Archive for January 19th, 2018

Premier accuses CJ of not having a plan

Premier accuses CJ of not having a plan

| 19/01/2018 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Comments by Chief Justice Anthony Smellie about government’s failure to address the much-needed court-house were refuted by the premier during his Chamber of Commerce Legislative Lunch speech Thursday, though he acknowledged the much-needed facility has been under discussion for a decade. While Alden McLaughlin said he agreed with the chief justice about the court-house being […]

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Premier rails against lack of praise

Premier rails against lack of praise

| 19/01/2018 | 119 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin told a room full of business delegates that things were going very well for Cayman but took aim at populist rhetoric, negative public comments and a critical local media for not shouting from the rooftops about Cayman’s success story. The leader of the current Unity government began his speech at the […]

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British Lords vote down public BO register for BOTs

British Lords vote down public BO register for BOTs

| 19/01/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The House of Lords has rejected a proposal calling for the Cayman Islands and five other British Overseas Territories to implement a public register of beneficial owners behind offshore companies registered in the jurisdictions. The vote took place during a debate on the proposed Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, when a public register requirement […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.