Archive for March 21st, 2019

EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

| 21/03/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The UK will not be leaving the European Union next Friday, as Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to get a short extension from European leaders after a long meeting in Brussels on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Brussels summit late in the evening, the PM said that the European Council […]

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New police chopper touches down at ORIA

New police chopper touches down at ORIA

| 21/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS helicopter, an Airbus 145, arrived at Owen Roberts International Airport Thursday afternoon. It was fast-tracked after the existing police chopper was taken out of service and sent for maintenance, having been damaged in a crash landing due to a technical fault last month. The new machine will not only fill the […]

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Public urged to come out and welcome royals

Public urged to come out and welcome royals

| 21/03/2019 | 64 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have released the schedule for the planned visit by Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, to the Cayman Islands next week as part of the couple’s two-week Caribbean tour. The heir to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornwall will be in Cayman for a little over one day, but they […]

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CPA not covered by PA law, claim officials

CPA not covered by PA law, claim officials

| 21/03/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Planning Director Haroon Pandohie and the chief officer in the ministry responsible for the Central Planning Authority have both said that the entity does not fall under the Public Authorities Law. Despite concerns from the public and some politicians that it is the Cayman Islands’ most conflicted board, the CPA does not fall under […]

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Cayman has golden last day at Special Olympics

Cayman has golden last day at Special Olympics

| 21/03/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s athletes added five more gold medals to their collection on the final day of competition at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 20 March. The basketball team beat their Indian counterparts 31-26 in a close gold-medal match that was decided in overtime. On the track, the 800m […]

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Suspicious activity not properly investigated

Suspicious activity not properly investigated

| 21/03/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The evaluation of the Cayman Islands by CFATF has identified a long list of potential risks, threat and vulnerabilities faced by the jurisdiction as a result of the size and sophistication of its offshore financial sector. One significant concern, from the long list identified in the report, is the failure of the disclosures from […]

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