November 15, 2019

FURTHER UPDATE – Christchurch shootings: Death toll risen to 50 in New Zealand mosque attacks

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Update – OECS Statement on New Zealand Shooting Friday, March 15, 2019 — The Authority, the Heads of Government of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States meeting in a special session in Guadeloupe on the 14th and 15th March has expressed shared grief at the horrific massacre of innocent worshippers in New Zealand. Chairman of the […]

Cayman Islands attends The Democratic Unionist Party Conference

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The Cayman Islands attended the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Belfast this week. Cayman Islands Representative Eric Bush JP travelled to Belfast to attend the Annual Conference with Deputy Representative Charles Parchment to promote and educate MPs, MLAs of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the general public about the Cayman Islands. This is the first […]

Cayman Islands Premier at Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

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LONDON, England – The delegation from the Cayman Islands led by the Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin, including Financial Services Minister Hon Tara Rivers met with Lord Marland of Odstock, Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWIC) and Richard Burge, Chief Executive. The meeting was arranged by the Cayman Islands Representative in the UK, […]

George H W Bush in intensive care after wife’s funeral

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From BBC Former US President George H W Bush is in a hospital intensive care unit with an infection, a week after the death of his wife, Barbara. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to his blood, but was “responding to treatments”. The 93-year-old was admitted to […]

Cayman Islands Government of National Unity formed

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Statement from the Governor “This afternoon I met with elected representatives Honourable Alden McLaughlin, Jr, MBE, Honourable McKeeva Bush, OBE, Mr Moses Kirkconnell, JP, Mr Austin Harris and Captain Eugene Ebanks.  Mr McLaughlin provided me with evidence that he had sufficient support to form a “Government of National Unity”. Accordingly, I have signed the proclamation […]

The Editor Speaks: And a very Happy and Merry Christmas to you Mr. Bush

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Writing on his Facebook Page, West Bay MLA and Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush wrote this week (Dec 15): “People who know me … know that if I say I’m going to do something, I do it even when it hurts me. “They know I help people in all corners of our Islands …I don’t hurt. […]

Cayman: Uncertainty remains over who will respond to companies requests

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From IFC Review Cayman Islands government officials are still trying to decide who will be responsible locally for handling formal requests for company and trust ownership information under an agreement they signed with the United Kingdom last month, reports the Cayman Compass. Cayman lawmakers rejected the creation of a centralized records system for the registry, […]

Donald Trump pummelled by Republican rivals in 2016 debate

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From BBC Donald Trump has come under attack from all sides in a fiery debate between the top Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 election. The party’s frontrunner, a billionaire businessman with no political experience, refused to apologise over comments about the wife of Jeb Bush. And he was on the receiving end when Carly […]