Archive for January 7th, 2019

Opposition to open debate on policy platform

Opposition to open debate on policy platform

| 07/01/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has said the new alliance that he and his team will be working on this year is about attracting “independent thinkers” who will be able to openly debate the challenges facing the Cayman Islands and come up with real solutions. He said the aim was to tempt people into the […]

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OECD reps appear to give thumbs up to Cayman

OECD reps appear to give thumbs up to Cayman

| 07/01/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Government has revealed that two high-ranking representatives from the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration were in the Cayman Islands last week, and they appear to have given the jurisdiction a thumbs up over its cooperation and new legislation regarding global tax issues. In a release from the financial services ministry, the centre’s […]

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Police charge four suspects over break-ins

Police charge four suspects over break-ins

| 07/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three men and one woman were charged with a variety of dishonesty offences over the last few days after police rounded up suspects in relation to several separate crimes committed in West Bay, George Town and Spotts. A 19-year-old from West Bay was remanded in custody Friday after appearing in Summary Court charged with […]

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Night-shift in mystery dispute with port bosses

Night-shift in mystery dispute with port bosses

| 07/01/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Minutes from the Port Authority board meetings have revealed that management appears to be in some kind of dispute with night-shift workers at the cargo dock, though they contain no details. According to a batch of four recently released minutes covering meetings between 29 September and 29 November, some sort of claim has been […]

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CIG: Dutch blacklisting unjustified diversion tactic

CIG: Dutch blacklisting unjustified diversion tactic

| 07/01/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Government has accused The Netherlands of including the Cayman Islands on its separate blacklist as a way of diverting criticisms of its own tax practices by attacking legitimate tax regimes. Officials here said it was “unjustified” and “wholly lacking in fairness and credibility” to place Cayman on the list of 21 jurisdictions. Cayman found itself […]

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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.