January 21, 2020

CEO pessimism over global growth reaches record high

In every region across the world, CEOs predict slower economic growth Confidence in companies’ own revenue growth lowest since 2009 Uncertain economic growth joins over-regulation and trade conflicts as a top three threat DAVOS, Switzerland, 20 January 2020 – As we enter a new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, […]

Are you suffering from hypothyroidism?

By Dr. Russell Blaylock M.D. From Newsmax Thirteen million Americans — equal to the populations of Los Angeles and Chicago combined — have a miserable, deadly disease. And they don’t even know it. These Americans suffer from hypothyroidism, a condition characterized by the thyroid gland producing too little of the various thyroid hormones. Half of […]

Anthony Partridge to share expert insights at STEP Cayman

Anthony Partridge, partner in Ogier’s top-tier Cayman Private Wealth team, will provide expert insights into handling sensitive issues with a challenging settlor at this week’s STEP Cayman Islands International Wealth Structuring Forum (23-24 January). Taking the format of a mock interview, the presentation will see Anthony play the role of a lawyer advising a difficult […]

Caribbean Airlines statement re-outdated video circulating on social media

Port-of-Spain January 20, 2020. Caribbean Airlines advises that a video currently circulating on Social Media re: a “travel advisory for Caribbean Airlines”, is outdated and without merit. The video is over six years old, and the Airline asks its valued customers to please disregard this outdated social media posting. Caribbean Airlines thanks its valued stakeholders […]

2020 National Heroes Day Celebrations set

 The 2020 National Heroes Day Celebrations honours those who pioneered the establishment of the Cayman Islands’ first written Constitution; celebrates the first four women who bravely stood in the 1959 general election; and reflects upon the journey to modern-day Cayman. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Pioneers who contributed to the creation of the first written Constitution of […]

TCI: Conch crisis

From TC Weekly News THE TCI could be at risk of losing one of its most cherished national foods due to overfishing. The shortage of conch has reignited calls for a total ban on its export, and local observers say the only way of saving the delicacy is to keep it for tourists and local […]

TCI: Public input on development plan needed from Monday

By Olivia Rose From TCI Weekly News PUBLIC consultations on the new National Physical Development Plan (NPDP) will begin on Monday (January 20), Deputy Premier Sean Astwood has announced. The revised plan, which has not been updated since 1997, will guide the Government’s decisions on development throughout the territory, with a focus on sustainability. Speaking […]

Cayman’s Supervisors receive specialised AML/CFT training

Recognising the importance of effective regulatory supervision for financial services and other designated businesses and professions, the Cayman Islands Government recently organised a training session on assessing and monitoring AML/CFT (anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism) compliance. The training, held 8-10 January 2020 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, was led by […]

Cayman Drama Society: Tickets for “The Illusion” are now on sale!

The opening production of the 50th year of the Cayman Drama Society extends its reach into France in the 1600’s. THE ILLUSION is a play about a father whose son ran away years ago because of the father’s attitude. Now aged, he wishes for reconciliation. Unable to find his son, he hires a magician who, […]

New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai

From BBC The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities. There are now more than 200 cases, mostly in Wuhan, though the respiratory illness has also been detected in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Three people have died. Japan, […]