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Archives for May 22, 2018

Cayman Islands: Robbery on Prospect Point Road, 21 May

From RCIPS Shortly after 12:30AM on Monday, 21 May, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Prospect Point Road in George Town. A man had just arrived at the location when a vehicle with four occupants arrived at the location after him. He was approached by two male occupants of the vehicle, beaten, […]

Cayman Islands: 345 FC B claim Boy’s Under 11 title

Yet another football first occurred this past Saturday, May 19 on the hallowed Annex Field turf as league newcomers 345 FC B claimed the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) Boy’s Under 11 title with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Future SC. Danny Lyne’s second half strike was enough to see off the boys from West […]

Corporate board directors with island tax haven ties signal greater levels of tax avoidance, study finds

By George Diepenbrock KU News Service LAWRENCE — U.S. companies with board directors who have connections to well-known island tax havens of the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands exhibit significantly greater tax avoidance than other companies, according to a novel study that includes two University of Kansas School of Business professors and one alumnus. […]

The Editor Speaks: Where were you and where are ‘they’ going?

The ‘they’ is the new Royal couple. I suppose more correct, I should have queried what TV channel were you watching the Royal Wedding last Saturday? However, I know of a number of private breakfast parties and brunches that took place. Therefore, my top question is still valid. Like most I was at home. My […]

Cayman Islands utility company explains outage on Monday, May 21

On Monday, May 21st, 2018, customers in West Bay experienced interruptions to their electricity service between 5:18 p.m. and 2:28 a.m. Areas affected included North West Point Road, Watercourse Road and all side roads. This interruption to service was caused by a single-car motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of Rennie Ebanks Road on North […]

Cayman Islands: Under 15 Boy’s National Team to compete in 2018 Cayman Airways Invitational Under 15 Youth Cup

The recently formed Cayman Islands Boy’s Under 15 National Football Team will be competing in the 2018 Cayman Airways Invitational Under 15 Youth Football Cup scheduled for May 29 to June 2 at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay and the Cayman Brac Sports Field in Cayman Brac. The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) […]

Timely disaster training for Tobago officials

With the “rainy” season in Trinidad and Tobago beginning next month, The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean is taking its Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology training to Tobago from 23-25 May 2018. ECLAC’s DaLA training course will provide participants with an increased capacity and awareness […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

By Sir Ronald Sanders For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play […]

British Lord who offered $1.3 million Guyana dollars to kill Guyana-born businesswoman in the U.K, abandoned his appeal

By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian London, United Kingdom; – British Aristocrat Rodri Phillips, the 4th Viscount of St. Davids, who was convicted and sentenced for offering £5,000 ($1.3 million Guyana dollars) to anyone that is willing to kill Guyana-born businesswoman Gina Miller and an African man, has now decided to abandon his appeal and […]

Concacaf confirms details of 33rd Ordinary Congress on June 11 in Moscow

Miami (Tuesday, May 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) confirmed today details of the 33rd  Concacaf Ordinary Congress, to be held in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, June 11, 2018. The Congress, which is constituted by Concacaf’s Member Associations, will commence at 11:00 am(local time) at the Amber […]