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Archives for October 16, 2019

Cayman: Cadet officers receive commissions

Seven Cayman Islands Cadet Corps officers accepted signed commissions from His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper on Saturday, 12 October 2019. The Governor, who is also the patron of the Corps, and his wife Lissie hosted the ceremony at Government House. They were joined by Youth Minister, Hon Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, Youth Ministry Councillor Barbara Conolly, […]

Vistra strengthens executive leadership team with appointments of new Chief Commercial Officer and Regional Managing Director of UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and Middle East

Hong Kong, 16 October 2019 – Vistra, a leading global trust, corporate services and fund administration provider, today announced two executive leadership appointments – William Douglas as Chief Commercial Officer, and Derek Kemp as Regional Managing Director of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the Middle East, effectively immediately. William is responsible for the commercial management and development of Vistra’s business globally. […]

The Editor speaks: Statistics

Caribbean Statistics Day passed us by here in the Cayman Islands without even a whimper. If there were any government press releases they failed to meet my desk. I was only aware of it today (16) that is was yesterday (15) when two PR’s arrived for me albeit one day late. How has it made […]

Bermuda: Regiment ready to help Cayman Islands

By Owain Johnston-Barnes From Royal Gazette The Royal Bermuda Regiment is ready to help the Cayman Islands as the country plans to introduce its own regiment. In a statement last night, Government House said: “The Governor is aware of the proposed establishment of a Cayman Regiment to help reinforce humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capability […]

Cayman: Airport airfield upgrade project ramps up

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (16 October 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), has signed a $30M contract this week with IDL Projects Joint Venture for the ORIA Airfield Upgrade Project works. “This is an extremely important next step […]

Caribbean hotels and aspiring vacationers unite to support Northern Bahamas

Overwhelming response to ‘holiday auction” prompts second round  MIAMI (October 16, 2019) – Travelers wishing to support the victims of Hurricane Dorian are stepping up to the plate by seizing opportunities to travel to the Caribbean and areas of The Bahamas unaffected by the unprecedented storm.    Nearly 100 of the region’s outstanding hotels responded to […]

Seasteading! Tax Havens for the rich?

By Cathy Jackson from Seasteading Institute The United States was founded as a tax haven. The British Empire tried to impose taxes by force, but a small group of colonists thought they could do a better job governing themselves. The United States became a haven for people dissatisfied with everything the old governments did poorly. […]

Cayman: The whole family is in for a trick or treat this Halloween at Camana Bay

his Halloween the whole family can head to Camana Bay for a bunch of skele-fun, with haunting events and ghostly activities suited for all ages. With a line-up of can’t-miss Halloween-themed movies, Camana Bay Cinema has something for everyone in the lead up to spooky season. Head to Classics at the Cinema on Tuesday, 22 […]

Long-haired stars

LONG-HAIRED STARS & THE END OF THE WORLD By John Boardley From I love Typography For the best part of 2,000 years, the earth stood at the center of the universe. It did not move but was surrounded by a series of embedded transparent spheres. Each hollow sphere, for the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, […]

Cayman Islands Government and Verdant Isle Port Partners release updated Cruise Berthing and Enhanced Cargo plans

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (16 October, 2019) The Cayman Islands Government and Verdant Isle Port Partners, the group that was named preferred bidder for the Cayman Islands cruise berthing and cargo enhancement project, has today released updated plans and drawings for the project. Verdant Isle Port Partners was named preferred bidder on 26 July 2019. […]