Archive for Dec 6th, 2018

Paint scammers fined after guilty pleas

Paint scammers fined after guilty pleas

| 06/12/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Patrick Sherdan (21), David Gammell (20) and John Quilligan (22), visitors to Cayman from the UK and Ireland, dodged serious charges this week with the help of a local attorney and have since left the island. The men were accused of conning at least one local store out of cash when they pain [...]

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Cayman to join regional disaster task force

Cayman to join regional disaster task force

| 06/12/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Cayman has agreed to participate in a formal regional British Overseas Territories rapid deployment team that can swiftly provide support for territories impacted by disasters such as hurricanes and tsunamis. The creation of a new task force and crisis hub in the region was revealed at the J [...]

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Conference to ask if property boom can last

Conference to ask if property boom can last

| 06/12/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The question of whether or not the local real estate boom of recent years is sustainable will be one of the main topics of discussion at the Cayman Islands Property and Construction Conference, to be held in March next year, hosted by the Cayman branch of RICS, the professional body of quanti [...]

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NiCE worker numbers fall to lowest level

NiCE worker numbers fall to lowest level

| 06/12/2018 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have reported that just 343 people out of over 500 unemployed workers who registered to take part in government’s Christmas clean-up are currently on the job. The National Community Enhancement (NiCE) winter project, which started last month, has the lowest level of [...]

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BOTs still hopeful of dodging EU blacklist

BOTs still hopeful of dodging EU blacklist

| 06/12/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The issue of the European Union blacklisting process was a prominent topic of discussion this week in London at the Joint Ministerial Council meeting between the leaders of British Overseas Territories and UK officials. The session Wednesday on financial services was attended by Mel Stride, t [...]

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Preventing release of personal information

Preventing release of personal information

| 06/12/2018
I’ve been hearing a lot about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) lately, most recently on the ‘60 Minutes’ programme. The list of registered voters in Cayman is public, with voters’ names, residential addresses, and occupations. Doesn’t that fall afoul of GDPR, or the local data pro [...]

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