Archive for November 28th, 2017

BOTs pushed to do more on tax transparency

BOTs pushed to do more on tax transparency

| 28/11/2017 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed the leaders of the British Overseas Territories to Downing Street Monday, after they arrived in London for the annual Joint Ministerial Council meeting this week. While the PM had good news for some territories, as her government has confirmed a new £70 million package of recovery and reconstruction support for […]

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Public beach access remains at risk

Public beach access remains at risk

| 28/11/2017 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Resolving the issues surrounding public beach access rights has been identified by the current administration as an important priority. Nevertheless, during Finance Committee earlier this month MLAs raised a number of concerns about the increasing impositions being placed on people trying to access local beaches and Attorney General Samuel Bulgin struggled to offer any […]

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DoE urges lobster lovers to stick to law

DoE urges lobster lovers to stick to law

| 28/11/2017 | 33 Comments

(CNS): With just a few days to go before the legal lobster season opens in the Cayman Islands, the Department of Environment (DoE) is reminding lobster lovers planning to go out on the water this weekend not to poach and to ensure they know, and stay within, the legal limits in order to protect them […]

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Passenger fined over import of illegal caviar

Passenger fined over import of illegal caviar

| 28/11/2017 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Government officials from the Department of Environment and customs are urging people to ensure that they have the relevant permits to import caviar after a passenger who was stopped at Owen Roberts International Airport was fined for failing to declare the product, and the lack of a CITES permit or the necessary local licences. […]

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