Archive for Dec 7th, 2018

Referendum petition goes on the road

Referendum petition goes on the road

| 07/12/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Volunteers who are organising the petition for a people-initiated referendum to enable local voters to make the decision about the proposed cruise berthing development are going on the road on Saturday to some of the busiest locations around George Town and Seven Mile Beach in a final push to [...]

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Cayman to get $11M Airbus chopper

Cayman to get $11M Airbus chopper

| 07/12/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be getting a new H145 helicopter from Airbus next year after the Foreign Office Overseas Territories Minister, Lord Ahmad, and Premier Alden McLaughlin signed a memorandum of understanding in London on Friday, paving the way for a shared deal to buy the new machine for [...]

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Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

| 07/12/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) is still looking for homes for some of the 16 Shih Tzu breed dogs that were recently rescued from a home in George Town and has confirmed that none of them will be put down. People have already come forward to adopt most of the young dogs, aged between [&he [...]

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New laws to shake up offshore sector

New laws to shake up offshore sector

| 07/12/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Government has unveiled three new bills that will result in fundamental changes to the way some exempted companies do business in the Cayman Islands. Just weeks before the European Union’s deadline for offshore financial centres to address requirements over what it sees as unfair tax pr [...]

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No trade at Smith Cove, vows MLA

No trade at Smith Cove, vows MLA

| 07/12/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The MLA for George Town South, Barbara Conolly has made a clear public commitment that there will be no commercial activity at Smith Barcadere (a.k.a. Smith Cove). Anchor Tours, a local tour operator who had been selling tours to cruise passengers, in partnership with Carnival ships, has been [...]

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