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Archives for May 24, 2018

Cayman Islands: Seven Mile Beach Community Officer spearheads disabled parking sign initiative at Camana Bay

From RCIPS Seven Mile Beach Community Officer Spearheads Disabled Parking Sign Initiative at Camana Bay, 23 May Wednesday morning, 23 May, representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School, met at Camana Bay to unveil ten new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the Lighthouse School as part […]

The Editor Speaks: Constitutional changes instigates unified fighting talk

Full marks to Cayman’s Premier Alden McLaughlin for going ahead with dialogue with UK’s Prime Minister, Teresa May, to clarify and amend parts of the Cayman Islands Constitution. Speaking at a Press Conference, yesterday (23), McLaughlin said this was to stop the UK parliament imposing its will and legislating on the Cayman Islands domestic issues […]

Sohu proposal for tax haven [Cayman Islands] opposed by prominent proxy adviser

By Lulu Yilun Chen From Bloomberg ISS recommends shareholders vote against Sohu domicile change Sohu domicile change to Cayman could reduce shareholder rights Chinese internet mogul Charles Zhang’s plan to reincorporate his company in a tax haven is running into some road bumps. Sohu.com Inc. is seeking shareholder approval to relocate its domicile to the […]

Communities innovate to address Sargassum seaweed on coasts of Saint Lucia

Reproduced under courtesy of Global Environment Facility Thursday, May 24, 2018 — Sargassum is free-floating brown macro-algae that lives in the temperate and tropical oceans of the world. In the open ocean, the floating seaweed provides important ecosystem services by acting as habitats for a diverse group of marine animals. It provides food, shade, and […]

Financial Services Minister speaks with senior US officials about financial supervision

In a recent visit to Washington, DC, Minister of Financial Services the Hon. Tara Rivers, JP, MLA; and representatives from the Ministry of Financial Services continued educating influential US lawmakers and regulators about Cayman’s global leadership on financial supervision, and also discussed correspondent banking matters. Minister Rivers met with influential leaders in the US House […]

Jamaica government encouraged by latest offshore oil, gas surveys

BY BERT WILKINSON From Caribbean Life Jamaica’s government Friday said there were encouraging signs from recent three-dimension offshore surveys aimed at finding commercial quantities of oil and gas as the race to switch the country from an importer to a net producer heats up. The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) said the 3D program run […]

Dominican Republic and Venezuela: Cocaine across the Caribbean

Written by Venezuela Investigative Unit From InSight Crime Drug traffickers have a problem exporting drugs from Venezuela. There are few commercial flights, little container shipping, no tourists and a collapsed fishing sector. But the Dominican Republic, 1,400 kilometers away, has it all.  As cocaine pours largely unopposed across the border from Colombia, with production in the Andean nation […]

ESPN Caribbean to air live coverage of England’s international and domestic cricket

(ESPN) ESPN Caribbean and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) yesterday announced a new five-year agreement for exclusive multimedia rights to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 2018 to 2022. As part of the agreement, ESPN will air live coverage in the Caribbean of all international and domestic cricket played in England […]

Zihad Tahini recalled in Cayman Islands

From Foster’s Food Fair IGA Foster’s Food Fair IGA have announced Jars of Zihad Tahini are being recalled because of suspected contamination with salmonella. Supermarkets selling Ziyad Tahini have pulled the product from their shelves following a voluntary recall of because of possible salmonella contamination. Five types of the tahini have been recalled. These include […]

UK: Flash cars, Caribbean holidays and a different woman each week – but rapist Keith Morris was living a secret double life

By Lucy Leeson from Hull Daily Mail UK He was found guilty of a string of sex offences following a three week trial at Leeds Crown Court With his own successful locksmith business, luxurious holidays to the Caribbean and a sleek red Porsche complete with personal number plate, Keith Morris had it all. But behind […]