Archive for May 11th, 2016

ICTA probes C&W head’s right to work

ICTA probes C&W head’s right to work

| 11/05/2016 | 102 Comments
(CNS): Allegations that local telecommunications company Cable & Wireless (Cayman Islands) Ltd has been misleading the immigration department over its senior management team were given credibility Wednesday when the Information and Communications Technology Authority issued a statement asking fo [...]

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Weather chief: It only takes one storm

Weather chief: It only takes one storm

| 11/05/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): With just three weeks to go before the start of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, local weather officials are urging people in Cayman to avoid complacency following several quiet years and more predictions for low storm activity this year. John Tibbetts, Director General of the Cayman Islan [...]

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Oxitec insists GM mozzies are safe and effective

Oxitec insists GM mozzies are safe and effective

| 11/05/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Responding to concerns about the long-term impact of releasing genetically engineered mosquitoes in an effort to eradicate the disease-carrying Aedes aegypti species, the firm behind the bio-science that has created sterile male insects insists that it is not only safe but very effective. Ref [...]

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Cayman to extend BO info exchange and repeal secrecy law

Cayman to extend BO info exchange and repeal secrecy law

| 11/05/2016
(CNS Business): After just two days in London, the Cayman Islands Government has announced plans to enter into deals, similar to the one it has with the UK, over the exchange of beneficial ownership information with other jurisdictions and to amend the notorious secrecy law. On the eve of the UK’s [...]

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Election education to cost around $250k

Election education to cost around $250k

| 11/05/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The first ever election in Cayman to be held under the system of ‘one man, one vote’ in single member constituencies is expected to cost around $1.5 million, considerably more than past elections due to the significant increase in personnel that will be required as well as the nec [...]

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