK: Gun violence on London’s streets ‘must stop’

From BBC The mother of a 17-year-old boy who was killed over the weekend has called for an end to violence on London’s streets. “Let my son be the last and be an example to everyone. Just let it stop,” said Pretana Morgan, whose son Rhyhiem was shot in Southwark on Saturday. The teenager was […]

C&W Networks improves network optimization of Pan-Caribbean backbone with Coriant mTera Universal Transport Platform

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INTERNATIONAL TELECOMS WEEK (ITW) — Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end packet optical networking and DCI solutions, today announced that C&W Networks, a Liberty Latin America company, has deployed the Coriant mTera® Universal Transport Platform in its Pan-Caribbean network to optimize its network backbone for current and future high-speed service demands and simplify […]

Worrell: Public sector has fallen from grace

From Barbados Today Former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Dr DeLisle Worrell is warning that something needs to be done about this island’s public service, which he says has declined alarmingly from its “gold standard” quality of 50 years ago. In his latest monthly economic newsletter for May, Worrell explained that ‘for many […]