November 13, 2019

Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee to welcome clerk from the Isle of Man

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The Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will welcome a clerk from the Isle of Man from 7-17 January 2019. The attachment is part of the UK Overseas Territories Project (UKOTP), a three-year project on public financial oversight delivered in partnership by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK (CPA UK), the UK National Audit Office (NAO) […]

The Editor speaks: Your Christmas tree could be home to up to 25,000 insects

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“But don’t worry about those little things” The Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture (DOA) is quite right to warn importers of Christmas trees concerning the steady increase in interceptions of pests of quarantine importance in tree shipments since 2015. Last year almost half of the trees imported here had to be destroyed because of them […]

Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture working with Christmas tree importers to expedite shipments

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In order to ensure the successful importation of Christmas trees this year, Department of Agriculture (DOA) officials have been working closely with importers to provide guidance related to the requirements for importation of trees. This collaboration has become increasingly important due to the steady increase in interceptions of pests of quarantine importance in tree shipments […]

CARICOM Caribbean Community : Statement by CARICOM

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) recognises that global security and financial crime are increasingly intertwined and therefore supports the work of the FATF and its regional bodies in developing international AML/CFT standards to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. Within the Community, our Member States and Associate Members have expended considerable resources towards achieving compliance with […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean leading charge in building resilience, infrastructure development in Caribbean

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PRESS RELEASE: Kingston, Jamaica. 15th  December, 2017 – The extremely active 2017 hurricane season and the devastation of several Caribbean islands by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, have brought into sharp focus, the need for infrastructure development focused on resilience, Nigel Holness, Managing Director, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Jamaica has said. Speaking at […]

Cayman Islands utility company sends planners to Turks & Caicos Islands

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Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) has increased its presence in the hurricane-hit Turks & Caicos Islands with the addition of two Transmission and Distribution (T&D) planners and estimators. Joshua Ebanks, Supervisor T&D Planning & Estimating, and Aaron Perera, Engineering Technologist are now in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, to lend their expertise to hurricane restoration efforts […]

Generators are among supplies Cayman Islands Govt. sends Turks & Caicos Islands

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Ongoing recovery efforts in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) got a welcome boost following yesterday’s (Wednesday, 27 September 2017) aid mission to the hurricane-torn jurisdiction by officials from the Cayman Islands. Devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Marie, the islands are getting back on their feet with the help of essential supplies like those delivered […]

C&W reconnecting the Caribbean and communities after Irma

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PRESS RELEASE:-MIAMI, FL (September 12th, 2017) – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean and parts of the United States, C&W Communications, operator of the retail brand Flow in the Caribbean, today provided an update on the impact to its people, markets, and operations. As the largest full service communications operator […]

Cayman Islands utility company’s linepersons go to Turks & Caicos

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CUC Linepersons to assist with restoration efforts in the Turks & Caicos Islands Seven members of CUC’s Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Operations department left Grand Cayman on Friday, September 8th to assist FortisTCI on Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 7th […]

Deep Blue Cable, TE SubCom announce fibre optic cable from Caribbean to Americas

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From Your Industry News Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a state-of-the-art subsea fibre-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, has announced that they have contracted with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. Company (NYSE: TEL) an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, to build and deploy […]