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Archives for October 9, 2019

Chamber of Commerce launches Cayman Clean Campaign

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce celebrated the launch of their Cayman Clean Campaign on Thursday, October 3 at Smith Barcadere. The Cayman Clean initiative is a public awareness campaign to focus attention on littering and its impact on the environment, our tourism product and our communities. It is an extension of the Chamber’s Earth […]

Cayman Finance announces support for Cayman Islands Government decision to introduce a Public Register of Beneficial Ownership

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Cayman–Cayman Finance issued the following statement in support of an announcement by the Cayman Islands Government that it intends to introduce a public register of beneficial ownership, in line with evolving standards and international obligations such as those reflected in the principles of EU 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive: “Cayman Finance, the […]

The Editor speaks: OfReg goes to Hong Kong

Why on earth it needed outside consultants to work on the assessment of our fuel market is quite beyond me. However, I obviously know nothing except the price we pay for fuel here is HIGH! In the press release we published yesterday (Tuesday) OfReg announced: “The winning bidder of the formal Request for Proposal to […]

Cayman: Axel needs a home

From Cayman Humane Society Axel – Male Dog Adoptable Medium Spayed/Neutered Up-to-date with routine shots Axel came to us on the 11th August when he was trapped. Axel and his 4 siblings (Angus, Alice, Abigail, Alexia) were caught in a trap when they were too scared to come forward to people. These pups need very […]

“Pirates against plastic beach clean up returns”

[Pirates Week and Plastic Free Cayman Partner for Second Year] [George Town, Grand Cayman – Wednesday, 9 October 2019] The Pirates Week Festival is proud to bring back its Pirates Against Plastic initiative in conjunction with Plastic Free Cayman (PFC) to once again parley with the Pirates for a beach clean-up. Participants are being sought […]

Commitment by the Cayman Islands on the implementation of Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership of Companies

1.       The Cayman Islands has a long history of upholding international standards and working cooperatively with tax and law enforcement authorities in other jurisdictions.  We have often acted at the forefront of initiatives to enhance tax cooperation and transparency and have worked assiduously to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism.  Independent assessments by […]

Cayman: September 2019 funerals

Henry Eddingston Miller                     7 Jan 1952  – 1 Sep 2019   Prospect Austin A Scott jr                                   31 May 1938 – 1 Sep 2019 Giovani Berry                                                                  – 2 Sep 2019   Prospect William Stanley Ebanks                   13 Jul 1954 – 5 Sep 2019   Boatswain Bay Austin Bryan Bothwell                               20 Dec 1934 – 6 Sep 2019   West Bay Zeta Mehetabel (Foster) Kirkconnell      22 […]

Cayman: Stood Up Anti-Bullying insists that “Change Starts With You”

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Civil servants took an eye-catching stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 4 October 2019, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause event, held a Pink Shirt shoot on the front steps of Government Administration Building, was attended by the Deputy Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson and the […]

Loewy’s Palm Springs house

Photos of Raymond Loewy’s House in Palm Springs By Rain Noe From Core77 Life Magazine photos reveal that Loewy lived large A favorite pastime is raiding Google’s archive of previously-unseen Life Magazine photos. There’s three pages of film on Raymond Loewy, who was apparently quite the partier (check out his crib, above and below). This, […]

Cayman: HHM Banks and Back Regatta Oct 12-13

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC) have announced an event that takes place over two days, Sat Oct 12 and Sun Oct 13. It comprises a race from HARBOUR HOUSE BANKS AND BACK. Saturday The start will be from the CISC and finish in the vicinity of Sunset House. The course length is approximately 29 […]