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Archives for March 21, 2019

The blessings and burdens of a Cayman Islands trust dispute

From Carey Olsen Raw family wounds, generational rifts, and suspicions of wrong-doing are the bread and butter of trust disputes in the modern world.  It is therefore a brave, and perhaps foolhardy, trustee who would seek to implement momentous change to a trust in the face of such contention – even where expressly empowered to […]

Assessors identify Cayman Islands ‘deficiencies’

By Jonathan Kent from Royal Gazette The Cayman Islands has failed to fully appreciate the risks of money laundering and terrorism financing and has a poor record on investigating and prosecuting financial crime. Those are two of the findings detailed in a report published this week by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, based on […]

The Editor speaks: Further to yesterday’s (20) Editorial

Yesterday I wrote about the USA’s Federal Aviation Authority (F.A.A.) asking the question “Can we be Confident?” See: I have received a comment from a reader referring me to an article published nearly EIGHT years ago. I make no apologies for republishing it in full below and wondering why on earth things are exactly […]

Cayman Islands: Island Heritage announces changes to the Board

Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage” or “the Company”) announced the retirement of Mr. Gavin Arton as Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective at the Annual General Meeting of Island Heritage on 19 March 2019. Mr. Arton has served as a Director and Chairman of Island Heritage since 2012. Mr. Conor O’Dea […]

With Boeing 737 Max grounded, some routes no longer feasible

By Robert Silk From Travel Weekly DENVER — The Boeing 737 Max has enabled airlines to fly further than they could before with a narrowbody jet.  And so, the plane type’s worldwide grounding following the Ethiopian Airlines crash has left some airlines struggling to fly routes that are ideal for the 737 Max but not […]

Consistency: The Success of the Cayman Islands

By Jeff Thomas, From PMIFeature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation Not surprisingly, as I’m called upon frequently to counsel investors seeking advice on their international diversification, one of the most oft-asked questions is why my principle country of residence, the Cayman Islands, is so uniquely advantageous. Whilst I discuss this subject […]

‘Blimey! That packs a punch!’ says Camilla after sampling Caribbean rum

By Tony Jones, Press Association Court Correspondent in Kingstown, St Vincent. PA Ready News From Yahoo News he Duchess of Cornwall had a shock after swigging some very strong rum and was left exclaiming: “Blimey! That packs a punch!” Camilla came across the famous Caribbean spirit when she strolled through some local craft stalls set […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Married couple ID’d as suspects who threw 4 Chihuahuas over Sumter SPCA fence

By Kayla Robins From The Sumter Item Woman has turned herself in, says they turned the dogs in because they escaped an enclosure on their property A married couple has been identified as the suspects who are accused of throwing four Chihuahuas over the fence at the Sumter SPCA earlier this month, after which two […]

Hobby or lifeline?

By Paul McGowan For some, building a reference audio system is a hobby. For others, their life’s blood. Which is it for you? When I ask this question of people I often sense a defensive reaction as if one envokes less passion or commitment than the other. I am not sure we need to make that […]