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British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference

May 28, 2015
British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will host the 40th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). Over 70 parliamentarians drawn from member states of that body are expected to arrive in the BVI in July.

Trinidad MP and 13 others indicted in US on corruption charges

May 27, 2015
Trinidad MP and 13 others indicted in US on corruption charges NEW YORK, USA -- A 47-count indictment was unsealed early Wednesday morning in US federal court in New York, charging Trinidad member of parliament Jack Warner and 13 other defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offences.

Cayman Islands premier applauds new hospital

May 26, 2015
Cayman Islands premier applauds new hospital GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The premier of the Cayman Islands believes a new Caribbean hospital's accreditation will stimulate interest in the Caribbean destination as a premier location for world-class healthcare and medical tourism. Speaking at a press conference marking the award...

Health City Cayman Islands awarded international accreditation

May 16, 2015
Health City Cayman Islands awarded international accreditation GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- On the heels of Health City Cayman Islands' first anniversary, the Caribbean hospital has earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission International (JCI), the worldwide leader in accrediting the quality of healthcare, cementing its ability to...

Legal fraternity and judiciary mark retirement of Cayman Islands appeal court judge

May 14, 2015
Legal fraternity and judiciary mark retirement of Cayman Islands appeal court judge GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Accolades honouring retiring stalwart of regional jurisprudence, Cayman Appeals Court Justice Elliott Mottley, reflected a legacy of regional service that “only a very few lawyers and judges can claim,” in judgments that have “enriched the law books of Belize...

Cayman Islands opposition leader unrepentant in face of defamation writ

May 11, 2015
Cayman Islands opposition leader unrepentant in face of defamation writ GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The Cayman Islands opposition leader is showing no sign of retracting any of the allegations he has made about Premier Alden McLaughlin having been involved in a conspiracy to topple him from office. McKeeva Bush said that he intends to face...

Cayman Islands premier files defamation action against opposition leader

May 9, 2015
Cayman Islands premier files defamation action against opposition leader GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Cayman Islands political leaders are heading for a major courtroom showdown after Premier Alden McLaughlin’s lawyers filed suit against opposition leader McKeeva Bush on Thursday for libel, slander and defamation, claiming unspecified damages.

New Cayman Islands financial court judge commences hearing cases

May 6, 2015
New Cayman Islands financial court judge commences hearing cases GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- New non-resident judge, Nick Segal, who was appointed to serve on the Financial Services Division (FSD) of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in January, commenced hearing cases last Thursday. Segal will serve from time-to-time as required.

Cayman Islands premier to sue opposition leader

May 4, 2015
Cayman Islands premier to sue opposition leader GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin said he had received no response at close of business on Friday to his request for an apology from former premier now opposition leader McKeeva Bush regarding allegations Bush made.

Invitational youth cup kicks off in the Cayman Islands next Tuesday

May 2, 2015
Invitational youth cup kicks off in the Cayman Islands next Tuesday GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The second annual Cayman Airways Invitational Youth Cup begins next Tuesday in the Cayman Islands, heralding a weeklong series of football matches taking place from 5th to 10th May, showcasing the best of Cayman’s under fifteen football talent.

Cayman Islands premier warns opposition leader, local media over conspiracy allegations

April 27, 2015
Cayman Islands premier warns opposition leader, local media over conspiracy allegations GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin is turning to the courts for the next round in a fight with former premier and now opposition leader McKeeva Bush over controversial allegations of a conspiracy to oust Bush from office. The premier, who is also an attorney...

CARPHA and Mexico sign MOU to benefit 17 million Caribbean people

April 25, 2015
CARPHA and Mexico sign MOU to benefit 17 million Caribbean people MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ministry of health of the United Mexican States, through the Federal Commission for Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS). The aim of the MoU...

Earth Day is every day at Health City Cayman Islands

April 22, 2015
Earth Day is every day at Health City Cayman Islands GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Earth Day is celebrated every day at Health City Cayman Islands by implementing an impressive array of planet-friendly initiatives that abound on the well landscaped property. "We were built and will expand with sustainability and safety in mind," said Shomari Scott.

Cuba, Cayman Islands hold migration talks

April 20, 2015
Cuba, Cayman Islands hold migration talks GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- The third round of migration talks between the government of Cuba and the government of the Cayman Islands took place in Grand Cayman on 16 – 17 April 2015. The delegation from Cuba was headed by Ambassador Rafael Dausá Céspedes, director of consular...

Cayman Islands football youth cup attracts professional U15 teams

April 20, 2015
Cayman Islands football youth cup attracts professional U15 teams GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- The second annual Under 15 Cayman Airways Invitational Youth Cup will take place in the Cayman islands from Tuesday May 5 to Sunday May 10, 2015 and will feature eight local and international football teams. The upcoming tournament will host Ipswich Town...

US fraud reveals Chavez-connected Caribbean money trail

April 18, 2015
US fraud reveals Chavez-connected Caribbean money trail STAMFORD, USA -- The collapse in early 2011 of what prosecutors described as Connecticut’s largest ever Ponzi scheme and subsequent criminal and civil court proceedings have revealed a money trail of ill-gotten gains stretching from one end of the Caribbean to the other.

Lawsuit dropped against former head of Cayman corruption probe

April 14, 2015
Lawsuit dropped against former head of Cayman corruption probe GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Former Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) commissioner, Stuart Kernohan, who recently settled a wrongful dismissal claim against the Cayman Islands government out of court for an undisclosed but at least six figure sum...

Health City Cayman Islands celebrates first anniversary

April 10, 2015
Health City Cayman Islands celebrates first anniversary GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Health City Cayman Islands celebrates its first anniversary of providing quality and affordable healthcare this month. Since the state-of-the-art medical facility received its first patient 12 months ago, Health City brought life to the shared vision of renowned...

BVI ranked highest offshore jurisdiction

April 9, 2015
BVI ranked highest offshore jurisdiction ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has moved up 13 positions to 34th in the most recent Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI). The Index also revealed that the BVI is the most highly ranked offshore jurisdiction, ahead of competing jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands...

High ranking UK judge delivers guest lecture in the Cayman Islands

April 7, 2015
High ranking UK judge delivers guest lecture in the Cayman Islands GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The Cayman Islands judiciary and its legal fraternities last week hosted the highest ranking member of the British judiciary ever to visit the territory in that capacity. A justice of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, Lord Mance, was there as keynote speaker...

Saga of avarice and money laundering in the Caribbean continues

April 3, 2015
Saga of avarice and money laundering in the Caribbean continues GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- While the talk of “cold cases” is in the air after Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar’s recent admonition to the police, there is one “hot” case that is about to be concluded. It is the high-profile case from 2013 that has all the elements of an object lesson in fraud and greed.

Cayman Islands rises in global financial centres index

April 1, 2015
Cayman Islands rises in global financial centres index GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The Cayman Islands has moved up an impressive 15 positions in the most recent Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI). "The Cayman Islands was ranked at 54 in the last report published in September and it is indeed very pleasing to see the significant move...

Health City Cayman Islands introduces medical oncology services

March 31, 2015
Health City Cayman Islands introduces medical oncology services GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Health City Cayman Islands has launched new medical oncology services with the opening of its department of medical oncology, spearheaded by resident oncologist Dr Vineetha Binoy. The department focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers.

Cayman Islands hosts Caribbean overseas territory governors conference

March 28, 2015
Cayman Islands hosts Caribbean overseas territory governors conference GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick on Friday hosted the governors from Bermuda and the other Caribbean Overseas Territories for a conference to discuss regional matters and issues of common interest. The conference was attended by the governors of...

Cayman Islands financial sector disappointed in 'opportunistic' article

March 26, 2015
Cayman Islands financial sector disappointed in 'opportunistic' article GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott on Wednesday expressed his disappointment on behalf of the financial services industry that a recent US Department of State Report listing of the Cayman Islands as a ‘country of primary concern’ was taken out of context.

Healthcare tourism on the rise in the Caribbean

March 25, 2015
Healthcare tourism on the rise in the Caribbean GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Healthcare tourism is listed as an opportunity for the Caribbean region according to an article outlining "13 Opportunities for the New Caribbean." Curacao-based development consultants, Miguel Goede and Runy Calmera, cite opportunities ranging from...

Cayman voted best hedge fund services jurisdiction

March 7, 2015
Cayman voted best hedge fund services jurisdiction LONDON, England -- The Cayman Islands has been announced as the best hedge fund services jurisdiction at the 2015 Hedgeweek Global Awards in London. Hedgeweek is the largest online news publisher serving the investment and wealth managers market. Minister of Financial Services...

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