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August 26th, 2018
Cayman Kind—Pt II

Thomas C. Famous

Day Two of the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Caribbean Americas Atlantic Region conference, held in Grand Cayman June 16, 2018 to 23, 2018, saw delegates from around the Caribbean gather once again at the Marriott Hotel, for a day of presentations, discussion and debates.

August 23rd, 2018
EU Directive a greater threat to VI’s Financial Services than ‘public registers’—Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is currently at risk of being ‘blacklisted’ by the European Union (EU) and this poses an even greater threat to the Territory’s Financial Services Industry and its economic wellbeing, than that of the United Kingdom (UK) imposed, ‘public registers’ Order.

June 27th, 2018
Time to discuss ‘Independence’—HoA Speaker Moses

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands –The decision by the United Kingdom (UK), calling on some of its Overseas Territories to establish registers of beneficial ownership, has re-ignited a new wave of independence debates.

June 13th, 2018
Cayman Governor under investigation, suspended from Office

CNS

Cayman Islands Governor, Anwar Choudhury, has been temporarily suspended from his posting and has been recalled to London, where he is currently under investigation as a result of complaints that have been made against him.

December 5th, 2015
Did Premier Smith sell us out @ recent UK Meeting?

LONDON, United Kingdom- In a statement in the House of Assembly on Thursday, February 12, 2015 Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith told the people of the Virgin Islands that key stakeholders within the territory’s financial and social services sectors did not support the Virgin Islands establishing a Beneficial Ownership central register, preferring the current regime which has been shown to work.

June 17th, 2015
BVI stays unbeaten with win over Cayman Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Led by 15 points each from Kennedy H. Bass and Kelvin Samuel, BVI cruised past the Cayman Islands, 92-78, Tuesday night, June 16, 2015 at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Men’s Championship at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

January 16th, 2015
Cayman Taps Firm for Airport Terminal Expansion Project

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Cayman Islands has tapped a Jacksonville, Fla.-based firm to provide design and construction consultancy services for the planned expansion of Owen Roberts International Airport.

November 28th, 2014
VI rise to 202 in FIFA Rankings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite a recent string of poor results, the Virgin Islands has climbed one place in the latest FIFA Rankings to 202, and also stay ahead of the Cayman Islands and Anguilla in the CONCACAF standings.

October 9th, 2014
Former Cayman Islands Premier Cleared of All Criminal Charges

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been found not guilty of 11 charges of misconduct and breach of trust.

September 14th, 2014
Cayman Islands prepares for trial of ex-premier

THE NEW ZEALAND HERALD

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) A judge in the Cayman Islands has sworn in a seven-member jury as the government prepares for a corruption trial against a former premier who has been the islands' longest serving politician.



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